Where do we start with this? There are many charities that deserve the support of the members, from the minor lodges, to PGL's, Knights Chapters, ROH assemblies and the national appeal under the Grand Primo.
Since the order began, they have given to charity in a big way, from the 1 or 2 pennies is years gone by the many tens of thousands we now see as the norm, the number of appeals that go on during each and every year is far too many to list here, but we will list the recent appeals supported, starting with the Grand Primo's
2017 RAOB Charity Funds
2016 Kidney Research UK
2012 " Eczema "
2011 "Whizz Kidz"
2010 "Brain Tumour UK"
2009 "Family Community Chest"
2008 " Ours"
Then we have the worthy Causes supported with a £5000 donation every year, nominated by a province.
2017 No Donation
2016 No Donation
2015 No Donation
2011 No Donation
2010 Jack Foundation
2009 Epilepsy Research UK
2008 Myasthenia Gravis Association
2007 Cystinosis Foundation United Kingdom
2006 CLIC Sargent - Cancer and Leukaemia in Childhood
2005 Debra -Epydermolysis Bullosa
2004 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus ( Lupus)
2003 National eczema society
2002 Children living with Inherited Metabolic Disease
2001 Neurofibromas Society
2000 National Osteoporosis Society
1999 Huntingtons Disease Association
1998 Action for dysphasic Adults
1997 Thyroid Eye disease Society
1996 British Heart Foundation
1995 The Stroke Association
1994 The Migraine Trust
1993 Alzheimer's Disease Society
1992 Marcus Nunn Histiocytosis Research Fund
1991 Brain Research Trust
1990 National Eye Research Trust
1989 Asthma Research Council
1988 Meningitis Trust
1987 Friedreichs Ataxia Group
1986 National Association for Colitus & Crohns Disease
1985 British Diabetic Association
1984 Motor Neurone Disease Association
1983 The Psoriasis Association
1982 Parkinson's Disease Foundation
1981 British Tinnitus Society
1980 British Association of Myasthenics
1979 The Foundation for the study of infant deaths
1978 Coeliac Society for the United Kingdom
1977 Multiple Sclerosis Society
1976 Bone Marrow Transplantation Research Trust
1975 National Society for Autistic Children
1974 National Society for Mentally Handicapped children
1973 Cystic Fibrosis Research
1972 Arthritis and Rheumatic Council
1971 Spina Bifida Fund
1970 Muscular Dystrophy Group of Great Britian
1969 Leukaemia Research Fund
1968 Imperial Cancer Research Fund
1967 Renal Disease Research Fund