Meet Michael Gray, an ex-British citizen who became a dedicated Singaporean three decades ago, passionately sharing why it was the best decision of his life, his thoughts on Singapore’s democracy, and his unique experiences, including yacht ownership on Sentosa, all while serving as a devoted trustee for the Masonic Charitable Fund – Singapore, showcasing his commitment to community and philanthropy.
The Masonic Charitable Fund (MCF) and Oldham Lodge jointly sponsored four underprivileged Scouts with bursaries to enable them to attend the 25th World Scout Jamboree at Saemangeum, South Korea, in August 2023.
During the recent Semi Annual Communication of the District Grand Lodge of the Eastern Archipelago (DGLEA), the founder of the Masonic Charity Foundation (MCF) took the stage to reflect on the profound role of Singapore Freemasonry in the community. The founder’s reflections shed light on the core values and contributions of Freemasonry, emphasizing philanthropy, fellowship, and personal growth.
The unveiling of the MCF Board of Donations on June 8th 2023 marked a significant moment, capturing the enduring philanthropic legacy of Lodges and Masons in collaboration with the Masonic Charitable Foundation. This permanent record stands as a testament to their generosity, with gratitude extended to the Masonic Hall Board and WBro Ashwin Kantilal for their invaluable support in bringing this important project to life.
the Lodge St. Andrew-Temasek Polytechnic bursary agreement signing ceremony was a powerful reminder of the importance of education and the impact that can be made when communities come together to support it. It was a testament to the Lodge’s commitment to charity and supporting education, and the Masonic Charitable Fund’s mission to improve society.
On December 17th, MCF had its highly successful Maiden Dinner at the Voco Hotel. The evening was planned as a warm-up for a Gala MCF Charity Dinner in 2023. A total of $100,000 was raised through generous gifts, a painting auction, and table sales.
The National University of Singapore’s (NUS Medicine) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine recently received a $150,000 endowed gift to create the Masonic Charitable Fund-Ronald Ng Lodge Mt. Faber Bursary.
The Masonic Charitable Fund, AWS Thevathasan Family, Zetland in the East Lodge, and Dalhousie Chapter donated the total of S$150,000 to CDE.
The Masonic Charitable Fund, Mr. Michael Gray, Dr. Brian Shegar, Dr. Chitra, volunteer teachers, and Nee Soon PA team are all thanked by Nee Soon GRC for their generosity.
The Singapore Scout Association got a contribution gift from the Masonic Charitable Fund – Oldham Lodge on September 15, 2022.