Freemasons donate £5000 to Frome-based counselling charity

WHY (then called Positive Action on Cancer) was founded by Jill Miller in 1994 as a telephone helpline for women with breast cancer. This followed Jill’s own experience of breast cancer and her discovery of the lack of emotional support available to patients at the time. The charity has grown steadily and now offers face-to-face counselling to over 95 people per week. Referrals to We Hear You’s counselling service saw a 21% increase in 2017 and have more than doubled in the last five years.

Halton Haven Hospice receives a share of £12 million given to hospices by the Freemasons nationally

WBro Simon Richardson, APGM for Area Five, last week attended the Halton Haven Hospice where he was delighted to be able to present a cheque to Chris Andrews, Fundraising Manager for Halton Haven. The Runcorn hospice is sharing in nearly £15,000 being donated to hospices by Cheshire Freemasons. Halton Haven Hospice will receive £1,580, the … Read more