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14 December 2017

The Brick are the club's official charity for the 2017/18 campaign.

  • Over 400 people had Christmas Lunch at the DW Stadium.
  • The Brick help those who are homeless or living in poverty in Wigan.
  • Jonty Castle - "We thank everyone for raising such a fantastic amount of money for The Brick."

An incredible £728 was raised for the club’s official charity of the season at the DW Stadium Christmas Lunch this week.

More than 400 people enjoyed hospitality in the South Stand on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon, with all proceeds from a raffle going to The Brick.

Helping people in Wigan who are homeless or living in poverty, the charity work with hundreds of individuals each month by offering them food, shelter and training.

The club have now raised over £2,000 for The Brick since the start of the partnership in September, with a number of supporters also donating food and toiletries on match days.

Jonty Castle, Head of Business Development and Customer Experience at Wigan Athletic, said: “We were delighted to welcome so many guests to the DW Stadium this week, and thank them all for helping to raise such a fantastic amount of money for our charity of the season.”

Please click here for more information about The Brick.

Wigan Athletic Football Club, Wigan Athletic Community Trust and the DW Stadium are committed to respecting and promoting equality and diversity across all its activities through Together.

For more information about Together, please click here.

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