Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry Cares

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

CARING FOR THE CARERS

Friday, 16 September 2011
The Masonic Samaritan Fund provides much-needed support for unpaid carersIn 2001, the Census included, for the first time, a question on the provision of unpaid care. It revealed that 11 percent of the UK’s population…

COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS

Friday, 16 September 2011
In recent years, Freemasonry and Parkinson's UK have built a strong relationship to help deal with this degenerative condition at both a research and community level, as Matthew Scanlan reportsMost readers will have heard of…
Earlier in 2011, it was announced that the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) had been awarded a major grant of £50,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity. The money is helping to fund research to prevent…
The Grand Charity has continued its work in supporting people affected by cancer by donating £117,000 to Marie Curie Cancer Care, to fund two Marie Curie Nurses in Kent, payable over three years. Marie Curie…

Harrow school fishing day

Monday, 04 July 2011
Harrow School was the venue for a day’s coarse fishing for 28 disabled and disadvantaged children from three local schools provided by the London branch of The Masonic Trout and Salmon Fishing Charity (MTSFC) Sponsored…
In response to the severe earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, the President of the Grand Charity approved an emergency grant of £30,000 to the British Red Cross to assist with their recovery appeal Around 148…

Isle of Man Hospice Aid

Sunday, 01 May 2011
In January the Grand Charity donated £3,400 to Hospice Isle of Man. This was in addition to sums donated by local Freemasons. The money has been used to purchase a pressure-relieving mattress to complement the…
TalentAid, a scheme launched by the RMTGB to support the ambitions of talented young people, celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. The scheme was established in 2001 in response to a growing awareness that some…
It was Stuart's many years in the Petitions Department which allowed him to witness the modernisation of the RMTGB For most of the RMTGB’s 220-year history, its work has focussed directly on providing an education…

Lending a helping hand

Sunday, 01 May 2011
Matthew Scanlan reports on a pilot scheme The comedian Bob Hope once quipped, ‘If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.’ And as every Freemason knows, Freemasonry…
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