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Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry cares for individuals and charities through a wide range of help and support given by Masonic Charities

Backing for Somerset hospice Weston Hospicecare has received a £2,464 donation from the Grand Charity. The cheque was presented to John Bailey, the hospice’s director of patient services, by Somerset Freemasons Ian, Terry and Derek Porter.…
Grants for flood-hit regions The Freemasons’ Grand Charity donated £25,000 to the Cumbria Flood Recovery Appeal 2015 on direction from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Cumberland and Westmorland. The grant will support those who suffered financial…
Highest French honour Two Freemasons, Ray Worrall, a resident at RMBI care home Connaught Court in York, and Bill Doherty from Northumberland, have both been awarded the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur – the highest decoration in France – by the French…
Completely at home Last year, 96 per cent of residents said they were happy living in an RMBI care home – a statistic echoed by 93 per cent of relatives.  At the RMBI, care is provided for older…
Supporting young people Stepping Stones was launched in 2010 by the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys to help support young people in their communities. Over the past five years, grants totalling more than £1.3 million…
Launching in 2016 In January, the Province of Durham launched its 2021 Festival Appeal for the RMTGB at the Sage Gateshead.  Provincial Grand Master Eric Heaviside said: ‘We come across many distressing cases of children who need our help.…
Welsh vote for Tenovus The Masonic Samaritan Fund has donated £89,000 to Wales’ leading cancer charity, Tenovus Cancer Care, which will use the donation to help fund a groundbreaking new research project. Clare Gallie, director of income…
Blood test for Alzheimer’s Oxfordshire Freemasons have presented a Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF) grant of £100,000 to Alzheimer’s Research UK to help them fund research into new dementia diagnosis tools. The expert research team, led by…
Silver Jubilee for medical research The Masonic Samaritan Fund has marked its 25th anniversary by donating a combined £1.125 million to 13 medical research charities Freemasons across England and Wales nominated the worthy recipients of the MSF Silver…
Dame Esther Rantzen in Lifelites video The national children’s technology charity Lifelites has launched a fundraising video campaign featuring its latest patron, television presenter and broadcaster Dame Esther Rantzen.   Last year Lifelites was a 2015…
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