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Ed the Elf

"support our refurb with ed the elf"

Our very own festive helper, Ed the Elf, has been busy making his way to homes this Christmas to brighten up Christmas trees — but he's also been raising money for our refurbishment appeal and has been spreading the word far and wide...  Read More

scott and gareth

"and we would run 2,000 miles"

Scott and Gareth have decided to take on the challenge of running 2,000km between them over the next year, in support of Tŷ Hafan. Read More

christmas jumper

"tinsel ar y goeden, seren yn y nen"

Cardiff-based Welsh greeting card and gift company Draenog has launched a new Christmas jumper for 2019 with 10% of proceeds raised donated to Tŷ Hafan. Read More

Sophie Williams

"award-winning transition nurse"

Sophie Williams, our specialist transition nurse, won the esteemed ‘Suzanne Goodall Paediatric Nursing Award’ this week at the 2019 RCN Wales ‘Nurse of the Year’ award ceremony.  Read More

Hospice refurbishment

"a hospice fit for the future"

Our CEO, Rob Jones, explains why we're taking on a major refurbishment project of the hospice and our mission to meet the changing needs of families in Wales.  Read More

Birdsong gazebo

"the making of birdsong"

For the first ever time, we're delighted to share with you the documentary that was created following the making of our very special memorial, birdsong project, ‘These Names Will Be Forever In Our Skies’. Read More

Lights, Camera, Action

"lights, camera, action"

Last Friday was Tŷ Hafan’s annual ball, ‘Lights, Camera, Action’. Not only was it a wonderful evening filled with special guests, supporters, families and stellar entertainment, but the evening raised three times our fundraising target, all in support of Tŷ Hafan’s hospice refurbishment project.  Read More

Party Pop-up at Ty Hafan

"party pop-up at tŷ hafan "

With 26 charity shops across Wales, Tŷ Hafan is a proud advocate of sustainable fashion. But this autumn we’ve decided to step it up a notch and embark on a mission to transform the way people buy their clothes — starting with a brand-new “sparkly” event! Read More

NHS Wales Awards

"ambulance partnership wins outstanding award"

We’ve been working with the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust on a partnership project to make end-of-life transfers for the child and family Read More

RunDisney Weekend

"a truly magical weekend"

Our incredible RunDisney participants have just about recovered from their 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathons after the Paris race weekend — and one our nurses, Katie Bonnè, who took part in the half marathon reflects on, what she calls, ‘one of the best experiences of her life’. Read More

family stories

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osian

osian's story

Just hours after Osian Liddlell was born, his parents' joy turned to fear, as their precious baby boy was transferred to the neo natal intensive care unit. A rash had spread across his face and body and doctors immediately started carrying out tests to find out why.  Read More

riley

riley's story

When baby Riley came into the world 7 years ago, his parents couldn't wait for him to meet his three older brothers. But as soon as Riley was born, his parents knew something wasn't quite right.  Read More

Molly and Emily

molly and emily's story

Sisters Molly and Emily bring so much joy and love to their mum and dad's lives, but since they were born, life is not how their parents James and Sarah ever expected it to be.  Both girls were born healthy babies two years apart but as time went on, their parents noticed their daughters weren't developing as they should be. Read More

Lilly-May

lilly-may's story

Doctors diagnosed Lilly-May with Leukodystrophy, a life-limiting brain condition that affects the central nervous system, which is responsible for nearly everything we do from our heartbeats to walking. Read More

luca

luca's story

Luca Pucella was a happy, energetic little boy with an infectious laugh, a wicked sense of humour and a tremendous zest for life.  He brought love and joy to the lives of his family, his friends and everyone who knew him.  But something made Luca different to other boys.  He suffered from a rare, life-limiting condition, and in November 2017, when he was just eleven years old, Luca passed away. Read More

Felix

felix's story

When Dan and Alex's baby son Felix was just a few months old, his parents received the devastating news that their little boy had a life-limiting condition and would never walk, talk or even live past infancy. Read More

Cai

cai's story

Even though Micaela knew she had a high risk pregnancy, she and her partner Matthew had no idea about just how poorly their little boy was going to be. Read More

Elain

elain's story

Elain James was referred to Tŷ Hafan in January 2011 when she was just 8 months old. Elain was antenatally diagnosed with congenital heart disease, but it wasn't until she was born that her family knew the full extent of her illness. Read More

alice

alice's story

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. Barry and Rebecca had known their daughter was at risk since their 20-week scan had picked up problems, with serious implications for their unborn baby’s safety. But they could never have imagined the difficult road that lay ahead of them. Read More

Ollie

ollie's story

When baby Ollie was born in June 2014, he wasn’t breathing.  So he was resuscitated before being put in the arms of his Mum, Sophie.  She and her husband Sean took their precious new-born son home the next day, but for some reason, they knew something wasn’t right.  Read More

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SUPPORTER SHOUT OUT: Tŷ Hafan is in desperate need of Christmas Crackers 🎉 They'll be used at a fantastic fundraisi… https://t.co/Bq1o9cpd5e

RT TO OUR FAMILIES: We've partnered with @tyhafan to listen to families who receive palliative paediatric care across… https://t.co/zVxcQVQXOM

RT This wonderful family organised a charity evening in aid of @tyhafan and raised an incredible £2,300! I'm in awe of… https://t.co/BKRnhM0NMY

TO OUR FAMILIES: We've partnered with @HopeHouseKids to listen to families who receive palliative paediatric care a… https://t.co/yE6CMz8yEG

We were delighted to have been involved in the Hobbycraft and Together for Short Lives #MakeaDifference video this… https://t.co/qa7Jut9fut

Thank you so much to @swanseamarriott for having our lovely mums and carers for afternoon tea today. We were very s… https://t.co/GTUdvbLAOY

Tŷ Hafan & @HopeHouseKids have come together for a special project with family voices at the very heart of it 💚 We'… https://t.co/60dw4EZbpp

@PCamhs @noahsarkcharity @LATCHWales @ChildreninWales @BobathWales Hi there, that's so lovely. We'd love it and will give it a good home.

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