Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry cares for individuals and charities through a wide range of help and support given by Masonic Charities

With many families continuing to feel the effects of the economic downturn, the RMTGB has received an increasing number of applications for support In 2011, an additional 347 children and young people were awarded grants…

million pound boost

Thursday, 15 March 2012
Introduced in 2005, the Relief Chest Gift Aid Envelope Scheme has steadily grown in popularity. Last year, more than £1 million was raised (including Gift Aid tax). The scheme is an excellent mechanism to raise…
In December 2011, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity agreed an emergency grant of £15,000 to the Red Cross following a typhoon that pounded the southern Philippines, bringing heavy rains and strong winds, which resulted in massive…
Guernsey’s St John Ambulance and Rescue Service (SJAR) has received a £4,000 grant from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity for its marine operation provided by the Flying Christine III, which is supported and maintained by voluntary…

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS BREAKTHROUGH

Thursday, 15 March 2012
Research funded by The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has led to a new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) In November last year it was announced that trials into a new drug, alemtuzumab, had been successful –…
Phase 1 of the rebuild at the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution (RMBI) care home James Terry Court, in Croydon, has been officially opened. The event was attended by more than 40 representatives from the Province…
Dr Cliff Jones, resident at RMBI care home Connaught Court in York, has celebrated 60 years in Freemasonry. His home held a sherry morning to celebrate the event, which was attended by Deputy Provincial Grand…

Dementia support in Hove

Thursday, 15 March 2012
A new dementia support unit has opened at RMBI care home Barford Court, Hove. The unit can accommodate 10 people and provides a therapeutic environment for people with dementia. Barford Court staff have received dementia…

Support and acceptance

Thursday, 15 March 2012
One of the most difficult emotions to come to terms with after a life-changing event such as a partner suffering a stroke is the resentment one experiences after the shock wears off and the carer…

Technology boost for hospices

Thursday, 15 March 2012
Lifelites, the children’s technology charity, has expanded its operations, picking up several awards and securing record funds in the process A subsidiary of the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys (RMTGB), Lifelites donates packages…
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