The Worshipful Master Brian Hemstock together with the Lodge Treasurer, are pictured presenting a cheque for £500 to helpers at CIRDIC.
The Churches In Reading Drop In Centre. (Reg Charity 1005654)
The members of the Lodge, under the banner of ’Freemasonry in the Community’ are focusing their charitable works on local charities suggested by the brethren.

Check them out at this address:

Old Rectory Lodge are proud to support this superb project.

Since 1990 CIRDIC has been serving the needy and disadvantaged people of Reading. They provide many services without question, without judgement and without payment.
Some of the services provided are:

  • Clean clothing and toiletries
  • Bath and shower facilities
  • A safe and pleasant environment
  • Provision of a safe postal address
  • Use of a telephone
  • Help with confirmation of identity
  • A listening ear and spiritual help when requested
  • Regular access and links with specialist services such as health care and housing
  • Moving-on-projects designed to help the guests improve their lives and happiness