The Freemasons of Ireland Girls & Boys Fund
Incorporating: The Masonic Girls Benefit Fund, The Masonic Boys Benefit Fund, TLC (Teddies for Loving Care) and The Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year
Registered with the Charities Regulator in the Republic of Ireland No. 20001315
The principal objects of the charity are to relieve poverty, advance education and relieve those in need by reason of youth or ill-health by:
- Providing for the maintenance, education, advancement and benefit (including medical care) of sons and daughters (including adopted sons and daughters) of Freemasons, former Freemasons and deceased Freemasons of the Order who are in necessitous circumstances;
- Providing equipment, facilities and amenities to patients, particularly children, who are attending or admitted to accident and emergency units at hospitals, or associated emergency services;
- Encouraging young people in Ireland to engage with education in all of its forms, including through music; and
- Providing support to other charitable organisations with similar principal objects to the charity.