Cheque Presentation – Northern Lights Children’s Charity

Phoenix Lodge No: 3236, applied to the Cheshire Freemason’s Charity for a Community Grant to a very worthy Local Children’s Charity.

Northern Lights Children’s Charity give the experience of Christmas in Lapland to children with life limiting illnesses. Locally based in the Neston Area of the Wirral, Northern Lights will, this year, take 20 children to Lapland for a 5 day trip of a lifetime and visit Father Christmas.

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Paul Jenkins & Alan Johnson (Northern Lights) receive Cheque from W.Bro. Mal Cooke (Phoenix Lodge Charity Rep) and Lodge Member Bro. John O’Halloran.

The Lodge Brethren were pleased to present a Cheque for £750.00 which would go toward the £1,500.00 required to send one of these Children. The Children are accompanied on a ratio of 2 to 1 adult, which include specialist nurses and carers. The cheque was presented to Paul Jenkins and Alan Johnson (Founder Member) who this year, both received the ‘Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service’ in recognition of their tireless work for the Charity.