Ty Hafan

#family friday

#familyfriday is a series of blogs capturing all aspects of Tŷ Hafan, from family experiences and fundraising achievements, to insights into volunteering and examples of how ‘Team Tŷ Hafan’ is making a difference in communities across Wales.

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25

May

2018

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making moments matter at children's hospice week party

written by Tŷ Hafan

Children’s Hospice Week is coming to a close this weekend, and here at Tŷ Hafan, the highlight of the week was our fabulous summer holiday themed party.  We didn’t let the miserable drizzle get in the way, and brought the outside in, which resulted in what can only be described as general mayhem – just how a good children’s party should be. 

Amongst the candyfloss and congas, barbeques and balloons, a limbo competition and even an impromptu and very messy water fight, our children and their families took time to relax together, be happy and enjoy the moment.

18

May

2018

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dinosaur adventures

written by Steph Burge

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and Ty Hafan are about to embark on an exciting pilot partnership project supported by Children & the Arts, through their Start Hospices Programme. Start Hospices is a UK wide Programme that creates opportunities for children and their families to have therapeutic arts experiences outside of the hospice environment, creating happy memories with their families.

11

May

2018

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a gift from the gardeners

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last Christmas, Pughs Garden Centre and its customers raised funds to pay for a day and staff from the business recently visited the hospice, to see just how their funds are put to good use.

4

May

2018

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a bird's eye view

written by Tŷ Hafan

In October 2015, Tŷ Hafan embarked on a major project with Costain/Vinci to upgrade our much loved memorial garden. See this bird's eye view of what it will look like!

27

Apr

2018

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a sweet donation

written by Tŷ Hafan

Justin, who says he’s ‘never been much of a runner’, is currently in training for the London Marathon on 22 April, running four times a week at distances that range from four miles to 20    

20

Apr

2018

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a foamy fiesta with our families

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last week, Andy from Extreme Adventure brought one of their fantastic foam cannons to the hospice so we could test drive Bubble Rush Cardiff for you all!

13

Apr

2018

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swords in the air!

written by Laura Dernie

Katag is a huge game of tag where two or more teams play with foam swords, lances and shields and we came to Tŷ Hafan to give the super sibs a go!

6

Apr

2018

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easter parade starts spring celebrations

written by Tŷ Hafan

At last!  It finally looks as though Spring has sprung. The sun is shining, the daffs are fully in bloom, the Bristol Channel is sparkling (sort of) and there’s definitely a holiday vibe here at the hospice. 

23

Mar

2018

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my first fortnight

written by Claire Kingston

Hello, I’m Claire and my role is to help raise the profile of Tŷ Hafan by looking after its day-to-day press activity, building on its ever-increasing media coverage.

16

Mar

2018

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poppy in her own words

written by Poppy Jones

In this week’s Family Friday, 12 year old Poppy Jones uses new technology to tell her story. We asked Poppy a few questions, and here, she gives us an insight into her world.

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