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.

#familyfriday

 

14

Sep

2018

2018-09-14-15-11-08-making-memories-4474-1-image1.jpg

making memories

written by Tŷ Hafan

Helping families make the most of the time that they have together is one of the main aspects of what we do at Tŷ Hafan, making memories that can be cherished for a lifetime. 

7

Sep

2018

2018-09-07-10-54-24-devon-and-cornwall-peninsula-challenge-2018-4472-1-image1.jpg

Devon and Cornwall Peninsula Challenge 2018

written by Brian Greaves

A team of cyclist from four Costain associated projects in South Wales is setting out on a 400mile cycle challenge to circumnavigate the Devon and Cornwall Peninsula, to raise funds towards the Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice Memorial Gardens.

31

Aug

2018

2018-08-31-12-13-47-transformers-ball-will-celebrate-young-peoples-project-4469-1-image1.png

transformers ball will celebrate young peoples’ project

written by Tŷ Hafan

Lyn Fields, mum to twins Catherine and Kirstie, is still very much involved with Tŷ Hafan, despite the fact that her daughters left the care of the hospice over five years ago.

24

Aug

2018

2018-08-24-10-41-13-dads-chip-in-at-fundraising-golf-day-4468-1-image1.jpg

dads chip in at fundraising golf day

written by Paul Fears

I was thrilled to be invited and play alongside two other Tŷ Hafan dads and Gareth Jenkins at the NHBC Golf Day

16

Aug

2018

2018-08-16-16-04-20-bring-on-the-bubbles-4467-1-image1.jpg

bring on the bubbles!

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last week, a part of Pembrey Country Park in Carmathenshire, disappeared under a blanket of beautiful bubbles, as we staged a trial run of the Bubble Rush, coming to Pembrey on 9 September.

10

Aug

2018

2018-08-09-11-30-39-fundraising-and-all-that-jazz-4466-1-image1.jpg

fundraising ..... and all that jazz

written by Black Mountain Jazz Club

We are a small jazz club currently preparing for our 6th annual wall2wall Jazz Festival at the end of August.  This year, we are delighted to share our final festival day, Sunday 2nd September, with Tŷ Hafan.

3

Aug

2018

2018-08-03-13-02-37-every-child-has-the-right-to-play-celebrating-national-playday-4464-1-image1.jpg

every child has the right to play: celebrating national playday

written by Jemma Tudor

In the wake of National Playday which took place this week on 1 August, Tŷ Hafan play practitioner Jemma Tudor explains why she and fellow practitioner Mags Butler will be helping Tŷ Hafan’s children to celebrate every child’s right to play.

27

Jul

2018

2018-07-27-12-32-50-5-mountains-in-55-hours-are-you-serious-4461-1-image1.jpg

5 mountains in 55 hours. are you serious?

written by Paul Fears

There is no doubt that taking on a challenge that combined the National and welsh3peaks challenge was going to be hard, but then all of us faced tougher challenges every day. 

20

Jul

2018

2018-07-20-14-13-27-t-hafan-celebrates-ten-years-of-scouting-4458-1-image1.jpg

tŷ hafan celebrates ten years of scouting

written by Tŷ Hafan

This week, we held a special birthday party at the hospice to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Tŷ Hafan Scout group.

13

Jul

2018

2018-07-13-13-39-09-guides-gift-is-positively-pawsome-4454-1-image1.jpg

guides' gift is positively 'pawsome'

written by Tŷ Hafan

In recognition of their fabulous fundraising efforts, we invited 25 Girl Guides from Girlguiding Cardiff and East Glamorgan to Tŷ Hafan last week for a special presentation event.

share