Children’s hospice South West’s Little Bridge House Hospice has been chosen to receive grants totalling £3620 from the Devonshire Freemasons.
In addition to a grant of £1545, from the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF), there was a grant of £2075 from Torbay’s Courtland Lodge in remembrance of Denise Bibbings, wife of a senior lodge presented at the same time.
Every Spring and Autumn Freemasons from all parts of Devon would normally meet to give support local charities and organisations throughout the county who are in need of assistance, nominated by their local lodge.
This year The Lodge of Perseverance in Sidmouth selected Children’s Hospice South West to make a donation of £830.
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