Member's Benevolent Trust recent assistance
Recent examples of support that the MBT has provided are:
Paid medical fees for essential surgery
"Thank you very much for helping me. MBT assistance helped me focus on my recovery which is going well"
Contributed to interview expenses for unemployed members during their search for employment
Provided assistance with legal fees for an ill retired member
"Many thanks to all those involved in organising this very generous gesture"
Purchased a new bed to facilitate continiuing care of a member's widow
"Thank you so much for agreeing to meet the cost of the bed; please convey these sentiments to all the MBT trustees"
Paid IOM3 membership fees for members temporarily out of work or retired and on low income
Made regular payments to retired members and a former employee in hardship
"Thank you to the MBT for granting me regular payments. What a difference this is going to make for me!"
Assisted with the purchase of new, lighter mobility scooters
"This has really made a massive difference to me, and made me independently mobile again"
Helped the daughter of a deceased member in financial difficulty with rent arrears
"With the Trust's genourisity an enormous weight has been lifted; I could not otherwise have ever managed"
Supported members' widows with additional help at Christmas
"Thank you for your continued care and generosity to Mum. She loves any links to Dad"
"It's so nice to be remembered and to have treats at the festive season"