The international children's charity, Absolute Return for
Kids (ARK), raised $20.5 million last night at its ninth annual
gala fund raising dinner, held at Waterloo International
station in London. The evening was attended by more than 800
guests and addressed by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of
the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
ARK, which was founded in 2002, is an international charity
whose purpose is to transform children's lives. Taking a