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 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 shrink deadly brain tumours within five years. Sarah Holmes finds out how the Freemasons are supporting…
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…
GREAT BRITISH CARE The RMBI was delighted to be recognised for a second time at the Great British Care Awards last year with seven shortlisted nominations, and for the first time in the Third Sector Care Awards…
Youth support The RMTGB Stepping Stones scheme aims to help young people by breaking the link between poverty and the lack of access to education Through its Stepping Stones scheme, the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls…
Marathon man In April, veteran marathon runner and mason John Lill will be taking part in the London Marathon to raise funds for the 2020 Festival in support of the RMTGB. John’s participation in the world’s…
Have your say Following discussions aimed at bringing the central masonic charities closer together, the trustees will be consulting members and inviting them to consider proposed constitutional changes affecting the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys.…
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