Dons Trust Programme notes – Burton 02/10/21

Co-Chair Jane Lonsdale reflects on her time on the Dons Trust Board after deciding to not re-stand for election and thanks all those who have helped along the way.

As many of you will know I have decided not to re-stand for election to the Dons Trust Board (DTB) this year after eight years on the Board, so my last meeting will be the AGM in December. Having been asked a question at the last Meet the DTB session..

Dons Draw Results – September 2021

Dons Draw winners announced

We are delighted to announce the six winners of our Dons Draw for September.

Taking home this month’s prizes are…

1st prize of £1000 – Chris Butler

2nd prize of £500 – Keith Alleyne

3rd prize of £250  – Jake Lewis

4th prize of £100 – Peter Cork

5th prize of £100 – Stephen Nuttall

6th prize of £100 – Adam Wilson

Proceeds from the draw raise funds for our club – and you’re more..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme Notes – Plymouth 18/09/21

Board member Hannah Kitcher encourages supporters both young and old to visit the Dons Trust kiosk.

I hope that everyone is enjoying our new home! Personally, I still don’t feel particularly well orientated or familiar with my season ticket seat in the South Stand as a number of personal commitments are meaning that I’m missing more home games at the beginning of the season than I would have liked. This also means that I haven’t yet visited the Dons Trust..

Dons giving abuse the boot

With fans now attending games at Plough Lane, the Club and Dons Trust would like to reiterate that it operates a zero tolerance approach to abuse – whether aimed at staff, players or fans.

AFC Wimbledon welcomes all members of our diverse community and want them to feel safe and welcome at our club.

Jane Lonsdale, Co-Chair of the Dons Trust Board and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group said “We have recently updated the information on..

#MeetTheDTBMeet the Dons Trust Board: Jane Lonsdale and Tim Hillyer

The Dons Trust Board is delighted to announce the return of our monthly Meet the Dons Trust Board events.

Kicking off at 19:00 GMT on Thursday 9th September, the first event of the new season will be with Jane Lonsdale and Tim Hillyer. For anyone who missed earlier sessions, the idea is that, each month, a couple of Dons Trust Board members host a Q&A with members via Zoom. The format is designed to allow for more informal, in-depth, and..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme notes – Oxford 04/05/21

Dons Trust Co-Chair Xavier Wiggins looks back at how far we have come to get home.

One day, somewhere, the full timeline that led to our incredible move back to Plough Lane and acknowledgment of the work of the many, many people who made it happen, needs documenting.

Until then, as we settle into our new home, Iwanted to share with you a recently produced basic timeline, and urge you to think about how the unique coming together of fans,..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board announcement and election update

Jane Lonsdale, Co-Chair of the Dons Trust Board (DTB), has advised her DTB and PLC colleagues, that she has decided not to re stand for election in the 2021 Dons Trust Board elections. Until then, Jane has confirmed she will continue her duties in full, including continuing to co-chair the board and chairing the working groups relating to D&I and Junior Dons.

Ed Leek has also advised that he will not be restanding for election. With Graham Stacey, Tim Hillyer..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme notes – Gillingham 17/08/21

Alex Folkes, Chair of the Election Steering Group, looks ahead to this years vote to choose five members of the board.

 

 

As a fan-owned club, the ultimate decision makers are the fans whose views are represented by the nine people elected to the Dons Trust Board. This year there will be elections to choose five members of the board.

The key dates are as follows:

Opening of Nominations: 8th October

Close of Nominations: 29th October

Manifestos sent..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersThanking Fans

Ahead of the historic game vs Bolton, the Club and Dons Trust honoured fans past and present and thanked them for the part they played in the journey of Wimbledon’s football club.

The statement was followed by a minute’s applause leading up to kick-off. We have reproduced those words below.

As we gather here today, about to witness Wimbledon’s football club play a home game in front of fans for the first time in 30 years, we would like..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme notes – Bolton 14/08/21

Done Trist Board Member Niall Couper discusses the importance of the Fair Game movement.

Goosepimples? I reckon. Look around. We did this. The seat you are in. The floodlights arching over you. Every blade of grass in front of you.

Ever since that infamous letter arrived on the doormats of Wimbledon fans back in 2001, insisting that our place in the Football League should be hived off to a town in Buckinghamshire, we as fans have been striving for..