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Masonic Home of Virginia Charity Donations

The Masonic Home was started by a gift, and today we continue to exist and thrive because Masons and other donors give. You can continue this legacy of Virginia Masonic charity and care with your donation today. You can make your tax deductible donation online by clicking the button below.

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Below are Some of the Simplest ways of Supporting the Home’s Mission.

  • Gifts of Cash
    • Checks should be made payable to the “Masonic Home of Virginia”
  • Recurring Donations
    • Recurring credit card and debit card donations can be established using the online donations portal
  • Planned or Deferred Giving
  • Gifts of Securities
    • Gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds may provide special tax advantages. These include a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the gift and possible reduction of capital gains taxes.
  • Gifts of Real Estate
    • Gifts of homes, farms, and other real property may receive the same tax treatment as gifts of appreciated securities. If the property has appreciated over time, its sale may result in a substantial amount of capital gains taxes being due.
  • Memorial Gifts
  • Giving Through United Way

Memorial Gifting

The following types of Memorial Gifting are available:

Waverly Peers Crouch Memory Garden: The brainchild of our alumni

The Waverly Peers Crouch Memorial Garden was established by the alumni of the Home and officially dedicated on May 5th 2007. Purchasing a brick to have installed in the garden is a heartfelt gesture in memorializing those we have lost while simultaneously supporting the Masonic Home.

A tax deductible gift of $50.00 will allow the donor to have a brick engraved in memory of any person. Please make the check payable to the Masonic Home of Virginia.

Donors should complete the form on the right-hand side of this page.

Memory Garden


WWII Memorial: Speak up for World War II Veterans and simultaneously support the Masonic Home

The World War II Veterans Monument located at the circle in front of the Masonic Home of Virginia is erected in memory and in honor of all persons who served during World War II. The monument is surrounded by brick pavers that can be engraved to honor specific Veterans of the donor’s choosing, or to simply state the donor’s name or a Lodge name which wishes to honor the sacrifices made in World War II. This is an excellent way to speak up for World War II Veterans and simultaneously support the Masonic Home.

Tax deductible gifts to honor our Veterans and ALSO support the Masonic Home can be sent payable to the Masonic Home of Virginia with a memo entry of “World War II Monument”. Tax deductible gifts of $75.00 will allow the donor to have a brick paver engraved in memory OR honor any person, Lodge, etc. Any gifts received without an inscription request will result in the donor’s name being engraved on the paver.

Donors should complete the form on the right-hand side of this page.

WWII Brick Paver


Armed Services Veterans Memorial: An excellent way to speak up for Veterans and simultaneously support the Masonic Home

The Home’s Memorial recognizes the many Masons and others who have served in the Armed Services of the United States. Pavers have been placed at the Memorial so that gifts to the Masonic Home can be recognized by the engraving of a paver at this Memorial. This is an excellent way to speak up for Veterans and simultaneously support the Masonic Home.

Tax deductible gifts to honor our Veterans and ALSO support the Masonic Home can be sent payable to the Masonic Home of Virginia with a memo entry of “Armed Service Veterans Fund”. A gift of $200 or more, designated to the Armed Service Veterans Fund, or to the World War II project, will allow the donor to have a paver engraved in memory OR honor of any person, Lodge, etc..

Additional recognition is possible with gifts of $1,000 or more. Information is available at the Home’s Development office, by calling toll-free (800) 262-4644, extension 77223.

Donors should complete the form on the right-hand side of this page.

Armed Services Paver


Symbol of Light: A resident-built monument to our supporters

The Symbol of Light, handcrafted by residents of the Masonic Home of Virginia, hangs in the Gallery as a testament to the generosity of the Home’s family of donors. The color of the plate identifies a distinct level of giving. The Rays, or brass plates, on the Square and Compasses are reserved for donations of $2,500, while the Beams or blue plates, are for donations of $5,000. Each plate will be engraved to the donor’s liking, the form for which is located on the right-hand side of this page. Interested donors may call (800) 262-4644, extension 77223 for more information.

Donors should complete the form on the right-hand side of this page.

The Symbol of Light


United Way

The Masonic Home is registered charity with several United Way campaigns, as listed below. If you have questions about contributing to the Home through a Campaign, call us toll-free 1-800-262-4644, extension 77223.

Masonic Home Chapel

  • Central Virginia AreaChapel
    • Local Gov’t & Schools #259
    • United Way Services #3126
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign #3490
  • Virginia Peninsula
    • Virginia Peninsula Local #6205
  • Rappahannock United Way
    • Local Government Campaign #8034
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