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

Every year the air ambulance services in England and Wales save thousands of lives by providing rapid medical care in emergencies Since 2007, Freemasons have donated more than £1.5 million in support, including this year’s…
Freemasons support novel infection prevention research for patients with liver failure With more than 50% of patients suffering from liver failure dying prematurely from typically non-life-threatening infections, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has donated £15,000 to…
Based in Warwickshire, the Riding for the Disabled Foundation (RDA) provides life-changing therapies to around 28,000 disabled children and adults every year - but without more trained volunteers to help, this vital service is under…
Middlesex based charity Aspire has received £35,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity to upgrade their Assistive Technology Centres across the UK Aspire uses their Assistive Technology Centres to support the rehabilitation of spinal injury patients.…
In safe hands The first year of a research project exploring the reasons behind stillbirths is being funded by The Freemasons’ Grand Charity and the Masonic Samaritan Fund. Sophie Radice finds out more about this pioneering work  …
Back to life When illness or financial problems strike, pride can inhibit some masons from asking for support. Tabby Kinder finds out how Freemasonry Cares is ensuring masons and their dependants are helped quickly, simply…
Caring for the hidden wounded Tom Stimpson MBE spoke at The Freemasons’ Grand Charity’s General Meeting about the help he has received in overcoming the psychological effects of warfare Highlights at the Grand Charity’s General Meeting held…
Funds for veterans As part of the Freemasons’ continuing support for British ex-service personnel, the Grand Charity donated £50,000 to Blind Veterans UK (formerly St Dunstan’s). To date, the total donated to the charity is £101,000.…
Looking to the future The Masonic Samaritan Fund is supporting treatment and research into curing complex medical conditions The majority of the MSF’s grant-making is to cover the associated costs of a diagnosed health or care…
Favourite pastimes After a life of structure and relationships forged through work, many men feel an absence in their lives once they retire. The RMBI therefore supports residents with a range of activities to fill…
Making an impact The RMTGB has given a grant to Helping Hands, which coordinates local volunteers to improve the quality of life for sick children As part of its Stepping Stones scheme, the RMTGB awarded a…
Hertfordshire launches appeal The Province of Hertfordshire has launched its 2019 Festival Appeal for the RMTGB at a series of dedicated events. The five-year appeal will see the Province’s five thousand six hundred Freemasons aim…
Scouting success Links between Scouting and Freemasonry took another step forward when both the Kindred Lodges Association (KLA) and The Freemasons’ Grand Charity ran a stand at The Scout Association’s Reunion. The annual event at…
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