About the Shriners
Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, truth and relief. It is an appendant body to Freemasonry.
There are approximately 350,000 members from 195 chapters in the US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the Republic of Panama, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Europe, and Australia. The organization is best known for the Shriners Hospitals for Children® that it administers, and the red fezzes that members wear.
Shriners are committed to: