St Helens Young Cares Centre Needs Your Vote To Win £25,000

St Helens Young Carers Centre needs your votes to receive £25,000 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation

St Helens Young Carers is a registered independent charity, part of the Adult Carers Centre; it is appealing to all its friends, supporters, the general public and service users to vote online to help them receive £25,000 Community Award from the Freemasons. St Helens Young Carers Centre now supports over 500 Young Carers. It is a registered charity whose objective is to ensure young carers in St Helens are valued, recognised and supported. Each year the Centre needs to fundraise £180,000 to support young carers and rely heavily on local fundraising. 

As part of Freemasonry’s 300th anniversary celebrations, the Masonic Charitable Foundation is distributing three million pounds to 300 charities across the country, and St Helens Young Carers Centre is fortunate to be one of those selected. Each of the nominated charities will receive a grant, but the public vote will determine how much they receive, ranging from £4,000 to £25,000. Those who want to vote should visit the MCF website Please scroll down and vote for St Helens Carers Centre. The voting period is open until Monday, 31 July 2017.

Lorraine Pennington, (Head of Young Carers Service) at St Helens Carers Centre said:

“A grant of £25,000 would make a huge difference to our Young Carers. I would urge everyone to go online and vote for St Helens Carers Centre. Please remember that every single vote counts.”

The Masonic Charitable Foundation obtains all of its funding from Freemasons and their families. It is estimated that half of Freemasonry’s total charitable expenditure of over £33m goes to charities that help people in communities across the country.

To vote for St Helens Carers Centre to win up to £25,000, visit Please scroll down and vote for St Helens Carers Centre.

If you would like more information on how you can support St Helens Young Carers and help with their fund raising, please do not hesitate to contact Lorraine Pennington (Head of Young Carers Service) on 01744 677279.

St Helens Carers Centre is a registered charity in England (No. 1089663) Registered as a company limited by guarantee in England No. 4203210 Registered office: 31-35 Baldwin Street, St Helens, WA10 2RS.

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