California Masons dedicated the first Masonic Home in Union City in 1898. Created to shelter widows and children left destitute and alone, it was our fraternity's first major, tangible testament to the Masonic ideals of brotherly love and relief. Today, the Masonic Homes of California has expanded into a robust, statewide network of critical resources and services.
Through compassionate care, the Masonic Homes pledges to keep Masonic family members of all ages, throughout California, safe, healthy, and connected through relevant, impactful resources including:
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The Masonic Homes of California is solely funded by member donations. Make a gift to support brothers in need.
Masonic Outreach Documents
Masonic family members in your lodge may experience hardships related to aging, economic difficulties, or other stressful circumstances. These resources can help your lodges meet its obligation to provide fraternal relief.
For more information about creating an outreach program at your lodge, or to request help for yourself or a brother or sweetheart in need, contact Masonic Outreach Services at (888) 466-3642 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lodge resource documents
The documents below can be printed and posted in your lodge, included in your Trestleboard or website, or emailed to members.
Use the resources below to reach out to elder members and widows through postal mail.
Inform your lodge about Masonic Outreach Services with a PowerPoint presentation.
True Tales of Masonic Support
Share these stories of Masonic Outreach Services with your lodge to help members understand the impact of their charitable gifts. These resources can be printed and posted in your lodge, included in your Trestleboard or website, or emailed to members.
Masonic Outreach Services client tools