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Pictured is Dan Kyte with service user Vera Miles. Picture: Chris Etchells
(by The Star, Stephanie Bateman, Published: Thursday 17 May 2018)
Five Yorkshire charities, including one from Sheffield, have shared a £90,000 “major grants” windfall from the region’s Freemasons.
The financial donations – which ranged in value from £9,000 to £30,500 – were presented at the Freemasons’ Province of Yorkshire West Riding’s annual meeting held at Harrogate’s Royal Hall.
Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care was given £25,500 to buy a vehicle to transport people and goods to improve and expand service to the community.
Representatives from all five organisations were presented with their cheques by the fraternity’s Provincial Grand Master, David S Pratt, at the event attended by Freemasons from Yorkshire’s four counties and beyond.
The others who received grants were:
The Institute of Cancer Therapeutics (ICT), based at the University of Bradford, was given £30,500 to purchase a cell sorting machine for use by the immunotherapy group to understand how current drugs can be integrated with immunotherapy. The ICT is a multidisciplinary team of researchers in cancer drug, target and biomarker discovery with the aim to develop new treatments.
£14,000 went to…