Prostate Cancer Charity
In 2010, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and had proton radiation therapy in Japan. The cancer was successfully treated and he is now an ambassador for Prostate Cancer UK (formerly known as The Prostate Cancer Charity), building awareness for the early detection and treatment of cancers.
NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
Ken did 2 Chinese New Year banquets with Cherie Blair (one of their patrons) to do fundraising for them – each raised over £30,000
Ken hosted a fund raiser with Cherie Blair, another children’s charity for which Cherie is a patron
Ken hosted a fund raiser with Cherie Blair of which she is a patron, we did a fund raiser for Chinese New Year in Liverpool (a charity to help families of drug addicts and other unfortunate addicts)
ROC (Research into Ovarian Cancer)
Ken hosted a fund raiser for this at Imperial City.
Action Against Hunger
Ken hosted a Chinese New Year Dinner benefit for the victims of the Tsunami disaster which raised over £33,000 net for the evening – Jan 2005. Another charity benefit for Action Against Hunger raised over £20,000 in May 2006.
Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow
Ken was asked to do this in Chinese New Year and hosted an evening at a big centre in Glasgow Jersey Hospice – Ken hosted two fund raisers in consecutive Chinese New Year dinners in Jersey.
Launch Dinner for Alex Ferguson’s private charity – The Elizabeth Hardie Ferguson Charitable Trust. Raised funds for the Trust over the years through many other events…
These are the main bigger ones. Ken has hosted for many smaller charities such as the Islington Chinese Association, The Newcastle Chinese Association, etc. and makes small donations of his books, etc. to countless of other charities and events. Ken has also recorded a message and done PR to help raise awareness for the Environmental Justice Foundation which is exposing the exploitation of workers in the tiger prawn industry in Bangladesh and other eastern prawn farms as well recording for blind children.