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

A new record in relieving poverty In 2012, the RMTGB accepted the highest number of new applications for support in its long history, with grants being approved for four hundred and sixteen additional children and…
All of the young people supported by the RMTGB have experienced tragedy and hardship. Rosanna is just one of them and tells her story here. ‘History is my true love. It completely captivates me and…
Charity Commission Charities: THE BOYS' SPECIAL FUND (285836-2) and THE GIRLS’ SPECIAL FUND (285836-3) The Commission proposes to make a Scheme (a legal document) for these charities. The Scheme will merge the charities with THE…
Wiltshire Freemasons presented a cheque for £30,000 to a south Wiltshire based charity to expand a service trialled locally to help families affected by substance abuse. East Knoyle and Cloud's House is home to local charity Action on…
Somerset and Dorset Freemasons have each presented the local Air Ambulance with a grant of £4,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity, part of the total of over £1 million donated by the charity since 2007,…
SkillForce makes a difference A team of students from Fareham worked tirelessly as part of the SkillForce 24 Hours to Make a Difference challenge, with the task of refurbishing North West Fareham Community Centre in…
Helping women in Bombay During a recent visit to the District of Bombay, Richard Douglas, Masonic Samaritan Fund Chief Executive, saw clear evidence that Freemasonry does care. Richard witnessed an example of the help provided…
Patrick Dunachie, a student at Hereford Cathedral School, has benefitted from a Chorister Scholarship from the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys since the age of seven, and now has a place to read…
Grand Charity goes outward bound The Outward Bound Trust has received a grant of £30,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity which, since 1985, has donated over £250,000 in total. The grant helps fund bursaries that…
Putting the pieces back together A new way of treating dementia recommends that you concentrate on creating the best possible quality of life for people. Andrew Gimson finds out how RMBI homes are pioneering groundbreaking…
Raising the bar in Cambridgeshire The twenty-seventh annual Festival for The Freemasons’ Grand Charity was held in September at Queens’ College, Cambridge, under the presidency of Rodney Wolverson, Provincial Grand Master of Cambridgeshire. Pro Grand…
Thanks to Roger Freeman Retiring this month, Roger Freeman is returning home to Cornwall after five years managing the Masonic Relief Grants team at the Grand Charity office in Freemasons’ Hall, London. Roger has been…
How the Masonic Samaritan Fund is giving a new lease of life to a Leicester couple... Sue Jacobs suffers from lymphedema and spinal stenosis, which causes persistent agonising pain and weakness in her lower back. She…
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