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Will you be nice and cosy in your home this winter ?

How would you feel about helping those that won't be ?

Please consider helping Cranleigh Lions to help others by taking part in Project Wenceslas and donating some or, perhaps, all of your Winter Fuel Payment to us.

The Winter Fuel Payment is paid to those born on or before 5th November 1953 and those living in the UK for at least one day during the week of 17th — 23rd September 2018.

This payment is not means tested, it is tax free and will not affect other benefits.

The payment is £200, or £100 each for a couple, and increased to £300 for those born on or before 23rd September 1938.

If you are eligible you will usually get the payment automatically. Most payments are made in November and December. You may need to claim it if you have not had it before or if certain conditions apply — details at www.gov.uk. You have until 31st March 2019 to claim for winter 2018-2019.

Cranleigh Lions are asking that if you do not need this money you donate your Winter Fuel Payment, or some of it, to the Cranleigh Lions' Wenceslas Project.

Working in conjunction with the Citizens Advice Bureau, SureStart, local churches and other organisations funds will be used to help local people who have problems with their fuel bills. Some even have to choose between heating or eating.

Money is not given to individuals — we make payment direct to energy companies or we top pre-payment cards up with cash.

If you would like to help those who are unable to keep warm this winter please consider donating your Winter Fuel Payment or some of it to Cranleigh Lions.

If you are a UK tax payer we can also claim Gift Aid on your donation which means we can help more people. Bear in mind that Gift Aided donations can be included on your tax return.

Please see our website www.cranleighlions.org for more details and donations can be made quickly and simply online at https://www.cranleighlions.org/project-wenceslas.php The website is open for online donations until the end of March.

This will be our fifth year of running Project Wenceslas and to date it has raised about £14,000

Thank you

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