Arthur Rank Hospice supports people in Cambridgeshire living with a life-limiting illness and those who need end-of-life care. Our services are provided free of charge to patients and their families. Our aim is to provide the highest quality care, helping them to make every moment count.

We care for people at the Hospice in Cambridge, the day treatment centre in Wisbech and in patient’s own homes through the Arthur Rank Community team. The support provided by our inpatient unit, day therapy services and Hospice at Home is practical, holistic and tailored to the individual. Programmes may include psychological support, physiotherapy, complementary therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitative support, counselling, bereavement and spiritual support.

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity needs to secure £7.45 million every year to deliver our services free of charge to patients and their loved ones. About half of this currently comes from statutory sources with further funds raised through our Bistro, education services, conference facility and hairdressing salon. The remainder is raised thanks to the wider local community who are motivated to ensure that work of the hospice continues: amongst other things they donate to our shops, take part in our events, take on personal challenges, hold their own fundraisers or leave gift in their Will. We are constantly looking for new opportunities to sustain funds, so we can keep providing and developing our vital services long into the future.

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Wednesday 21 November 2018 at 2:52pm

Bridge the Gap Charity Walk smashes £500,000 milestone for Arthur Rank Hospice and Romsey Mill Charities

Neil Thompson, Fundraising and Communications Manager of Romsey Mill and Dr Lynn Morgan, CEO of Arthur Rank Hospice were each presented with a cheque for £15,963.47 by Stephen Mitcham, CEO from The Cambridge Building Society, at the evening celebrating Bridge the Gap. Sponsors, volunteers and supporters gathered alongside the Bridge the Gap Committee, on Tuesday 13 November at The Cambridge Building Society’s Central Cambridge store.

Bridge the Gap – the annual charity walk around Cambridge, its Colleges and their gardens – was being celebrated in the evening of Tuesday 13 November. £31,926.94 was presented to the benefitting charities, Romsey Mill and Arthur Rank Hospice; taking the impressive grand total raised since 2001, to nearly £505,000! The funds raised by this year’s walkers in what was the event’s seventeenth year, will be split evenly between two charities. To mark the occasion, The Cambridge Building Society opened the doors of its Central Cambridge store to more than forty guests, who gathered to reminisce about the highlights of …