The Site For Freemasonry in Buckinghamshire supporting the BMCF charity no: 1007193

Charity Steward's Update April 2020

I do hope that you and all those nearest and dearest to you are OK and keeping well.

High Tea for MK Carers

The BMCF (Bucks Masonic Centenary Fund) were delighted to award MK Carers £330 to enable them to treat 30 adult carers to an afternoon tea at Dobbies Garden Centre in Bletchley.

Grenville Lodge donates to Motor Neurone Research

Motor Neurone Research was the focus of the fundraising activities at Grenville Lodge 1787 over the last 12 months, culminating in the presentation of a cheque in the sum of £2,500 to the “All About Ali” charity at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford https://www.aaa.uk.com/

BMCF Support for MK Hospital Radio

The BMCF (Bucks Masonic Centenary Fund) recently awarded a grant £2,500 to the Milton Keynes Hospital Radio to purchase a Second mixing desk.

Going the extra mile ….. for Charity

Over the summer, inspired by the Provincial Executive, many Buckinghamshire Freemasons completed a range of challenges to raise funds for various charities and the 2021 MCF festival. Amongst these was W.Bro Dave Harfield who undertook the 1 Million step challenge to raise funds for Diabetes UK.

Having a Ball!

A group of children from the Milton Keynes area had an enjoyable time recently while taking part in tennis coaching sessions helped by a grant from the BMCF (Bucks Masonic Centenary Fund) which provided £140 for two buckets of tennis balls.

Solving the Puzzle

The Puzzle Centre in Middle Claydon were delighted when their application to the BMCF for £4000 was approved recently.

Memorial Golf Day for Medical Detection Dogs

The amazing amount of £1904 was raised recently when Grand Union Lodge held a Memorial Golf Day in memory of the late Colin Cruse, a Past Master of the Lodge.

Milton Keynes Hospital Tea Party

APGM Tony Robinson joins with Bletchley Freemasons to serve tea to the hospital staff at the Milton Keynes Hospital Tea party.

Silence is golden in Padbury

Padbury Village Hall recently received a grant of £3480 from the BMCF (Bucks Masonic Centenary Fund) which enabled the installation of new secondary double glazing to the Victorian building.

And I would walk 500 miles ... for charity

Since the 1st July 2019, Dave Harfield has walked over 500 miles, taking more than a million steps in order to raise £875 (and counting) for Diabetes UK as part of their One million step summer challenge https://step.diabetes.org.uk/

BMCF supports Head2Head Theatre

The BMCF (Bucks Masonic Centenary Fund) recently supported Head2Head Theatre Charity with a grant of £500 to allow them to put on a performance of ‘Toad on the Road’ in Aylesbury.