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Disaster Appeal For California

Most Worshipful Stuart A. Wright, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of California, has requested the Masonic Service Association of North America to issue a Disaster Relief Appeal. Wildfires have brought unprecedented death and destruction across the state. The Grand Lodge is aiding and assisting their Brothers, their families, and their communities in providing aid and assistance.

Grand Master Wright says, “The wildfires now raging in California are unlike anything we’ve seen before. The 215-square mile Camp Fire in Northern California is the deadliest in California history with over 10,000 structures destroyed and dozens of fatalities. The Woolsey Fire has burned nearly 100,000 acres in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties and has resulted in additional deaths and destroyed structures. Hundreds of Masons, their families, and widows have been evacuated, and many of them have lost their homes. Places of employment and education have been destroyed, making the immediate future of many in our Masonic family very uncertain. “The loss has been great and, unfortunately, it will only become greater before the fires are contained. There is an immediate need for help.”

Disaster Appeal For Florida

The Masonic Service Association of North America has received a request from the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Florida, MW John E. Karroum for MSA to issue a Disaster Relief Appeal.

"Hurricane Michael made landfall on October 10, 2018 and caused heavy destruction in its path. A week later the death toll is still rising… Clean up from the hurricane has begun and we have been receiving many phone calls requesting assistance. We have started to distribute monetary donations but the balance in our Hurricane Fund is rapidly depleting."

As you know, the town of Mexico Beach is virtually destroyed. The cities of Panama City and Port St. Joe were among the hardest hit. People are living without utilities and in many cases without their homes. There is an immediate need for help. Kindly distribute this Appeal to as many as possible.

Disaster Appeal For North Carolina has Concluded

 

By Check

Please make checks payable to MSA Disaster Relief Fund and send them to:

Masonic Service Association
3905 National Drive, Suite 280
Burtonsville, MD 20866. 

When remitting funds to MSA, please mark checks,"California Disaster Appeal" or "Florida Disaster Appeal."

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MSA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

We were asked if any of your contribution for Disaster Relief is deducted by MSA for administrative expenses and the answer is "No!" All expenses, charges by PayPal, bookkeeping, or cost of acknowledgment letters, everything, is absorbed by MSA in its operating budget. Your entire gross donation will be sent to the affected jurisdiction. That's the way it's always been, and that's the way it will continue.

 

Ongoing Appeals

The Green Envelope Appeal raises funds for the Hospital Visitation Program. <Read More>

When making contributions, checks should be sent to:

Masonic Service Association of North America
3905 National Drive, Suite 280
Burtonsville, MD 20866

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