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Leicestershire and Rutland 2022

Leicestershire and Rutland 2022

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LAUNCH: 2016


In support of the full range of grants and services provided by the Masonic Charitable Foundation, the Leicestershire & Rutland 2022 Festival appeal was launched in November 2016.

The Province of Leicestershire & Rutland are striving to reach their fundraising target of £1.8 million during the five-year Festival Appeal.

Every donation you make will be credited to you personally and to your Lodge or Chapter. All donations will count towards your personal honorific and also toward a Lodge or Chapter achievement total.

For further information, please visit the Provincial website.



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You can support the Festival appeal by making a donation or creating your own fundraising event

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Online Fundraisers

1. Nathan Paddison East Goscote Lodge Bike Ride
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The eagerly awaited Sportsman’s Dinner was held on the 21st March 2019 at the Leicester Tigers ground on Welford Road, hosted by Roger Dakin with special guest speaker, former England Cricketer Phil Tufnell. Over 720 freemasons and guests descended on the Leicester Tigers ground to enjoy an evening of fun and entertainment in support of…

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Melton Mowbray Quiz Night raises £800

Freemasons in Melton Mowbray held a quiz and supper night, to raise money for the 2022 Festival Over fifty guests from three different lodges came together for the evening, raising almost £800. Martin Oliver organised the quiz, which included questions on Masonry, local knowledge and a food and drink. The guests were served supper by ‘table…

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Our Impact

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The Family Support Team at St Cuthbert’s Hospice provides emotional, psychological, spiritual and practical support to individuals, children and families who are affected by life limiting illness, bereavement and grief. Pathways through bereavement In October 2019, St Cuthbert’s began working with a wide range of people from the local community to find out what kind…

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St Elizabeth Hospice

This grant helped St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich to work with primary and secondary schools to improve support for pupils following bereavement. By giving teachers the skills to respond to their pupils’ grief early on, the project aims to prevent long-term difficulties in emotional well-being. Bereavement training for schools In September 2019 the Emotional Wellbeing…

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Bolton Hospice

Specialist training for local teachers The grant allowed the Bolton Hospice education team to develop specialist training for local teachers to support teenagers going through a bereavement. The training will help to improve the experience of teenagers dealing with loss, grief and bereavement, providing school staff with the knowledge and skills they need to support…

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