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LATCH delighted to launch Chloe’s Karavan

Published: March 22nd, 2016 in News

We are really excited that we have now purchased a caravan in Kiln Park, Tenby which will be available for the children and their families. Lisa and Richard Evans have fundraised tirelessly and approached LATCH with a proposal to purchase a caravan in West Wales in memory of their daughter Chloe.  Chloe’s Karavan will welcome… More»

West Wales Branch Celebrates 20 Years!

Published: February 23rd, 2016 in Future events, News

The West Wales Branch of LATCH will be celebrating its 20th anniversary later this year. To mark this important milestone, the Branch is organising a special Charity Dinner/Dance at the Poachers Rest Hotel, Ferryside. A 3 course dinner will be followed by dancing to a live band until the early hours. A silent auction and… More»

Hitting the Big 40!!!

Published: February 11th, 2016 in Case studies

 David Llewellyn recently turned 40 and he has written a fantastic review of the time when he was on treatment:- I’m not sure if it’s timing or just that I turned 40 last month or the fact, that this week I was officially discharged from what I call the Leukaemia clinic (or just ‘Clinic’ as… More»

LATCH Annual Party 2015

Published: February 2nd, 2016 in News

The annual LATCH children’s party was held on Saturday 30 January at the All Nations Centre Cardiff, what a fabulous party it turned out to be! Over 250 children and their families attended the party. A big LATCH thank you to everyone who made this possible including the staff at the All Nations Centre who… More»

A Family Affair!

Published: February 2nd, 2016 in News

What a fantastic day for Katie and younger sister Hannah. Katie had 10 inches cut off her hair on 28 November, which she donated to Little Princess Trust and through sponsorship raised £1,338.29 which she presented to LATCH. It was a family affair, as the day signalled the end of Hannah’s treatment and the obligatory… More»

United Welsh wraps up fantastic fundraising year!

Published: January 27th, 2016 in News

Caerphilly based housing association United Welsh voted last year to make LATCH the company’s corporate charity for 2015 following the support given to one of their employees, Gill Hopkins whilst grandson Sam was treated at the Children’s Hospital for Wales. Over the past year, United Welsh have held raffle, cake sales and sports day races… More»

Cool Running!!

Published: January 20th, 2016 in News

The Nos Galan Races are held annually on New Year’s Eve in Mountain Ash following a 5km route around the town.  This year over 1,600 people took part and over 10,000 spectators lined the streets of Mountain Ash for what was no doubt the biggest New Year’s Eve street party in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Aberdare… More»

Wessex Garages Charity of the Year

Published: January 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized

Fantastic news – thanks to you we have been shortlisted as one of 3 fantastic charities that were nominated to become Wessex Garages Charity of the Year 2016! We are now asking for your help again, as we would be thrilled to become their Charity of the Year. Please like the LATCH image on the… More»

Cardiff Bus spreads some festive cheer!

Published: December 23rd, 2015 in News

Cardiff Bus employees helped spread some festive cheer on Rainbow Ward earlier this week. Dressed as Santa, Mrs Christmas, a Snowman, The Grinch and 3 Elves they visited the ward to hand out gifts which were donated by fellow Cardiff Bus staff. Cardiff Bus staff were asked if they would like to donate a gift… More»

LATCH Annual Raffle 2015

Published: December 9th, 2015 in News

A big LATCH thank you to Dalia for drawing the raffle yesterday. The lucky winners were Stephen Winter who won first prize of £500, he was delighted! We are still trying to contact our Newport winner of £300!! Third prize of £100 was won by Alistair Agnew of Walton on Thames, who will be celebrating… More»

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