THE BERKSHIRE freemasons have donated to the 2019 Bracknell Forest charity of the year to help with their overall running costs.

A grant of £9,000 has been given to the Bracknell based charity Youthline by the Freemasons through their national charity, The Masonic Charitable Foundation.

Collette Reynolds, practice manager at Youthline, said: “We cannot thank the Berkshire Mason enough for this donation.

“It will help us continue offering our counselling services to the young people across Bracknell Forest.”

The charity has been supporting young people in Bracknell Forest and the surrounding area for more than 30 years. They provide a counselling service for young people and adults.

Anthony Howlett-Bolton, the senior Freemason in Berkshire, added: “Youthline do a tremendous job in supporting young people throughout Bracknell Forest. We are delighted to help support them in this incredibly worthwhile work.”

Youthline was also voted the ‘2019 Charity of the Year’ in Bracknell Forest in 2019.

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