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In 1870, there was a group who wanted to form a group
that was all about fun and friendship. Walter M. Fleming, who was a doctor, and
William J Florence who was an actor, and joined with other men to form a group
for the Masons. They met frequently to make their ideas come true. Fleming and
Florence took this idea seriously enough to do something about it.

Florence was on a tour in France when he got invited
to a party by Arabian deployment. The style of the party inspired him to
suggest this theme for the new fraternity. Fleming, a devoted fraternity
brother, built on Flemings ideas. Fleming used his knowledge on fraternity
neural to transform the Arabian theme into the ancient Arabic of the

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Masonry consists of organizations that goes to their
origins to the fraternity’s ”stonemasons”. Lodges are a basic local
organization. Lodges are always supervised. The masons were a very secret
group. Their groups were very hard to join and there are schools that you can
join through them.

Shriners Hospital for Children is an organization that
helps kids till the age of 18. It was founded in 1922 by the imperial council
session. Shriners care system is charity and it is in almost every major city
across north America. Shriners head courters is in Tampa, Florida. ”children
with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and
palate are treated without pay”. All equipment is payed with the donations
they receive.

” The current advertising campaign for the healthcare
system features the tagline”. ” Love to the rescue”. In 1920, the imperial
session of Shriners met in Portland, Oregon. The membership passed an idea to
start building the establishment known as ” Shriners Hospital for Crippled
Children”. The first hospital opened in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1922. ”It
provided pediatric orthopedic”. In 1962, the Shriners got $10 million to build
three hospitals. In 1994, ”released the results of the largest study of
charitable and non-profit organization popularity and credibility.

In September 2008, ” The Shriners hospital in
Galveston sustained significant damage from hurricane ike”. Some hospitals
were closed at the time from renovation. ”The hospital in
Sacramento is the only hospital in the Shriners’ system that focuses on all
three areas of treatment (burns, orthopedics, and spinal cord injuries), as
well as research.” Most of the hospitals is to provide medical care to the
children regardless of the children’s parents pay. ”Transportation to the
hospitals is often provided free of charge for patients and their family
by Shriner-drivers (also known as
Hospital Tipsters) across the country, by van or by airplane.”

”Four of the hospitals (Boston, Galveston, Cincinnati, and
Sacramento) provide care for children with burns, as well as treating a variety
of skin conditions such athletes foot and even warts” The Boston, Shreveport,
and Portland hospitals provide treatment for kids who have rare illnesses.
Shriners decide the future of Canadian hospitals. ”The Ottawa hospital
supported Montreal first, but if it were to move, it wanted it in Ottawa.”

On October 13, 2011, there was an
official ceremony for the new building. Shriners hospitals are usually in the
middle of the town or city. There was a vote to add much more buildings in
Canada and America because there is only one hospital in Canada. They said they
are going to try to add one in even Toronto.


           ” As of 2010, construction of the new super
hospital was still delayed, and with it delayed the new Shriners hospital as
well. The London Shriners have vowed to re-attempt to move the hospital to
Ontario.” ”Shriners Hospitals for Children is a
network of 22 non-profit medical facilities across North America. Children with
orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate
are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment,
regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.” The Shriners hospital
organization lost 3 billion dollars because of not getting enough charities
donations and having to renovate most of the buildings.

”The president of the
Shriners brought up the potential threat of Quebec separation to influence the
move out of the province.” The hospital in Montreal is a specialist type and
is also one of the largest Shriners hospital there is. When a hospital gets a
donation like money, that money will go towards buying new equipment to save
kids or to pay for the medical cost. They will help you till the age of 18 or
sometimes up to 21. There is even activities for kids to do there when they are
staying at the hospital

                 The hospital in Mexico is one
of the most important because it has one of the best care systems throughout
Shriners hospitals. For every hospital, there is always parades every year with
clowns and floats and candy being tossed into the crowds. Sometimes there is
even a golf tournament being hosted by Shriners hospital. And sometimes there
is little car units that race around on the road for the kids after every

June 2012, all care at Shriners Hospitals was provided without charge to
patients and their families. At that time, because the size of their endowment
had decreased due to losses in the stock market, Shriners Hospitals started
billing patients’ insurance companies, but still offered free care to children
without insurance and waives all out of pocket costs insurance does not co

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