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Proceeds from Wales’ unofficial World Cup song go to Tŷ Hafan!

The World Cup has captured the attention of billions of people all over the globe this year and, as this is Wales’ first time qualifying in 64 years, it feels like a very special time to be Welsh.  It’s a...

Ride to the Rugby is back for 2023!

The upcoming Ride to the Rugby event will see a group of 50 brave cyclists – some of whom have only recently started cycling! – cycle 217 miles from Calais to Paris. They’ll reach their destination just in time to watch...
Volunteer gardeners holding their Wales in Bloom award

Our Volunteer Gardeners win a Wales in Bloom award

They volunteers began working on the Tŷ Hafan gardens in 2020, restoring our overgrown gardens to their former glory. They dedicate their free time to hard graft and creativity, making sure our outdoor space is not only a beautiful and sensory...

Tŷ Hafan is particularly special to us

“The Red Dragon Centre supports many charities each year, but Tŷ Hafan is particularly special to us. “We feel passionate about supporting a charity which offers such outstanding comfort and care to young people and their families here in Wales....

Team Neshy go ‘running up that road’ for Tŷ Hafan

Tŷ Hafan is so much more than a hospice and a place for respite. They have been a shining light to our family supporting us through some tragic and challenging events. During our stays at Tŷ Hafan, my daughter Jennesha...

Intrepid Ian, 84, scales the heights for Tŷ Hafan

Last week, on one of the hottest days of the year, veteran charity fundraiser Ian Waddell successfully climbed a 701-metre high mountain in Abergavenny. Despite suffering from severe osteoarthritis, and all the challenges posed by the incredibly hot weather, 84-year-old...

London Welsh RFC raise £6,000 for Tŷ Hafan

Hundreds of children, parents and grandparents from London Welsh Mini and Youth squads have recently taken part in a virtual event to walk, run, cycle and swim to raise money for Tŷ Hafan children’s hospice. With the youngest participant aged...

“I took on the Taff Trail Cycle Challenge for Tŷ Hafan and now you can too”

“When you have your first child you think everything is going to be rosy,” said Andrew, from Cardiff. “And for the first few weeks everything seemed fine with Oscar. But as he developed, he wasn’t meeting his milestones and as...

‘Regal’ fundraising at Glastonbury

Founded in 2005, King’s InterHigh, is an independent British international online school offering access to live and recorded lessons from anywhere in the world for primary, secondary and sixth Form students. The colleagues who work for the school based in...

‘This is the hardest thing I have ever done’

You can find out more about the challenge the team have set themselves here: 5in55.co.uk/meet-the-participants We’ve been following their progress on our social media feeds and here are just a few additional photos they’ve taken along the way: Setting off...

“We’ll be suffering for 55 hours, our children go through so much more”. Tŷ Hafan dad Matt shares his thoughts on the 10nTaff

By day, Matt Evans from Swansea, is a vehicles trainer for the DVLA in Swansea. Every other hour of the day, when he’s not helping wife Fiona to care for their three children Aubree, 7, five-year-old Darcy and Oakley, 3,...

three cheers for principality’s welsh3peaks team!

What inspired you to do the Three Peaks Challenge for Tŷ Hafan Savita: Tŷ Hafan is very important to us as a family, I lost my nephew back in 2004 when he was just four years old. He was in...