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

Research funded by the Masonic Samaritan Fund has successfully developed a blood test that could predict whether someone with early memory problems will develop Alzheimer’s within a year The MSF awarded £181,723 to Alzheimer’s Research UK in 2011…
The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has just approved its first grants of 2014 totalling £842,500 Ranging from £10,000 to £100,000 each, they support nineteen significant causes across the UK. Charities to receive funding include: Blond McIndoe Research…
Annual General Meeting of The Freemasons' Grand Charity  11 June 2014 An address by the President of the Grand Charity, Richard Hone, QC, and the Chief Executive, Laura Chapman President (Richard Hone, QC): Deputy Grand President…
The Freemasons’ Grand Charity is giving 17 charities a total of £57,500 as part of its Minor Grants Programme. Grants range from £2,000 to £5,000 and are given to support a wide range of causes…
Appealing to the senses A blossoming sensory garden initiative by the RMBI is helping to both lift the spirits of care home residents and connect with their past, as Sarah Holmes discovers While gardens are a source of…
In response to an urgent appeal launched by the British Red Cross, the President of The Freemasons' Grand Charity, Richard Hone QC has today approved a £30,000 emergency grant in support of their flood relief…
Every year the air ambulance services in England and Wales save thousands of lives by providing rapid medical care in emergencies Since 2007, Freemasons have donated more than £1.5 million in support, including this year’s…
Freemasons support novel infection prevention research for patients with liver failure With more than 50% of patients suffering from liver failure dying prematurely from typically non-life-threatening infections, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has donated £15,000 to…
Based in Warwickshire, the Riding for the Disabled Foundation (RDA) provides life-changing therapies to around 28,000 disabled children and adults every year - but without more trained volunteers to help, this vital service is under…
Middlesex based charity Aspire has received £35,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity to upgrade their Assistive Technology Centres across the UK Aspire uses their Assistive Technology Centres to support the rehabilitation of spinal injury patients.…
In safe hands The first year of a research project exploring the reasons behind stillbirths is being funded by The Freemasons’ Grand Charity and the Masonic Samaritan Fund. Sophie Radice finds out more about this pioneering work  …
Back to life When illness or financial problems strike, pride can inhibit some masons from asking for support. Tabby Kinder finds out how Freemasonry Cares is ensuring masons and their dependants are helped quickly, simply…
Caring for the hidden wounded Tom Stimpson MBE spoke at The Freemasons’ Grand Charity’s General Meeting about the help he has received in overcoming the psychological effects of warfare Highlights at the Grand Charity’s General Meeting held…
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