Case Studies

See the impact of your fundraising and donations on Masonic families and registered charities.

Alex is a young boy who was diagnosed with a rare blood condition.

Anthony Nolan’s Story

Anthony Nolan’s medical research team explain how our £92,000 grant to support their stem-cell research is helping to save the lives of people like Alex. Alex is a young boy who was diagnosed with a rare blood condition. The support he received from Anthony Nolan meant there was a possibility of a cure and chance for […]

We awarded £40,000 to Emmaus UK to help expand their vital work to overcome homelessness and social exclusion.

Emmaus UK

Emmaus UK supports people to work their way out of homelessness, providing meaningful work as well a stable home for as long as someone needs it. For many people who have experienced homelessness, losing their self-esteem can be the most damaging part of the experience. Emmasus UK gives people the opportunity to reflect on their […]

Tommy, was diagnosed with a heart condition but faced a wait of at least six months for surgery

Tommy’s Story

“Dad went for a pre-op assessment for a minor operation. During the tests, the doctors realised he had a heart murmur. He was sent for an emergency scan, but five months of further tests followed before he was told that the condition was the result of a birth defect that hadn’t ever been picked up, […]

When Chloe’s injury threatened to put an end to her dancing dream, we funded surgery to get her back on her feet

Chloe’s Story

“Dancing is all I have ever done. I’ve had many injuries over the years but I never had to stop doing what I love. Then, two years ago, I woke up in agony in my left foot – I tried to walk and fell to the floor. The doctors carried out lots of tests and […]

Gladys

Gladys’s Story

“Oh, I am so grateful,” says Gladys, her bright blue eyes crinkling around the edges as she smiles. We are in a care home, sat in the bright and airy bedroom that Gladys calls her own. A comfortable-looking green armchair takes pride of place in the centre of the room. The chair is positioned facing […]

Davies Family

The Davies Family

When Clare’s marriage ended, she was left alone to care for her children, Henry, Polly, Flora and Oscar, who were all under the age of eight at the time. With an unexpectedly reduced income and sole responsibility for childcare, Clare wasn’t sure how they would manage. It was a very stressful time for the whole […]

Inspire foundation

INSPIRE Foundation

We awarded £65,000 to the INSPIRE Foundation to fund research which aims to improve the quality of life and independence of those living with spinal cord injuries. The project will be led by research scientist Sean Doherty who broke his neck in a mountain bike accident in 2008. Sean and his team hope to develop wearable stimulation […]

Bill's story

Bill’s Story

“I had trouble with my eyes for a long, long time. I saw a specialist at the hospital and they told me that I had cataracts, but there was a very long waiting list for treatment at the hospital – the specialist said it would be at least six months and to be honest at […]