Sussex Masonic Charities

Sussex Lodges and Chapters throughout the Province donate to a central fund and Lodges and Chapters then nominate local charities which they would like to see benefit from this fund.

Listed below are some of the charities and causes that have received funds from Sussex Masons.

  • 15th Brighton Scouts - updating Scout Hut
  • 176 Hove Squadron Air Training Corps
  • 1st Brede Scouts - extension to Scout HQ to meet new regulations
  • 1st Copthorne Scouts - purchase of new minibus
  • 1st Crowborough Scout Group
  • 1st Ferring Sea Scouts - purchase of 3 canoes
  • 1st Old Town Scouts Eastbourne - renovate equipment store
  • 1st Rustington Scout Group
  • 1st Worthing Scout Group
  • 23rd Eastbourne Scouts
  • 3/5 Lancing Sea Scouts - 2 boats, 4 tents, 1 zipwire, etc.
  • 304 Squadron ATC Hastings - to update radio equipment
  • 3rd Shoreham Sea Scouts - special items of equipment
  • 4Sight (West Sussex Association for the blind) - tent & equipment
  • 4th Hailsham Brownies - camping equipment
  • 4th Uckfield Holy Cross Scouts
  • 5th Burgess Hill (Worlds End) Scouts - rebuild hut - arson
  • 5th Chichester Scouts
  • 8th Worthing Sea Scouts - safety boat
  • 9th Bexhill Scouts - to complete new HQ after fire
  • ABC Fund, Peacehaven
  • Action for Deafness
  • Activities, Respite Rehabilitation Centre
  • Adur Special Needs Project - s/h minibus for group
  • Adur Talking News - to produce on CD's
  • Aldingbourne Trust - towards purchase of minibus
  • Alzheimers Society - Worthing
  • Argus Appeal
  • Argus Appeal - Christmas appeal for small local charities
  • Arun Transport for the Visually Impaired - minibus
  • Arun Twilight District Nurses - 4 syringe drivers
  • Arun Youth Aqua Centre - replace 2 boats for training
  • Balcombe Scouts - heating to scout hut & camping equipment
  • Battle Pre-School Playgroup - complete safe play surface
  • Beating Bowel Cancer - support for patients & families
  • Beechwood Hall Lewes
  • Bevern Trust
  • Bexhill Caring Community
  • Bexhill Hospital League of Friends - Dyonics machine
  • Blond McIndoe Centre - new microscope imaging system
  • Bluebird Community Transport - Burgess Hill
  • Bohemia Trust - counselling group - assist with refurbishment
  • Brighton & Hove Parkinsons Disease Society - 12 monthly meetings
  • Brighton & Hove Samaritans
  • Brighton & Hove Samaritans - replacement windows
  • Brighton & Hove Shopmobility - 2 scooters
  • Brighton and Hove Parent and Children Group
  • Brighton and Hove Unwaged Advice and Rights Centre
  • Brighton Area Alzheimers Society - Dementia guide, & literature
  • Brighton Eye Hospital
  • Brighton Heart Support Group
  • Brighton Scout Council - to refurbish kitchens
  • Brighton Sea Cadets - towards new safety boat
  • Burgess Hill Swimming Club
  • Butterfly's Breast Cancer Support
  • Camellia Botner Children's Centre
  • Cancer Day Care Unit - St Richards Hospital - Chichester
  • Cancer Journey - new website, helpline, and mobile unit
  • Canine Partners - to train an assistance dog & give support
  • Canine Partners - Wishlist
  • Canterbury Oast Trust - establish Mariners Tea Room in Rye
  • Care for the Carers - replace old office equipment
  • Carers' Centre for Brighton and Hove
  • Causeway Opportunity Playgroup - Horsham
  • Chalk Farm Project, Eastbourne
  • Chanctonbury Community Play Group
  • Chanctonbury Playscheme
  • Chestnut Tree House
  • Chichester Counselling Services
  • Chichester Downs Syndrome Support Group
  • Children with Cancer Fund - running costs for mobile home
  • Chronic Fatigue Society - an extra nurse
  • Cleft Palate Association - East Grinstead
  • Climbing Bears Play Group - equipment for new premises
  • Clock Tower Sanctuary - to assist with rent for new base
  • Clock Tower Sanctuary - Uplift to first donation
  • Coastway Hospital Radio - to update computer playout system
  • Cobnor Activity Centre Trust - repair of boat for wheelchair users
  • Conquest Hospital Hastings - Opthalmic Dept
  • Crawley Opportunity Pre-School Equipment Special needs
  • Crossover - interim payment
  • Crowborough Friends of Guiding
  • CRUSE Bereavement Care - Felpham - training
  • Cruse Bereavement Care, Worthing
  • CRY - Jeremy Cole Memorial Fund - ECG machine to assess risk in young
  • Dame Vera Lynn Trust for Children with Cerebral Palsy
  • Davison Worthing Youth Concert Band - purchase new instruments
  • Delta Disability Social Group
  • Dingemans
  • Donkey Field Pre-School - towards new play area
  • East Grinstead & District Scouting Association
  • East Sussex Disability Association - to produce 'Aware' newsletter
  • East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes
  • East Sussex Foster Care Association - fund 3 day course
  • East Sussex Hospitals Trust
  • East Sussex, Brighton & Hove Crossroads - new IT system
  • Eastbourne and District MENCAP
  • Eastbourne Blind Society - new POET BE scanner
  • Eastbourne Citizens Advice Bureau - upgrading facilities
  • Eastbourne Lifeboat - purchase heat seeking camera
  • Eastbourne Shopmobility - new scooters & powerchair
  • Eating Disorders Association
  • ECHO - Evelina Children's Heart Organisation - Sussex Branch
  • Eye Trust Fund - St Richards - Chi - eye imaging system
  • Federation for Disabled People
  • Fellowship of St Nicholas - Hastings
  • Felpham Sea Scouts - replace safety boat
  • Ferring Country Centre Ltd - to replace safety fencing
  • Fibromyalgia Support Group for Surrey & Sussex - publication of booklet
  • Friends at Blatchington Mill - for replacement minibus
  • Friends of Brighton & Hove Hospitals - 2 laparascopes
  • Friends of Maynards Green Primary School
  • Friends of the Bexhill Hospital
  • Friends of Worthing Portage
  • Fun in Action for Children, Brighton
  • Funding for repairs to Mobility Scooters on loan
  • Gillian Fabb Memorial Fund - Royal Marsden Hospital
  • Girl Guides Lancing District
  • Girl Guides Worthing West - refurbish HQ floor & kitchen
  • Girl Guides Sussex East - towards replacement hut
  • Girl Guides Sussex West - to create campsite & cons area
  • Goring by Sea Scout Troop
  • Grove Park School - Crowborough
  • Guide Assoc Sussex East
  • Guild Care Worthing
  • Hailsham Pavilion
  • Hangleton Junior School
  • Hasting Sea Cadets - repairs to building to meet safety standards
  • Hastings & Rother Mediation Service
  • Hastings Sanctuary Service - shower & Gardening Equipment
  • Hastings Shopmobility
  • Hazel Court Special Needs School - food technology room
  • Headway House - equipment for kitchen
  • Headway Hurstwood Park Brain Injury Centre
  • Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
  • Heatherly Cheshire Home - items 1 to 5 on wishlist
  • Help for Heroes
  • Helping Hands - donation towards a minibus
  • Herons Ghyll Driving Group - riding for the disabled
  • Herstmonceux Guides - camping equipment
  • Hillside Special School - UV sensory teaching aids
  • Holmium Laser for Worthing Hospital
  • Homecall - volunteer visiting exes re visually impaired
  • Honeywood House, East Preston - Royal Blind Society
  • Hove & Adur Sea Scouts - minibus
  • Hurstwood Park Neurological Centre League of Friends
  • Jack & Jill Playgroup - replace outdoor sheds
  • Java CafĂ© - Woodingdean Community Association - replace copier
  • Jigsaw 4 U - funding for bereavement counselling service
  • Jim Green Memorial Competition 2011
  • JPK Project
  • Just Different - train new presenter - disability workshops
  • King George V Playing Field, Lewes - completion of play area
  • Kipling County Carriage Driving Group - wheelchair carriage
  • Lancing Sea Scout Group
  • Leyden House Trust - East Grinstead
  • Little Common Community Hall
  • Little Oaks Childrens Centre, Worthing
  • Littlehampton CAB - Financial Awareness project
  • Lower Willingdon Pre-School Nursery
  • MacMillan Cancer Support
  • Maritime Volunteer Service - maintenance of boats, fuel etc
  • Mary How Trust - relocate cancer screening facility
  • Mid Downs Hospital Radio - new equipment
  • Mid-Downs Crossroads Care for the Carers
  • Midhurst Scouts/Guides - refurb & disabled toilets
  • Motor Neurone Association West Sussex Branch
  • Nat. Coastwatch Institution - refurbish Newhaven Lookout Tower
  • National Association Child Care Centres - Chichester
  • National Association Colitis & Crohns - Brighton group - newsletter
  • Newhaven & Seaford Sea Cadets
  • Newhaven Community Development Association
  • Newhaven Sea Cadets
  • Newick House School - sponsor pupils with MLD
  • Newick Scout Group - new marquee & works to hut
  • NHS Trust Charitable Fund - QVH Peanut Ward for children
  • Off the Fence Trust
  • Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre - expansion of premises
  • Outreach 3 Way - towards assistive technology re learning
  • Parents and Carers Support Organisation
  • Petworth Cottage Nursing Home - syringe drivers & mattresses
  • Pevensey & Westham Play Group
  • Pines Day Centre - towards hydrotherapy pool
  • Portfield School - adapt room for special needs children
  • Prada-Willi Association
  • Prostate Cancer Support - Eastbourne - portable bladder scanner
  • Pyramid Educational Trust - course for autistic children
  • QEII Silver Jubilee School Horsham
  • Queen Alex Hosp Home - equip minibus for disabled
  • Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee School, Horsham
  • R.A.F.A. Sussex Down Home - Storrington
  • Riding for the Disabled - Mid Sussex - horse & tack
  • Rockinghorse Appeal
  • Rowland Singers - versatile stage system for choir
  • Royal Alex Hospital for Children - infant ventilator
  • Royal Alexandra Hospital Sick Children, Brighton - feeds machine & baby cots
  • RSCH
  • Rye & District Sea Cadets - replace central heating boiler
  • Sammy Community Transport
  • Sara Lee Trust
  • SASBAH - Sussex Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus
  • Saxon Mount - special needs - 2 interactive whiteboards
  • Saxon Mount Community School - update computers
  • Scotson Technique
  • Sea Cadets - Worthing - new dinghy for training purposes
  • Seaford Downs Syndrome Support Group
  • Seagulls Special
  • Seagulls Special - to replace B & H Albion kits for disabled
  • Searchlight Workshops Newhaven - patient hoisting system
  • Senlac District Scout Council - water supply to Kiteye Camp
  • SERV Sussex
  • SERV Sussex - fund additional motorbike to deliver blood out of hours
  • Shackleton Foundation
  • Signposts Mid Sussex
  • Snowdrop Trust
  • Southern Aurora Drum & Bugle Corps
  • Southwater Area Community Centre - redecoration
  • Southwater Girl Guides - minibus
  • Southwick Rangers under 12's
  • Sovereign Swimming Club for Disabled - replace hoist chairs
  • Springboard Project - replace doors & windows at centre
  • SSAFA - Forces Help - wet room for disabled ex-serviceman
  • St Barnabas Hospice - to complete 2 special beds
  • St Helier & Surrey Kidney Patients Association
  • St John Ambulance - Mobile Health Unit
  • St John Ambulance, Rye
  • St Patrick's Learning Trust - Hove
  • St Patrick's Trust - to refit four small kitchens in refuge
  • St Peters Pre School Ardingly
  • St Richards - Baby Unit - 5 special cots
  • St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Eastbourne
  • Stonepilow (St Richards of Chichester)
  • Stray Cats Youth Drop In Centre - Worthing
  • Survivors Network - purchase of computer equipment
  • Sussex Air Ambulance Appeal
  • Sussex Autistic Community Trust - kit out shop & restaurant
  • Sussex Autistic Society Hassocks
  • Sussex Cancer Fund - towards new radio therapy couch
  • Sussex Deaf Association - towards toilets for disabled, etc.
  • Sussex Eye Hospital - Glaucoma pachymeter
  • Sussex Heart Charity - to complete for ultrasonic scalpel
  • Sussex Holiday Club for adults with learning difficulties - holidays
  • Sussex Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Centre
  • Sussex Rehab Centre - equipment for prosthetic limbs
  • Sussex Rehabilitation Centre
  • Tadpoles Disabled Swimming Club
  • Tandem - minibus contribution
  • Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Trust
  • Telscombe Parish Hall - essential repairs & improvements
  • Time 4 Children - equipment & training
  • Trevor Mann Baby Unit - specialist equipment - neonatal unit
  • Uckfield Cottage Hospital - 2 special airbeds
  • Uckfield Girl Guides - replace floor of Guide Hut
  • Vale First & Middle School - Findon
  • Viewcraft
  • West Tarring Young Peoples Club - disabled toilet
  • Wey & Arun Canal Trust - hoist for disabled users
  • Windmills Special Needs Playgroup, Burgess Hill
  • Women's Refuge Project - beds, furniture, etc.
  • Worthing Air Training Corps
  • Worthing Dial a Ride
  • Worthing Sea Cadets - upgrade toilets & showers, & disabled access
  • Worthing Sea Cadets - Window replacement TS Vanguard
  • Worthing Shopmobility - replace 3 scooters 3 powered wheelchairs
  • Worthing Society for the Blind - to complete minibus
  • Worthing Womens Aid