(by Charlotte Bentley , Shropshire Star, May 04, 2020)
Shropshire’s Freemasons have donated more than £44,000 to help local food banks and have created and distributed more than 1,700 visors to care homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Shropshire Masonic Charitable Association, to which all members contribute, set aside £10,000 to help deal with the virus.
Many of the 36 individual lodges across the county have given a total of £7,500 and others have donated £6,800 to 12 different food banks.
One Shrewsbury Lodge, The Salopian Lodge of Charity, has set aside a further sum of up to £20,000 to provide …