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Watts team in skydiving jumpsuits
15.09.2023

This fearless foursome jumped 15,000 ft for Tŷ Hafan!

Cardiff-based truck retailer, Watts Truck & Van, has some plucky employees who have kindly undertaken a fundraising challenge in support of Tŷ Hafan. Four brave members of the Watts Trucks & Van sales team, Jo Bradley, Gareth Rees, Kris Seddon...
Proposed holiday park next door to Ty Hafan shaded in yellow
12.09.2023

Statement on proposed holiday park on Hayes Road

Four weeks ago, Tŷ Hafan was formally notified that a planning application had been submitted for the land directly between our hospice and Beechwood College.  While the site owner’s plans for a holiday park continue to be ‘talked up’ on...
08.09.2023

We’ve partnered with Harries Watkins Jones Wills & Probate this Remember a Charity Week!

Tŷ Hafan is delighted to be working with Harries Watkins Jones Wills & Probate, a local firm of wills and probate specialists with offices in Cardiff and Bridgend, to help promote and raise awareness of the option of leaving a...
Kebab
05.09.2023

Street food vendor opportunity at this Saturday’s Fun Day

We have a last-minute opportunity for a street food vendor to join us for our Family Fun Day this Saturday, September 9. A space has become available for a hot food vendor in the grounds of Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice...
Ride to the Rugby riders 2022
04.09.2023

The search is on for 25 intrepid Welsh rugby-loving cyclists for Tŷ Hafan

The search is on for 25 intrepid Welsh rugby-loving cyclists to undertake the Ride To The Rugby Challenge 2024 for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice.  As Wales prepare for their Rugby World Cup opener against Fiji, you could be watching them...
Bike Boat Boot Challenge logo
31.08.2023

Fathers and friends to take on BikeBoatBoot Challenge for Tŷ Hafan

A group of Tŷ Hafan dads and male friends have announced their latest fundraising challenge for the hospice – to cycle, hike and row the length of Wales in just four days.  The #BikeBoatBoot Challenge is the third extreme challenge...
Great British Food Festival Cheers!
31.08.2023

Cheers! The Great British Food Festival is supporting Tŷ Hafan

Calling all foodies! This Saturday and Sunday (2 and 3rd September) the Great British Food Festival returns to Margam Park and this year festival goers will not only get to celebrate the very best of food and drink – but...
Kooko wearing a Ty Hafan wristband
25.08.2023

Go, Kooko! One of our youngest fundraisers walks for Tŷ Hafan three years on the trot

  All the way back in August 2021, Kooko decided to take part in the Walk a day in their shoes challenge to raise money for Tŷ Hafan. Kooko, along with her mum, Ceri, walked an admirable five miles and...
Supercars at an Ty Hafan Family Fun Day
25.08.2023

Banish those back to school blues!

It might be back to school soon but that doesn’t mean that summer fun is over. Postponed from its original date in July due to unseasonally high winds and driving rain, Tŷ Hafan’s annual Family Fun Day will now take place...
Patrick Lord takes on Ironman Wales for Ty Hafan
11.08.2023

Patrick takes on Ironman Wales in memory of two very special people

Armed with a wet suit, a bike and a pair of trainers, Patrick will be heading to Tenby to take on Ironman Wales, a long-distance triathlon that puts athletes through their paces with a 2.4-mile sea swim followed by a...
Maria Timon Samra, Chief Executive of Ty Hafan with James Harper of the Principality launch Ty Hafan's new Dark Runs
10.08.2023

Tŷ  Hafan and Principality join forces for some Spooktacular Fun Runs

Charity fun runs with a difference are coming to South Wales this October. A series of spooktacular charity Dark Runs will be organised Tŷ Hafan’s Children’s Hospice, who provide specialist care and support for children with life-shortening conditions and their families.   ...
Jenna Lewis, Ross McCabe, Helen Thomas, Jo and Lee McCabe
08.08.2023

Thousands take part as sun shines on ABP Barry Island 10K

Thousands of runners descended on Barry Island on Sunday for the 2023 ABP Barry Island 10K, with recently unsettled weather making way for blue skies and sunshine. The 10K took runners on a scenic tour of the town with highlights...