The three Universities Scheme Lodges meeting in Leicestershire and Rutland, including the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, donated £1,500 to Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation at a presentation ceremony at Freemasons’ Hall, Leicester on Saturday 29th April 2017.
Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation offers financial support to individuals and schools in Leicestershire helping them access education or training opportunities.
The money was raised at the recently held special joint meeting where the three lodges, Wyggeston Lodge, Castle of Leicester Lodge No.7767 and Lodge of Science & Art No.8429. The Leicestershire and Rutland Masonic Charity Association additionally contributed half of the funds.
Andy Green, Universities Scheme Representative for the Lodge said: “As University Lodges, we are incredibly proud to donate this money to a local educational charity that supports those less fortunate than ourselves.”