MBF Walk - Saturday 6th May

The Mark Benevolent Fund (MBF) is very proud to have raised and donated over £19m to worthy causes since its inception over 150 years ago. The Fund today continues to support worthwhile charitable aims and its current focus is to support the Hope for Tomorrow cancer charity in raising £2.6m for the purchase of ten mobile chemotherapy units.

Following the success of the Mark Province of London 2014 Bridges Walk (which alone raised £30k), an all Provinces’ Walk is now taking place on Saturday 6 May. It will start at Mark Masons’ Hall and then follow the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk (around 8 miles), returning to where it started.

The target is to raise £100k and judging by the initial response, the project should pass this sum with relative ease: although of course this will not happen without your support.

Unlike the London Bridges Walk, this is not about asking you to participate – it is about asking for your support for those who are taking part. In the case of London that will be our PGM, all four APGMs and the Provincial Grand Secretary, Alan White. Due to a deteriorating hip and knee condition, the Deputy PGM will not be taking part in the Walk.

The first link below will take you to the main webpage which sets out the aims and background to the walk. The second will take you directly to the Province of London page, and a click on the ‘donate’ icon will take you through to a giving page.

http://mbfwalk.org.uk/

http://mbfwalk.org.uk/index.php/donate/provinces/london

You will see that this page allows qualified individuals to claim gift aid on donations and also to allocate monies towards honorifics and Provincial Festivals (for instance 2017 being Berkshire’s which as you know is fully supported by London).

Very many thanks in anticipation for your usual generous London support.

David, Tom, Jerry, Henry, Cliff and Tim

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