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

 

4

Dec

2015

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what a short break means to mums

written by Tracy Griffiths

At first I didn’t want us to go to a children’s hospice. I thought “they go there to die”. There was such a stigma about it. Then, a few years ago, I saw the BBC’s Beautiful Lives documentary about Tŷ Hafan and it changed my mind.

27

Nov

2015

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what did you expect tŷ hafan to be like?

written by Gareth Thomas (Alfie)

Rugby legend Gareth Thomas tells us about his first visit to Tŷ Hafan.

20

Nov

2015

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a unique place to work

written by Hayley Humphries

Tŷ Hafan is a unique place to work, says Head of Governance and Quality Hayley Humphries

13

Nov

2015

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discover hidden gems in our online vintage treasure hunt

written by Chloe Payne

There’s something very exciting about rummaging through the second-hand items in a charity shop and finding something you love.

6

Nov

2015

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carol welcomes new era for care team

written by Carol Killa

I am delighted to be joining the Tŷ Hafan team after 34 years in the NHS.

30

Oct

2015

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my first frantic fortnight

written by Catherine Evans

Stepping into someone else’s shoes is always a daunting task.

23

Oct

2015

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moroccan trek raises vital funds for tŷ hafan

written by Joe Attanoos

On Sunday 23 August 2015, I completed my task of reaching the summit of Mount Toubkal or ‘Jebel’ Toubkal – as known to the locals. 

16

Oct

2015

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bereaved mum takes to the catwalk to thank charity

written by Tŷ Hafan

When parents Lee and Lucy took 8-week-old Ezra to the doctors with a chest infection, they never thought that two weeks later they would be saying goodbye to their precious son. 

9

Oct

2015

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vintage cardiff emporium shop opens its doors

written by Tŷ Hafan

Today is a very exciting day for my team – it marks the opening of a new Tŷ Hafan Emporium shop in the Royal Arcade, Cardiff. This is the third Emporium shop, following the success of shops in Cowbridge and Abergavenny, and will be the 31st Tŷ Hafan shop in Wales.

2

Oct

2015

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tŷ hafan, thomas carroll and me

written by Sue Jones

I’m Sue, I work for Thomas Carroll Group plc, and have done so for the last 26 years – ‘What’s that got to do with Tŷ Hafan?’ I hear you ask, my answer is simple - Everything!

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