The Provincial Grand Lodge of East Lancashire
The Provincial Grand Lodge of East Lancashire

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Hospice Grants 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017

The Masonic Charitable Foundation are delighted to announce that the Charity Grants Committee has approved £450,000 for hospices across England and Wales. In total, the Masonic Community has awarded over £12 million to the hospices since 1984 through the Masonic Charitable Foundation.

The Hospices in your Province (East Lancashire) receiving grants are:

Bolton Hospice £2,620
Bury Hospice £1,540
Dr. Kershaw’s Hospice £2,080
East Lancashire Hospice £1,900
Pendleside Hospice £1,900
Rossendale Hospice £1,000
Springhill Hospice (Rochdale) £2,440
St Ann’s Hospice (Little Hulton) £2,620
Willow Wood Hospice £1,580

In addition, £150,000 has been awarded in partnership with Hospice UK, the national charity for hospice care. This is a pilot project to give more substantial grants to hospices. The grants will help develop and extend bereavement support services in hospices; the effect of these services will enhance the well-being of bereaved families or individuals. The approved grants totalling £150,000 will be announced in March 2018.

Author: Alan Ogden