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Your kindness, time and energy can change lives

Please take a look at all the great ways you can support the life-changing work of Tŷ Hafan as an individual.

On this page, we’ve also created a fundraising section that we hope inspires you and ensures your fundraising experience with Tŷ Hafan is super successful.

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There’s so much you can do

Donate to transform young lives

By giving a one-off or regular gift, you can help provide specialist care and support that’s needed right now.

Take part in an event

Get fitter and raise money by taking part in an event.

Leave a gift in your will

Your gift can ensure many more families benefit from our life-changing services long into the future.

Become a hero volunteer

Discover a great way to make new friends, develop new skills and help short lives be full lives.

Play our lottery

Our Crackerjackpot lottery gives you the chance to win 81 weekly prizes and up to a whopping £12,000.

Supporting you all the way

Whether you’re a young person fundraising by yourself, a teacher at a school or a leader of a group for young people, our expert Fundraising team are here to support you.

They can answer all your questions, provide you with a boost when you need it, and simply make fundraising for Tŷ Hafan a whole lot easier.

Contact them on supportercare@tyhafan.org or call 029 2053 2199. They’d love to hear from you.

How we’ll put your amazing fundraising to work

If you do decide to make a donation, this is how we may use your generosity to change lives.

£25

could pay for a family support worker to provide an hour of emotional support that helps a family cope better with challenges they face every day.

£50

could pay for an hour of music therapy which offers children emotional support, escapism, relaxation and a way of expressing themselves.

£231

could pay for a specially trained nurse to care for a child throughout the night, giving parents precious time off from being a carer.

£458

could pay for arts and crafts materials for children to use in play therapy sessions for a whole year.

Your super helpful fundraising section

Unsure how to fundraise and looking for some advice? Then this section is exactly what you’re looking for.

It’s brimming full of fundraising ideas and top tips to help you get the money rolling in.

 

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Organise your own event

From a coffee morning up a mountain to a disco-themed car wash, to a sponsored three-legged walk. Let your imagination run wild. You can pretty much organise any type of event to raise vital funds for Tŷ Hafan

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Taking part in an event

Whether you take on the Welsh 3 Peaks or join us at our Christmas Concert, you can have fun and raise vital funds for Ty Hafan.

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Volunteer for Tŷ Hafan

We’re always looking for volunteers to join our existing community fundraising groups or set up a new one in their area. This type of volunteering can be hugely rewarding, and you’ll be supported every step of the way.

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Fundraising

One of the simplest ways you could help to provide vital care to children with life-shortening conditions is by turning your birthday, anniversary or wedding into a fundraiser. Simply ask for donations instead of gifts.

Some of our favourite solo fundraisers

Decided to do some fundraising on your own? Then take a look at our top five fundraisers for individuals.

Challenge yourself

Complete a number of runs, cycles or walks over a set period.

Cook up a storm

Bake or cook some treats that people will pay a pretty penny for.

Leave it out!

Chocolate. Your phone. Beer or wine. Give up something you love.

Host a karaoke night

Ask people to give a donation to sing their favourite songs. 

Have a clear out

Get hold of all your unwanted items and list them on eBay or Vinted. 

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Fundraising resources

We’ve created a superb fundraising to help children and young people support Tŷ Hafan in a range of fun and rewarding ways.  

On top of this, we’ve got sponsor forms, posters, stickers, balloons and other publicity materials you can get your hands on for free. They’re perfect for getting any fundraiser noticed and making it a huge success.

Fundraise online

Setting up an online fundraising page through JustGiving is a fantastic way to raise awareness of your personal fundraising exploits or those being carried out by your school or group.

Importantly, your page also gives people a really easy way to donate money and support your efforts. So, come on. Don’t be shy. Set up a page and spread the word. You’ve got a fundraising target to smash!

How to maximise your fundraising

At Tŷ Hafan, we’ve learnt over the years about what helps to make a fundraiser a big success.

This expert knowledge is something we want all our fundraisers to benefit from. So, we’ve put together our top five essential tips for maximising your fundraising.

  1. Use social media, such as Facebook, to spread the word about your fundraising.
  2. Set up an online giving page that makes it easy for people to support you.
  3. Grab some Tŷ Hafan publicity materials and use them at your events.
  4. Speak to local media outlets and tell them about your fundraising.
  5. Ask local businesses to match your fundraising total or sponsor an event.

Looking for more expert fundraising advice? You’ve come to the right place. Download our fundraising guide and schools’ pack. They feature even more top tips and lots of fundraising ideas.

Reach for those amazing fundraising targets

£1000

could pay for all the medical supplies
used at the hospice for a month.

£4500

could pay for a specialist hoist.

£10,000

could provide 24-hour nursing care for a child for a week,
giving parents precious time off from being a carer.

Tell us about your fundraising

    Your details

    First name
    Last name
    Email address
    Phone number
    Select what you intend to do

    Your event

    If you’re intending to organise or take part in an event, please state:
    Your event's name
    Date of your event
    How much are you aiming to raise?
    Why are you raising money for Tŷ Hafan?