How East Kent Freemasons Help Their Local Communities
Throughout the year the Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity, together with numerous Lodges and Chapters, give generous help to local charities and other good causes. Altogether in 2015 they gave more than £218,000 – read more about their charitable giving.
Some recent examples of the charitable nature of Freemasons are summarised below.
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Freemasons from the Lord Charles Beresford Lodge No 2404 in Chatham donate a total of £4,000 to four local charities.
Freemasons from the Kingsgate Lodge in Broadstairs help to provide all-terrain wheelchairs for the local beaches.
Hundreds of disadvantaged children join the audience at this year’s Provincial Pantomime – Treasure Island
Freemasons from Dover present a donation to the local branch of the Royal British Legion and learn about its roots in that town.
Twenty-two local charities and other good causes are awarded grants totalling £38,000.
Freemasons help to fund the purchase of a new pony for Leybourne Grange Riding School for the Disabled.
Gillingham Freemasons provide some sensory equipment for Demelza Hospice
Macmillan Cancer Care gains because of a combined effort by three Freemasons in the Margate area.
Freemasons from Paddock Wood Lodge make a £1000 donation to Wealden Sailability.
The Dungeness Lifeboat crew receives a £500 donation from Romney Marsh Freemasons
Another opportunity to sponsor a child from a disadvantaged background to attend a Pantomime during the Christmas holidays.
Maidstone Freemasons present a cheque for £4,000 to the Kent Kidney Patients Association.