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

Medical opinion From Alzheimer’s and diabetes to prosthetic limbs, local medical research projects have been chosen by Freemasons across the UK to receive grants of up to £100,000. Peter Watts finds out how the voting worked In 2015,…
£30,000 given to support those affected by Cumbria floods The Freemasons' Grand Charity has donated £25,000 to the Cumbria Flood Recovery Fund 2015. The emergency grant will support individuals and families who suffer financial hardship…
National children’s technology charity made 2015 Nominet 100 On the 9th December 2015, Nominet Trust, the UK’s leading tech-for-good funder, announced that children’s technology charity Lifelites has been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100…
Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of Masonic Charitable Foundation announced In his speech at today's Quarterly Communication of Grand Lodge, the Pro Grand Master Peter Lowndes confirmed the appointments of first Chief Executive and Chief…
RMBI home’s new sensory bathroom RMBI care home Prince Michael of Kent Court in Watford has unveiled a new sensory bathroom in its dementia support house. An integrated Bluetooth sound system enables music to be played…
Care trainer of the year Jane Baldwin, Learning and Development Officer at the RMBI, has received the Care Trainer Award at the 2015 Great British Care Awards, with Sandra Robson runner-up in the Putting People First…
Pioneering cancer research The Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF) has donated £47,500 to Yorkshire Cancer Research (YCR) following the Bradford Crocus Cancer Appeal, which enabled the University of Bradford’s Institute of Cancer Therapeutics (ICT) to purchase a proteomics mass…
Support when it’s needed Seven Provinces are to trial an initiative to support the work of lodge almoners. Created in partnership with Provinces, the central masonic charities’ Visiting Volunteer scheme also aims to smooth the…
A history of giving We trace the origins of the four masonic charities that have come together to form the new Masonic Charitable Foundation The four masonic charities have been integral to the Craft, providing crucial…
Sign of the times With support from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity, a new GCSE in British Sign Language could open up the education system for deaf young people, writes Glyn Brown Communication is a major…
Giving continuity Pro Grand Master Peter Lowndes explains how the new Masonic Charitable Foundation will offer support and services to those who need help In December 2014, I announced that the Grand Master’s Council and the Provincial Grand…
Recognised and valued Whether you’re among those providing vital help or receiving it, caring will touch nearly everyone’s lives. Aileen Scoular finds that Freemasonry has been united in its support of carers for 25 years Every day some 6,000…
Charity awarded £89,000 following poll of local Freemasons who nominated them to receive the grant Tenovus Cancer Care’s project is one of thirteen medical research studies the Masonic Samaritan Fund has supported this year as…
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