Fundraising

Hospital Male Voice Choir launch CD to help Ark

They are wonderful supporters of Ark Cancer Centre Charity - and now Basingstoke Hospital Male Voice Choir (BHMVC) have launched a CD in support of the good cause.

The choir have helped to raise thousands of pounds for, and awareness of, Ark's £5million appeal which will fund supportive services and care, complementary therapies, and an enhanced environment within a much-needed NHS cancer treatment centre at Basingstoke hospital.

Wrestler Rob hits his target for Ark

He's done it! Basingstoke professional wrestler Rob Holte is celebrating after reaching his fundraising target for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Rob has been marking his 10th milestone year as a wrestler with a fundraising drive that is a tribute to his late dad and is making a difference to Ark's £5million appeal for the much-needed cancer treatment centre at Basingstoke hospital.

Unum team celebrate record-breaking support for Ark

They've provided record-breaking support for Ark Cancer Centre Charity - and today the fabulous team at Unum UK Basingstoke celebrated the success of a two-year partnership.

Ark has been proud and honoured to be Unum Basingstoke's chosen charity for 2018 and 2019, and in that time, the team at the Basing View-based offices have raised a superb £16,640.

It's a record sum for Unum Basingstoke's local charity partnership, and this year saw the fabulous fundraisers smash their £10,000 milestone target in 12 months.

Wreath-making workshops deliver festive boost for Ark

Donations from people attending festive wreath-making workshops have delivered a seasonal cash boost to Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Basingstoke shopping centre Festival Place is generously hosting the two-day workshops by The Hampshire Flower Studio team on various dates from November 15 to December 14, and each of the sessions will raise awareness of, and funds for, local good causes as attendees will be able to make donations.

Ark Cancer Centre Charity was in the spotlight on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23, and the workshops saw attendees donate £586.23.

Marvellous £100K milestone for Ark recycling partnership

A marvellous milestone has been reached – and it's one hundred thousand thanks to Ark Cancer Centre Charity supporters.

In 2016, Ark became a charity partner of Bag It Up (BIU) Group – one of the UK’s leading clothing and textile recycling companies.

The partnership means Ark is among BIU’s charity partners to benefit from a percentage of the proceeds when residents, businesses and community groups recycle their unwanted clothing and shoes in Ark-branded BIU recycling banks in Hampshire.

Whiteoaks six-a-side challenge delivers winning result for Ark

Ark Our Partner supporter Whiteoaks International PR scored another fundraising goal for the charity by organising a six-a-side football challenge.

The leading technology PR agency, based in Hook, hosted the event at Robert May’s School, in Odiham, on Friday, October 18, and it raised £503.

Teams from Virgin Media, EDMI, Taylor Wimpey, Emerald Colour, Doug Clark FC as well as members of staff from Whiteoaks took part in the fun.

Emerald Colour's team triumphed on the night, and the money raised takes Whiteoaks International PR's running total for Ark to £1,976.

Beaufort Financial quiz is frightfully good

A Hallowe'en-themed charity quiz night was frightfully good when it came to producing a great result for two good causes, including Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Beaufort Financial (Reading) are fabulous supporters of Ark and St Michael's Hospice, in Basingstoke, and the two charities shared the £1,590 raised at the latest quiz night.

The Tea Bar in London Street, Basingstoke, was the venue for the fundraiser, with 11 teams from various local businesses taking part.

Happy birthday to The Village Café

Happy birthday to The Village Café - a community project that has helped Ark and other good causes.

It's one year since the community café opened in Old Basing - and over the last 12 months, the team have raised £4,000 for charity.

The volunteers running The Village Café, which is based in the Parish Room at St Mary’s Church, have been delighted with the response from local people and visitors since they opened the doors last October.

Rob is ready to rumble

He's back in town, and he's ready to rumble!

Varsity Pro Wrestling returns to Basingstoke tonight for a night of high-flying, body-slamming, jaw-dropping action for all the family.

In the line-up is Basingstoke professional wrestler Rob Holte - and once again, Rob will be supporting Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Rob has been a king of the ring for a decade – and he is marking his milestone year with a fundraising drive that is a tribute to his late dad and is making a difference to Ark.

Dynamic duo complete fourth Great South Run for Ark

They are Ark superheroes - and yesterday dynamic duo Trevor Taylor and Aiden Blackwell chalked up another fundraising feat for the cancer charity.

Trevor and Aiden smashed their £250 fundraising target for Ark, which meant they took part in the 30th anniversary Simplyhealth Great South Run dressed as Spider-Man.

It's the fourth year running (literally!) that the Basingstoke police officers have raised money for Ark by taking part in the Great South Run.

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