MASONIC CHARITIES'
Capital Campaign
Our Challenge, Our Vision
Yesterday's Legacy is the history of Freemason's dedication to responsibility, action and philanthropy. It has spanned the centuries, and despite tremendous changes and constant challenges, this commitment to excellence is apparent in the mission of each of the Masonic Charities, delivering the highest quality services in the most magnificent and compassionate environments. Lives are changed everyday through the benevolence of Freemasonry.

We have a bold vision and a steadfast plan for ensuring Tomorrow's Promise. We have launched our first -ever Capital Campaign to raise $50,000,000.


The need is imminent.
The time is now.

Together we can continue to meet the needs of our Family of Freemasonry and our communities, while honoring and preserving the traditions and standards of service that are the hallmark of Freemason's Worldwide.


Please join the Campaign Steering Committee, Grand Lodge Officers, and the Masonic Charities staff from across the state who have pledged more than $47 million to preserve Yesterday's Legacy and ensure Tomorrow's Promise.
View Our Capital Campaign Video


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DIAL-UP MODEM CONNECTION: Yesterday's Legacy - 56k
CABLE OR DSL CONNECTION: Yesterday's Legacy - 256k

Ways of Giving
Current Gifts
Cash Gifts
Pledges
Matching Gifts
Appreciated Property
Property that Has Lost Value
Real Estate
Closely Held Stock
Deferred Gifts
Charitable Gift Annuity
Deferred Gift Annuity
Pooled Income Fund
Charitable Remainder Trust
Charitable Lead Trust
Life Insurance
Bequests

Named Gifts provide an opportunity to honor
or memorialize a loved one or preserve your family's legacy.


MASONIC CHARITIES
OFFICE OF GIFT PLANNING
ONE MASONIC DRIVE
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA 17022
(800) 599-6454





The official registration and financial information for any of the Masonic
Charities may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State
by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.

Registration does not imply endorsement.
OUR HERITAGE
Extensive renovations and repair from decades of continual use are imminent in order to preserve this irreplaceable structure.
The Masonic Library
and Museum
of Pennsylvania


Located within the Temple, it provides a treasure trove
of rich Masonic heritage through its vast collection
of books, documents, manuscripts, artifacts and photographic works.
The Masonic Temple
in Philadelphia


Dedicated in the fall of 1873, the magnificent
Temple is recognized by Masons from around the world as an
architectural wonder and a symbol of the ideals of brotherhood,
charity, morality and education. It is a beacon for a "most honorable
Fraternity" and a National Historic Landmark.
Our Caring Communities
Costs to provide quality charitable care and services to seniors and youth have increased, yet we must seek to guarantee that no member of our Family of Freemasonry or their families is ever turned away from the vital support and care they need.
Masonic Villages


More than 2,400 residents enjoy comfort, companionship,
dignity, security and vitality through a full range of nursing,
assisted living and residential or retirement living services at
the villages in Dallas, Elizabethtown, Lafayette
Hill, Sewickley and Warminster.
Masonic Children's Home


On the Elizabethtown campus, between 30 and 40 school-aged youth
are provided with support, guidance and the skills
necessary to help them become productive citizens.
Pennsylvania Masonic
Youth Foundation


The foundation provides education, leadership and character
building activities to youth groups. It also supports programs
that combat substance abuse, bullying and the abduction of children.
Together we can ...
preserve the majesty and splendor of the Masonic Temple, invest in our youth, and provide the quality care our seniors need and deserve.
The Goal
Masonic Temple, Library and Museum of Pennsylvania $15,000,000
Caring Masonic Communities
Masonic Villages and Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation
$35,000,000
Raised as of May 31, 2009 $50,177,398
Campaign Goal $50,000,000

Contributions toward the total campaign are encouraged. Directed contributions also will be accepted from those wishing to apply their gifts to a specific charity or project.



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