Local Charities

Particular local charities supported by the Lodge in recent years include the Butterwick House Children’s Hospice and Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice.

Butterwick House Children’s Hospice

Butterwick House Children’s Hospice provides day, respite and end of life care, family support, complementary therapies and bereavement care to families from Teesside, Co Durham, North Yorkshire and Wearside.

Zoe’s Place

Zoe’s Place, is a home from home for babies who have life-limiting or terminal illnesses, special and complex needs to varying degrees. Zoe is the Greek word meaning “gift of life”.

Teddies for A&E

This lodge enthusiastically supports the Provincial scheme to supply teddy bears to all 8 A&E Hospitals within the Province of Durham. Hospital staff give the teddies to distressed children who are admitted to A&E departments.