Tag: Ty Hafan

5 Mountains in 55 Hours – The Story

5 Mountains in 55 Hours – The Story

In 2018, a group of Dads, Uncles, Sponsors and Staff from Tŷ Hafan took on the 5in55 challenge, climbing five mountains in fifty-five hours.  However, these were not just any old mountains.  They were a combination of the National and Welsh 3 Peak challenges that included the highest mountain in the UK, Ben Nevis; the […]

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#10nTaff Postponed Until 2021

#10nTaff Postponed Until 2021

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the postponement of the #10nTaff hiking and cycling challenge for Tŷ Hafan.  The postponement became inevitable as the severity of the coronavirus crisis became apparent.  Instead, the Dads, Uncles and Brothers of children who have or are supported by the Welsh children’s hospice Tŷ Hafan will […]

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Coronavirus Fear for Young People with Life-Limiting Illnesses

Coronavirus Fear for Young People with Life-Limiting Illnesses

Since the first case of coronavirus virus was reported in Wales, families of children and young people with life-limiting illnesses have been on red alert.  This includes many of the team of Dads, Uncles and Brothers taking on the 10nTaff challenge for Tŷ Hafan.  Indeed, the #10nTaff challenge has been postponed by a year because […]

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Briton Ferry Pontrhydyfen Training Walk

Briton Ferry Pontrhydyfen Training Walk

11.2 miles, climbing 1,558 feet in 3 hours and 40 minutes.  Another massive training walk for the #10nTaff for Ty Hafan by Andrew, Chris and Laurence.  They started in Briton Ferry up to Efail-fach and onto Pontrhydyfen before returning back to the start.  The day started off freezing with icy paths and slowly thawed into […]

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DadsBareAll Calendar

DadsBareAll Calendar

Male family members of children cared by for Tŷ Hafan have a long-standing reputation for crazy fundraising initiatives.  In 2016, the call went out from Gareth Jenkins (from the Dads Care Team) for volunteers to appear in a calendar for 2017.  However, this was not any old calendar.  This was going to be a naked […]

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Serious Training Starts for the 10nTaff

Serious Training Starts for the 10nTaff

2020 has started with a bang for the #10nTaff team.  Everyone in the team recognises that to successfully climb 10 of the highest mountains in Wales and then cycle from Brecon to Cardiff, all within 55 hours, we need to train hard.  However, the pain we experience is nothing compared with what some children and […]

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5in55 Crowned Just Giving Fundraising Team of the Year 2018

5in55 Crowned Just Giving Fundraising Team of the Year 2018

"And the winner, of the [Just Giving] fundraising team of the year, and I hope I pronounce this right," announced Shaun Stafford, "is the Tŷ Hafan Dads!" It was the point at which he expressed concern about his pronunciation that we all knew we had won.  We were all already rising from our chairs before [...]

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