No web site could fully and completely list all of the charitable work done by
Freemasons within each Blue Lodge. Most charities done at the local lodges are focused on the needs within their communities.
The Able Kids Foundation™is a research-based, solutions oriented nonprofit
that partners with local, national, and international organizations to improve lives and expand opportunities for individuals
with disabilities. .
Grand Council Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation
incorporated by the General Grand Council in 1986 to further
research in the prevention of Arteriosclerosis or Vascular Biology. .
Mission Statement :
To provide assistance to those who face loss of sight due to the
need for surgical treatment without regard to race, color, creed,
age, sex or national origin provided they are unable to pay or
receive adequate assistance from current government agencies or
similar sources and to provide funds for research in curing diseases
of the eye. .
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine
Grand & Glorious Order of The Hillbilly Degree
The Hillbilly Clans are an extension of the Shrine. In the
continuous effort to support the Shriner's Hospitals for Children,
the Hillbilly Clans maintain fundraisers, volunteer to drive
patients to and from the hospitals at no cost to the parents, and so much more.
, held in Pikeville, Kentucky, is just one of the many ways the Hillbilly Clans support what has been called
"The Worlds Greatest Philanthropy" - The Shriner's Children's Hospitals