Celebrating 300 years
Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry Cares

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

Isle of Man Hospice Aid

Sunday, 01 May 2011
In January the Grand Charity donated £3,400 to Hospice Isle of Man. This was in addition to sums donated by local Freemasons. The money has been used to purchase a pressure-relieving mattress to complement the…
TalentAid, a scheme launched by the RMTGB to support the ambitions of talented young people, celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. The scheme was established in 2001 in response to a growing awareness that some…
It was Stuart's many years in the Petitions Department which allowed him to witness the modernisation of the RMTGB For most of the RMTGB’s 220-year history, its work has focussed directly on providing an education…

Lending a helping hand

Sunday, 01 May 2011
Matthew Scanlan reports on a pilot scheme The comedian Bob Hope once quipped, ‘If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.’ And as every Freemason knows, Freemasonry…
The Gold Standard Framework supports and works in tandem with RMBI’s ethos on end-of-life care. James Terry Court in Croydon has recently received a national award recognising their Gold Standard end-of-life care. The Gold Standard…
In recent months the Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF) has seen an increase in demand for support with the cost of respite care. As local authorities across England and Wales are forced to reduce their budgets,…
A massive earthquake struck Japan in March, triggering a tsunami that swept across the east coast, leaving a trail of destruction. Thousands of people have already died and thousands more are missing or injured. The…
This year, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity is celebrating 30 years of grant-making. The Grand Charity took over the responsibilities of the Board of Benevolence in April 1980 and has since helped over 40,000 Freemasons and…
Growing up in poverty can reduce a child’s educational attainment and be harmful to their health. Stepping Stones, a new scheme launched by the RMTGB, provides grants to other registered charities seeking to alleviate poverty…
Lifelites, the national charity dedicated to providing fun and educational technology for life-limited children, is now able to assist 40 children’s hospices thanks in no small part to the continued support of Freemasons. Donations have…
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