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…
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…
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