The RA Benevolent Fund has a registered charity chest (E0135) in the Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Relief Chest Scheme through which Gift Aid is claimed. All Chapters have been encouraged to direct their donations for the Benevolent Fund to the relief chest by using the RCS envelopes.
All Chapter charity stewards have been provided with a copy of the explanation booklet and most have used the system and are familiar with it. However, new charity stewards do get appointed from time to time so should further copies be required, they can be downloaded by clicking the link here. The Gift Aid Relief Chest Guide
Copies of the EVS forms that that are required to accompany the donations when they are sent to the relief chest, should be found in a wallet near the supply of RCS envelopes at each meeting place. But again, copies can be downloaded by clicking the link below.
The Guide explains the system and should provide all the information needed. However, should further assistance be needed please e-mail or call:
The Provincial Grand Charity Steward, Steven Price.
e-mail: Provincial Grand Charity Steward
Tel: 01926 494980
Many thanks to all those Chapter charity stewards who have made the effort to acquaint themselves with the RCS scheme and thanks also to the companions of Chapters that have supported the Benevolent Fund over the many years.
Donations can be made either by Chapters giving one or more of their usual charity collections, or by Companions individually.
For Companions wishing to make a donation the following link provides all of the information about how to do this.
To view the page of Recent Donations press here: