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

 

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.

9

Mar

2018

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marvellous mo ditches fab fro!

written by Mo

I shaved my hair off as you can see, from ‘wild afro which took me ages to grow, too short back and sides’ in minutes to raise money for Tŷ Hafan

23

Feb

2018

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our royal visit

written by Sam Bellamy

Today, I had the great pleasure and honour to meet HRH Prince Charles, following in my mother’s footsteps who met him on his first ever visit back in 2001. 

16

Feb

2018

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katie had us wrapped around her little finger from the start

written by Katie's dad, Stephen

Heartbroken new dad Stephen only had a few precious days with his beautiful baby daughter. Six years on, he revisits Tŷ Hafan and tells us how the memories he made here at the hospice with Katie will last forever. 

9

Feb

2018

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fundraising by design

written by Cathy and Angelina

Anyone living in Penarth or running to catch the train from Penarth Station could not have missed our very special Snowpup window display in aid of Tŷ Hafan.

2

Feb

2018

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stepping through the doors of tŷ hafan

written by Rob Jones

From the moment my family walked through those doors with Poppy, we knew that this was a life-changing place.

19

Jan

2018

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i never take one single breath for granted

written by Katie Palmer

Katie has an ‘invisible illness’ called Noonan-like Syndrome and was supported by Tŷ Hafan children's hospice from the age of 13. She's now 20, attends college and is a member of the Squad.

12

Jan

2018

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a crafty way to raise funds

written by Penny Collins

Hi, my name's Penny and I'm very excited to tell you about a crafty new project at Tŷ Hafan.

29

Dec

2017

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dads bare all for documentary

written by Tŷ Hafan

Do you ask "How's Mum?" and not "How's Dad?" when a family is facing tough times?

22

Dec

2017

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a special christmas message from santa

written by Santa Claus

For the last Family Friday before Christmas, we thought you'd prefer to hear from the big man himself: Santa.

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