The Masonic Charitable Foundation team have announced the 300 charities that are being awarded grants totalling £3,000,000 to mark the forming of the World’s first Grand Lodge at the Goose and Gridiron Ale House in St Paul’s Churchyard on 24 June 1717.
The winning charities in West Lancashire are:
St Helens Carers Centre £25, 000
Wargrave House Limited £15, 000
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide £15, 000
Sefton Childrens Trust £6, 000
SWACA Sefton Womens Childrens Aid £6, 000
Headway Blackpool Wyre Fylde £4, 000
Salford Womens Aid £4, 000
League of Welldoers £4, 000
The Charities will be presented with certificates at a presentation ceremony on the 22 September by Derek Parkinson, Mark Matthews and Kevin Poynton.