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South Wales Rock Choir performing
02.06.2023

Rock Choir is set to take the stage at our Family Fun Day

As a terrific part of our live music line up at this year’s Family Fun Day, Rock Choir will be taking to the stage to give you an uplifting performance of some of the most-loved pop and rock anthems.   Family...
Volunteers collecting money for Ty Hafan Children's Hospice
01.06.2023

Volunteers’ Week 2023 message from Chief Executive Maria

    “The first of June marks the first day of Volunteers’ Week 2023, where organisations across the UK celebrate, thank and recognize their volunteers for the fantastic contributions they make to their communities. “At Tŷ Hafan, we have more...
30.05.2023

Vaughan Gething, MS and Stephen Doughty MP visit Tŷ Hafan 

On Friday 26th May, we were delighted to welcome our constituency representatives Vaughan Gething MS, also Welsh Government Minister for the Economy, and Stephen Doughty MP, to our hospice in Sully.   This was an opportunity for us to renew relationships with...
26.05.2023

Andrew’s big adventure along Wales’ coastline

Our supporters are truly amazing. Their determination and creativity we see from their fundraising activities inspire us and so, today, we simply must tell you about an incredible challenge being taken on in support of Tŷ Hafan.  On 27th May, Andrew...
14.05.2023

This National Children’s Day, meet our Youth Social Action and Participation Practitioner

National Children’s Day is a chance to celebrate children and raise awareness of the importance of protecting the rights and freedoms of children and young people. Children are at the heart of everything we do at Tŷ Hafan and, today,...
12.05.2023

What makes nursing at Tŷ Hafan so very special

Sian Middleton is Tŷ Hafan’s Director of Nursing and Clinical Services. Here, on International Nurses Day 2023, she reflects on what makes nursing at Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice so very special.   “Tŷ Hafan is a place like no other. Yes,...
10.05.2023

Mums v Mountains – and the Mums won!

Eight mums of children with life-shortening illnesses have conquered the three highest peaks in Wales in 24 hours – and raised more than £30,000 for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice in the process. The group: Bridget Harpwood from Aberystwyth, Lynsey Harris from...
05.05.2023

The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort

On Saturday 6 May 2023 the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort takes place at Westminster Abbey in London.  We are incredibly proud to be able to say that His Majesty King Charles III...
03.05.2023

Penarth poetry evening for Tŷ Hafan – cancelled

Please note that unfortunately the event  Where the Birds Sing Our Names – an evening of poetry for Tŷ Hafan which was set to take place in All Saints Church, Penarth on this evening (Wednesday 10 May) has been cancelled. Where the...
28.04.2023

London Marathon fundraisers raise £13,335 Tŷ Hafan!

The iconic London Marathon took place on Sunday 23rd April this year and we were blown away by the incredible determination of all the runners – not least those running in support of Tŷ Hafan!  Those running for us on...
26.04.2023

Mums v Mountains – less than two weeks to go!

There are less than two weeks to go before a group of Tŷ Hafan mums take on the three highest peaks in Wales – and they are well on their way to smashing their target to raise £20,000 for Tŷ...
21.04.2023

From Bristol to Sully: Sam’s big bike ride

On Friday 14th April this year, Sam Warren laced up his trainers, secured his helmet and hopped on his bike to ride to Tŷ Hafan. But this wasn’t just a leisurely trip – it was a long journey from Bristol...