(by Claire Amber Young, Greenock Telegraph, April 28, 2020)
Kind-hearted freemasons from lodges across Inverclyde are making sure isolated older people can still get in touch with their families during lockdown.
Lodges in the Renfrewshire West province teamed up to purchase eight Android tablets and 14 iPads for people who are unable to receive visits from friends and family.
Robin McIntyre, provincial grand master for Renfrewshire West, said that the province had lost some of their brethren and family members to coronavirus in recent weeks, and that the lodges wanted to do something to help families who are living with the impact of the virus at the moment.
Lodge Gourock 626 Firth of Clyde presented eight Android tablets to the hospice, and the 14 iPads will be donated across Inverclyde Royal, the Larkfield Unit and the Marcus Humphrey House Quarriers care home in Bridge of Weir.
The province has also donated money and supplies to …