£2.5m in 2.5 years !
The Festival received a boost to its fundraising at the Craft Annual Meeting in May when Les Hutchinson from the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys, which our Festival is in support of, received two serious donations.
In recognition of the 300th Anniversary of United Grand Lodge, the sum of £300,000 was presented.
The Middlesex Province Relief Fund donated £200,000 and the Middlesex Masonic Charity £100,000.
These donations took the Festival total to over £2.5m, just as it was heading toward the midway point of the Festival.
This figure has been achieved by the remarkable support shown by the brethren of the Province and it should not be forgotten, also the hard work of the Charity Stewards.
However, whilst there is no target for our Festival, other than to raise as much as we can, lots of Members are still to contribute and there is much more we can do for the children……and this video reminds us why:-
The Marchington’s Story
What is The 2020 Festival ?
A period of 5 years, ending in 2020, when all Masons in Middlesex are asked to support one of our Masonic Charities, the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys. This is a charity doing amazing work.
Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys
As you discover more about the work of the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys (RMTGB) you will feel reassured that by supporting The 2020 Festival you will be making a lasting difference to a great many young people who most need our help.
The RMTGB’s mission statement:
‘To relieve poverty and advance the education of children of a Masonic family and, where funds permit, support other children in need.’
More information about The 2020 Festival:
- RMTGB – A poverty charity
- How your donation will help disadvantaged children
- Helping the non-Masonic in need
- Supporting The 2020 Festival
- What your support will do
If you have any questions, require more information, have fund raising suggestions, or are organising events relating to The 2020 Festival, please email:email@example.com
Watch this video which shows what the RMTGB does:-
“A man never stands so tall as when he kneels to help a child”