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

Announcement to the Craft about Laura Chapman and Richard Douglas Sent on behalf of the President, the Deputy President, all Trustees and Chief Executive of the Masonic Charitable Foundation 'Following the formation of the Masonic Charitable…
Career climbing A combination of physical and classroom activities is helping young people in Wales to take more control of their lives. Peter Watts learns how masonic funding is making this possible Former Welsh rugby international Philippa…
A beacon for us all James Newman, Deputy President and Chairman of the Masonic Charitable Foundation, explores the evolution of the charity Our new charity has been established following a long and very thorough review of…
The resident DJ Whether it’s writing a book, having a go at volleyball or playing music at a local radio station, RMBI care home residents are discovering new skills in later life. Amy Lewin explores the activities on offer There’s a…
Voice of an angel 14-year-old Jasmine Elcock, the daughter of a London Freemason, received a standing ovation from the Britain’s Got Talent judges on Thursday night with her rendition of Wings by Birdy after expressing…
Making a visible difference As the four main masonic charities combine to form the Masonic Charitable Foundation, we have published four new infographics to celebrate their work. They give a quick historical overview of each…
Pioneering technology Lifelites is pleased to announce that they have been shortlisted in the Digital Leaders 100 Awards 2016 in the category Charity Digital Leader of the Year. 500 projects have been nominated and Lifelites…
Instantly recognisable To promote the launch of the new Masonic Charitable Foundation in April 2016, the charity has produced an exclusive lapel pin. The Foundation will bring together the work of the four central masonic…
Formative years The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Chief Executive David Innes looks forward to the challenges ahead for the new charity The creation of the new Masonic Charitable Foundation is a significant milestone in the evolution of benevolent…
Fly high for charity The end of 2015 saw some fantastic and exhilarating fundraising efforts by members of the masonic community The Rev David Bowen, Provincial Grand Master of Herefordshire, and Kevin Lyons, Past Master…
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.…
Festive appeals total tops £8m The closing months of 2015 saw the conclusion of two successful Festival Appeals from Bedfordshire and East Lancashire Freemasons. Both Provinces held special events to celebrate raising more than £1.5…
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…
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