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Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry Cares

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

Our first donor While the Masonic Charitable Foundation officially launched on 1 April 2016, it was in late 2015 that the first donation was received, when John Grimwood sent a £5 text donation upon receipt of…
Common culture The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s CEO David Innes explains how the charity aims to create a single organisation with a shared vision After many years of careful planning, it was exciting when on 1…
In the picture Over the past six months, a series of short videos has been released to promote the work of the MCF. The final video was released on 1 April to coincide with the operational…
Voice of an angel 14-year-old Jasmine Elcock, the daughter of a London Freemason, received a standing ovation from the Britain’s Got Talent judges on Thursday night with her rendition of Wings by Birdy after expressing…
Making a visible difference As the four main masonic charities combine to form the Masonic Charitable Foundation, we have published four new infographics to celebrate their work. They give a quick historical overview of each…
Pioneering technology Lifelites is pleased to announce that they have been shortlisted in the Digital Leaders 100 Awards 2016 in the category Charity Digital Leader of the Year. 500 projects have been nominated and Lifelites…
Festive appeals total tops £8m The closing months of 2015 saw the conclusion of two successful Festival Appeals from Bedfordshire and East Lancashire Freemasons. Both Provinces held special events to celebrate raising more than £1.5…
Fly high for charity The end of 2015 saw some fantastic and exhilarating fundraising efforts by members of the masonic community The Rev David Bowen, Provincial Grand Master of Herefordshire, and Kevin Lyons, Past Master…
Stronger voice Chief Executive of the Masonic Charitable Foundation David Innes explains how he intends to use the leadership and operational expertise he gained in the military to take the new charity forward What did you do…
On medical grounds Freemasonry is helping to fund pioneering work into lung cancer and leukaemia treatments. Aileen Scoular found out more at the UCL Cancer Institute Research Trust When 18-year-old Gareth King was diagnosed with…

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