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

Would you like to have your say about which causes, charities and research the Central Masonic Charities should support using your generous donations? Simply visit www.masoniccharities.org.uk/survey to complete a survey which will help shape the…
Freemasons and their families in Derbyshire have made a donation of over £2.4 million to the Masonic Samaritan Fund The Province of Derbyshire raised this magnificent figure following their six year Festival Appeal Over 800…
Quarterly Communication 10 September 2014 A talk by Mike Woodcock, President of the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys, and Chairman of Lifelites Trustees, and Simone Enefer-Doy, Chief Executive of Lifelites Mike Woodcock: MW Pro Grand Master,…
Lifting the worry Each year, the Masonic Samaritan Fund and individual lodges contribute to prostate cancer research. The moving story of Freemason Ian Mcilquham and his family shows why this support is so vital, writes Andrew Gimson In…
Side by side Around three hundred and fifty Freemasons volunteer regularly at RMBI care homes across England and Wales. Tabby Kinder meets the people who help residents combat loneliness, remain active and retain a sense…
Cure and care By funding groundbreaking medical research and supporting the care and treatment of cancer sufferers, Freemasons make a real contribution towards fighting the disease Every two minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed…
A break from the routine The MSF recognises how important it is for full-time carers to make time for themselves, both for the sake of their own health and to give them the energy to…
One thousand  cups of tea RMBI care homes across England and Wales welcomed the public for vintage-style tea parties during National Care Homes Open Day Now in its second year, National Care Homes Open Day aims…
Hands-on help  in the garden Every child loves to play outdoors, particularly during the summer. However, for seven-year-old William, who suffers from autism and asthma, this simple pleasure hasn’t always been possible William also shows violent…
Grand Master, HRH The Duke of Kent, visited the Royal Hospital Chelsea to open a newly refurbished berth funded by a £50,000 donation from the Grand Charity made in 2009 This grant was approved by the…
The RMBI's origins on stage Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire Province’s demonstration team has produced a play that portrays how the RMBI came to be. The wrangling between the Grand Master, The Duke of Sussex (who had decided on…
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…
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