Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry Cares

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

Community Chest

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
With the Relief Chest Scheme celebrating its 25th anniversary, Freemasonry Today looks at how the scheme makes giving easier for Freemasons around the UKLaunched in 1986, the Relief Chest Scheme provides administrative support for the…

charity gets a big lift

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Red Balloon Learner Centre Group in Cambridge has received a major grant of £25,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity to fund training for staff at its centres for severely bullied children. Rodney Wolverson, Provincial Grand…

Measuring satisfaction

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
A survey reveals that people feel they are being treated with respect and dignity in Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution care homes High-quality care provision is a key priority for the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution, with…

Stepping stones

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Funding schemes to help transform the lives of disadvantaged children This year, the RMTGB has allocated £100,000 to its grant-making scheme, Stepping Stones. The scheme awards grants to non-masonic charities that are working to improve…

Research pioneers

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
How the Masonic Samaritan Fund is now supporting vital areas of medical researchWorking in close co-operation with the Grand Charity, the MSF Trustees consider requests for grants in support of medical research. Fight for Sight,…

Welcome and thanks

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
The MSF always enjoys visitors and was very pleased to recently welcome two beneficiaries who made the trip to show their gratitude to the staff for the support they had received throughout their critical surgical…

New scouting opportunities

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
The Scouts can look forward to increased membership thanks to a generous donation from the Grand CharityIn 2008, the Grand Charity donated £500,000 to The Scout Association with the aim of helping to encourage more…

Clarabelle the Tuk-Tuk

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
An unusual method of advertising Freemasonry in the community has been organised by the Province of Hampshire and Isle of Wight – a runaround tuk-tuk vehicle affectionately known as Clarabelle. The vehicle was found wasting…

promoting student values

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Year 10 students from The Beaconsfield School have won £5,000 in the ihelp competition, organised by Buckinghamshire Freemasons, for running sporting activities that suit vulnerable adults in care homes in the area. The two-hour-long games…
Reach for the sky Balancing the demands of homework while performing in a West End show, Blaze and his mother Sarah have their work cut out for them. Sophie Radice finds out how Case Almoner…
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