This centrally administered service is for those who would like their donation for victims of the typhoon, to be part of a co-ordinated Masonic response for longer term redevelopment efforts.
This announcement follows an earlier decision by the President of the Grand Charity to approve the payment of a grant of £50,000 to the British Red Cross in support of immediate emergency aid efforts in the Philippines.
Any individual Freemason or Lodge wishing to make a donation via the Council’s Relief Chest and in support of the longer-term recovery efforts can do so by sending a cheque payable to ‘The Freemasons’ Grand Charity’ to: Relief Chest Scheme, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ and noting that is to be paid into the Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Relief Chest No. E0129C.
Tax payers wishing The Freemasons’ Grand Charity to claim tax relief on their donations, must complete a Gift Aid Donation Form which is available from the website:
http://www.grandcharity.org/data/files/Single_Donation_Form_18_Sep_12.PDF or you can contact the Relief Chest department on 020 7395 9246.
For questions concerning The Freemasons’ Grand Charity’s support for relief efforts in the Philippines, please contact Caroline McHale on 020 7395 9388.
For further information on making a donation to the Relief Chest please contact the Relief Chest Department: 020 7395 9246.