Freemasons donate £5,000 to Harrogate Scrubbers to help keep hospital staff safe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the last two months the Harrogate Scrubbers – an army of volunteers led by teacher Fran Taylor – has been busy making scrubs, laundry bags, scrub caps and waterproof gowns, to help ensure the medics are protected when treating Coronavirus patients.

Masonic lodges’ big boost for East Lothian Foodbank

Reading Time: 2 minutes Individual lodge members from throughout the Province of East Lothian, which encompasses St John Kilwinning No 57, Haddington; The Lodge of Dunbar Castle No 75, Dunbar; St Baldred, No 313, North Berwick; Nisbet No 1112 and Kajaki No 1848, both of Tranent, collected £400.

Carlisle Freemasons help to struggling charity

Reading Time: < 1 minute A spokesman for the charity said: “We’d like to thank the Carlisle Masonic Lodges for their extremely kind gesture in donating PPE equipment to the hospice, which we were delighted to receive and thank them for thinking of us at this time. This will allow our staff, patients and visitors to remain as safe as possible.

New Zealand Freemasons make changes

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the many casualties of Covid-19 and the lockdown has been charitable organisations  such as Freemasonry.With gatherings not permitted, the social aspect of such organisations was the first to be suspended, but the philanthropic work carries on. Ruapehu Masonic District Grand Master Ash Williamson says Freemasonry New Zealand responded immediately to the pandemic.