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Gafael Llaw

New ventilator enables closer to home treatment


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Thanks to the continued generosity and support of Gafael Llaw a new trilogy machine (ventilator) worth over £6000 is now up and running at Ward Dewi, Ysbyty Gwynedd.

Gafael Llaw were keen to offer their support more than ever to the ward during the COVID-19 pandemic. The machine will be of paramount importance to the ward, helping babies and children who are admitted with respiratory difficulties.

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Two projects given green light at Alder Hey thanks to Gafael Llaw support


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Gafael Llaw is proud to have pledged up to £45,000 to fund two important projects at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.

Working with Alder Hey Children’s Charity, who collected ideas from hospital staff, two proposals to support the hospital’s oncology patients were given the go ahead by Gafael Llaw Trustees.

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Siemens staff go above and beyond


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Staff at Siemens Healthineers in Llanberis have raised an incredible sum of £3,500 for Gafael Llaw.

Staff at the multi-national company’s branch in Llanberis were keen to nominate a charity to support for a year, and following a staff vote, Gafael Llaw came out on top.

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Special visitors spread Christmas cheer on Ward Dewi


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Children on Ward Dewi, Ysbyty Gwynedd received a special visit just before Christmas thanks to the generosity of local TV production company Cwmni Da and Gafael Llaw.

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Ward Dewi’s new facilities transforming lives


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A couple of months have passed since the new sensory room opened on Ward Dewi, Ysbyty Gwynedd, thanks to Gafael Llaw’s £120,000 donation.

As well as the new sensory room on Ward Minffordd, the bathroom facilities on Ward Dewi were also upgraded to meet the needs of children with disabilities.

The new facilities are already having a far-reaching effect on the lives of the children who spend time on the ward.

One of those families are Nerys and her son Bedwyr, who contact us to share their story.

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New sensory room and improved bathroom facilities for children at Ysbyty Gwynedd


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Young patients visiting Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Children’s Ward will now benefit from a new sensory room thanks to a generous donation from local charity Gafael Llaw.

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New sensory room and improved bathroom facilities planned for Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Children’s Ward


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Work is set to begin at Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Children’s Ward to improve the facilities available for the youngest patients at the hospital.

The £154,000 project was made possible by local Caernarfon based charity Gafael Llaw who have generously donated £85,000 towards the development.

The work will include improving the bathroom facilities on Dewi Ward to meet the needs of children with disabilities.

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2018 Moonlight walk


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A big thank you to everyone who took part in our Caernarfon moonlight walk at the end of September. It was such a successful evening with even the weather on our side. Nearly 300 people took part in the 10K walk through the historic town and across the Aberforeshore under moonlight.

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Huge challenges completed by Paul & Paul


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Paul Mark Williams and Paul Ellis Owen completed two incredible challenges raising thousands on our behalf.

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Llandegfan Fun Run 2019


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Huge thanks to everyone involved with the Llandegfan Fun Run - rest assured every single penny will go towards helping children with cancer in North Wales.

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£14,500 raised by four legends


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Four friends circumnavigated the coast of the UK clockwise in an 8.75m rib boat to raise money for us.

Boating enthusiasts Mark Hickman, Ross Hickman, Mark Overend and John Leek from Anglesey completed the 2,000 nautical mile challenge in just eight days.

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Golf day raises £2,000


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Gareth Williams (co organiser) and Trevor Wynne Hughes of Plas Garnedd, Llanfair PG present David Evans Gafael Llaw with a cheque for £2000 following a succesful charity golf day held at Henllys Hall Beaumaris. This is the 7th year that Plas Garnedd has sponsored such a day, with local cancer charities benefitting. With this years event attracting over 100 players.

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Gafael Llaw give a helping hand to Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Children’s Ward


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Doctors and nurses on Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Children’s Ward paid tribute to local charity Gafael Llaw at a special thanksgiving event on the ward.

Since it was set up in June 2013, Gafael Llaw has raised £150,000 to support local children with cancer. As well as supporting new facilities and a Welsh Language library in Alder Hey hospital, the charity has given £20,000 to fund activities and events organised for families affected by childhood cancer.

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Thank you Porthmadog!


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We have received a special donation of £750 from Stan Roberts and Jimmy Havelock from Porthmadog in memory of Kristian Roberts.

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Caernarfon food festival a great success


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Gafael Llaw had a stall at this years’ Caernarfon food festival. A big thanks to the organisers for the opportunity and to everyone who came to say hello and support our charity – we raised nearly £500.

A special thanks to Endaf from J&C fish and chip shop and Sam from the phone shop on Pool Street for providing us with electric and water. And a big thanks to Caffi Cei, Carlton, Morrisons and Cwm y glo Bakery for your donations of cakes and supplies for the tea and coffee.

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Football Club announce chosen charity


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Caernarfon Town Football Club is delighted to announce that their official charity for 2017 is local children cancer charity, Gafael Llaw.

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Ras Sion Corn Caernarfon 2016


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Thank you everyone who supported the event! It was a brilliant day!

Here are some photos from the day….

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Local business supports local charity


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A new website has been launched by local charity Gafael Llaw, thanks to the support of local web design company Delwedd who are based in Caernarfon.

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Charity golf day raises £5,000


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A golfing charity event held at St. Deiniol Golf Club, Bangor proved to be a roaring success, raising a grand total of £5,000.

Over 140 golfers competed over 18 holes, all in the name of charity. The winners were Maldwyn Jones, Steven Morris, Dafydd Pritchard and Kevin Roberts with a score of 108 points. The prizes consisted of titleist, vokey, wedges, an Irish golf break and Pro V1 golf balls.

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A successful summer


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Once again this year, Gafael Llaw volunteers and supporters have had a busy summer of fundraising.

A sponsered walk was held to the summit of Snowdon and on a sunny day in July. Many people joined in showing their support for the charity, a through the sponsor form, money buckets and selling food at the halfway cafe, over £1000 was raised

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