Volume LVIIIFebruary 2011Number 1

Masonic Villages' 2011 Wish List Items

Thank you to those who have provided for the following items from last issue's Wish List: Bro. L. F. McArthur, Honesdale Lodge No. 218, purchased a Broda chair for the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown in memory of his wife, Lu.

Mitchell Lodge No. 296, Jenkintown, provided for over-bed tables for the Masonic Village at Warminster. An anonymous donor purchased a Bose stereo system for residents.

Lodge No. 2, Philadelphia, contributed funds for five new patio doors for the Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill.

Bro. Donald Wood, Youghiogheny Lodge No. 583, McKeesport, provided funds for five filing cabinets for the Masonic Children's Home. Many other items from the Wish List such as picnic tables, TVs and mattresses for the Masonic Children's Home have been provided for through anonymous donors.

Qty.Capital NeedCost per Item Total Cost
Masonic Children's Home
11 Counter Stools $100 $1,100
5 Porch Gliders $300 $1,500
5 Bathroom Vanity and Counters $950 $4,750
4 Vinyl Flooring for Bathroom $775 $3,100
5 Medicine Cabinets $500 $2,500
2 Carpet for Enclosed Porch $1,415 $2,830
 Carpet for Offices  $6,412
Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill
6 Recliners $676 $4,056
 Lobby Facelift (furniture, lamps, drapery, etc.) $28,000 $28,000
 Theatrical Therapy for Residents (12-week class)  $3,000
 Plants/Planters  $3,375
1 It's Never Too Late - computer systems that empower individuals to connect, engage & enjoy life $24,000 $24,000
1 Portable Digital Wheelchair Scale $2,000 $2,000
1 Van with Lift $45,000 45,000
Masonic Village at Warminster
20 Lounge Chairs $150 $3,000
12 Over Bed Tables $265 $3,180
Masonic Village at Sewickley
1 Photosmart Compact Printer w/Extra Cartridges $250 $250
1 Vehicle (on campus use) $12,000 $12,000
1 Shuttle Bus for Residents $125,000 $125,000
 Window Tinting for Main Dining Room $4,000 $4,000
1 Large Screen TV for Residents - Personal Care $3,000 $3,000
2 Outdoor Tents (size 20 x 20) $1,800 $3,600
1 All-in-one Music System $500 $500
Masonic Village at Elizabethtown
 Renovations to the Bleiler Caring Cottage $5,100 $5,100
1 Nintendo Wii $500 $500
Clinical Needs
87 APM2 Mattresses 80 x 35 - Prevents skin breakdown $1,200 $104,400
3 Bariatric Bed & Equipment - Used for larger residents $5,000 $15,000
9 Lifts (full) - incl. est. shipping $3,700 $33,300
9 Lifts (sit to stand) -incl. est. shipping $3,800 $34,200
5 Low Electric Beds $5,000 $25,000
1 Nurse Call Bell System - Wireless $100,000 $100,000
1 Security System $100,000 $100,000
5 Wheelchairs - Broda - Comfort seating at end of life $2,100 $10,500
15 Wheelchairs - Specialty $1,000 $15,000
10 Whirlpools (Tubs) $20,000 $200,000
1 Wireless Internal Access $20,000 $20,000
Quality of Life Needs
3 Furniture for Resident Balconies $1,000 $3,000
10 Horticulture Gardens Raised - Depending on the size and materials used$500-$1,000$500-$1,000
1 It's Never Too Late - computer systems that empower individuals to connect, engage & enjoy life $24,000 $24,000
2 Keyboards - Digital 2,500 $5,000

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