Monday, April 10, 2023

Fire Destroys Hejaz Shrine in South Carolina

 by Christopher Hodapp

A devastating fire on Tuesday morning has destroyed the Hejaz Shrine Temple in Mauldin, South Carolina, near Greenville. According to multiple news reports, the entire facility that included the Shrine and the Legacy Pines Golf Club clubhouse is a total loss. The golf club leased its facility from the Shrine.


Fire destroys Upstate’s Hejaz Shrine Temple

 Alex CooperMay 13, 2020

A fire destroyed the Hejaz Shrine Temple in Greenville County, engulfing the building in the early hours of Tuesday, May 12.

Firefighters were called out shortly after midnight to the temple on Ranch Road, according to local media. After firefighters worked to stop the flames for some time, the roof of the building began to collapse.


Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Shriners Children's College Classic Recap


Fezcast March 30th, 2023

The University of Louisville baseball team won the 2023 Shriners Children's College Classic after an undefeated weekend, outscoring their opponents 27-5. 

Patient Ambassadors were recognized on the field during the games, interacted with teams before the games and even threw out the first pitch at each game. This year, six Shriners Children's patients served as honorary team captains, each representing one team and raising funds for Shriners Childrens.

Meet team captains Adison, Hallie, Ally, Kaden, Layla and Carter. Click on their profiles to watch videos of their stories. 

Bahia Annual Scholarship Program

Fezcast March 30th, 2023

For the first time since its inception, Bahia Shriners Annual Scholarship Program proudly presented its 2023 scholarship award to a Shriners Children's patient. Madison, 18, was born with arthrogryposis; a rare muscle disorder that can cause stiff joints and abnormal muscle deveopment.

Learn more about Madison and her plans to pursue a career that will help make a difference in the lives of others. 


Lynyrd Skynyrd Makes a Difference


Fezcast March  30th, 2023

Legends of Southern Rock Lynyrd Skynyrd have once again chosen Shriners Children's as their charity of choice for their 2023 tour. Over the past five years, they raised more than $470,000 to benefit our philanthropy through CD sales at their shows.

While the band is on tour, the organization Rock-It-Kids enlists the help from local Shriners to help sell CDs for the band during concerts, and a portion of the proceeds benefit the Shriners Children's that is nearest to them. Learn more.

First Shrine Club in Africa


Fezcast March 30th, 2023

During the latter part of 2019, two 33° Masons, Most Puissant Brother Adam Du Plesis and Most Illustrious Brother Paul Nash, started discussions about bringing the Shriners to South Africa.

On December 10, 2022, 10 Master Masons from Lodges within the Northern Division of the Grand Lodge of South Africa were initiated into the Mahi Shriners via a Zoom meeting. So began the first Shrine Club in South Africa and in the African continent. Learn more. 

2023 Paper Crusade Flyers


Fezcast March 30th, 2023

The 2023 Paper Crusade flyers are now available for download. This single-fold, double-sided flyer contains general information about Shriners Children's and Shriners International, as well as patient stories and details about ways to give to our philanthropy.

Download the files and have them printed at your local printer for use during your fundraising efforts.

Color flyer

Black and white flyer

Fire Destroys Hejaz Shrine in South Carolina

 by Christopher Hodapp A devastating fire on Tuesday morning has destroyed the Hejaz Shrine Temple in Mauldin, South Carolina, near Greenvil...