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Children's Mental Health Week

The spotlight is on children’s voices this Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week is an opportunity to talk about and promote mental wellbeing for children. This year, the theme is my voice matters, helping to give children and young people the tools they need to express themselves. Today, we...
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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...
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...
Christmas pantomime 2023

This year’s Christmas panto brings Barbieland to Tŷ Hafan!

Christmas is a magical time at Tŷ Hafan. The team at the hospice works hard to bring festivities to the fore and the Christmas agenda is always jam packed! Throughout every December, we put on two pantomimes a week at...
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,...
ty hafan gardens in spring

From flowerbeds to fundraising: our volunteer gardeners had a blooming good 2023

The volunteer gardeners who do wonderful work maintaining the Tŷ Hafan gardens have been very busy over the past year, completing lots of new projects alongside many hours of planting, weeding and watering. Our gardeners 20 gardeners come to Tŷ...
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...