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A message from the PGM

"The purpose of West Kent’s 2026 Festival Appeal is simple:

To come to the aid of those that need our assistance most and

have been forsaken in their time of need by others. We are proud

to take up that challenge – and will not be found wanting."

Read more from PGM, Mark Estaugh >>

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Get involved

There are lots of different ways of taking part to raise money.

You could arrange a social evening, take part in a daring challenge

or sign up for a sponsored event. Whatever you do, make it fun!

Start fundraising >>

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The Masonic Charitable Foundation

The Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF) builds better lives

by encouraging opportunity, promoting independence and

improving wellbeing. Funded entirely through the generosity of

freemasons and their families, the Masonic Charitable Foundation

is one of the largest grant-making charities in the country.

Learn about the MCF's life-changing work >>

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Make a difference

There are lots of ways you can make a difference to the

2026 Festival Appeal – whether it's a regular commitment

or a one-off donation.

Explore more ways to donate >>

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