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Holding Hands Ty Hafan

Funding boost from Welsh Government

It has been announced today that Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith, Wales’s two children’s hospices, are set to receive a combined funding boost of £770,000 from the Welsh Government. Here is our response to this  announcement. Jason Foster, Interim Chief...
Vaughan Gething MS visits Ty Hafan's charity shop in Penarth

Vaughan Gething visits our Penarth shop 

On Friday 22nd March, Tŷ Hafan  was delighted to welcome Vaughan Gething, Senedd Member for Cardiff South and Penarth and the new First Minister of Wales, to our charity shop in Penarth.    Tracy Jones, Director of Family Wellbeing and Outreach...
running Cardiff Half in memory of nephew born with heart condition

Tŷ Hafan marks 25 years since first opening its doors

Today, Thursday January 25, is exactly 25 years to the day since Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice first opened its doors to children with life-shortening conditions, and their families, in Wales.  The first dedicated children’s hospice in Wales, Tŷ Hafan welcomed...

Emily, Liz and John’s Story

Emily Weaver lives with her parents Liz and John Weaver in the family home in Brackla, near Bridgend. Aged 12, Emily was the first child to pass through Tŷ Hafan’s doors when the hospice opened to children with life-shortening conditions...

Jacob and Sally’s Story

Sally Ferriday and her son Jacob live in Palmerston, Barry. In 1999 Jacob, then aged two, was one of the very first children to be supported by Tŷ Hafan after it opened on Monday, 25 January 1999.  Here Sally explains...
Ty Hafan Gala Dinner

Book your table now for Tŷ Hafan Gala Dinner

On St David’s Day, Friday March 1, Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice will holding a Gala Dinner at the Mercure Holland House, Cardiff, to mark the charity’s 25th year in operation.  Rachel Ritter, Head of Fundraising Corporate, Community and Major Giving, said: “This black-tie event will be a wonderful opportunity...
New Precious Memories Memorial Garden at Ty Hafan

New Precious Memories Memorial Flower Garden in Barry

Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice has created a dedicated Tŷ Hafan Precious Memories Memorial Flower Garden at The Knap in Barry.  The beautiful grounds of Tŷ Hafan’s hospice in Sully include a Memorial Garden which commemorates all the children who have...
Ty Hafan Ty Gobaith Principality Building Society charity partnership pic

Principality Building Society extends charity partnership with Tŷ Hafan

Principality Building Society has announced that it has renewed its charity partnership with Tŷ Hafan and Hope House Tŷ Gobaith, Wales Children’s Hospices, for another year.  The two charities who provide outstanding palliative and end of life care for children,...
Morris Family - Alfi Morris When your world stops Ty Hafan

Thanks to you we’ve done it! 

Generous Tŷ Hafan supporters across Wales and beyond have helped the children’s hospice charity to raise in excess of £500,000 in just 60 hours! The original target of Tŷ Hafan’s “When Your World Stops. We’re There” appeal was to raise...
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Donate now and see your money doubled!

It’s 10am on Sunday November 26 and Tŷ Hafan’s ‘When Your World Stops. We’re There’ fundraising appeal is now live. Every penny donated between now and 10pm on Tuesday 28 November will be doubled in value thanks to match-funding.  Plus...
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Double impact when you shop at Tŷ Hafan this weekend  

If you’re planning on stocking up on eco-friendly and socially conscious Christmas bargains this weekend then a spot of retail therapy in your nearest Tŷ Hafan shop will have double the impact.  This is because the value of all sales...
Morris Family - Alfi Morris When your world stops Ty Hafan

Alfi’s Story at heart of of bid to raise £350,000 in 60 hours

Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice is getting ready to launch its second ‘When Your World Stops’ fundraising appeal with its target to raise £350,000 in just 60 hours. The appeal, with Ammanford-born Alfi’s Morris’s story at its heart, will go live at 10am Sunday 26 Nov and will run through to 10pm...