Masonic Samaritan Fund
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Information about Masonic Samaritan Fund

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Your health is          our concern!


Please help us to reach all those who need our help.
Call 020 7404 1550
or visit www.msfund.org.uk

As it enters its 21st year, the Masonic Samaritan Fund continues to support the health and care needs of Freemasons and their dependants.

Support is available to:

  • Freemasons
  • The wives, partners and dependants of Freemasons
  • The widows, surviving partners and dependants of deceased Freemasons

Who have an identified health or care need and, faced with a long wait for treatment or care, cannot afford their own private provision without incurring financial hardship.

Medical: The Fund will consider applications for a wide variety of medical treatments from hip replacement to cardiac surgery, from digital hearing aids to drug treatment for cancer or degenerative diseases, from stomach banding to macular degeneration.

Dental Applications are welcome where NHS treatment is unavailable or where costs are in excess of NHS charging rates. Financial help is provided in support of dental treatment that is clinically necessary, in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. Grants are not available where the proposed treatment is purely cosmetic or where an applicant simply prefers to receive private treatment.

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Respite If you look after someone who needs support because of a physical or learning disability, mental illness or whose health is impaired by sickness or old age, and who, without help, would not be able to cope with the demands of basic living, then you are a carer. It is important that, as a carer, you take time off for yourself. Grants are available from the MSF to support carers. Funding is available towards the cost of short periods of residential care or to provide regular short breaks at home.



Mobility The Fund is also able to provide grants for the supply and maintenance of mobility equipment, specialist equipment or home adaptations in response to a specific medical need.

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For further information about any of the above please contact the Fund or your Lodge, or Provincial Grand Almoner.

Masonic Samaritan Fund, a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England. Company number 6876310, Charity Number 1130424 Registered Office: 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ

 

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