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LATCH receives no funding from the Government. Each year, LATCH needs to raise over £750,000 in order to fund our essential services for children with cancer and leukaemia, as well as their families and it’s only thanks to members of our local community and business organisations that we are able to do this.

Your support is crucial to help us keep up the good work so why not check out the links below to find out how you can help support your Welsh Children's Cancer Charity.
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Emyr Owen's Pigs In Space

Emyr Owen is an inspiration. Emyr was a fit, active boy who loved many things, but mainly his family, friends and rugby. In May 2008 Emyr was admitted to the Children’s Cancer Ward in the University Hospital of Wales where he was diagnosed with cancer. Emyr was extremely brave and courageous throughout many operations and many gruelling courses of chemotherapy.

His family was supported by LATCH during his treatment and Emyr spoke of wanting to repay LATCH for the help and kindness they showed towards him and his family. Emyr sadly passed away in August 2009, aged 12.

Emyr’s courage and humour in his long fight against cancer is helping others face the same battle today, His character was expressed in a delightful story he wrote called Pigs in Space. It tells the adventures of Bacon and Sausage. It has been LATCH’s privilege to publish the story as a book, illustrated by the Deputy Head of Emyr’s school, and there has been a huge public response with many thousands of copies sold already.

Pigs in Space costs £5.00 and is available in English or Welsh from LATCH. Please contact us, or visit the LATCH shop to buy it online.

Loteri Cymru

After a brief hiatus, Loteri Cymru is back with an improved game which helps support five fantastic Welsh charities, and we’re pleased to announce that LATCH has been chosen as one of the beneficiaries.

The new game setup guarantees a minimum of 20% of all lottery proceeds will go to charitable causes. However, Sterling Lotteries and the Charities Trust, who are behind the relaunched Loteri Cymru hope that in time this percentage will increase.