Minnesota Freemasons donate $35 million to the University of Minnesota to establish first-of-its-kind institute devoted to brain development

Reading Time: 3 minutes The University of Minnesota has announced a $35 million gift from Minnesota Masonic Charities, an organization that is the University’s largest single donor. This contribution will establish and name the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain, an interdisciplinary initiative focused on the early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders in early childhood and adolescence.

North Wales Freemasons support local Foodbank as more people are ‘struggling with food poverty

Reading Time: 2 minutes Members of Hawarden Lodge presented Flintshire Foodbank a cheque of £300 to help them supply food to those most in need in the county.

Charity Steward Ian Gibbons said this was a way that the local Freemasons group could make a ‘real difference’ to the local community.

Freemasons help Skipton Juniors football club buy moveable goal posts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ian Longden, club chairman, said: “It’s fantastic for the club to receive such generous support from the Freemasons and we thank them very much. The club requires three different sizes of goals to suit the differing needs of boys’ and girls’ teams, and having goals which can be easily wheeled into position for training and matches is hugely appreciated by the club, coaches and volunteers.