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The Longest Day will be Ark Day!

It's a fundraising campaign that people in Basingstoke and Deane are at the heart of – and now Ark Cancer Centre Charity is launching a special 24-hour event where everyone in the borough can make a big difference in a small way.

Friday, June 21, 2019 will be Ark Day – a day when everyone in the town and borough can play a part by supporting the charity that is raising £5million to help fund the much-needed NHS cancer treatment centre at Basingstoke hospital.

50:50 Club January 2019 Prizewinners

Welcome to 2019!  The first group of Prizewinners for this year are as follows:

 

1st Prize -    Andrew Finney

2nd Prize  - Louise Funnell

3rd Prize -  Christine Keith

 

The 50:50 club is a fun way to support our charity and also have a chance to win a prize. Its very easy to play. 

The 50/50  Club  odds of winning are different with every draw, so the prize amount depends on how many people are playing and the size of the prize pool. The more numbers you buy for a draw(£5 per number), the more chances you have to win!

Super support from Bison and Zizzi

It was another very n-ice result for Ark Cancer Centre Charity as generous fans of the Trane-sponsored

Champion Group are true Ark champions!

The award-winning team from a well-known Basingstoke company certainly lived up to their name as they raised a record-breaking five-figure sum for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

The staff at Champion Group were delighted to donate £10,733.28 to Ark after taking part in various events and activities during 2018.

A charity golf day, fundraising bike ride, and cake bakes were just some of the ways that the members of the construction industry company pulled in the pounds over the 12 months.

Wrestler Rob's tribute to dad will help Ark

He's been a king of the ring for a decade – and now Basingstoke professional wrestler Rob Holte is marking his milestone year with a fundraising drive that will be a tribute to his late dad and make a difference to Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Rob’s dad Keith was 61 when he died in June 2015. Keith, who lived in Basingstoke, had been treated for Non-Hodgkin lymphoma for several years, and often had to travel to Southampton for radiotherapy treatment as this was not available locally.

Bison and Zizzi team up for Ark charity night

Trane-sponsored Basingstoke Bison and Zizzi are teaming up for a second charity evening that will deliver a boost to Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s £5million fundraising appeal.

Long-time Bison sponsors Zizzi are opening their doors to Bison fans on Wednesday, January 23 for a special event which will see some of the Herd become waiters for the evening.

The latest  event follows the success of a first charity event of the 2018-19 season which resulted in more than £300 being raised for the good cause.

Arkriders gear up for 2019 challenge

They are at the heart of the community campaign to raise £5million for a new NHS cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke – and now the Arkriders are gearing up for their 2019 fundraising feat.

Ark Cancer Centre Charity has raised more than £2m as it continues its appeal to help fund the new centre which will provide care and support for cancer patients and their loved ones throughout the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) area.

Out with the old, in with the new

HELLO 2019 – and Ark Cancer Centre Charity is hoping that supporters will carry the spirit of out with the old, in with the new into this last year of the decade to help the £5million fundraising campaign reach another milestone.

Ark is urging local people to make a resolution to recycle unwanted clothes and shoes in January in one of the charity's many branded recycling banks that are dotted in and around the Basingstoke area.

50:50 Club December 2018 Prizewinners

The last draw of 2018 - Our December Prizewinners are as below:-

 

1st Prize -  Julian Sheffield

2nd Prize - David Gray

3rd Prize - Katherine Baker

 

Thank you to everyone who has become a member of the 50:50 Club this year.  Making regular donations to the Charity is a great way of supporting us and also having the added bonus of the chance you may win a prize each month.

Check back next month to find out who has won. (All winners will be notified by post).

Thanks for your support in 2018

2018 is the year that Ark Cancer Centre Charity passed the £2million milestone on the journey towards the £5m goal.

The public backing for Ark’s £5m appeal that will help to fund the much-needed NHS cancer treatment centre at Basingstoke hospital continues to be awesome and humbling – and it’s your great support that has enabled the charity to reach this significant fundraising staging post in 2018.

Plans to locate the new cancer treatment centre on the Basingstoke hospital site are moving forward, and 2019 will hopefully be a year of significant progress on this front. 

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