U.K. – Freemasons Help Homeless with £850,000 + in Donations


U.K. - Freemasons Help Homeless with £850,000 + in Donations

(by Lara Dolden, TechRound, December 17, 2020 )

 

The freemasons have made it their mission to those most impacted by the Covid-19 crisis, donating £1m between April and July 2020. Now, they are focusing on protecting the homeless with a series of donations across England and Wales.

Homelessness During Covid-19

The homelessness crisis has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, worsened by many losing their jobs and finding themselves on the streets. In 2019, Shelter reported an estimated 280,000 homeless people in England. Already in 2020, the Greater London Authority reported 4,227 people sleeping rough in London between April and June 2020, 2,680 of which were sleeping on the streets for the first time.

Freemasons Funds

The funds raised will help provide safe living conditions, healthcare, meals, and employment opportunities for the homeless; as well as helping protect them from the winter weather, which kills hundreds of homeless people every year. In addition, Freemasons will be volunteering their…

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U.K. - Freemasons Help Homeless with £850,000 + in Donations

 

U.K. - Freemasons Help Homeless with £850,000 + in Donations
 

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