(by Jannet Harrison, Halifax Courier, 10 January 2019, the photo – Wikipedia)
Two Halifax organisations have been honoured with New Year grants from the Freemasons totalling £2,000.
A total of 19 organisations, from North, West and South Yorkshire have received donations ranging from £500 and £5,000 via the Province of Yorkshire West Riding’s Provincial Grand Master’s (PGM) Fund.
Every year this fund – which has been supporting community organisations since 1987 – awards grants totalling £200,000.
Nominees are selected by individual Masonic Lodges with grants presented four times a year.
Those in Halifax to benefit from the latest round of grant giving are: The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment Memorial Appeal, which is seeking contributions to the target of £225,000 for a permanent memorial to the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment to be erected in Halifax, has been given £1,000 Calderdale Smartmove, a charity finding vulnerable and…
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