As with the other Hospices around the country, St Annes Hospice, with sites at Little Hulton, Heald Green and the Neil Cliffe Centre in Wythenshawe Hospital, was recently awarded a grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation. This was but one of the 237 grants totalling some £600,000 given to Hospices across England and Wales.
The picture above shows Peter Hegarty Freemasons Salford District Chairman, Clare Henderson, St Ann’s Hospice, and Ian MacNeil, Freemasons Salford District Charity Steward, when the cheque was donated.
Ian MacNeil, Freemasons Salford District Charity Steward, said: “I’m very pleased we’ve been able to assist St Ann’s Hospice. They do an outstanding job helping people with life-limiting illnesses, as well as supporting their families through very difficult times.”
On behalf of the Hospice, Chief executive, Eamonn O’Neal said: “We’re enormously grateful for the support of the East Lancashire Freemasons, and we’re thrilled that they have chosen us to receive this grant. It will make a real difference to the lives of local patients and their loved ones.”
Report and Picture from This is Lancashire