The 2020 Festival

New Pro Provincial Grand Master announces The 2020 Festival total has reached £3.5m at his Installation Meeting

RW Bro Peter Baker was pleased to be able to announce this major milestone at the meeting at which he was Installed and thanked everyone who had both donated and worked hard to achieve this excellent figure.

He reminded everyone that with only 18 months to go a final push was now needed.

Those Lodges and Chapters that had during the year reached Grand Patron, Platinum Grand Patron and Diamond Grand Patron were awarded their certificates at the Annual Meetings held a short while before.

Grand Patron, Platinum Grand Patron
and Diamond Grand Patron Lodge Representatives

The Festival Committee and the RMTGB would like to give huge thanks to all the Brethren and Companions who have supported this great cause and have enabled Middlesex to get to such a tremendous total at this stage of the Festival.

To the Brethren who have an honorific, the Companions who have their Triple Tau, to the Charity Stewards who have promoted the Festival and the Lodges and Chapters who have achieved various honorific levels and who have given their charity funds in their Relief Chests to this charity, we are most grateful indeed.

There is now less than 18 months left of our Festival and still many good causes, many children in distress, that means we need to carry on, in effect we have not yet ‘performed our allotted task’. We know that this tremendous support will continue until right up until the end and thank you all for that in advance.

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:

If you have any questions, require more information, have fund raising suggestions, or are organising events relating to The 2020 Festival, please email:festival@pglm.org.uk

Watch this video which shows what the RMTGB does:-

Maddie’s Story

 

“A man never stands so tall as when he kneels to help a child”

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