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PCR

"good for mental health and good for tŷ hafan"

Swansea-based risk management company PCR Global is donating the profits of its Mental Health First Aid Course to Tŷ Hafan Read More

dan

"A chance to win, a chance to care"

Dan Coleman from Porthcawl was a recent lucky winner of our £2,000 lottery jackpot, after receiving his ticket as a birthday gift from his mum. Read More

Seth smiling and looking up at camera with butterfly landed on cap

"seth gets a complete care package – we don’t have to worry"

Meet 12-year-old Seth, he has been using Tŷ Hafan for the past four years having been born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Here, he tells us why a visit to Tŷ Hafan means so much to him. Read More

johnny

"london welsh lions challenge for tŷ hafan"

Despite being in hospital receiving treatment for cystic fibrosis, Johnny, 11, was one of hundreds who tackled the #LWLionsChallenge last weekend to fundraise for Tŷ Hafan. Read More

nurse in uniform smiling

"honouring our nurses from the philippines"

Seven nurses from the Philippines who have been members of the care team at Tŷ Hafan, the children’s hospice for Wales, for over twenty years have been honored by the hospice for their exemplary service and dedication.  Read More

family smiling in horse carriage

"fundraising efforts from the welsh pony and cob society"

This week's blog is from Brian Foster, of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society, who have raised a massive £13,300 for Tŷ Hafan. Read More

Dave with wife and daughter at finish line

"cycling 100 miles on a vintage bike for tŷ hafan"

Dave Hutton challenged himself to cycle a huge 100 miles on a vintage bike to fundraise for Tŷ Hafan in memory of his son Calum who was cared for by the team at Tŷ Hafan.  Read More

young school boy taking part in challenge

"primary school take on daily mile challenge "

Pupils at a Valleys primary school have been taking part in a very special fundraising challenge during this summer term.   Read More

Jeff wearing make up and a pink dress with a blonde wig sat on santa's knee

"meet jeff, a tŷ hafan ambassador"

Jeff Davies has been involved with Tŷ Hafan since the very start – from supporting the initial build, to becoming an Ambassador. Read about his experiences volunteering at the hospice. Read More

School children gathering outside classroom

"school children fundraise with fun fitness challenge"

Pupils at Cwm Primary School joined in a fundraising fitness challenge, 'Six Hours of Fitness', to raise funds for Tŷ Hafan.  Read More

family stories

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jalene sat in a chair shaded by colourful umbrellas

jalene's story

As the first anniversary of her death in July 2020 approaches, Beverley shares her late daughter’s story, and how Tŷ Hafan helped Jalene to have the best life, and death, possible.  Read More

Ollie's Story

ollie's story

Sophie and Sean were just 22 when their little son Ollie was diagnosed with the ultra-rare MOSAIC Syndrome. Here Sophie shares their story and explains how Tŷ Hafan is, quite literally, a lifeline for the whole family. Read More

Jaiden's story

jaiden's story

Jaiden, 14, has counselling and music therapy with Tŷ Hafan and all from the comfort of his own home in Llandrindod Wells. Here, he and mum, Anne-Marie, share their story and explain what Tŷ Hafan means to them. Read More

Molly and Emily laughing together

molly and emily’s story

My name is Sarah and I am Mum of two beautiful girls Molly and Emily who both have Rett syndrome. Read More

harley and becca

harley's story

Harley, a “cheeky chops” seven-year-old from Llanelli, is definitely one of a kind. He had his first operation on a cystic lung when he was still inside his mum Becca’s tummy and at two days old, he had open surgery to remove most of his left lung. Read More

osian

osian's story

Just hours after Osian Liddlell was born, his parents' joy turned to fear, as their precious baby boy was transferred to the neo natal intensive care unit. A rash had spread across his face and body and doctors immediately started carrying out tests to find out why.  Read More

riley

riley's story

When baby Riley came into the world 7 years ago, his parents couldn't wait for him to meet his three older brothers. But as soon as Riley was born, his parents knew something wasn't quite right.  Read More

Molly and Emily

molly and emily's story

Sisters Molly and Emily bring so much joy and love to their mum and dad's lives, but since they were born, life is not how their parents James and Sarah ever expected it to be.  Both girls were born healthy babies two years apart but as time went on, their parents noticed their daughters weren't developing as they should be. Read More

Lilly-May

lilly-may's story

Doctors diagnosed Lilly-May with Leukodystrophy, a life-limiting brain condition that affects the central nervous system, which is responsible for nearly everything we do from our heartbeats to walking. Read More

luca

luca's story

Luca Pucella was a happy, energetic little boy with an infectious laugh, a wicked sense of humour and a tremendous zest for life.  He brought love and joy to the lives of his family, his friends and everyone who knew him.  But something made Luca different to other boys.  He suffered from a rare, life-limiting condition, and in November 2017, when he was just eleven years old, Luca passed away. Read More

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