On December 23rd 2011, the President of the Grand Charity approved an immediate emergency grant of £15,000 to the Red Cross, to provide disaster relief across the region

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The Freemasons' Grand Charity is the working name of The Grand Charity, Registered Charity No. 281942

Hospice Grants

Hospices across England & Wales receive £600,000

Adult and children's hospices are receiving £600,000 in total from the Grand Charity. Freemasons have a long tradition of funding hospices, with the Grand Charity donating £9.3 million since 1984. All donations are raised by Freemasons and their families and aim to assist hospices in their vital role in helping those affected by terminal or life limiting illness.

On 14 November 2011, it was announced that trials into a new drug, alemtuzumab, have been successful - a significant development for those suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS).

The Freemasons' Grand Charity gave £100,000 towards this research in 2010, at the University of Cambridge.


For more information see http://www.grandcharity.org/news.php/80/medical_breakthrough_for_multiple_sclerosis

bronze_2011_thbAt our Installation meeting in September 2011, our new Visiting Officer was pleased to present our Charity Steward with a certificate to mark the lodge's achivement of gaining the bronze award for the 2016 festival. This is a magnificent achievement in just 1 year.


Very poor rainfall in the Horn of Africa (which includes Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Uganda) has led to the driest period in 60 years for some areas, causing severe drought which is threatening the lives of over 10 million people according to the United Nations humanitarian agency (OCHA).