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

The silver shortlist To mark the 25th anniversary of the Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF), the trustees are making available £1 million in support of medical and care research projects The MSF is planning to award…
Apprenticeship recognition An RMBI care home in Ecclesholme has received an award for its ongoing work to support students in the local community Each year for the past five years, the RMBI’s Ecclesholme care home in…
Easy as pie From classic steak and kidney to apple and blackberry, a pie is a symbol of British comfort food at its best. As the nation celebrated British Pie Week in March, RMBI care…
Skye pushes the limits with a smile Skye, the granddaughter of a Freemason, is 14 years old. She has Turner syndrome, a condition that affects growth and development, as well as mild autism and global development delay,…
In appreciation… The RMTGB has received the following letter from Graham, a Freemason from Surrey. The Trust has provided support for him and his family since January 2014: ‘I was made redundant in 2012, and…
Middlesex 2020 Festival launch In March, the Province of Middlesex launched the 2020 Festival Appeal for the RMTGB. Alastair Mason, Pro Provincial Grand Master for Middlesex, said, ‘What better cause can there be than to…
Vanuatu disaster relief  The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has donated £20,000 in emergency aid via the British Red Cross following the severe tropical cyclone that hit Vanuatu in the South Pacific in March. The donation helped to…
Kick-off to tackle Middlesbrough youth  unemployment This year Street League, whose mission is to change lives through football, has been awarded £25,000 by the Grand Charity to deliver three football and employability programmes over one…
Charity focuses on the financial impact of cancer Breast cancer support charity The Haven has received £30,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity. The donation will help to maintain and expand its welfare, benefits and money…
In November 2013, the Philippines was struck by Typhoon Haiyan, the most severe storm ever to hit land. It caused widespread destruction, killing over 6,000 people and affecting a further 14 million people. Hundreds of…
£33k raised for Nepal Earthquake Appeal so far In response to members of the Craft and the extent of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal, the Council of The Freemasons’ Grand Charity opened a…
The Provincial Grand Lodge meeting in May provided a fitting occasion to celebrate the finale of the West Kent 2015 Festival in aid of the Masonic Samaritan Fund In front of a packed Grand Temple…
In response to members of the Craft and the extent of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal, the Council of The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has opened a dedicated Relief Chest (E0129D) This centrally…
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