Supporting charity is a serious business for Livery Companies, including the Lightmongers, and we ask our Members to be as generous as they can be in supporting the Lightmongers Charity Trust Fund through:

  • Financial contributions to the Trust fund and the causes it supports
  • Participation in fund-raising events during each year.

Members should contact the Clerk ( to set up a standing order to make their annual donation to the Lightmongers Charity Trust Fund and ensure it is gift-aided where applicable.

The Charity Trust fund is organized as a separate legal entity, registered with the Charity Commissioners and focuses it’s giving each year to the following causes:

  • Charities dealing with sensory impairments, in particular sight and hearing.
  • City of London charitable causes including the annual Lord Mayor’s Appeal
  • Education grants – click here for more details.

Senior Wardens Reception – raises £300 for the Charitable Trust – click here for more details.

Mary Hare School for Deaf Children – grand re-opening of swimming pool – click here for more details.

The Master visits Treloars Schoolclick here for more details.

Lightmongers raise nearly £5000 for the Red Crossclick here for more details.

The current Trustees, who are all Liverymen of the Company, are:
Rod Bennion
Peter McVeigh
Roger Rawson (Treasurer)
John Rowsell

Mike Simpson
Eddie Taylor (Chair)

Click here  for fuller details of the Lightmongers Charity Trust, including information on its governance and how the Trustees manage the funds.