In Memory of Haydn Bates

Dawn and Matthew were delighted to meet Heather Bates and son Simon to receive a cheque in memory of her husband Haydn Bates from a charity night held in Grovesend Sports and Social Club.

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Julie’s Hair salon

Huge congratulations to Julie, her staff and all her clients for passing the £1,000 mark donated through the collecting box at Julie’s Hair Salon in Beach St, Swansea. Pictured are Pat, client Thora and Julie receiving their certificate and new box.

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Morriston Orpheus Annual Visit

As 2018 begins we must say thank you to everyone who made Christmas a special time at Ty Olwen. Especially the staff who were on duty over the festive period and those who gave gifts for the staff and patients. Thank you again to members of the Morriston Orpheus Choir for making their annual visit to Ty Olwen to sing Carols. Your visit is always a joy for the patients, their families and the staff.

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Penlan Aqua

Thank You to the Penlan Aqua size ladies for another fantastic donation of £232 for TY OLWEN , raised at your recent Christmas party lunch . Merry Christmas to you all 🎄🤶🎅😘

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Virgin Atlantic

Every year, as a team we like to get involved with charities and we all choose one that’s close to our heart. We all know someone who’s been affected by Cancer, so we all thought it would be lovely this year, to hand over a hamper to Ty Olwen for the staff and families to enjoy over Christmas.
In the photo’s from left to right, is Leanne Bowen, Beth Jones, Miriah Williams and Gerry K.
I hope they enjoy and a Merry Christmas to you all from all of us here at Virgin Atlantic!

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Clyne Golf Club

The Chairman was pleased to vist Clyne Golf Club and to receive a donation of £1,450 from Mrs Yvonne O’Driscoll, Immediate Past Lady Captain, who chose Ty Olwen as her charity. The money was raised at a Charity Coffee morning and a Veterans and Ladies Charity night in memory of Graham Powell. Thanks also to Barclays Bank who are donating a further £750 in matched funding. In the photograph are from the left – Emily Hudson (Lady Captain), Yvonne O’Driscoll (Immediate Past Ladies Captain) Helen Murray, Kenneth Dent (Immediate Past Club Captain and Retired Barclays Bank Manager) and Bob Cleverly (Veterans Captain)

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Jonathan and Kim – Gower Golf Club

When Jonathan Campbell was chosen as the Gower Golf Club Captain for 2016/17 he followed tradition and nominated a charity for the year. He chose Ty Olwen because he said he was aware of the excellent work that we offer the community and furthermore a close friend had recently benefitted from respite at the hospice. Having met his wife he had no hesitation in nominating the Ty Olwen Trust in his memory.

The Ladies Captain Mrs Kim Hughes agreed with his choice and chose to join her charitable events with his. There have been a number of events throughout the year starting with the Captain’s charity dinner in November followed by Spring and Summer Balls. The main fundraiser was the Captain’s Charity Golf Day with over 120 participants which raised over £1000. This with other events and various donations brought the total to over £3,420.

He wants to thank all the members of the Gower Golf Club together with family and friends who supported the events especially Kim and the Ladies section for their support throughout the year.

Jonathan added “I sincerely hope that this donation will contribute to the excellent work at Ty Olwen and the trust.”

Helen Murray with Jonathan Campbell and Kim Hughes at Gower Golf Club.


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Topping of the Ty Olwen Christmas Tree

Topping off the Ty Olwen Christmas Tree at the St. Mary’s Church, Swansea ‘Christmas Tree Festival’ that opens tomorrow the 7th December at 9-30am. Admission free, Coffee Shop open and Cards for Good Causes on sale. Open daily (apart from Sunday afternoon) until 4pm up to and including Monday 11th.

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Anais’ Parachute Jump

Thank you to Anais Housley and her family, friends and colleagues who recently sponsored her parachute jump in aid of Ty Olwen. Anais was able to hand over to Paul Murray a cheque for £404. Thank you from everyone at Ty Olwen

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Tabernacle Chapel, Morriston Celebrates

Helen Murray visited Tabernacle Chapel, Morriston recently to receive a cheque for £800 raised in a concert organised by Mr Huw Tregelles Williams to celebrate their achievement in being voted the ‘Best Loved Place of Worship in Wales’. The cheque was presented by Chapel Treasurer, Mrs Pamela John and the concert featured the Hwyel Girls’ Choir, Hwyel Boy Singers and Angelicus Celtis.

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