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

 

23

Sep

2022

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Seth meets the new King and the Queen Consort

written by Tŷ Hafan

Seth Burke – Tŷ Hafan’s first member of the Welsh Youth Parliament - recalls his recent Senedd visit to meet the new King and the Queen Consort.

2

Sep

2022

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Tŷ Hafan is particularly special to us

written by Tŷ Hafan

The Red Dragon Centre in Cardiff Bay is a long-time supporter of Tŷ Hafan and has just celebrated its 25th One Great Day. Here the centre’s Emma Constantinou shares what One Great Day and fundraising for Tŷ Hafan means to her and her colleagues.

26

Aug

2022

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Team Neshy go ‘running up that road’ for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last month Jennesha celebrated her 18th birthday with a 4.7 mile fundraising bed push from the Promenade on Barry Island to our hospice in Sully. Here her mum, Carrieann, explains why they did it and what it means to her and her family.

19

Aug

2022

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Intrepid Ian, 84, scales the heights for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

After many years of mountain walking and raising thousands of pounds for different charities, 84-year-old Ian Waddell could be forgiven for finally unlacing his walking boots for the last time!

12

Aug

2022

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Get your tie-dye Double Trouble T-shirts for Tŷ Hafan by Emily here!

written by Tŷ Hafan

I’m Emily and I’m 13 and I am on a mission to fundraise for Tŷ Hafan, whilst remembering the fun times I spent with my brother, Peter, who was supported by the hospice before he died. 

5

Aug

2022

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Shining Bright at the All Stars Hockey!

written by Tŷ Hafan

The Tŷ Hafan All Stars ice hockey team have raised a phenomenal £60,000 since they started supporting our charity in 2016.

29

Jul

2022

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London Welsh RFC raise £6,000 for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Our fantastic supporters at London Welsh Rugby Club collectively travelled more than 2,000km to raise £6,000 for Tŷ Hafan. Here the club’s Damian McCarthy tells all.

22

Jul

2022

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I took on the Taff Trail Cycle Challenge for Tŷ Hafan and now you can too

written by Tŷ Hafan

Andrew Evans was over the moon when his first child Oscar was born in 2011. But happiness turned to heartache when his beloved baby boy was diagnosed with a life-shortening condition at just nine months old.

15

Jul

2022

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'Regal’ fundraising at Glastonbury

written by Tŷ Hafan

Seventy staff from the King’s InterHigh international online school recently spent the weekend at the Glastonbury Festival fundraising for Tŷ Hafan, donating their volunteer fees for helping at the festival campsites.

8

Jul

2022

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“I feel like I am doing something positive”

written by Tŷ Hafan

Seth Burke, 13, is Member of the Welsh Youth Parliament for Tŷ Hafan and represents the voices of children from our hospice as well as those of children supported by Tŷ Gobaith children’s hospice in North Wales. Last week he attended this Welsh Youth Parliament’s first in-person meeting since the start of the pandemic. Here is Seth’s take on the day.

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