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

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…
Nice footwork in Derbyshire Derbyshire masons from Morcar Lodge, No. 8458, which meets at Alfreton, and the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys have helped a young woman achieve her ambition in the dancing…
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…
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