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Ten years on ARK raises another $28 million


Absolute Return for Kids (ARK), founded in 2002 by hedge fund and funds of funds leaders to improve the life chances of children, raised $28 million at its 10th annual gala event, held in the gardens of Kensington Palace in London on 9th June

The event, which was attended by Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and more than 1,000 guests, has now raised more than $250 million over the past decade to transform the lives of 200,000 children from Eastern Europe to Southern Africa, India and the UK.

Ian Wace, co-founder of Marshall Wace