Freemasons Grand Charity donate to four hospices

Freemasons Grand Charity donation to Bedfordshire hospices - presenting a donation to Paula Priestley, fundraiser at St John's, are John Carter, Provincial Grand Charity Steward, left, and Eric BArford, Assistant Provincial Grand Master.
Freemasons Grand Charity donation to Bedfordshire hospices - presenting a donation to Paula Priestley, fundraiser at St John's, are John Carter, Provincial Grand Charity Steward, left, and Eric BArford, Assistant Provincial Grand Master.

Four hospices in Bedfordshire, including St John’s at Moggerhanger, have received donations from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity, totalling £7,383.

John Carter, Provincial Grand Charity Steward for Bedfordshire said: “We believe it is essential to support the exceptional care provided by our local hospices, and financial help is fundamental to ensuring these services can continue. The hospices’ incredible contribution to the community is valued highly here in Bedfordshire and that is why we are so happy to donate this amount in 2015.”

Pictured presenting a donation to Paula Priestley, fundraiser at St John’s, are John Carter, Provincial Grand Charity Steward, left, and Eric Barford, Assistant Provincial Grand Master.

More than 240 adult and children’s hospices across England and Wales have received a total of £600,000. Since 1984, nearly £12 million has been donated to hospices by The Freemasons’ Grand Charity. Freemasons and their families raise all donations, to assist hospices in their vital role in helping those affected by terminal or life limiting illness.