It gave our Worshipful Master and our Charity Steward great pleasure recently to hand over a cheque from all our members, in the grand sum of £4,000.00 to help the Essex Air Ambulance service perform the brilliant service that they do.
Charlie Marsden was a normal, happy go lucky 5 year old who became ill with Tonsillitis. A rare virus from an everyday child illness left Charlie in hospital, unable to walk, talk or eat. Charlie was kept in intensive care. This local child from Blackmore made the national papers with his plight. A fund has been set up to assist Charlie to attend a private specialist rehabilitee unit in Surrey. Buttsbury Loyal Citizens Lodge made a donation of £1000 to help Charlie in his rehabilitation.
Buttsbury Loyal Citizens Lodge were pleased to hand a cheque for £500 to The Burned Children’s Club. This club is a registered charity founded in 1995 and provides much-needed support to young burn survivors and their families. The Burned Children\'s Club is all about burn survivors and their families. Using a fun, recreational approach, they promote self-esteem and help children come to terms with their altered body image. Support is also essential to parents and siblings as they too need
Amanda Gillett will be taking part in Little Havens Hospice Himalayas Trek. This commences with 5 days of trekking for up to 5-8 hours a day. Upon completion she will for two days assist with a village project that aims to improve facilities for the families that live there. Amanda will be self funding the challenge; so all donations will go directly to Little Havens Hospice. Buttsbury Loyal Citizen Lodge is delighted to have donated £500 to Amanda and we wish her all the best for the upcoming