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Emyr’s Karavan 4 the Kidz

Published: April 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized

A big LATCH thank you to Dave at The Caravan Warehouse, Margam for donating replacement mattresses for Emyr’s Karavan 4 the Kidz free of charge which we absolutely delighted with. With the season fast approaching, we are looking forward to welcoming our first families to Trecco Bay where we hope they have an amazing time.

IAAF World Half Marathon

Published: March 29th, 2016 in News

What a fantastic atmosphere outside Albany Road Baptist Church on Saturday when Cardiff hosted the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships.  Even though as predicted, the heavens opened, the standard of racing was incredible and the crowds were not left disappointed as they cheered on double Olympic Champion, Mo Farah to a Bronze medal. We would… More»

Cwmbran Residents Donate Eggs

Published: March 24th, 2016 in News

Residents from a sheltered housing scheme in Cwmbran have got into the Easter spirit by donating 100 eggs to the children on Rainbow Ward.  Mrs Maureen Davies, a resident at Waterside Court asked all her neighbours at the 33 apartment complex if they would like to donate an egg and was thrilled by the response…. More»

Iceland Stores

Published: March 24th, 2016 in News

A big LATCH thank you to Iceland Stores in Canton who raised an incredible £760.14 from various fundraising actives at the store. Young Crystal was delighted to welcome some of her mum’s work colleagues to the Children’s Hospital and popped up from the ward to help make the presentation.

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»

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