East Lancashire/England – Freemason’s £5k boost to support vital work for Bolton Hospice


East Lancashire/England - Freemason’s £5k boost to support vital work for Bolton Hospice

(by Robert Kelly, The Bolton News, 28th August 2021)

 

Bolton Hospice was delighted to receive a cheque for £5,000 this week from VWBro David H Thompson, PGJO, APGM East Lancashire, on behalf of the Mark Benevolent Fund.

The Mark Benevolent Fund, which is based in London, is the charity arm of the Mark Degree in Freemasonry and makes various donations throughout the year to both Masonic and non-Masonic charities since it was founded in 1868, when their first claim was for a man who lost all his belongings at sea and was awarded £5.

This generous donation is the result of the MBF inviting every Mark Lodge within England and Wales to nominate a hospice within their Province to receive a donation of £1,000, in recognition of a lifetime of service and dedication to the Crown and the nation by…

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East Lancashire/England - Freemason’s £5k boost to support vital work for Bolton Hospice

 

East Lancashire/England - Freemason’s £5k boost to support vital work for Bolton Hospice
 

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