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Celebrate Make a Difference Month!

Grand Master Galloway has proclaimed October 2018 as Make a Difference Month. Read the proclamation.


It’s a great occasion to partner with Masonic youth to make a difference in your local community!  Here are some ideas of ways to give back:


  • If possible, focus on supporting public schools: Ask a local school how your lodge can get involved. Offer to tutor or read to students, renovate a playground, plant a garden, or another meaningful activity.
  • Host a 5K walk/run to benefit a local cause.
  • Plan a neighborhood cleanup or preservation project.
  • Arrange a group volunteer day at a retirement home or hospital. 
  • Organize volunteers for a meal-delivery service for elderly and ill lodge members or local citizens.
  • Approach the local Boys & Girls Club, animal shelter, homeless shelter, or soup kitchen and ask how you can help.
  • Gather supplies for overseas troops, or help veterans in your community.

No matter how you give back, banding together in support of community and Masonic youth helps build a sense of fraternity and fellowship – and reflects the Masonic tenets of brotherly love and relief.


Have a great service project planned for your lodge? Share it with brothers around the world on the Masons of California Facebook page.


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