Berkshire 2023 Festival Newsletter

Welcome to the sixth edition of our Berkshire 2023 Festival newsletter. We are continuing to make good progress towards our target; however, we are now entering the crucial phase of our fundraising. To help maintain the progress there are some great events being organised for this year; details are at the end of this letter.

BMC Supports Whitley Amateur Boxing Club

The Berkshire Masonic Charity (BMC) made a donation of £1,500 to Whitley Wood Amateur Boxing Club to provide four Geezer Elite Progel Punchbags.
Whitley Wood Amateur Boxing Club is right at the at the heart of Whitley, both in location and spirit. In just three years, a great deal of hard work from locals has seen this small hall in Callington Road transformed into a hub of community boxing and exercise activity that is well equipped and staffed. The place is packed to the rafters with talented fighters, hopefuls and enthusiasts, 6 days of the week.

Reading Street Pastors Thank Berkshire Masonic Charity

Sally Leonard, Reading Co-ordinator for Street Pastors said: “I would like to thank the Berkshire Masonic Charity for their very kind and generous £4,000 donation. Being able to practically care, listen & help people who find themselves in difficult situations.”