The public’s awareness of the contribution which Freemasonry makes to the community is hugely important to the future well-being of our organisation and therefore we need to develop a position whereby the wider community appreciates the value of Freemasonry and comes to support the organisation.
The 300 Hours In The Community initiative is designed to impact directly within local communities. The approach is one based on the gift of time rather than cash and will reinforce the concept of Freemasons providing practical support in addition to the more traditional financial support role that we so often play.
The aim is to deliver 300 hours of local community engagement in a year by helping local charities and other not-for-profit organisationw with a range of projects
between September 2016 and the end of 2017. It is anticipated that many lodges will already have significant existing arrangements with local charities and institutions on which they can build, either on their own or in partnership with other lodges.
Contact the lead co-ordinator, David Biggs, for more information
- Phillip Mott – Abingdon
- Mike Davall – Aldermaston
- Silverio Ostrowski – Faringdon
- Neil Wilkinson – Newbury & Hungerford
- Les Matthews – Pangbourne
- Clive Hitchen – Sindlesham *
- Michael Hogg – Sindlesham *
- Colin Payne – Sindlesham *
- Lionel Voke – Sindlesham *
- Colin Gilbey – Wallingford
- Phil Lawrence – Wantage
- Colin Benford – Windsor
- Richard Grayson – Wokingham
- David Biggs – Berries and Dene Lodges (Cookham)
The 300 Hours Initiative is the perfect opportunity to showcase Freemasonry in the local media.
Freemasons and their Lodges will be doing amazing things and fantastic work in the Community for the 300 hours initiative and we want people to know about it. Please use the following guidelines and form to tell us about your 300 House work: