Who We Are

The Masonic Charities serve men, women and children of all ages, means and circumstances across Pennsylvania, throughout the United States, and beyond. Owned and operated by the R.W. Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, we are an accredited 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

We maintain and support a wide range of charities, including youth and senior services and historical preservation.

Please take a look at our individual charities by clicking on "Our Charities" at the top to read in more detail about the important help we provide.

Click here to view our Annual Report and Masonic Charities newsletter.

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"The various rooms in the Temple are breathtaking ... I don't think I've seen anything that equals it in this country."

- Richard C.

The Masonic Temple
Masonic Library and Museum

"I knew [my parents] were getting excellent medical care ... by people who actually loved and cared for them."

- Linda L.

The Masonic Villages

"The home launches young people into a life of opportunity and accomplishment that they may otherwise never experience."

- Don W.

The Masonic
Children's Home

"I can't foresee a more worthy place to invest than in our youth, because that's really an investment not only their futures, but in everyone's."

- Nancy F.

The Pennsylvania Masonic
Youth Foundation

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

- David Thomas

The Masonic
Charities Fund