PGM’s Fund Latest Grants

The Directors of West Riding Masonic Charities Ltd are delighted to announce the latest quarterly Grants which will be distributed through the Provincial Grand Master’s Fund ;-

29 Good Causes across West and North Yorkshire receive over £39,000 from the Freemasons

AREA 1 (Bradford area – D Stuart Cummins, Area APGM) £4,050

£450 to Wyke Wanderers FC for replacement kit for U10s & 11s
(King Edward VI Lodge No 3442)
*£2000 to Shipley and Bingley Voluntary Services towards a replacement
Minibus) (Eccleshill, Faith and Fraternity Lodge No 1034)
£1600 to Kirkwood Hospice towards new Riser/Recliner Chairs
(Kirklees Lodge No 4710)

AREA 2 (PennineJohn B Gledhill, Area APGM) £2,650

£500 to Old Town Primary School, Hebden Bridge, towards wish list for
T shirts,medals and bikes. (Prince Frederick Lodge No 307)
£1150 to Holme Valley Singers for new Uniforms.
(Holm Valley Lodge No 652)
£1000 to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary Haemotology Unit wish list to
Enhance patient facilities(Connaught and Truth No 521)

AREA 3 (Northern area – Paul Clarke ,Area APGM) £6,000

£1000 to Harrogate Shotokan Club for protective equipment for younger
Members. (Spar Lodge No 7609)
£2000 to Out of the Box Community Café, Ilkley for a new refrigerated
Display Unit. (Olicana Lodge No 1522)
£1000 to Rawdon Cricket Club towards new Practice nets.
(Chevin Lodge No 6848)
£2000 to Burton Leonard C of E School to update very old IT
Infrastructure ideally with laptops.
(Forest of Knaresborough Lodge No 7452)

AREA 4 (Sheffield and South – J.Rodney Tolson,..Area APGM) £15,210

£1160 to The Sewing Club @The Miners for service and replacement
Parts. (Furnival Lodge No 2558)
£1000 to 24th Rotherham and Wickersley Scout Group to purchase new
Outdoor equipment. (Rotherwood Lodge No 4392)
£550 to 230th Air Scouts, Sheffield, for a water heater and camping
Tables. (Furnival Lodge No 2558)
£1000 to Ben’s Place, Sheffield, for tables,printers,telephones and
computer equipment. (St Philllip’s Lodge No 7116)
£1500 to Kepple Ward, Rotherham DGI, towards furniture for visitors.
(Fitzwilliam Lodge No. 3023)
£1000 to Aurora Mexborough for equipment and materials.
(White Rose of York Chapter No 2491)
£5000 to The Masonic Trout and Salmon Fishing Club West Riding
Branch for a new trailer and fishing chairs.
(Hallamshire Lodge No 2268)
£2000 to Barnsley and District Talking Newspapers to replace tapes
And equipment to continue service. (Regent Lodge No 2856)
£1000 to Tickhill Scout and Guide Assocn towards essential roof
Repairs which will cost £4500.(Stonegate Lodge No 6118)
£1000 to Barnsley Dementia Services (from application submitted
In December 2013) towards Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
Wish list. (Welcome Lodge No 3779)

AREA 5 (Leeds area – Anthony Llewellyn Area APGM) £12,000

£1000 to The Sick Children’s Trust, Eckersley House, towards
Decoration project. (Allerton Lodge No. 3047)
£550 to Oulton Raiders ARLFC for Training Equipment.
(Pilgrim Lodge No. 7728)
£2000 to Lineham Farm Children’s Centre, wish list to convert Warden’s
Flat . (Zetland Lodge No.1311 )
£3500 to Caudwell Children for Sports Wheelchairs for Wakefield
Whirlwinds Basket Ball Team. (Unanimity Lodge No. 154 )
£1000 to Pudsey Wellbeing Centre towards window Blinds and storage
Cupboards. (Benevolence No 5612)
£700 to Castleford Academy to purchase clothing for trip to Australia
(Legiolium Lodge No 1542)
£1500 to Learning Partnerships towards new laptops incl set up costs.
(Allerton Lodge No 3047)
£750 to Vale Circles to purchase electric piano stand and electric guitar
(St Laurence Lodge No 2330)
£1000 to Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees for flooring and dishwasher
for new premises (Trafalgar Lodge no 971)

* denotes final payment, after all other funds have been raised.

TOTAL £39,910.00

For further information,please contact roger.newhouse@lineone.net


Posted in Charity News on June 17th, 2014 by David Clough

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