At the Sunshine House ‘Let’s Party’ event, Councillor Chris Ready, Councillor Ron Conway and Sunshine House Vice-Chairman, Tom Hickson, scaled the Climbing Wall to raise funds for Joseph’s Goal. Thank you chaps!
Rachael Fawcett held a garden fundraiser at her home in Doncaster and raised an amazing £317. Well done and thank you.
St Andrews School, Wigan, followed up their ‘Blue and White’ Day with a further donation of £120 from children having photos taken with the FA Cup. Thanks to all concerned.
Joseph’s grandparents were guests at the Junior Latics Presentation Evening at the DW Stadium, helpng to present the awards, and receiving £300 collected for Joseph’s Goal during the evening. Thanks to Robin, Keith and Junior Latics parents.
Patsy Slevin of Prospect Brewery, Standish, presents a cheque for £500 to Joseph’s Goal, donated from sales of their special Latics FA Cup Celebration beer, ’FAN-tastic’, which quickly sold out after the Wembley win. The event takes place at the Silver Tally in Shevington Moor, as the pub celebrates its first anniversary.
A lovely sunny morning provides pleasant conditions for the first ever runners for Joseph’s Goal in the Manchester 10K. The Famous Five, all wearing Joseph’s Goal teeshirts, are Martin Blake, Andrew Edgeworth, Andy Hayes, Jonathan Meehan and Sam Whyte.
Lesley Anderton, from Beech Hill, Wigan, celebrates Latics’ FA Cup victory by serving her home-cooked hot pot to fans on the coach travelling back from Wembley to the King’s Arms pub in Ashton, with all proceeds going to Joseph’s Goal. The fact that they had hired the England Cricket Team’s official coach with its own kitchen ensures that the [...]
Fans travelling to Wembley with Vital Coaches of Wigan give generously to raffles, quizzes and bingo to compete for prizes, including the gloves worn by goalkeeper Joel Robles in the FA Cup Final. Over £800 is raised for Joseph’s Goal, which, together with the 1-0 win over Manchester City, ensures a marvellous day all-round.
Wigan Council ask local primary schools to hold pre-Wembley ‘Blue and White’ days to show support for the ‘Believe in Wigan’ campaign, and also raise money for Joseph’s Goal. Hundreds of children from several schools take part and over £1,500 is raised.
Collections for Joseph’s Goal took place at the Isle of Man Beer Festival, at the Falcon’s Nest Hotel, Port Erin.