The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge Medical Foundation was established in 2010 as a subordinate entity of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the Most Ancient & Honorable Fraternity of Free & Accepted Mason of the State of New York. The Foundation is committed to improving the health of its constituents by informing, educating, raising awareness about health issues, preventive services and by promoting healthy behavior and life styles.
The Most Worshipful Gregory R. Smith, Grand Master of Prince Hall Masons of New York State recognized the need for addressing the quality of health of the Membership and to provide mechanisms to address them. His vision was to galvanize the members of the organization, caregivers, and donor organizations to respond to the medical needs in communities across the state through advocacy, health fairs, and partnering to secure health services.
Through the creation, development and implementation of various outreach activities and programs, the Prince Hall Medical Foundation is dedicated to this vision of partnering with organizations, services and health professionals who are committed to assist in establishing local resources to address the medical needs of the underserved. Since its inception, these partnerships have produced annual health fairs, seminars and blood donation drives that benefit the community.
The foundation secures funding to develop health programs, promote awareness and understanding of health issues, sponsor health seminars, and create ease of access to medical services for those having need in the communities we serve.