Masonic gift helps charity at hospice
A£5,000 donation by Merseyside and Lancashire Freemasons to the charity LifeLites, has allowed it to provide interactive technology for children at Claire House hospice.
The was made by the West Lancashire Freemasons’ Charity during a recent national fundraising event during which the charity’s chief executive, Simone Enefer-Doy, called at Blackpool on a national tour.
She was joined on a recent visit to the hospice by the leaders of local Masons, Derek Parkinson, Sam Robinson and Mark Matthews, who all had the opportunity to see the difference the technology is making in enhancing the lives of the children cared for their.
One of the packages was the “Magic Carpet”, a sensory learning tool with the capacity to engage people of abilities.
After watching baby Phoenix interacting with the Magic Carpet, Derek Parkinson said: “It’s very humbling to see the dedication of the staff here at the hospice and we can’t sufficiently express our gratitude for the incredible work that they do. all ages and
“Giving aid and support to charities within the local and wider community is central to Freemasonry.
“It’s marvellous to see at first hand what the money we have donated is achieving and we thank both LifeLites and Claire House for this opportunity.”