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Hartlepool MS Support Group
On a Monday evening at the beginning of March 2019, Paul Manley, attended and presented a donation of £500.00 to the Hartlepool MS Support group at Stratton Centre, Westmoreland Road, Hartlepool on behalf of St Helens Lodge 531 and the Hartlepool Masonic Benevolent Association.
Paul is a Past Master of St Helens Lodge; also made a further donation of £45.00 on behalf of Mr Alan Beavis of the My Life supported Living Burbank Street Hartlepool.
Hartlepool MS Support Group was formed in 2009 by Lindsay Moore, an MS sufferer, who struggled to find a local support Group after being diagnosed with Primary Progressive MS. The group was set up with the help of the Hartlepool Voluntary Development Agency and gained charitable status in 2013.
Hartlepool MS Support Group are a friendly, well-established group consisting of people who have Multiple Sclerosis, or their families and Carers, all who live in the Hartlepool area. Although not medically qualified the group can offer help, advice and support on managing the symptoms of MS.
More information about the group can be found at http://www.mshartlepool.co.uk/
TLC Teddy Initiative……
“thank you Freemasons for the thousands of teddies donated to children’s casualty departments”
Community Support Grants…..
“The grant from Durham Freemasons has made an enormous difference to our service users”
Provincial Annual Meeting….
“The Provincial annual meeting is one of the highlights of my year, it’s great to meet everyone and support all those being rewarded for merit”….
“My husband would be so proud that you still contact me so many years after his death, thank you for remembering me”
“The Provincial annual meeting is one of the highlights of my year, it’s great to meet everyone and support all those being rewarded for merit”
The Royal Arch…..
“I feel that I have a much better understanding of the whole Masonic story after joining the Royal Arch”
What have you gained?
“I’ve made wonderful friendships with people from all walks of life who I wouldn’t otherwise have even met”
In respect to the TLC Teddy initiative
“A child patient copes with medical treatment so much better when they’ve been given a TLC teddy”
What Freemasonry has done for you?
“The teachings of the masonic ceremonies helped me to be a better father, better husband, better son and better neighbour”What Freemasonry has done for you
One of the best things I have ever done…
“Along with getting married, the birth of my children and Sunderland winning the FA Cup, becoming a Freemason is one of the best things I’ve ever done”
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