Ty Hafan

#family friday

#familyfriday is a series of blogs capturing all aspects of Tŷ Hafan, from family experiences and fundraising achievements, to insights into volunteering and examples of how ‘Team Tŷ Hafan’ is making a difference in communities across Wales.

#familyfriday

 

1

Jul

2022

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‘This is the hardest thing I have ever done’

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last week we spoke to Matt Evans, one of a group of Tŷ Hafan fathers and friends who are, as we write now, in the middle of an immense physical and mental challenge in a bid to raise £50,000 for Tŷ Hafan.

24

Jun

2022

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

written by Tŷ Hafan

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

17

Jun

2022

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three cheers for principality’s welsh3peaks team!

written by Tŷ Hafan

A team of Principality employees decided to lace up their hiking boots, and sign up for the welsh3peaks challenge for Tŷ Hafan

10

Jun

2022

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Going the Distance for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

This week’s blog is from Gareth, who along with his friend James have truly gone the distance to support Tŷ Hafan where Gareth's partner, Nicola, works as a nurse.

27

May

2022

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A Great Day’s Golf for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Q: What do a former Wales rugby captain, a BBC Wales Scrum V analyst, a major Welsh plastics business and dozens of keen golfers have in common? A: The first Tŷ Hafan Great Days Golf fundraising charity event!

13

May

2022

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Scott and Gaz’s Ultramarathon for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Running a marathon in tough enough, but for HMS Cambria’s Scott and Gaz a 46 mile ultramarathon for Tŷ Hafan was the order of the day!

6

May

2022

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Sam’s epic ‘Seven in Seven Challenge’

written by Tŷ Hafan

Running one marathon is a challenge enough – but running seven marathons in seven days is on a whole other level. Here Sam Lewis, from Burry Port, explains why she took on her epic ‘Seven in Seven Challenge’ for Tŷ Hafan last month.

29

Apr

2022

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darren’s ‘five days of fitness’ challenge for tŷ hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Valleys personal trainer Darren Lukaris is set to undertake his third fundraising challenge for us next week, starting on Bank Holiday Monday. Darren, whose little sister Demi receives care and support from Tŷ Hafan, will be joined by colleagues and clients to tackle Five Days of Fitness at the gym he runs in Ebbw Vale. Here he explains what this challenge will entail and what’s motivating him to do it.

22

Apr

2022

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tŷ hafan’s marathon in may is mentally and physically amazing!

written by Tŷ Hafan

Julie Joyner has arthritis and chronic pain disease. But this did not stop Julie, from Gorslas, from tackling our Marathon in May fundraising challenge last year during lockdown and now she is planning to do it again next month. Here she explains why.

15

Apr

2022

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We are inspired by the amazing work Tŷ Hafan does

written by Tŷ Hafan

A Scouting group from Sully will be cleaning up an area of beach one weekend in May and they are hoping to raise lots of money for Tŷ Hafan in the process! In this week’s Family Friday, Sully 1st Scouts tell us about their litter-picking plans and why they decided to support our hospice. 

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