UGLE Freemasons rise to Covid-19 challenge with donations totalling £1m and 18 million hours of volunteering


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(by editorial board, London Post, March 26, 2021)

 

Faced with the greatest global pandemic in living memory, Freemasons came together in 2020 and donated a total of £1m as well as their time to help those in need.

The donations were used to help communities in various critical areas, including foodbanks, support for unpaid carers, personal protective equipment (PPE), supplies for hospitals and hospices, support for women’s refuges, and funds for NHS workers, ambulances and equipment.

Freemasons also worked 18 million hours as volunteers in a range of different areas, where there was a need, including driving vulnerable people to hospital, preparing meals, taking care of people at risk, organising care packages, producing scrubs, PPE and hand sanitiser.

At the start of the crisis in April 2020, some Freemasons adapted their businesses’ production lines to produce nearly 5,000 visors for use in healthcare settings. Since then, Freemasons have produced or procured tens of thousands of pieces of…

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UGLE Freemasons rise to Covid-19 challenge with donations totalling £1m and 18 million hours of volunteering

 

UGLE Freemasons rise to Covid-19 challenge with donations totalling £1m and 18 million hours of volunteering
 

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