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Shrewsbury Ark Building Safety Concerns

Ark Services to homeless and vulnerable people continue while building safety issues are addressed

Following concerns raised to Shropshire Council regarding the safety of The Shrewsbury Ark’s current premises, the Trustees of the charity have taken the precautionary measure to temporarily close the centre to clients. However, The Ark is more than a physical building and location; The Ark’s outreach team will continue to go out into the community to engage with rough sleepers and other vulnerable people who use the services to ensure they... read more
Marcus and Jenny Bean to be Patrons of the Ark

Marcus and Jenny Bean to be Patrons of the Ark

The Ark, is delighted Chef Marcus and Jenny Bean have accepted its invitation to be its patrons. The husband and wife team has been a keen supporter of the Ark for several years, with Marcus cooking Christmas dinner for clients and volunteers, and calling in from time to time to assist with meal preparations. “We were very honoured to be asked as patrons. As well as helping raise the profile of the charity by lending our name, we will be very... read more

Find Out More About Our Work - AGM March 27th, 2019

The Shrewsbury Christian Centre Association, which operates The Shrewsbury Ark, warmly invites its members and generous supporters in the community to attend it's Annual General Meeting on:  Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 7.00pm with refreshments for 7.15pm start The Gateway Chester Street Shrewsbury SY1 1NB This is a chance for anyone interested in our work to come along and find out more about what we do and our vision for the future of the... read more
Mike Lindsey - £3K donated to Shrewsbury Ark

A lasting legacy

A 50km ultra-marathon run in memory of Mike Lindsey, who was known locally and died suddenly on 21 November 2017, has led to a very generous £3000 donation to The Shrewsbury Ark. Last year Hungarian writer Eva Cserhati, who lives in Shrewsbury and was a friend of Mike’s, decided to run the South Wales ultra-marathon in his memory. Friends and family of Mike generously supported her fundraising endeavour and donations continued to pour in long... read more
Marcus Been Cooks Shrewsbury Ark's Christmas Dinner

We'd just like to say.... a huge thank you to all who supports us!

A huge thank you to the Shropshire community for its ongoing support; we were overwhelmed by the generosity of businesses and individuals alike who chose to support us either financially or practically over the Christmas period. Our thanks also go to Chef Marcus Bean and his team, and our many volunteers who gave our clients a delicious Christmas dinner; our clients really enjoyed tucking into a turkey roast with all the trimmings followed by... read more