A brief history of Hiram Lodge, Prague

7. Charity

Hiram was very active in charity. In the years 1924-1934 more than 680.000 Czechoslovak crowns were spend.

Support was given to widows and orphans of brethren and brethren in distress. There were many activities supporting children and youth. Also active support was give to the Deaf Mute institute in Prague.

International relief was given to the victims of an earthquake in Bulgaria and victims of the famine in Russia. The economic crises of 1929-1933 resulted in many unemployed for which the lodge organized food supply. Help was also given to refugees from the imminent Nazi tyranny.