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

Brilliant Byard Art Charity Raffle

We are delighted to share the news from Byard Art, a local Art Gallery, who are holding a Charity Raffle to raise funds for the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity. The wonderful team at Byard Art approached us and were keen to do something to help following the Coronavirus pandemic. In these adverse circumstances, those at Byard … Continued

Zumba group

Zumba dancers in Doddington came together on Saturday 1st February to raise money for worthy causes. In its third year now, dedicated dancers joined forces and took part in a Zumbathon event in Doddington by challenging themselves to dance for a staggering 8 hours! Each year, every dancer raises money for their own individual charity and … Continued

Charity of the Year support from Gog Magog Golf Club

We are thrilled to announce that Arthur Rank Hospice are the chosen charity for 2020, by the Gog Magog’s Lady Captain! Each year, both the Lady and Men’s captain select their own charity to support throughout their year of captaincy. This support comes in many different forms, so do keep your eyes peeled for any … Continued

Ely Fireworks fundraising

Last week, two representatives came for a cheque presentation at the Hospice. They presented a fabulous cheque for £500 to our charity, specifically to go towards our Hospice at Home ‘Help Us Be There’ campaign. The money was raised because they organised a fantastic Fireworks Display, with fairground rides and food and drink stalls. Their … Continued

Scott House students

For another year, the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity were the lucky chosen charity by students from Scott House at Ely College! As part of the college’s successful PLEDGES project, an Awards system that offers student’s opportunities to enhance their learning and development, Ely College held a fundraising day on Thursday 19th December to raise money … Continued

Time for Tea raises £4,459 in 2019!

Our amazing supporters, who held a Time for Tea event in 2019, raised and incredible £4,459 for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity! Community Fundraiser, Bethany Brown commented: “Thank you so much to all of our supporters who held a Time for Tea event in 2019. The vital funds that were raised help to provide care and support … Continued