England – Freemasons donate £40,540 and deliver 82,653 items to 29 local food banks in Christmas appeal


England - Freemasons donate £40,540 and deliver 82,653 items to 29 local food banks in Christmas appeal

(by Gary Skentelbery, Warrington Worldwide, 23rd December 2020)

 

FREEMASONS from across the North West including Warrington, unable to meet due to COVID-19 restrictions, rallied round to donate £40,540 in cash and 82,653 food items to assist local food banks.

It is a sad fact that because of the pandemic, the demands on food banks have soared, and many disadvantaged and vulnerable adults and children faced the prospect of a Christmas with little to smile about.

Throughout the North West, individual Freemasons wanted to help out, so it was decided to pull things together across the region to co-ordinate a more structured response.

Time was tight if a pre-Christmas deadline was to be met. Leader of West Lancashire Freemasons, Tony Harrison, put out a call just a few weeks ago challenging members from across the…

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England - Freemasons donate £40,540 and deliver 82,653 items to 29 local food banks in Christmas appeal

 

England - Freemasons donate £40,540 and deliver 82,653 items to 29 local food banks in Christmas appeal
 

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