Berkshire Freemasons were selected as one of 12 areas in 2012 to benefit from the Freemasons Grand Charity Matched Funding Scheme. Under the scheme The Freemasons Grand Charity matches up to a total of £5000 of donations that individual Lodges have made to charities with local connections. This enbales The Grand Charity to recognise and support those charities that Berkshire members see as being so important in their community.
The Pangbourne Lodge No. 4381 donated £1000 to Mencap and this has been matched with £1000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity
Emmbrook Lodge No. 8786 donated £1000 to the Bray and Holyport Scouts and this has been matched with £1000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity
The Whiteknights Lodge No. 5894 donated £2000 to the Henley Sea Cadets and this has been matched with £2000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity
Khalsa Lodge No. 9743 donated £500 to St John Ambulance and this has been matched with £500 from The Freemasons Grand Charity
Grey Friars Lodge No. 1101 donated £5000 to Motor Neurone Disease Association in memory of Roy D’Archambaud and The Freemasons’ Grand Charity donated a further £500