Dons Draw winners for January

Congratulations to Clive Yelf, who wins the £1,000 top prize in January’s Dons Draw.

The six prize winners for January are:

1st prize of £1,000 – Ticket 1288 – Clive Yelf – SM4

2nd prize of £500 – Ticket 4079 – Paul Witham – RH16

3rd prize of £250 – Ticket 3428  – Manchester United Supporters Trust – M32

4th prize of £100 – Ticket 2041  – Richard Tibbetts – SW19

5th prize of £100 – Ticket..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersPolicy on football recruitment

At the Dons Trust’s October meeting, members brought up the subject of signing players or employing other football staff who had previously worked for Milton Keynes. DT chair Kris Stewart committed to updating the club on the owners’ policy on this in time for the January transfer window.

The subject has been discussed by members before, for example at a meeting in 2011 https://thedonstrust.org/files/11-04-14-SGM-Minutes.pdf and although no formal policy was recorded, there has been an understanding that..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersTrust AGM Resolution Vote Results

 

The votes are in!

Thanks once again to everyone who took part in last week’s annual members’ meeting, by coming down to the stadium or joining us online, or by sending in your proxy. With the votes checked and counted, the Dons Trust board is pleased to announce that all the resolutions we put to the meeting were passed with the relevant majority required.

The full detail of all the votes can be downloaded here: https://thedonstrust.org/files/Final-figures-DT-AGM-resolutions-221219.pdf 

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The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersHall Of Fame

We are delighted to announce that the club working with the Dons Trust and Wimbledon in Sporting History have begun the process of creating a Hall of Fame.

The inductees will be chosen by a vote from the fans.To begin with we will be selecting three players from each of seven different erasThe eras are:Pre-War1945-19631964-19771977-19861986-20022002-20112011 onwardsVoting will take place in March with fans given a list of ten players to vote from.To help with the..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Newsletter – December

The Dons Trust recently released the latest in its series of regular updates emailed to Dons Trust members who opt in to receive digital communications. We have reproduced the recent edition in full below…

Dear Dons Trust member,Welcome to the latest monthly Dons Trust Board newsletter – a collection of news and views shared by your representatives between website news items and Board meeting minutes.These updates come straight to your inbox (and appear on the Dons Trust website) once a..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust membership survey

Back in the summer, the Dons Trust conducted a survey of members to find out what they thought about everything to do with Dons Trust membership – seeking to gauge levels of satisfaction with current membership, how you pay for memberships, barriers to membership and interest in additional benefits. Some 1,208 surveys were completed, the vast majority by existing DT members, of whom roughly half were current season ticket holders. Below, we have shared the responses in full, and added..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust annual meeting confirmed

This year’s Dons Trust annual members’ meeting (known as the AGM) has been confirmed for 19.00 on Monday 19 December, 2022 at our stadium.

Following the consultation launched at the members’ meeting in October relating to oversight and operations, the board will be looking for approval of its resulting proposals, so this will be an opportunity to use your votes to have a say in the structure of our club and trust. At the AGM, the board will..

The Dons Trust remembers

The Dons Trust Board were honoured to lay a wreath on behalf of the Club and Trust at a service held at Wimbledon War Memorial to commemorate Remembrance Day, on Sunday. Dons Trust Board chair Kris Stewart said: “On behalf of the Club and Trust I would like to place on record our thanks to Hannah Kitcher for attending the ceremony on our behalf and for laying a wreath in memory of the fallen. Lest we forget.”

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Newsletter – Number 2

The Dons Trust released the second in it’s new series of regular updates emailed to Dons Trust members who opt in to receive electronic communications. We have reproduced the recent edition in full below…

Dear Dons Trust member,Welcome to the second edition of monthly updates from your DTB representatives.

Firstly, thank you to everyone who gave us feedback on the first edition –  we’re hoping to evolve it to make it as useful and relevant as possible.  As a..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersThe Dons Trust Operations & Oversight restructure proposals 2022: consultation timetable and FAQs

Following on from the Dons Trust SGM held on Thursday 13 October 2022, where we published and discussed proposals for a new governance structure for the club, we conducted a ‘temperature test’ giving members the opportunity to tell us whether they agreed with the direction of travel. Some 584 members replied and, with 79.58 per cent of respondents in favour, we held the first in a series of consultations yesterday (November 2) via Zoom, with members of the Dons Trust Board joined by..