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.

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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.

1

Jul

2022

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‘This is the hardest thing I have ever done’

written by Tŷ Hafan

Last week we spoke to Matt Evans, one of a group of Tŷ Hafan fathers and friends who are, as we write now, in the middle of an immense physical and mental challenge in a bid to raise £50,000 for Tŷ Hafan.

24

Jun

2022

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“We’ll be suffering for 55 hours, our children go through so much more”. Tŷ Hafan dad Matt shares his thoughts on the 10nTaff

written by Tŷ Hafan

“We’ll be suffering for 55 hours, our children go through so much more”. Tŷ Hafan dad Matt shares his thoughts on the 10nTaff

17

Jun

2022

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three cheers for principality’s welsh3peaks team!

written by Tŷ Hafan

A team of Principality employees decided to lace up their hiking boots, and sign up for the welsh3peaks challenge for Tŷ Hafan

10

Jun

2022

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Going the Distance for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

This week’s blog is from Gareth, who along with his friend James have truly gone the distance to support Tŷ Hafan where Gareth's partner, Nicola, works as a nurse.

27

May

2022

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A Great Day’s Golf for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Q: What do a former Wales rugby captain, a BBC Wales Scrum V analyst, a major Welsh plastics business and dozens of keen golfers have in common? A: The first Tŷ Hafan Great Days Golf fundraising charity event!

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