Nisa store customers bring in the pounds

The Ark Charity was delighted to receive a fantastic donation of £1,135.00 which was collected in store by the Nisa store in Oakridge.

Store Manager Mr Sraw contacted the Ark to advise them that they had collected the donations from locals who used his store.

The Ark is always pleased to know that the local community are continuing to support them especially now that we are to open the doors of our Wellness Centre at Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke.

Financial Support & Employment rights

Your diagnosis may have impacted on your ability to work or provide an income for your family. This can be very worrying and stressful.

Know your rights and access support. The Macmillan Citizen's Advice case workers working across Hampshire Hospitals are there for you can talk to for advice and practical support and now hold a session for you between 10am and 1pm at the Wellness Centre, Basingstoke.



RSM gets gardening

On  a very sunny thursday afternoon last week some of the team from local company RSM of Basing popped in with their watering cans to help  out with the Wellbeing garden.

Louise who organised the team of supporters from RSM said that they had enjoyed their afternoon helping and the garden was looking great. The Charity was delighted to have them help out.

Previously, local wrestler and long term supporter of the Ark Charity popped in to assist with the watering of the garden which was struggling due to the fantastic weather that we have been experiencing.

Jane Devonshire gets in the spirit!

Jane Devonshire, Masterchef winner and supporter of Ark Cancer Charity joined with local distillery Gorilla Spirits of Upton Grey to hold a fantastic event celebrating one -off event at the distilleries bar Hampshire's Food festival.  This one event showcased superb cocktails by mixologist Harry at Upton Grey.  Jane provided some very tasty canapes for guests.

The proceeds of the tickets will be donated to the Ark Charity.

The Wellness Centre welcomes its Lead Complementary Therapist

We are delighted to welcome Julie Walsh  as our Lead Complementary Therapist for Ark Cancer Charities Wellbeing and Supportive Care Service.

Gorilla Spirits & Masterchef Jane Devonshire team up

We are very exciting to announce that Jane Devonshire will be joining Gorilla Spirts to raise money for the Ark Cancer Charity. 

Come and join Masterchef champion Jane Devonshire, alongside our resident mixologist Harry Osborne, for an informal demonstration, tasting, and chat at Gorilla Spirits Distillery.

Arkriders back in the saddle for two local causes

THEY are amazing supporters of Ark Cancer Charity – and now the Arkriders are saddling up again to support ArkCancer Charity and another Basingstoke-based charity, The Camrose Centre.

The Arkriders have been at the heart of Ark’s campaign to raise £5million to provide supportive care and complementary therapies to help cancer patients and their loved ones – raising more than £270,000 since they started fundraising in 2016.

Perins Students raise cancer awareness

The year 8 students of Perins School Alresford Life Studies (PSHE/Citizenship) class have been participating in the FirstGive programme and have chosen Ark Cancer Charity for their project. 

Ark Cancer Charity can bank on great support from Centerprise

ARK Cancer Charity has always been able to bank on great support from the fabulous team at award-winning Centerprise International – and now they have taken their backing for the good cause to a new level.

Staff at Centerprise International, based on the Hampshire International Business Park, in Chineham, are long-standing supporters of Ark’s mission to raise money towards supportive care and services in the new Wellbeing centre in the Basingstoke area.

50:50 Club December Prizewinners 2021

Our final prizewinners of 2021!


1st Prize   N Ward

2nd Prize  A Finney

3rd Prize  I Hunter


Thanks to all who participated during 2021.