Wigan Deanery Trust was formed in April 2019 to support Church Wigan and other charitable partners in their goal to renew church and revive communities in the Borough of Wigan. Now in its fourth year, the trust's support work is constantly widening in terms of the projects we support and the resources we can offer.
Right now, we are focused on expanding our role by fundraising for key social action particularly among young people and those most disadvantaged or marginalized in the borough. We are proud to be playing a key leading role in the current food distribution programme in partnership with the Council that began during the Covid-19 pandemic.
We are determined to continue and expand this ministry into the future building more partnerships as we journey forward together.
How you can help feed Wigan
Many of us are caught up in the current lockdown. Others are courageously working to ensure that people - young and old alike - remain healthy, and properly fed. Find out how you can help the lead charities working to feed Wigan by donating to finance their work. Read More
Things are starting to happen
Church Wigan's partnership with Wigan Council, Fur Clemt and The Brick in Wigan is really paying dividends for hungry families in Wigan. Read about the work Church Wigan are doing here, underpinned by the systems that we provide for them at Wigan Deanery Trust. Read More
Appointment of our Christian's Against Poverty (CAP) debt centre manager.
25th October 2022
We are delighted to announce that John Williams has been appointed as our Christian’s Against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre Manager. He will begin his role in November and start receiving clients in December. A big thank you to everyone who has donated to help with the appointment. With our plan to run the post for a minimum of three years and a £60k project we would love your support in raising further funds, to add to our growing total. Read More