Tucson Lodge #4, F&AM
Tucson's First Masonic Lodge
Masonry in Action  For All Mankind

The Masonic Charities of Arizona is a non-profit charitable organization, organized under the laws of the State of Arizona on April 25, 1981.

The purpose of the charity is to primarily assist those organizations throughout the State, engaged in relieving human suffering of any kind, which are dependant upon contributions from the public to accomplish their mission.

Masonic Charities of Arizona is an approved tax-exempt charitable corporation under section 501 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.  All donations are fully deductible for both State and Federal income tax purposes.  Receipts are available on request.

Donated funds are placed in an investment portfolio and grants to qualified organizations are made yearly from the interest earned by those accounts. 

The Board of Directors is appointed to serve a three-year term by the Grand Master of Masons of Arizona.  Directors serve voluntarily and receive no compensation for their services.

ANYONE can include Masonic Charities of Arizona in their Will or Bequest in any form, (i.e. real estate, securities, life insurance, cash, or other personal property).  Contact your attorney/tax advisor regarding the proper form for your situation.

Donations may be made in the name of a loved one or a friend as a Memorial.  Memorial donations will be acknowledged when the name and address of the recipient is provided.  Lodges are recommended to us Masonic Charities to honor their outstanding members or as a lasting tribute to their departed brethren.  You can also donate via payroll deduction through the United Way and the Combined Federal Campaign.

Throughout its history, grants from Masonic Charities of Arizona have been provided to needy organizations in the various communities within the State of Arizona.  Some of our current recipients include:
The V.A Hospital Visitation Programs
Casa Esperanza in Green Valley
Triangle Y in Oracle
Safe House in Yuma
Forgash House in Sierra Vista, and many more

For more information please contact Paul Dore, President, at 795-3932 or pauldoresr@cox.net.

Donations or Gifts should be mailed to:

2723 W. Northern
Phoenix. AZ  85003