Upcoming Events

  • A group of Joseph’s family and supporters, plus a teacher and four Year 11 students from Glenburn Sports College, met at Sharpy’s for lunch before braving the elements to conduct a bucket collection outside the DW Stadium before the Latics v Newcastle United match. A fantastic response from both sets of supporters.

  • Barry Worthington and Dave Hayes arranged a Ghost Hunt at the haunted Ordsall Hall in Salford, with a percentage of the proceeds donated. Everyone enjoyed it, including the hosts, and, hopefully, the ghosts!

  • St Joseph’s RC School, Wakefield, held a ‘Joseph Day’, in which all the pupils dressed in Joseph Goal blue, and raised money through activities such as a cake stall, ‘guess the number of sweets in a jar’, ‘name the teddy’ and the sale of wristbands.

  • Ten year old Joseph Morris of Winstanley, a pupil of St Aidan’s RC Primary School, who plays the tenor horn in the Wigan Beginners Brass Band, raised more than £60 from family and friends by performing a solo concert in aid of his namesake Joseph’s Goal, after winning a Wigan Observer competition to meet Roberto [...]

  • Ray and Barbara Nowell of Bolton, whose son, Andrew is a colleague of Joseph’s dad, Paul at the Wigan Evening Post, donated £230 received from family and friends instead of presents for their ruby wedding anniversary.

  • Former Shevington Moor resident and Latics season ticket holder David Gray donated his £200 winter fuel allowance to Joseph’s Goal after reading that Apprentice star Lord Sugar intended to give his to charity.

  • The Wigan-based group, The Empty Seats, played a gig at the Honeysuckle pub in Poolstock after the Arsenal home game, and donated all the proceeds, including the sale of their own CD.

  • Wigan Junior Latics held their Christmas Party at the DW Stadium, and donated all the proceeds of the evening. Joseph and his family attended.

  • Glenburn Sports College, Skelmersdale, held a Christmas Market and donated all the proceeds of the raffle and the ‘Make a Wish’ Christmas Tree. Joseph and his family attended. Joe and Sam met Father Christmas.

  • Latics fans Carl and Roy walked from the Crown Inn at Worthington to the DW Stadium via the Wigan Grand Arcade before the Latics v West Brom home game doing a bucket collection.