Freemasons Donate £44,432 to Hospices in the Province
Local hospices have welcomed the funding from The Freemason’s Grand Charity – a total of £44,432 is being donated to 14 hospices in the Province of Yorkshire, West Riding.
239 adult and children’s hospices across England and Wales have received a total of £600,000 from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity.
Since 1984, £9.9 million has been donated to hospices by The Freemasons’ Grand Charity. All donations are raised by Freemasons and their families and aim to assist hospices in their vital role in helping those affected by terminal or life limiting illness.
Grand Charity hospice grants are made on an annual basis, towards the operating costs of hospice services for adults and/or children.
These grants are made to hospice services in England and Wales that receive 60% or less of their funding from the NHS and individual grants are calculated on the basis of the services provided and the number of beds operated by the hospice.
The Hospices receiving grants are:
Barnsley Hospice £2,419
Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice £2,693
Kirkwood Hospice £3,271
Manorlands Sue Ryder Care £3,271
Marie Curie Centre Bradford £3,271
Martin House Children’s Hospice £4,274
Overgate Hospice £2,203
Prince of Wales Hospice £1,919
Saint Michael’s Hospice £2,419
St Gemma’s Hospice £5,541
St Luke’s – The Sheffield Hospice £3,838
The Rotherham Hospice Trust £2,987
Wakefield Hospice £2,771
Wheatfields Hospice £3,555
Posted in Charity News on November 16th, 2012 by David Clough