August 30, 2017

Appeal for Relief  --  Texas
          The entire Gulf Coast of Texas was deluged with high winds and rain from Hurricane Harvey, setting records for rainfall for any single storm anywhere in the continental United States.  Extensive building and property damage, electrical outages, unhealthy conditions caused by flooding, and widespread disruption of normal living conditions has occurred.

          The Grand Lodge of Texas has requested this Disaster Appeal, to assist their many brethren who have been injured or who have received extensive damage to their homes from Hurricane Harvey.

           Donations can be made online at .  When remitting by check, please mark clearly that you wish the funds to go to the Texas Disaster Appeal.

           Please forward any donations you feel appropriate to help our devastated Brothers and their families to MSA.  Please make your checks payable to MSA Disaster Relief Fund and send them to 3905 National Drive, STE 280, Burtonsville, MD 20866.

Simon R. LaPlace, PGM, Executive Secretary
Masonic Service Association of North America

          On Monday, September 12, 2017, the member of Fellowship Lodge A.F. & A.M. voted five hundred dollars ($500) from the Lodge Charity Fund to be paid out to the MSA Disaster Relief Fund for our Brothers in Texas.  The Master is hopefull that your personal contributions will at least double that amount.  Consider your obligation, my Brothers.

Fel Seal Blu for email          The MSA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.  Remember to mention the "Texas Disas er Appeal" on your check. 

Fraternally,Peter D. Dorr, PDDGM, Secretary
William P. Renny, PM, Assistant Secretary