Young supporters go the extra mile for #TeamArthur

Over the spring and summer season we had a group of  very inspirational young supporters who recently took on their own challenges to raise over £3,800 for the Hospice. Triathlon Twelve-year old Jasper took part in a virtual Ironman Triathlon and completed it sooner than he hoped. Jasper raised £850 by running a marathon, completing … Continued

MND will not stop Lee from stepping up to a challenge

When Lee contacted Arthur Rank Hospice Charity at the end of March 2020 with a desire to fundraise for the Living Well Service, we had no idea of the enormous task that he wanted to achieve and why. Diagnosed with bulbar onset MND (Motor Neurone Disease) in December 2019, Lee is an avid fitness fanatic … Continued

Teacher shaves hair for Charity

Your hair is probably one of your most identifying features so to shave it all off can be counted amongst one of the bravest things to do but that is exactly what Stephanie O’Reilly, a teacher at St Faith’s School in Cambridge, has done. Stephanie has cut off  over 45cm of long brown curly hair … Continued

Captain Tom 100 Challenge completed

#CaptainTom100 Challenge was launched on Friday 30th April on what would have been the day of Captain Tom Moore’s 101st birthday.  Our supporters rose to the challenge to raise funds for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity in a weekend of activities that ended on bank holiday Monday, 3rd May. Emily and Isabel Parnell raised over £300 … Continued

Sponsors join Christmas Tree Recycling Scheme

The Christmas Tree Recycling Scheme features heavily as one of Arthur Rank Hospice Charity’s biggest fundraisers of the year. In 2020 our large team of volunteers and staff swooped the Cambridge area and collected over 2400 trees whilst raising over £36,000.  This year will prove to be no exception despite the pandemic and we are … Continued

Virgin Money London Marathon Your Way!

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual one-day fundraising event on the planet. In 2019 the marathon raised £66.4 million for charity, setting a new Guinness World Record for an annual one-day charity fundraiser. This brought the total raised for charity since 1981 to more than £1 billion! Covid 19 has meant it … Continued

Virtual Quiz comes to a close

The end of an era drew to a close last night when Arthur Rank Hospice Charity held its last virtual quiz.  This quiz, which ran on a fully automated system, had been running since the beginning of April when the country went into lockdown. With the pandemic taking hold and the country going into lockdown, … Continued

Virtual Summer Fete a success!

It is unfortunate that COVID-19 has put a stop to many of our fundraising activities but our Community Fundraisers were not going to let a pandemic get in the way of all the fun of the fete. Our supporters love to get involved in this annual event so it was a shame when we realised … Continued