Provincial Communications (Q&A updated 03/05/2020)
DONATING TO THE MASONIC COVID-19 APPEAL
Online: Visit www.mcf.org.uk/covid19appeal
Click on “Donate” and fill in the simple online donation form.
Relief Chest: USE A GREEN RELIEF CHEST FORM
Write MASONIC COVID19 APPEAL as the Charity name.
Write the Appeal’s Relief Chest no. COVID19 as the registered no. Send the Green voucher to the Relief Chest team.
By Text: To donate £5 text COVID19 to 70500
Follow the link in the text reply and complete your details and the Lodge/Chapter to be credited. (Donors will receive a follow up text asking them to follow a process to allow gift aid to be applied to their donation. Members are encouraged to respond to this text as this will also allow for the donation to be credited to the individual, Lodge and Province)
Post: Credit Card Form: Download the Credit/Debit Card Donation Form at www.mcf.org.uk/covid19appeal and send it to the Relief Chest team.
By Cheque: Complete a Single Donation Form available at www.mcf.org.uk/covid19appeal . Make your cheque payable to “Relief Chest Scheme”. Tick the Gift Aid declaration if applicable and date the form. Send form and cheque to the Relief Chest team.
Telephone: To make a donation call the MCF dedicated line on 020 3146 3352 (open Monday-Thursday 9.30am-4.30pm, Friday 9.30am-3.30pm).
Fundraise: Visit http://www.mcf.org.uk/covid19appeal
Click on “Start Fundraising” and create an account. Follow the instructions and fill in details of your sponsored event and your goal amount, save the page, share with friends and family and start fundraising. You can log in and make updates and changes to your page, upload progress photos and your donors can Gift Aid any donation they make.
Other Formal Communications
Communication from the Pro Grand Master (May 2020)
Communication from the Pro Grand Master (19/03/2020)
Communication from the Grand Charity (19/03/2020)
Commuication from the Grand Master (17/03/2020)
Commuication from the UGLE CEO and Grand Secretary (16/03/2020)
The below letter and guidance was sent to all members on 13 March 2020:
Joint statement from (11/03/2020):
Grand Secretary / Grand Scribe E
Grand Secretary Mark Master Masons
Grand Secretary Genral of the Ancient and Acepted Rite