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

Fiji aid for water-starved schools Following destructive hurricanes and severe flooding in Fiji in recent years, local brethren have assisted schools facing water shortages in remote areas of both the main and outer islands. Many schools have…
Blind veterans receive support Blind Veterans UK, formerly known as St Dunstan’s, has received £50,000 from the Grand Charity to fund the development of a new state-of-the-art bedroom at its Brighton centre.  When completed, the new…
Pioneering brain repair Research at Cambridge University’s Clinical Neurosciences Department into multiple sclerosis (MS) was celebrated at a special charity evening held in Cambridge. Representatives from 25 local charities were invited to a supper at…
Grand Charity support for young adults with autism Prior’s Court at Hermitage near Newbury in Berkshire has officially opened The Freemasons’ Room to mark a £100,000 donation from the Grand Charity towards supporting young adults with…
Triple boost for air ambulance The Provincial Grand Masters for Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire collectively presented a combined donation of £12,000 to Midlands Air Ambulance from the Grand Charity. Air ambulances, without either government or National Lottery funding,…
Veterans bridge the generation gap War veterans paid a visit to a Chislehurst primary school this month to remember World War I and talk about its history. Elderly residents from the local area joined residents…
Research funded by the Masonic Samaritan Fund has successfully developed a blood test that could predict whether someone with early memory problems will develop Alzheimer’s within a year The MSF awarded £181,723 to Alzheimer’s Research UK in 2011…
The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has just approved its first grants of 2014 totalling £842,500 Ranging from £10,000 to £100,000 each, they support nineteen significant causes across the UK. Charities to receive funding include: Blond McIndoe Research…
Annual General Meeting of The Freemasons' Grand Charity  11 June 2014 An address by the President of the Grand Charity, Richard Hone, QC, and the Chief Executive, Laura Chapman President (Richard Hone, QC): Deputy Grand President…
The Freemasons’ Grand Charity is giving 17 charities a total of £57,500 as part of its Minor Grants Programme. Grants range from £2,000 to £5,000 and are given to support a wide range of causes…
Appealing to the senses A blossoming sensory garden initiative by the RMBI is helping to both lift the spirits of care home residents and connect with their past, as Sarah Holmes discovers While gardens are a source of…
Technology  boost for  the blind Henshaws Society for Blind People has received a £50,000 grant from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity to support its assistive technology programme across its college and centres in Manchester, Merseyside, Harrogate, Knaresborough…
RMTGB honours founder Ruspini On 5 March, the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys (RMTGB) held a church service to dedicate a memorial tablet in honour of its founder, Chevalier Bartholomew Ruspini, at his burial…
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