Freemasons helping support local hospice care

ALICE HOUSE HOSPICE HAS BEEN CHOSEN TO RECEIVE A GRANT OF £1,490 from The Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham Freemasons.

The grant from The Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham Freemasons comes through the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF), and will be used to help fund the running costs of the Hospice services.

This is just one of 203 grants to hospices around the country from Freemasons. In total £750,000 will be donated to hospices all over England and Wales this year.

This includes £300,000 which will be distributed to each hospice that receives less than 60 per cent funding from the NHS. A further £450,000 will be provided to individual hospices across England and Wales via Hospice UK, the national charity for hospice care. MCF is partnering with Hospice UK to widening access and address barriers to local hospice services for to ensure they are accessible to everyone.

Contributions from Freemasons to hospices have exceeded £14 million in England and Wales since 1984.

“We’re very grateful to The Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham Freemasons for their generous grant. 2020 has been a particularly difficult year for hospices with Covid-19 stopping almost all fundraising activity, this grant will help to ensure Alice House can continue to provide our range of services to patients and families living in the communities of Hartlepool and east Durham.”

Anita White from Alice House
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