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Mason Mount finds a new ‘dream team’ as seriously ill children get the chance to game against their hero

Date Posted
24 December, 2021

World-class footballer Mason Mount, is swapping his boots for a controller this Christmas Eve as he gives four families the chance to join their idol for some festive gaming fun. As patron for Together for Short Lives, Mason Mount has...

We welcome lifeline children’s hospice funding in Wales

Date Posted
26 January, 2022

We have joined Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith in welcoming the Welsh Government's proposed £888,000 per year increase in funding for Wales' children's hospices. This is the first time additional statutory funding has been made available to Wales’ two children’s...

“It’s a marathon not a sprint”

Date Posted
17 December, 2021
Dolores Cowburn

Dee is Mum to her little girl Tilly who is five. Tilly has Rett Syndrome. Her mum describes her as: “Sassy, funny, strong, determined, resilient and very sociable. Rett is only part of who she is.” In this blog Dee...

Winter policy roundup for families

Date Posted
17 December, 2021
James Cooper

The latest policy information for families. To receive the latest policy roundup, sign up to our family newsletter here. Children’s palliative care mapping Together for Short Lives presented the final findings from our mapping work to the annual general meetings...

Hobbycraft Raises £2 million for Together for Short Lives

Date Posted
21 November, 2021

Hobbycraft is thrilled to announce it has reached an amazing fundraising milestone of £2 million for their charity partner, Together for Short Lives. Hobbycraft has worked with Together for Short Lives for almost ten years with its dedicated store teams,...



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