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

Masonic Charitable Foundation – A new charity for Freemasons, for families, for everyone The Pro Grand Master, Peter Lowndes has announced that a new charity called the Masonic Charitable Foundation is to be established, bringing together…
Quarterly Communication 9 September 2015 At today’s Quarterly Communication of Grand Lodge the Pro Grand Master, MW Bro Peter Lowndes, has spoken of the consolidation of the charities and announced that the new charity, subject…
Annual General Meeting of The Freemasons' Grand Charity 9 September 2015 The following individual non-masonic grants were approved: Medical research a. £45,000 to Cure Parkinson’s Trust to fund research into targeting new treatmentb. £50,000 to…
Sharing the experience Shine, a national charity that supports people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, has received £35,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity. The grant will fund a development coordinator to manage the Shine40Plus network, which helps people aged 40…
More than £1m for West Wales The Province of West Wales has raised £1,079,614 in its Festival for the Grand Charity, which was announced at an event in Llanelli attended by Pro Grand Master Peter…
Father inspires marathon effort in Paris A Freemason’s son was inspired to take on the 26-mile Paris Marathon by his father’s dedication to supporting the Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF). Elliot Mason’s father, Robert, is a…
Jayson on a roll for world record A drummer beat the world record for the longest single drum roll – but ended up in hospital as a result. Jayson Brinkler started the roll at 3am and…
Sheffield’s family focus The RMTGB’s Stepping Stones scheme has awarded grants totalling more than £260,000 to 12 charities, including Home-Start Sheffield, a regional branch of a national network of family support charities. Home-Start’s 110 volunteers…
Festival target smashed by £1m West Kent’s Festival for the Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF) has exceeded its target by more than £1 million, with the grand total of £3,253,148 announced in the presence of Deputy…
Annual General Meeting The RMTGB’s Annual General Meeting will be held at 11.30am on Monday, 5 October 2015 at the Novotel hotel, Southampton. To register to attend or to submit a postal vote on the proposals to…
New heights for Lifelites From lunching with friends to abseiling down the UK’s tallest sculpture, Freemasons and their families across the country are supporting Lifelites in a variety of ordinary and extraordinary ways.   In May,…
Now Jake’s ready for his close-up One trauma is more than enough for any child to deal with, but before Jake turned 16 he had experienced his parents’ divorce as well as his mother’s battles…
New perspectives on training A pioneering technique in the way carers are trained has been revealed to journalists during a special session at RMBI care home Prince Michael of Kent Court in Watford On 18 June,…
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