Local Charities gathered at Freemasons’ Hall Leicester on Saturday 6th April 2019 to tell their story, and receive generous donations from Lodges, Chapters, and the Leicestershire & Rutland Masonic Charity Association.
The Provincial Grand Master of Leicestershire & Rutland Freemasons’, David Hagger opened proceedings by welcoming all and introducing the assembled Charities to the work of the Leicestershire & Rutland Masonic Charity Association in the community.
The first guest to be introduced was the Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Michael Kapur OBE, who was not only present to receive £1,000 for his Charity Award for Young People, but to also assist in presenting donations to other well deserving organisations. Michael said: “This award scheme helps to shine a light on our brave young people in Leicestershire”.
Noel Manby, the Grand Superintendent of the Leicestershire & Rutland Royal Arch Masons was on hand to present £3,900 to local Charities including Bloodwise, Hope Against Cancer, Mesothelioma UK, and Shopmobility Melton Mowbray.
After the presentation, Noel Manby said: "Royal Arch Masons of Leicestershire & Rutland are proud to be able to support you, the hard working volunteers of local charities and good causes"