Brandon Area Masons have a long and generous tradition of philanthropy within the local and larger community.  Our main source of providing support is the proceeds of our annual raffle.  The attached letter explains the program and lists some of the organizations who have benefited from it.

2021 Raffle letter

In recent years, the lodge has made, and continues to make, contributions to many worthy causes in the Brandon – Pittsford area, including:

Adaptive Martial Arts
Boys and Girls Club of Brandon
Brandon Area Rescue Squad
Brandon Baptist Church Steeple
Brandon Congregational Church Carillon
Brandon Food Shelf
Brandon Free Public Library
Brandon Green Park (and rebuild)
Brandon Odyssey of the Mind Team
Brandon Police K-9
Brandon Recreation Department
Brandon Senior Citizens Center
Brandon Town Hall
Brandon Children’s Toy Project
Deployed Soldiers Fund
Fields of Otter Valley
Four Winds Program at Neshobe School
Girl Scout Camp Scholarships
Harvest Program
Hurricane Irene Recovery
Little League
OVUHS Baseball
OVUHS Debate
OVUHS Football
Pittsford Food Shelf
Pittsford Children’s Santa Fund
Rainbow Girls
Scouts BSA (Green Mountain Council)

We also support charities within the Masonic Family, including the Shriner’s Hospitals (every Shriner is a Mason), the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (every Knight Templar is a Mason), and the Scottish Rite Learning Centers for Dyslexic Children (every Thirty-Second Degree Scottish Rite Member is a Mason).  Collectively, the Freemasons of the United States give over $2 Million Dollars to Charity — every day of the year.