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.
At the Junior Latics 30th Anniversary Fundraiser, there was a sale of Joseph’s Goal wristbands.
A large number of Joseph’s male family and friends from as far afield as Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester and the Isle Of Man grew sponsored moustaches for ‘Joevember’, including a group from the Wigan Observer and Wigan Evening Post.
A sell-out comedy night was held at Newtown Working Mens’ Club, Wigan, starring local comedian, Carl ‘Chunk’ Lawrence, with a percentage of the door and proceeds from the raffle donated.