Freemasons' Grand Charity donates


Thursday 1st August 2013

The Freemasons’ Grand Charity recently awarded a £4,000 donation to London’s Air Ambulance as part of a £192,000 grant distributed to air ambulance charities across the whole UK. The cheque was presented to Director of Development, Mark Davies, and Lead Clinician, Dr Anne Weaver, at the helipad by Russell Race, the Metropolitan Grand Master and leader of London's Metropolitan Grand Lodge.

The Freemasons’ Grand Charity recently awarded a £4,000 donation to London’s Air Ambulance as part of a £192,000 grant distributed to air ambulance charities across the whole UK. The cheque was presented to Director of Development, Mark Davies, and Lead Clinician, Dr Anne Weaver, at the helipad by Russell Race, the Metropolitan Grand Master and leader of London's Metropolitan Grand Lodge.


The Freemasons’ Grand Charity have been a regular supporter of air ambulance charities since 2007, donating £1.3 million in total to twenty-two rescue services nationwide. Commenting, Laura Chapman, Chief Executive of The Freemasons’ Grand Charity, said: “We are delighted to be able to show our support for air ambulance charities once again. Supporting these rescue services remains popular within Freemasonry because of the important work they carry out in communities across the country.”


Mark Davies, Director of Development at London’s Air Ambulance said: “We are extremely thankful for the continued support our charity and other air ambulances receive from The Freemasons’ Grand Charity. Working in partnership with this long established, highly respected charity has made a significant contribution to our service and is helping to save lives.”

From left to right: Mr Tony Shields, Assistant Charity Officer; Dr Anne Weaver, Lead Clinician at London’s Air Ambulance; Mr Stratton Richey, Metropolitan Grand Charity Steward; Mr Rex Thorne, Chairman of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Masonic Charity; Mr Russell Race, the Metropolitan Grand Master; Mark Davies, Director of Development at London’s Air Ambulance; Mr Bob Corp-Reader, Trustee, Metropolitan Masonic Charity; Mr Brian de Neut, Trustee, Metropolitan Masonic Charity; Mr David Roberts-Jones, Metropolitan Communications Officer; Captain David Swain, Metropolitan Grand Secretary.

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