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Jon sheds pounds to raise pounds for Ark

IT WAS a truly awesome challenge – shedding four stone in three months and raising £500 for Ark Cancer Centre Charity – but amazing Jon Mills has smashed it!

Jon, managing director of Black and White Accounting, headquartered at Herriard Park, near Basingstoke, beat his daunting weight-loss challenge by one pound – and he has nearly doubled his fundraising goal, clocking up £965 so far.

Father-of-four Jon said: "I had a couple of hiccups along the way, but I'm delighted to have achieved both of my goals.

Team AA is in top gear when it comes to fundraising for Ark

THE team at one of Basingstoke's best-known businesses have delivered a fundraising boost to Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Ark was proud and honoured to be the chosen Charity of the Year for 2019-20 by staff at the Automobile Association, in Basingstoke.

Based in the landmark Fanum House building, the local AA charity committee were the driving force who rallied colleagues to get involved in, and support, a series of fundraising events to help Ark.

Your recycling support makes huge difference

A THOUSAND thanks – in fact, make that 16,000 thanks!

Over the last two months, your wonderful support in recycling unloved clothes, shoes and textiles in Ark's 59-branded recycling banks in and around Basingstoke has added up to a £16,000 boost to the charity.

Awesome support from Ark supporters

YOU are awesome!

Just days after launching Ark Cancer Centre Charity's The Big Give Christmas Challenge, fabulous support from our wonderful Pledgers means we have hit our target with two weeks to spare.

Make an August pledge to support Ark this Christmas

WE KNOW it's a few months away but Ark Cancer Centre Charity is hoping supporters will make a pledge in the next few weeks to support a Christmas campaign that could make a big difference.

This year, Ark is applying to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match-funding campaign - and we need YOUR help to make it a success.

Jon clocks up the pounds by shedding pounds

HE WANTS to shed pounds off himself and gain pounds for Ark Cancer Centre Charity through sponsorship support - and Jon Mills is going great guns.

Jon, who is managing director of Black and White Chartered Certified Accountants, based at Herriard, has lost an awesome 2st 4lbs in just three weeks - and he has also passed the 50 per cent milestone on the way to his fundraising target.

The 34-year-old dad is aiming to lose four stone in three months and wants to raise at least £500 - so he is well on his way to achieving both goals.

Ark supporters win honours at A Place to be Proud of Awards

ARK Cancer Centre Charity supporters were among the winners at the 2020 A Place to be Proud of Awards.

The awards were held virtually for the first time in their 17-year history, with celebrations taking place from the living rooms of the nominees and winners instead of in the Haymarket theatre.

In all, nine awards were given out to people and organisations that have made a difference to the town and borough - and a further eight winners were recognised for their outstanding contribution to Basingstoke's COVID-19 response.

Cancer treatment centre is part of new hospital plan

A DEDICATED cancer treatment centre will become a reality as part of the Hampshire Together: Modernising our Hospitals and Health Services programme.

And the ambition is to go further – not only building a new centre, but placing it at the heart of an improved network of care across the area, giving people high-quality support whether they are being diagnosed, treated, or supported in the often lengthy process of physical and mental recovery.

Jon is shedding pounds to raise pounds for Ark

HE ADMITS that he's put on a bit of weight over the last few years - and now managing director Jon Mills is determined to shed the pounds to bring in the pounds for Ark.

Jon said: "I am 34 and founder and managing director of Black and White Chartered Certified Accountants, based at Herriard. When I'm not working hard to support our great clients, I am the proud dad to four wonderful boys.

Ark funding creates well-being centre at HHFT

IT'S a significant milestone on the journey to a new cancer treatment centre - Ark funding is creating a well-being centre for cancer patients and their loved ones at Basingstoke hospital.

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