Masonic Grants for Flood Relief
This is the list of the grants that have been made from West Riding Masonic Charities and the Grand Charity as at 1 February 2016. These total £36,000
£8,000 Calderdale Community Fund
£8,000 Bradford Community Fund
£8,000 Leeds Community Fund
£5,000 Tadcaster Emergency Action Group
£1,000 Elland ‘Hub’ for rental of a vehicle to redistribute donated furniture & white goods to local families
£1,000 Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team
£1,000 Calder Valley Mountain Rescue
£1,000 Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue
£1,000 Cave Rescue Organisation Clapham
£2,000 Various Community Based Groups
We are delighted that some of the above grants have been match funded by the West Yorkshire Mark Masons from their Mark Benevolent Fund to a total of £19,000.
Within a five week period Freemasons in Yorkshire have given a total of £55,000 to community based groups to assist in flood relief work. Of this total £53,000 should be eligible for match funding from the Governments Storm Eva Scheme.
Posted in Charity News on February 5th, 2016 by David Clough