Milbanke Supports St Teresa’s Hospice
St Teresa’s Hospice is a registered charity and provides palliative and end of life care and support to residents of South Durham & North Yorkshire as well as their carers. Shaun McCabe, formerly a member of Milbanke lodge who meet in Darlington, was one of the more recent people who was cared for at St Teresa’s before his peaceful passing on 28thNovember 2019, aided by the support he received.
In recognition of the invaluable work and support that St Teresa’s hospice provide, members of Milbanke Lodge were represented by the Master, Alex Harris, and Shaun’s wife Susan who went along to the hospice to present a cheque for £500 to the Chief Executive, Jane Bradshaw.
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”