Freemasons help change young lives with £500,000 donation to Scout Association

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In 2008, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity pledged to donate £500,000 to the Scout Association.  Seven years and half a million pounds later, this grant has been hugely successful in its aim to encourage and expand Scouting. The money was used to encourage more young people to join the Scouting movement and to support local Scouting. This has …

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British Red Cross celebrates 30 year partnership with The Freemasons’ Grand Charity

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Over the past 30 years, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has developed a strong partnership with the British Red Cross, supporting their work both at home in the UK and around the world. Last year, following a grant to fund a new emergency vehicle in Sussex, The Grand Charity surpassed the £2 million mark in donations to the Red Cross. This …

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Freemasons support UK charities with grants totalling £650,000

  The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has approved grants totalling £650,000 to be donated to non-Masonic causes: £192,000 to Air Ambulances £433,000 in Major Grants for eight UK charities in support of Youth Opportunities, Vulnerable People and Religious Buildings £25,000 in Minor Grants to nine smaller UK charities   AIR AMBULANCE The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has been a regular supporter of air …

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Freemasons give £185,385 to rebuild schools and health centres destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

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Just over one year ago on Friday 8th November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, the worst storm to have ever hit land, caused widespread destruction across the Philippines. With deep concern for the devastated communities in the region, many Freemasons in England, Wales and Jamaica rallied together to raise a total of £185,385 to support the long-term …

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Freemasons’ £1.2 million donation makes national impact

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Freemasonry in Cheltenham Together the charities have so far this year provided over £1.2 million  in grants to non-Masonic organisations. We have featured some of our favourite grants awarded across England and Wales in this joint newsletter brought to you by the Central Masonic Charities. HEALTH AND CARE Alzheimer’s Research UK’sstudy, which has been awarded £181,723 since 2011, …

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