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

Nov

2019

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the making of birdsong

written by Tŷ Hafan

For the first ever time, we're delighted to share with you the documentary that was created following the making of our very special memorial, birdsong project, ‘These Names Will Be Forever In Our Skies’.

25

Oct

2019

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lights, camera, action

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last Friday was Tŷ Hafan’s annual ball, ‘Lights, Camera, Action’. Not only was it a wonderful evening filled with special guests, supporters, families and stellar entertainment, but the evening raised three times our fundraising target, all in support of Tŷ Hafan’s hospice refurbishment project. 

18

Oct

2019

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party pop-up at tŷ hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

With 26 charity shops across Wales, Tŷ Hafan is a proud advocate of sustainable fashion. But this autumn we’ve decided to step it up a notch and embark on a mission to transform the way people buy their clothes — starting with a brand-new “sparkly” event!

11

Oct

2019

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ambulance partnership wins outstanding award

written by Tŷ Hafan

We’ve been working with the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust on a partnership project to make end-of-life transfers for the child and family

4

Oct

2019

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a truly magical weekend

written by Katie Bonnè

Our incredible RunDisney participants have just about recovered from their 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathons after the Paris race weekend — and one our nurses, Katie Bonnè, who took part in the half marathon reflects on, what she calls, ‘one of the best experiences of her life’.

27

Sep

2019

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every dad has his own mountain to climb

written by Paul Fears

The Tŷ Hafan dads and uncles have a reputation for taking part in crazy challenges to raise awareness of and funds for Tŷ Hafan — and 2020 won't be any different!

20

Sep

2019

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super supporter to take on lon las cymru

written by Sean O'Connor

Running the 250 miles from the North Wales coast to the south - in just 88 hours - is an incredibly daunting challenge, but Sean O'Connor will be tackling this feat next month to continue supporting Tŷ Hafan. 

13

Sep

2019

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reduce your ‘fast fashion’ footprint

written by Dani Harries

We’re halfway into ‘Second Hand September’ and some well-known bloggers and sustainable fashion enthusiasts from across the country have been visiting Tŷ Hafan’s shops, finding some bargain treasures in-store — and we’re well on board! 

6

Sep

2019

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take on the trip of a lifetime

written by Tŷ Hafan

In 2017 we launched a Tŷ Hafan first — an overseas challenge! It was such a success and saw nearly 30 amazing supporters fundraise over £82,000 between them. So, we decided to do it all over again and organise another epic challenge, this time… in Cambodia! 

30

Aug

2019

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a journey from student to play practitioner

written by Emma Atkins

Emma Atkins, one of our wonderful play practitioners, reflects on the student placement journey at Tŷ Hafan that led to her becoming an instrumental member of our play team. 

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