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

The Provincial Grand Lodge meeting in May provided a fitting occasion to celebrate the finale of the West Kent 2015 Festival in aid of the Masonic Samaritan Fund In front of a packed Grand Temple…
In response to members of the Craft and the extent of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal, the Council of The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has opened a dedicated Relief Chest (E0129D) This centrally…
The Freemasons' Grand Charity has donated £50,000 to the Red Cross in response to the earthquake that has devastated Nepal this weekend So far it has been reported that over 3,700 people have been killed…
A son of a Freemason was inspired to take on the Paris Marathon by his father’s enthusiasm and dedication to support the Masonic Samaritan Fund Elliot Mason’s father, Robert James Mason is a London Freemason from…
The Freemasons' Grand Charity has donated £20,000 in emergency aid following the severe tropical cyclone which hit Vanuatu in the South Pacific on Saturday, via the Red Cross The cyclone has cause widespread destruction to one…
With half a million people in the UK living with Alzheimer’s, the Masonic Samaritan Fund and The Freemasons’ Grand Charity have been united in their desire to support groundbreaking research that will help identify new…
A life in stories Whether it’s memories of D-Day landings or receiving a slice of the Queen’s wedding cake, telling life stories can both reassure care home residents and help personalise the type of support…
Pie’d and tested From the classic steak and kidney to the delicious apple and blackberry, families have been enjoying pies for years and last week was no different as the nation celebrated British Pie Week Pies…
Meeting of minds Thanks to the research of Professor Susan Short, doctors could be using a common cold virus to shrink deadly brain tumours within five years. Sarah Holmes finds out how the Freemasons are…
Helping together In an open letter, the presidents and chief executives of the four masonic charities explain how combining their efforts under a single entity will enable better support for masons, their families and the…
The caring community David Maddern and Geoff Tuck discuss the importance of the Grand Charity in bringing Freemasonry to a wider audience Charitable giving has been a masonic tradition from the earliest days of Freemasonry, three hundred…
Fight for sight A grant funded entirely through donations made by Freemasons and their families will aid pioneering research that could restore sight The Masonic Samaritan Fund has provided a grant of £91,500 to eye disorder charity Fight…
Investing in the future RMBI care homes Queen Elizabeth Court in Llandudno and Prince Michael of Kent Court in Watford have been recognised with a prestigious award for their care of people living with dementia…
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