Rotary have led Christmas collections in Surrey Heath since 1945 !
A special dispensation from the local Borough Council means Rotary can apply for 3 licences to collect in public. In the event of a Major disaster the club has the facility to apply for an emergency collection licence which the Borough issues within hours of the application .

The four local charities chosen for Xmas  2019 were -

Citizens Advice Bureau ; The Brain Tumour Trust; Portesbury School and Rotary Xmas Boxes.

 

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Collections are boosted by 25% as Rotary is setup to claim Gift Aid Tax relief through the Government’s small donations scheme.  

100% of the collections are passed to the benefiting Charities because Rotary makes  no promotional or administration charges on the donations.

Donations can be received in cash or through mobile card machine if more convenient t.  (The online service charge is just 1.75% per transaction)

Christmas Collections 2019 were at :

7th December, Waitrose Frimley : 11th December Longacres Windlesham : 14th December Waitrose Bagshot

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