Throughout September, LATCH is also inviting our supporters to help support our Childhood Cancer Month Fundraising Campaign, helping to ensure our vital services are around for families today and for those who will face similar struggles in the future.
News & Events
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Mrs Susan A E Gwyer-Roberts DL Appointed as LATCH Chairperson
LATCH Welsh Children’s Cancer Charity is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Susan A E Gwyer-Roberts, Deputy Lieutenant of Gwent, as Chairperson following the recent retirement of Ian Rogers.
Cardiff Schoolgirl Receives Proton Beam Therapy at Pioneering Facility in Manchester
A ten year old girl from Cardiff has returned from The Christie Hospital, a £125 million NHS facility in Manchester which opened in December 2018, to receive treatment for a rare form of cancer.
LATCH Welcomes New Manager, Jade Morgan
LATCH is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jade Morgan as General Manager, based at the LATCH Office at the Children’s Hospital for Wales.
Exciting Employment Opportunities Available
Three exciting opportunities have arisen to join the LATCH Team based at the Children's Hospital for Wales.
LATCH Receives £10,000 from Amelie’s Rainbow, Founded by Childhood Cancer Patient
After facing treatment for cancer over the course of one year, an inspiring young girl from Haverfordwest launches charitable fund to help other families going through similar journeys.
LATCH Grants Exceed £385,000 in 2018
The LATCH Social Worker Team assist families in applying for a range of LATCH grants designed to ease the financial burden, and in 2018 alone, LATCH gave out grants totalling over £385,184 to families of children with cancer and leukaemia for essential support such as travel to and from the hospital, heating bills and even mortgage and rent shortfalls.
Tech Entrepreneur Takes on World’s Highest Free-Standing Mountain in aid of LATCH
Standing at 5,895 metres high - Kilimanjaro remains one of the world's great challenges. Brian Stoke ...
Emyr’s Karavan4theKidz Upgraded in time for New Season
LATCH’s Emyr Owen Branch, based in Porthcawl fundraise tirelessly throughout the year in order to ra ...
Brave Isabel Williams Supports Cancer Charities with Publication of Book
Isabel Williams from Penygroes, Carmarthenshire, was diagnosed with a brain tumour in April 2015, wh ...
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