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St David’s and LATCH Help to Make Christmas Wishes Come True with Annual Toy Appeal

Published: November 10th, 2017 in Uncategorized

From 9th November until 22nd December, St David’s Cardiff is asking its customers to buy an extra gift for a child in need and drop it off at the in-centre Donation Stations. From there, a team of festive helpers will be making sure that gifts are delivered safely in time to start the Christmas celebrations. LATCH is… More»

We’re going to ‘Build-a-Bear’ Workshop on 9th, 14th & 16th November

Published: November 2nd, 2017 in Uncategorized

We’re inviting the children we support to join us on our visit to ‘Build-a-Bear Workshop’ in Cardiff City Centre this November. All siblings are also welcome, along with one parent or carer. Each child will be able to make a bear and choose clothes or accessories to dress them. We will be allocating £35 per… More»

LATCH Partners with Film Hub Wales to Offer Free Cinema Screenings

Published: October 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized

We’re thrilled to be partnering with FilmHub Wales and Vue Cinema, Carmarthen, to offer dedicated LATCH cinema screenings for the children and families we help support. Film Hub Wales aims to bring more films, to more people, in more places which is a perfect match for us and our aim to support children with cancer… More»

Christmas Cards LATCH Christmas Cards 2017 Available Now

Published: October 10th, 2017 in Uncategorized

We’re pleased to be offering a wonderful selection of Christmas cards for sale in the run up to Christmas again this year! With packs of 10 cards coming in a variety of different designs, there’s plenty of choice. The greeting inside all of our cards reads: ‘With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year –… More»

Where Your Donations Go

Published: October 10th, 2017 in Uncategorized

LATCH relies entirely on the generous donations and fundraising activities of volunteers, with no paid fundraisers, and we’re very proud to have one of the smallest administration expenses, proportionately, of any UK based charity. LATCH commits to spending every penny wisely with the sole aim of supporting children receiving treatment for cancer or leukaemia as… More»

D Caesar Jones Launch Raffle in aid of LATCH

Published: September 29th, 2017 in Uncategorized

D Caesar Jones funeral directors and memorial consultants, based in Rhiwbina Cardiff, have launched an exciting raffle that aims to raise money for LATCH. All proceeds from the raffle, which is £1 a ticket, will go direct towards the charity’s vital services for children with leukaemia and cancer as well as their families. 1st Prize… More»

LATCH to Participate in 2018 Ultra Challenges

Published: September 13th, 2017 in Future events

We’re very excited to be participating in the 2018 Ultra Challenge Series which is set to be bigger & better than ever before, with 7 events including the Jurassic Coast Challenge and the Wye Valley Challenge. Whether you’re a walking enthusiast and new to endurance events, a regular long distance trekker seeking adventure, or perhaps… More»

Bar Foods Announce LATCH as their ongoing Charity of the Year

Published: August 24th, 2017 in News

Following a successful relationship in the past, LATCH is pleased to have been named Bar Foods’ Charity of the Year yet again this year. Bar Foods are suppliers of soups, sauces and recipe dishes to the UK’s Foodservice and manufacturing industries. Over the last 20 years they have become market experts and are a much-loved… More»

Cardiff University Students Cycle the Length of Wales for LATCH

Published: August 11th, 2017 in News

Two Cardiff University students recently cycled the length of Wales to raise money for LATCH Welsh Children’s Cancer Charity. Caitlin Peers and Liam Evans, students of the University’s School of Medicine, spent five days cycling along the 257 mile Lon Las Cymru route, completing the epic route on Wednesday 2nd August. Setting off from Holyhead… More»

LATCH Benefits from Inspiring Secondary School Pupils and First Give Programme

Published: August 8th, 2017 in Past events

First Give work in partnership with secondary schools across the UK to help young people to give their time, tenacity and talents to improve their local communities. Their vision is to help build a new generation of motivated and switched-on young people who want to use their skills to support local charities and improve the… More»

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