Providing Support for the London Community
Each year via the Metropolitan Masonic Charity and the Masonic Charity Foundation London Freemasons provide thousands of pounds of needed financial support to many deserving locally based good causes and charities. Charities to have benefited recently include the Inspire Foundation who received a 65k grant to support their research into Spinal Cord Injuries and improve the lives of those with spinal cord injuries.
The Sparks Charity received a grant of 58k to support life-changing child health research in finding new ways to diagnose, treat and cure childhood diseases. Other grants included 50k to Phoenix House who provides individualised, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment. Summers Trust, for children in need of a holiday and activity for kids. London Taxi Drivers Charity to help organise trips to Southend for Children in need. Lambeth Summer Camps, for kid’s school holiday activities. The Variety Charity’s Xmas cruise. The Choir with no Name, choirs for people affected by homelessness. St. Georges Hospital to purchase additional medical kit.
Honeypot Kids Charity supporting young carers with reach support and respite breaks. Mousetrap Theatre for special school’s support. Interact, reading session for stroke clubs. Contact for the Elderly to help pay for social work for over 75’s. City Music Foundation, British School of Osteopathy, London Wheelchair Rugby and many many more London based charities.
Helping to make London a safer, healthier place to live, work and travel
A major initiative of London Freemasons is to help make London a safer and healthy place to live, work and travel. Metropolitan Grand Lodge hold regular appeals amongst their members to support a major initiative such as their latest appeal to raise £2.5 million to purchase two high rise rescue appliances for London’s Fire Brigade.
Previous appeals include over £2 m million to help purchase London’s badly needed second emergency air ambulance. Doubling the amount of Rapid Responses medical cars on the streets of London and the purchase of a £2. 5-million-pound state of the art radio therapy Cyberknife machine for London’s Bart’s hospital
Helping to Support The London Community