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Blue Envelope

Blue Envelope Appeal

The Blue Envelope Appeal is the Scottish Rite, NMJ’s oldest Jurisdiction-wide
fundraising appeal. For decades, Scottish Rite Masons have supported the
charitable efforts of the fraternity by mailing their annual donations in a blue reply
envelope, leading to the program’s name.

Over the years, millions of dollars have been raised to support the work of the Scottish Rite Benevolent Foundation thanks to the generous contributions of our members. Donations to the Blue Envelope Appeal currently support:

  • The Scottish Rite Grand Almoner's Fund
  • Children's Dyslexia Centers
  • Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library
  • Leon M. Abbott Scholarship Fund

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Making a Difference at the Valley Level

Beyond supporting our Scottish Rite Charities, Blue Envelope donations have a positive impact on our Valleys.

  • Valley of Excellence - Members’ Blue Envelope donations can help Valleys receive Valley of Excellence credit. Obtaining credit requires at least 10% or more of a Valley’s total members donating to the Blue Envelope, with the campaign running from October 1 to June 15.
  • Valley Competition - Each year, members can help their Valley compete with the rest of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction in a contest recognizing total dollars donated, total number of members donating, and highest percentage of members donating to the Blue Envelope. Winning Valleys in each category are highlighted in print and social media.
  • Abbott Scholarship Allocation - Blue Envelope donations from Valley members also help determine a Valley’s annual Abbott Scholarship allocation.
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Sovereign Grand Commander Walter F. Wheeler:

"Your contribution to the Blue Envelope Appeal impacts lives."

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Support the Blue Envelope Appeal Today!

Make a Donation