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

 

25

Sep

2015

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your wedding day can create precious moments for children in Wales

written by Claire Drakely

When we got married in 2012, we had every aspect of our big day planned to a t, except for the wedding favours. Nothing seemed right! I wanted to choose a favour which made a difference.

18

Sep

2015

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82-year-old takes on the taff for tŷ hafan

written by John Mussell

A lifetime of eighty-two years can bring some amazing adventures.  To name just one, at the age of twenty I enjoyed the privilege of flying that fine aircraft, the Spitfire Mark twenty-two, and being paid to do it what’s more!  Sixty-two years later another exciting adventure came my way.  This time it was to fly down the Taff Trail on two wheels rather than wings.   

11

Sep

2015

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sweet success at tough mudder fundraiser for tŷ hafan

written by Justin Thomas

Tŷ Hafan has a special meaning for all of us here at Bon Bon Buddies because it is our employees’ chosen charity.

4

Sep

2015

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life after archie – a blog from a bereaved dad

written by Brad Watson

So, I’ve just finished a three month programme of counselling and for the first time in a long while, I feel really good!

28

Aug

2015

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coming soon to a computer or smart-phone near you

written by Chloe Payne

I don’t know about you, but I love rummaging through the rails of charity shops, vintage warehouses and second-hand stalls. 

20

Aug

2015

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running the cardiff half marathon for tŷ hafan

written by Rhiannon Clark

A few years ago, I personally didn’t know about Tŷ Hafan’s Children’s Hospice and the work they do, this was until a relative of mine started working at the hospice on the care team and now as a family support practitioner. 

14

Aug

2015

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tŷ hafan gold bond london marathon runner 2016

written by Mark Williams

As a child, I would always look forward to that weekend in Spring when the London Marathon was taking place and would sit in anticipation to see the runners on the television.

6

Aug

2015

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siblings 'r' us

written by Shannon, Deejay, Rhys and Nathan

As part of Tŷ Hafan’s Open Day 2015, four Tŷ Hafan siblings decided that this would be the year to run their own stall for the first time. 

31

Jul

2015

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special sisters who love ty hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

In the space of just eight months Sarah and James, Molly and Emily’s parents found out that, not only one, but both of their beautiful little girls had a life-limiting condition called Rett Syndrome.

24

Jul

2015

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emma and tara’s great shave

written by Tara

For some strange reason I’ve always wanted to shave my hair off, but over the years when mentioning it to friends, always followed it with a reason (ahem, excuse!) not to do it. 

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