Wigan Athletic Community Trust making a difference during Covid-19 pandemic

While times may be uncertain for Latics fans, there is plenty to celebrate when it comes to the community trust.

The team delivered groceries and essentials to more than 500 households, handed out more than 100 goody bags and gave 2,000 face masks to care homes.

More than 700 calls were made to elderly fans, along with video calls.

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Younger fans could enjoy 638 activity packs, weekly online lessons, fun games and a virtual programme.

The trust also entertained music lovers when seven bands performed online, including Leigh-based Lottery Winners.

The organisation’s efforts have been highlighted in a video posted on social media as lockdown restrictions continue to ease.

A message from the Editorial Director, Gillian Parkinson:

The video highlights the work of the trust

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