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

Chief Executive – new masonic charity The proposal to consolidate the four central masonic charities based at Great Queen Street was announced by the Pro Grand Master in his address to the December 2014 Quarterly…
Cash donation to help fire-stricken hospice In the early hours of Saturday morning, twenty three residents of St Michael’s Hospice in St Leonards-On-Sea, Sussex, were evacuated following an explosion and fire. Three patients have since…
Voting to determine which health and care charities will receive a share of the MSF's £1m Silver Jubilee Research Fund is now closed Over 5,100 Freemasons made their voices count during June when they nominated…
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Masonic Samaritan Fund the charity is donating £1 million in grants to medical research projects The fund now invites every Freemason to nominate one proposal from an agreed shortlist…
Picking up the pieces After the smoke has cleared and the flood waters receded, teams of British Red Cross volunteers are now on hand across the UK to give victims vital emotional support. Sarah Holmes investigates…
It’s show time An initiative to give disadvantaged young people the chance to fulfil their musical dreams and find employment is being supported through masonic funding, as Imogen Beecroft discovers Over in one corner of a room…
Touching a nerve By identifying a protein that is vital in nerve development, Professor Roger Keynes and his team hope they might help to cure spinal cord paralysis. Imogen Beecroft reports on how Freemasons are…
Good companions Thanks to support from the Grand Charity, Dogs for the Disabled was able to launch a groundbreaking scheme that has profoundly changed the lives of children with autism and their families When Dogs for the Disabled…
The silver shortlist To mark the 25th anniversary of the Masonic Samaritan Fund (MSF), the trustees are making available £1 million in support of medical and care research projects The MSF is planning to award…
Apprenticeship recognition An RMBI care home in Ecclesholme has received an award for its ongoing work to support students in the local community Each year for the past five years, the RMBI’s Ecclesholme care home in…
Easy as pie From classic steak and kidney to apple and blackberry, a pie is a symbol of British comfort food at its best. As the nation celebrated British Pie Week in March, RMBI care…
Skye pushes the limits with a smile Skye, the granddaughter of a Freemason, is 14 years old. She has Turner syndrome, a condition that affects growth and development, as well as mild autism and global development delay,…
In appreciation… The RMTGB has received the following letter from Graham, a Freemason from Surrey. The Trust has provided support for him and his family since January 2014: ‘I was made redundant in 2012, and…
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