Approved Grants April 2013
Monday, 15 April 2013 15:55

We are pleased to announce that the Masonicare Board approved the following Interaction Grant applications at their recent Bi- monthly meeting.

SEVENTEEN INTERACTION GRANTS RECEIVED
• 15 Approved
• 1 For exceptional consideration
• 1 Declined

1. Lodge Wyong Tuggerah Lakes No. 247 ...R1/D18 ..........$5.000.00
DSA Disable Surfers Association of Australia Inc. Catering for people with disabilities

 

2. The Royal Empire Lodge No. 613...R12/d124 ..........$1.200.00

Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation
Cares for children with cancer

 

3. Lodge Tamaree No.878...R4/D43 ..........$4,000.00
Port Stephens PCYC
Work with young people developing skills & character

 

4. Lodge The Raleigh No. 241...R5/D52 ...........$2,000.00
Bellingen Hospital


To purchase two ROHO mattress and associated equipment

5. Lodge of Truth Braidwood No.26...R10/D104 ...........$5,000.00
Snowy Hydro Southcare
Helicopter medical assist ,transfer, search and rescue to southern NSW

 

6. Order of Eastern Star.R11/D112 ...........$2,500.00
Ostomy NSW Ltd
(People who have undergone surgery resulting in a Leostomy, Colostomy, Urostomy etc)

 

7. Grand Court Of NSW- Order of the Amaranth Inc...R11/D113 ..........$5,000.00
Garvan Research Foundation
Research into Cancer, T.B., Diabetes etc.

 

8. Hornsby and Kuring-gai Masonic Association ...........$2,5000.00
St Edmunds School
Provides specialised school for High School age children with wide range of disabilities.

 

9. District 44 Masonic Charities Inc...R4/D54 ............$5,000.00
Palliative care Lower Mid North Cost Cluster
Support patients suffering with cancer.

 

10. Clarence Valley Freemasons ...R5/D54 ...........$1,000.00
Maclean Lower Clarence Hospital Auxiliary
Medical equipment for treatment and care of sick and injuries patients.

 

11. The City of Wollongong Lodge No.1049 ...........R11/D112 .............$5,000.00
Farmborough Aged Care
High, low & dementia specific aged care facility.

 

12. Masons and Friends Port Macquarie and Lodge Hastings...R5/D51 .........$2,000.00
Port Macquarie Marine Rescue Hand held radios.
Saves lives of people in trouble at sea and the Hastings River


13. Lodge Thespian No.256...R2/D26 ...........$3,000.00
St George School
Students with severe disabilities. Grant to purchase plants for Sensory Garden, musical instruments and equipments for hydrotherapy program.

 

14. Lodge Burnside No.729...R3/D32 ...........$3,000.00

The Art Therapy Cottage 

Provides art therapy and services for groups of people who have had or currently have cancer.


15.Lodge Star of Wauchope No. 310...R5/D51 ...........$3,125.00
Wauchope District Memorial Hospital
A P5 Premium bed for Wauchope Hospital

 

Total $49,325.00 

ONE FOR EXCEPTIONA CONSDERATION

 

16. Lodge Allan Stuart No.416...R7/D72 ...........$3,900.00
Geurie Community Defibrillator.
(waiting for more information’s from the Lodge for further actions )

 

ONE DECLINED APPLICATION

 

17. Lodge Temora No.168... R8/D81
Temora Area Survival Committee reason : No DGR Status
Lodge meet the Taxation requirements – no DGR