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

Stronger than any disaster It has been more than a year since one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded tore across the Philippines. Peter Watts reports on how Freemasons came together to help to…
Great expectations A unique masonic building in central London is enabling young people to take advantage of learning, training and work opportunities in the capital. Tabby Kinder steps inside Ruspini House Hidden between the brick façades of central London’s…
A sense of loyalty Secretary of the Grand Charity Richard Camm-Jones has spent forty-seven years working in Freemasons’ Hall, walking its corridors and discovering its grand rooms. He reflects on the people and places that have shaped…
East Kent goes the extra mile After five years of dedicated fundraising, the Provincial Grand Lodge of East Kent celebrated the close of its 2014 Festival for The Freemasons’ Grand Charity East Kent announced that more than £3.65 million had…
Learning to explore Powered wheelchairs are enabling young children with mobility-restrictive conditions to explore and learn Children under the age of five with conditions that restrict mobility, such as cerebral palsy or spinal muscular atrophy,…
Derbyshire’s festival finale Freemasons and their families in Derbyshire have made a £2.4 million donation to the MSF after a six-year fundraising appeal More than eight hundred Derbyshire Freemasons and guests gathered at the magnificent Devonshire…
Recipes and Reminiscences The RMBI’s Recipes and Reminiscences cookbook is the perfect way to bond with loved ones during the festive season Created from recipes contributed by the residents and staff of RMBI care homes, Recipes…
Connecting with cafe culture A pioneering initiative by the RMBI is showing how reminiscence can play an integral part in dementia care Previously underused space at Prince Michael of Kent Court in Watford has been developed…
Greg plays an ace Encouragement and support from the RMTGB helped Greg Boxer to pursue his tennis ambitions In 2002 Greg Boxer, then thirteen years old, was a young, talented tennis player whose exceptional abilities secured…
More than a video game GamesAid support for Lifelites will push boundaries when it comes to providing technology in children’s hospices Lifelites has been chosen to receive an award of £62,571 from GamesAid, a video games…
The four central masonic charities are running a survey to gather input on the non-masonic charities Freemasons and their families would like to see supported, and are keen to hear from as many members of the masonic community…
Specialist care for Parkinson’s People living with Parkinson’s in East Lancashire now have access to a specialist nurse thanks to a £90,000 donation from the Grand Charity. Parkinson’s can make simple, everyday activities difficult for the 127,000 people…
On their bikes at Connaught Court Connaught Court, the RMBI home at York, has teamed up with Get Cycling to take residents with dementia on weekly companion cycle rides, part funded by the locally based…
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