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.

"the children and families are at the heart of what we do and why we do it"

Cath Thompson - Head of Care Services

#familyfriday

 

8

Dec

2017

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what a pawsome adventure we have all been on together!

written by Sara Webber

Snowdogs: Tails in Wales has captured the imagination of the region and brightened up the grey autumn days across Cardiff and the Vale.

1

Dec

2017

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we busked for 20 minutes - and raised enough for an hour of music therapy

written by Tŷ Hafan

Father and son Steve and Rhys Lloyd picked up their guitars and braved the cold to support Tŷ Hafan.

24

Nov

2017

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"super sibs saved my girls"

written by terri evans

When a child has a life-limiting condition, their parents need support. But what about their brothers and sisters?

17

Nov

2017

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my single biggest achievement in my life

written by Rob Jones

When we arrived at Tŷ Hafan for the first time when Poppy was seven, we were exhausted and didn’t know what to expect.

10

Nov

2017

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artist spends a sunny day and starry night with snowdogs

written by Heather Penton

We met up with Starry Night co-designer Heather Penton as she arrived in Cardiff to follow the trail.

3

Nov

2017

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"yn brofiad â’m hysbrydolodd yn fawr iawn - an inspirational experience"

written by Tŷ Hafan

Welcome to our first bilingual Family Friday blog.

27

Oct

2017

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getting dolled up for tŷ hafan

written by tŷ hafan

It's not every day your CEO rocks up to work in a lilac ballgown. 

20

Oct

2017

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tŷ hafan is a happy place, full of laughter and fun

written by Candice St John

When I tell people what job I do, they always make a face and say ‘I couldn’t do that’. I always have to explain that it’s not sad here, I love my job.

13

Oct

2017

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"we started going to tŷ hafan last year and haven’t looked back"

written by alice's mum rebecca

When Alice was born at 34 weeks, the doctors delivered devastating news to her mum and dad – their newborn baby girl had just 20 minutes to live.

6

Oct

2017

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my three big challenges for tŷ hafan

written by Hayley Davies

I am used to taking on challenges in many forms – from the boardroom to the playroom! But nothing could have prepared me for the most physical challenge of my life. 

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