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 2014 they gave more than £159,000 – read more about their charitable giving.
Some recent examples of the charitable nature of Freemasons are summarised below.
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£750 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support by two East Kent lodges at their joint Ladies Festival.
East Kent Freemasons help 693 disadvantaged children, their parents and carers enjoy a pantomime treat.
£22,000 grant to sponsor apprenticeship and conservation work at Canterbury Cathedral.
Birchington boy inspires a £3,900 donation to the Anthony Nolan Trust
The Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity present awards totalling almost £21,000 to local needy groups and individuals.
Sittingbourne Freemason Jamie Spencer raises over £8,000 for Canterbury Hospital
The Freemasons’ Grand Charity donates £600,000 in 2015 to Hospices in England and Wales.
Freemasons help a Maidstone based charity bring new light into the lives of the visually impaired with a £47,500 donation
Herne Bay Freemasons help to provide a woodland home for two European Brown Bears
The East Kent Masonic Fishing Charity hold their last event of the 2015 season at Chart Fishery.
The Head of East Kent Freemasons, Geoffrey Dearing, launches an appeal to raise £200,000 for Canterbury Cathedral.
Sheerness Freemason’s three granddaughters have their hair cut for charity