SOME OF YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
He will be entitled to wear a Festival Jewel if he contributes £600 (plus any tax relief plus tax relief if he is a tax payer). This could be in a single donation of £600, or any multiple donations adding up to £600. By setting up a Regular Payment Promise (RPP or the old covenant) for at least £10 per month for 5 years, he will be entitled to wear the Festival Jewel as soon as the first D/D payment has been taken out.
No. He is not expected to, but of course if he wishes to, it would be gratefully received.
Yes. He might choose to set up 3 RPP’s contributing £4 to each Lodge per month. This way each Lodge is supported evenly and because he is contributing at least £100 per moth for 5 years he will be entitled to wear the Festival Jewel.
Yes. You will need to complete a form detailing how much each member has paid within the total, but this can then be allocated to the member. Once the member has contributed £600, he will be entitled to wear the Festival Jewel.
As soon as the first D/D payment has been taken. The Provincial Secretary will be notified by the MCF and he will either post the Jewel out directly to the member or it can be picked up from the Provincial office.
No. The Jewel has no additional charge if the member has signed up.