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Seth meets the new King

"Seth meets the new King and the Queen Consort"

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. Read More

One Great Day!

"Tŷ Hafan is particularly special to us"

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. Read More

Team Neshy

"Team Neshy go ‘running up that road’ for 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. Read More

Ian Walker

"Intrepid Ian, 84, scales the heights for 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! Read More

Emily Harmsworth

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

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.  Read More

Scarlett All Stars Hockey

"Shining Bright at the All Stars Hockey!"

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

London Welsh RFC

"London Welsh RFC raise £6,000 for 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. Read More

Andrew Evans

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

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. Read More

The Volunteer Stewards at Glastonbury

"'Regal’ fundraising at Glastonbury"

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. Read More

Seth Welsh Youth Parliament

"“I feel like I am doing something positive”"

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. Read More

family stories

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Cai's story

cai's story

“So much has happened in my life with Cai. When he was little he was diagnosed with the ultra-rare Vici Syndrome and even though he has died I take a lot of comfort from the way it happened and how it happened. Read More

jalene sat in a chair shaded by colourful umbrellas

jalene's story

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'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'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'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

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