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

 

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Oct

2021

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Amazing sister raises £1,100 in memory of her little brother

written by Tŷ Hafan

Twelve year old Emily Harmsworth has raised more than £1,100 in memory of her little brother Peter, who was a regular visitor at Tŷ Hafan before he died at the age of nine in 2019.

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Oct

2021

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Peter’s inspirational ride to the Home of Golf for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Peter's first serious cycle in 37 years was a massive 425 miles in four days ride from Radyr Golf Club to St Andrews in Scotland in aid of Tŷ Hafan!

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Oct

2021

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pleased to feel I can leave a gift in my will to tŷ hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Did you know that you can leave a gift for Tŷ Hafan in your will? Our supporter Elisabeth Wheeler has chosen to do just that. Here, she explains why.

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Oct

2021

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bereaved father runs in memory of his late son fynley

written by Tŷ Hafan

Next month, James Cooke will be running his first ever marathon, across the Brecon Beacons, in memory of his son Fynley who was cared for by Tŷ Hafan.

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Oct

2021

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taking on the london marathon for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Let’s rewind to October 2016. I was in Cardiff, taking part in the Cardiff Half Marathon. I had only ever run one other event before, the Swansea 10k a few weeks earlier, having started running six months earlier.

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Sep

2021

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bereaved family raise an incredible £25,000

written by Tŷ Hafan

A couple whose four-year-old daughter Scarlett passed away three years ago today have raised more than £25,000 for Tŷ Hafan. In this week’s Family Friday, we find out what Tŷ Hafan meant to Chris Thomas and Clair Partridge and their precious little girl and about all the amazing fundraising they have done for us.

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Sep

2021

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people come in and say, ‘is this a charity shop?’

written by Tŷ Hafan

Lyndsey Davies has a passion for fashion and is one of our amazing volunteers who support our 19 charity shops across Wales. She is also a vocal year-round advocate for sustainable fashion. Here she explains why she does what she does.

10

Sep

2021

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keeping tŷ hafan’s gardens rosy

written by Monica Dennis

Monica, one of our wonderful volunteer gardeners, explains what she and her fellow green-fingered volunteers have been up to of late, and how you may be able to help.

3

Sep

2021

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Why Iolo's urging us all to walk for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Passionate conservationist, broadcaster and long-time supporter of Tŷ Hafan, Iolo Williams of BBC Countryfile and Springwatch took time out of filming to chat with us in Builth Wells to explain what makes him tick  and why he’d love even more people across Wales to join him in supporting Tŷ Hafan.

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Aug

2021

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principality plastics golf day proves a big hit

written by Hannah Barnard

In the blazing July sunshine, we were joined by 19 teams from across Wales and beyond for a smashing day of golf, writes Hannah Barnard, Head of Operations at Principality Plastics.

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