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ABOUT THE COMMUNITY TRUST

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is a registered charity that employs nearly 50 members of staff who work with over 12,000 people each year.

Working across three key areas: Community Development, Schools and Training & Skills, the Community Trust works with Wigan Athletic Football Club to improve health, enhance life chances and to create stronger, safer communities.

In organising its community projects the Community Trust's objectives are to:

  • Increase participation in sport across all levels of society - particularly those from under-represented groups.
  • Encourage young people and their families to lead healthier and more active lifestyles. 
  • Improve the skills, aspirations and achievements of young people.
  • Contribute towards increased community cohesion by improving the quality of life for young people and families.
The work of the Community Trust team is supported by the club's first team squad, who made over 100 appearances at community events during the 2016/17 season. 
 
Please click here to view the Community Trust's 2017 Impact Report.
 
Contact us
 
Wigan Athletic Community Trust
Montrose Skills Hub
Montrose Avenue
Wigan
WN5 9XN 
 
 
Tel: 01942 318090