Lincolnshire Freemasons mug sales project raises more than £3,700 for the NHS

Monday, 15 June 2020

NHS frontline staff are amongst more than 1,000 people who will be reminded of the gratitude felt by the public during the Covid-19 crisis every time they stop for a hot drink, thanks to a mug sales initiative by Lincolnshire Freemasons

Five members of two Lodges have produced and sold 1,019 ‘Thank you NHS’ mugs and given some to NHS staff, raising £3,729 for the NHS in the process.

Team member Tony O’Brien said: 'I’ve got to say that it has been a great success and we didn’t really see us selling over 1,000 mugs. It’s great to see the cogs in Freemasonry turning together to help make this the success it was.

'Special thanks must go to Wade Price for letting us use Shampers bar in Mablethorpe for the production and storage of all the mugs and equipment. Onwards and upwards to the next task… Watch this space.'

Those involved were: Pete Thomas (Lindsey Lodge 712) artwork, printing and sales; Tony O’Brien (Lindsey Lodge 712) production and sales; Wade Price (Lindsey Lodge 712) production and sales; Andrew Wrisdale (Lindsey Lodge 712) sales; and Simon Noden (Lumley Lodge 1893) sales and distribution.

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