Two hundred and forty-two hospices across England & Wales are currently receiving grants from The Freemasons' Grand Charity totalling £600,000. Since 1984, the Charity has donated more than £11 million in support of hospices.
Three hospices in the West Wales region have received donations from The Freemasons' Grand Charity, totalling £2,720.
Presenting a cheque for £1200 to Allyson Burrows, Nurse Manager at Shalom House, Worshipful Brother, Captain Chris Harding, Charity Steward of Cambrian Lodge said:
“Freemasons in West Wales are thrilled that The Freemasons' Grand Charity has continued to provide this vital funding for our local hospices. Shalom House is in a very dramatic location and has fantastic views out of the conservatory which can only be beneficial to the patients. The care, compassion and support they provide to the community are outstanding and we are delighted that we are able to show our continuing dedication to their cause."
Financial support is crucial for ensuring a continued high quality service in hospices and every year Freemasons all over the country work together to provide funding for hospice services.
All donations made by The Freemasons’ Grand Charity to hospices are raised by Freemasons and their families; with the aim of assisting hospices in their vital role in helping those affected by terminal or life threatening illness.