It's no secret - Northumberland Freemasons donate £36,000 to charities

Northumberand Freemasons have presented more than £36,000 to charities and deserving projects.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 10:26 am
Updated Wednesday, 26th June 2019, 15:17 pm
The Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland, Ian Craigs with Rachael Tait, chairman of the Wooler First School PTA

The Trustees of the Richard Henry Holmes Benevolent Fund meet twice a year to consider any requests for financial help and support from worthy causes in Northumberland and Tyneside.

Awards totalling £36,750 to 28 recipients were presented.

Recipients included Wooler First School PTA, which received £2,500 for its forest school classroom.

Ian Craigs, the Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland, with award recipients.

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Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline, which works in the Alnwick and Rothbury areas, received £2,000, while Northumberland Widows Sons Masonic Motorcycle Association got £1,500 and Northumbrian Ranters got £1,000.

Cadets from Northumberland and Tyneside received funding.
Ian Craigs, the Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland, with Brainbox chief executive Julie Cordon.