When was the last time you went to the beach? Or visited a public swimming pool? Some of us take for granted that we can swim, or that water for leisure has always been accessible, but not for these kids. Some of the children of the Western English Language School in Footscray have never had the opportunity to learn how to swim, let alone jump in a pool! So a recent $5000 donation made by the Freemasons Foundation to support the school with the hire costs for a bus to enable
Freemasons Foundation Victoria recently presented Western Emergency Relief Network with a $10,000 donation to further assist their efforts in changing lives. Inparticular, for those marginalized in our society or suffering trauma through emergency circumstances. WERN help trauma victims recovering from such devastating events as fire and flood. WERN also assists in situations of family violence, refugees and the homeless. WERN is made up of people and organizations who care a
We might take for granted the skills it takes to cut, peel, slice or dice vegetables, but the kids at Yarrabah School in Aspendale certainly don’t! Thanks to a Garden to Kitchen Program, students are now learning how to prepare a simple meal. Not only that, they have grown the vegetables themselves, in a garden they have cared for and managed in the grounds of the school! Freemasons Victoria recently visited the school to donate $1500 towards the program, aimed at kids with a
Members of Swan Hill Lodge and Tresco Lodge proudly unveiled a cenotaph in Lake Boga on ANZAC Day, 25 April, 2015. Joined by Freemasons Foundation Chairman Andre Clayton, members of the Lake Boga Lions Club were excited to see the monument, finally paying tribute to the history of the town and its direct involvementduring WWII.
Lake Boga had been selected to accommodate the Repair Depot for thePBY’s or Catalina aeroplanes, that were under threat from the Japanese. Around 700