Please vote for us!!
Ellie’s Haven is appealing to all its friends, supporters and service users to vote online to help them receive a £25,000 Community Award from the Freemasons.
The grant will enable Ellie’s Haven to help hundreds of children with special needs develop a wide range of skills.It will pay for the creation of a sensory garden alongside its existing indoor sensory studio linked to its holiday haven in the Looe Valley in Cornwall.
Ellie’s Haven is one of 300 charities nominated for donations totalling £3 million by the Masonic Charitable Foundation as part of Freemasonry’s 300th anniversary celebrations.
Each of the nominated charities will receive a grant, but the public vote will determine how much they receive, ranging from £4,000 to £25,000. Those who want to vote should visit the MCF website mcf.org.uk/vote, select the Cornwall page and vote for the charity of their choice. The voting period is from Monday, 12 June until Monday, 31 July.
Nigel Libby, Co-founder and General Manager of Ellie’s Haven,said:
“A grant of £25,000 would make a huge difference to our work. I would urge anyone and everyone to go online and vote for Ellie’s Haven. Please remember that every single vote counts.”
The Masonic Charitable Foundation obtains all of its funding from Freemasons and their families.It is estimated that half of Freemasonry’s total charitable expenditure of over £33m goes to charities that help people in communities across the country.
Stephen C. Pearn, Provincial Grand Master from Cornwall Freemasons said:
“We are proud to be able to support many charities across Cornwall, but in this special 300th anniversary year we want to involve the public, as well as local Freemasons, in deciding which of the nominated charities should benefit most. I urge everyone to visit the website and vote.”
23 Jun 2017
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