£5,000 Charitable Donation from Worth Lodge of MMM No. 727

The newly renamed Sight Airedale (formerly the Keighley and District Association for the Blind), would like to express its heartfelt thanks to the Worth Lodge of Mark Master Masons no. 727 in Keighley for their generous donation, via the Cleeves and Whitehead Trust, of £5,000.00 in January 2012.

This gift will be used to help Sight Airedale to continue to support its local membership of 534 sight impaired members, which currently comprises 167 in the Skipton area, 275 in the Keighley area, 60 in the Bingley area and 32 in the Ilkley area.

Mr. Kevin J. Baldwin, Chief Executive of Sight Airedale is seen on the right receiving the cheque from Worshipful Brother Trevor Bainbridge, the Worshipful Master of Worth Lodge, accompanied Worshipful Brother Terry Dudley, a Trustee of the Mark Master Mason’s charity, the Cleeves and Whitehead Trust.

A grateful Mr. Baldwin reported that Sight Airedale would use the funds towards much needed roof repairs, renewal of necessary kitchen equipment, and the provision of replacement computer equipment.