During lockdown local Freemasons raised funds for Lymington New Forest Hospital, Bournemouth Hospital and other charities.
Freemasons in Bournemouth and Christchurch, who come under the Province of Hampshire and Isle of Wight, have contributed towards a fundraising effort by Freemasons across the country to support those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. So far £1 million has been raised, but this could double as donations continue to flood in.
After a decade of achievements, Mike Wilks, the Provincial Grand Master of the Freemasons in the Province of Hampshire and Isle of Wight, has retired from the role.
Brendoncare receives almost £30K grant to encourage and support more volunteers for lonely and isolated older people clubs thanks to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Freemasons
Blandford Freemasons have made a donation to Blandford’s Fashion Museum.
Since mags4dorset publicised details of the plight of a local history archive a few days ago, local Freemasons have stepped in to help.
The Bournemouth Foodbank has received presents worth £150 and a further £100 donation from a Freemasons Lodge in the town.
Dorset Freemasons enable more than two hundred deserving children to enjoy a free adventure holiday near Weymouth for one week.
The Bournemouth-based British Liver Trust received a donation of more than £41,000 from the Freemasons to fund a new member of staff for a year.
With over 20 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia on the brink of starvation, the Masonic Charitable Foundation has awarded a grant of £100,000 to the East Africa food crisis appeal.