The Official Journal of the United Grand Lodge of England
Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry cares for individuals and charities through a wide range of help and support given by Masonic Charities

Rock and a hard place A gruelling European cycle challenge is being organised by local Freemasons for the Buckinghamshire Masonic Benevolent Fund (BMBF) alongside non-masons riding for other charities. Rock Ride 2 will see the cyclists…
Good causes in pyjamas Pupils at The Royal Masonic School for Girls, at Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire, have raised hundreds of pounds for BBC Children in Need and for the typhoon victims in the Philippines.  Year Four pupils…
Eye-catching technology State-of-the-art technology that works by tracking its user’s eye movement has been donated to Tŷ Hafan children’s hospice by award-winning charity Lifelites. The Eye Gaze technology, unveiled at the hospice in south Wales, means that…
As flooding continues to affect many areas of England and Wales causing widespread damage and disruption to many communities, the President of the Freemasons’ Grand Charity, Richard Hone QC has approved a £20,000 emergency grant…
More than a shelter While the number of homeless young people in the UK is on the rise, their predicament remains a hidden problem. A grant from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity is helping to give young…
Open sesame We live in a technology-driven society that takes instant access and interaction with the rest of the world for granted. Tabby Kinder finds out how the RMBI is helping the older generation cross the…
Dr Shamima Rahman is pioneering a new means of diagnosis that is opening up astonishing prospects in understanding a devastating hereditary condition. Andrew Gimson finds out how the Masonic Samaritan Fund became involved Aged just thirty-nine, Jason…
The Grand Master, HRH The Duke of Kent, has opened the RMBI’s fully refurbished, state-of-the-art care home at James Terry Court in Croydon Also at the ceremony were the Mayor, Cllr Yvette Hopley, residents of…
Regency celebrations honour Ruspini: The Royal Masonic School for Girls held a Regency day in honour of Chevalier Ruspini, the founder of the school and the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys (RMTGB) The organisations…
Help for bereaved children: Winston’s Wish, a leading childhood bereavement charity, has received a grant of £25,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity The grant will assist the national suicide programme, which provides specialist support for children and families…
Cornwall digs deep for Samaritan Fun There has been a magnificent effort by the Province of Cornwall in raising £1,876,879 in its Festival on behalf of the Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF). Provincial Grand Master Peter George commented,…
Fun and games at Cadogan Court Elderly masons and their dependants residing at RMBI care home Cadogan Court in Exeter were joined by Exeter University staff for a 1950s themed fun day. Every year, the…
Staffordshire support: In challenging conditions, Staffordshire masons have raised £1,675,000 for The Freemasons’ Grand Charity Staffordshire’s five-year Festival culminated in a dinner held at Keele University in September, during which Dr Alexander Stewart, Provincial Grand Master,…
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