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Colin Evans aged 89

Colin, 89, to make big birthday splash for Tŷ Hafan 

Many people approaching their 90th birthday might plan a quiet day with perhaps some gentle celebrations. Not so Penarth’s illustrious Colin Evans!  For Colin, who will celebrate his 90th birthday on May 14, is planning to mark this milestone by...

Tŷ Hafan’s Sophie is helping us to face the unthinkable

A brisk walk in the fresh air is something many of us do to help cope with the ups and downs of life.  For Tŷ Hafan mums Lowis Fisher and Maria Saint Clair, simply being able to get out for...
The Bike Boat Boot team in action on March 9

Two months to go to the Bike Boat Boot Challenge for Tŷ Hafan

With just two months to go until their latest challenge, the Bike Boat Boot for Tŷ Hafan team are in full training mode.   This will be the third extreme challenge for this 12-strong group of passionate fundraisers, which is made up...

Congratulations to our London Marathon 2024 runners

Huge congratulations to our ten amazing London Marathon 2024 runners who did us proud last Sunday.   Ed Kurno and Geraint Lloyd Brennan, both of Swansea, Penarth’s Luke Samra and Grant Robson, Joshua Evans and Gareth Booy, both of Pontypridd,...

Tŷ Hafan’s golf day is a hole-in-one success

Former Wales rugby international Shane Williams and top comedian, actor and writer Steve Speirs, joined keen golfers from across Wales last Friday for Tŷ Hafan’s 25th anniversary Charity Golf Day sponsored by Mitie.  Twenty four teams played 18 holes at...
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...
Ty Hafan announces its new Chief Executive Irfon Rees

New Chief Executive appointment

Tŷ Hafan is delighted to announce the appointment of Irfon Rees, as its new Chief Executive. He will take up the role in June. Irfon has extensive experience leading multi-profession teams within UK Government, Welsh Government and in NHS Wales....

Our big ambition

Since we began supporting families in 1999, Tŷ Hafan has supported 1,097 children and families through life, death and beyond. As we reflect on the past 25 years, we acknowledge how much has been achieved, but also how much more...
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...
Maria Timon Samra

Maria Timon Samra to leave Tŷ Hafan

Maria Timon Samra, Chief Executive of Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice, has announced that she will be stepping down from the role in 2024 after almost four years leading the charity. Maria, who joined Tŷ Hafan as Chief Executive in May...
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...