Provincial Grand Almoner

The Provincial Grand Almoner for the Province of Yorkshire, West Riding, is Ron Crabtree

The Provincial Grand Almoner has overall responsibility for the welfare of the Brethren in the Province and their dependants through the work of the Lodge Almoners and his Area Assistant Almoners.

He does this by:

  • Supporting, assisting and advising Lodge Almoners
  • Providing appropriate training to Lodge Almoners
  • Encouraging possible beneficiaries to make initial approaches if they are in need
  • Providing the opportunity for Brethren, dependants or anyone acting on their behalf to discuss their problems confidentially
  • Managing the process of submitting applications to the Masonic Charitable Foundation
  • Controlling grant payments to beneficiaries from the Masonic Charitable Foundation
  • Promoting the work of the Masonic Charitable Foundation wherever possible at Lodge or similar meetings throughout the Province

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Contact with the Provincial Almoner and the Area Assistants should be made through the Provincial Office, or through the Confidential Helpline on 0344 9020220.

Contact with the Provincial Almoner and the Area Assistants should be made through the Provincial Office, or through the Confidential Helpline on 0344 9020220.