Happy Birthday, Junior Dons!

As there are still no games, and therefore no matchday programmes where we would normally celebrate the birthdays of the Junior Dons, the Club and Trust would like to wish Happy Birthday to all the Junior Dons who have turned a year older since Joe Piggott delivered his message in April.

Glyn Hodges, on behalf of the players, Club and Trust has passed on his birthday message.

Haydon has also passed on his birthday wishes too, and has sent us..

Haydon Womble Happy Birthday Junior DonsHappy Birthday, Junior Dons!

The Club and Trust would like to wish Happy Birthday to all the Junior Dons who have turned a year older since our last home game (against Bolton Wanderers on March 7).

Junior Dons would usually get a birthday shoutout on Haydon’s page in the matchday programme but, with games currently suspended, we’re conscious that some will miss out. So, for all Junior Dons with birthdays from mid-March until the end of May, we’d like to wish you a very..

Junior DonsExclusive event for Junior Dons (JDs) aged 12-16 years

We are excited to announce that the Dons Trust is hosting an exclusive open training session and a Q&A with Glyn Hodges, our first team manager, for JDs aged 12-16 years.

JDs should have received an email or letter (depending on their preferred method of communication) informing them of the event.

Responses to secure a place need to be emailed to juniordons@thedonstrust.org by Monday 17th February.  This should include JDs name, Dons Trust number and include any special requirements.

The event, on..

Junior Dons Christmas party bannerJunior Dons Christmas Party

Booking is now open for the 2019 Junior Dons Christmas Party!

With player appearances, Haydon the Womble, a disco, party food and a gift for all, the party is suitable for all Junior Dons aged 12 and under.

The party is on Sunday 15 December from 11 am until 2 pm.

It’s free entry for Junior Dons members, £10 for non-members.

Spaces are limited, so please book early. Under 5s will need to be accompanied by one named adult –..

Junior Dons logoCan you help the Junior Dons?

The Junior Dons section of the Dons Trust is looking to recruit several new volunteers.

Jane Lonsdale (Trust board member with responsibility for Junior Dons) is looking to recruit several volunteers to assist them.  The adverts are lower down on this page and the roles cover:

Junior Dons Christmas Party volunteers Increasing the member offer for 12–16 year old Junior Dons Junior Dons Working Group members

Scroll down this page to see more details about the different roles.

The Junior..

Junior Dons Gifts - football, waterbottle and capHelp the Junior Dons

The Junior Dons Working Group is looking for a volunteer to collate and distribute gift requests from new Junior Dons.

The Junior Dons is the aged 16 and under members of the Dons Trust – the owners of AFC Wimbledon. The Junior Dons section was set up to promote the engagement of young supporters with both the club and the Trust so that their engagement and participation is maintained as they grow older.

There is currently a vacancy for a..

Club volunteersGiving something back

Dons Trust Board member Jane Lonsdale reflects on the importance of letting our volunteers know how much we appreciate the work they put in.

I recently took a phone call from Blackpool Supporters’ Trust seeking our advice. They were putting out a plea for volunteers to help get their club back on its feet as soon as the receiver had officially taken control. They wanted to learn from our experiences of working with and recruiting volunteers.

It was a reminder..

Book tokenWorld Book Day: FREE book tokens this Saturday

AFC Wimbledon Foundation and WHS Smiths are running a pop-up bookstall between 13.00 and 14.30 before the Doncaster game.

In conjunction with the Premier League Primary Stars education programme and National Literacy Association, we will be celebrating World Book Day by giving away two hundred £1 book tokens to exchange for a book at our pop-up book store.

Calling all Dons’ parents and kids! Get down to the Cherry Red Records Stadium early this Saturday and visit our pop-up..

Junior Dons logoWinner of the Junior Dons Mascot Draw

Congratulations to Junior Don, Adam Trathan, who was the lucky winner in the draw to be a mascot in the 5th round of the FA Cup against Millwall on Saturday 16 February.

Following the article published on Monday, calling for applications, 21 Junior Dons applied and were each allocated a number. On Wednesday the draw was held live on the AFC Wimbledon Facebook page. Those watching the Facebook live were asked to pick a number from the entries and the first..

Matchday mascot with Andy Barcham and the match ballMatch Day Mascots for the Millwall FA Cup tie

The Club will be holding two draws next week to select the match day mascots for the Emirates FA Cup tie against Millwall on Saturday 16 February.

It offers an opportunity for your child to be part of a historic occasion, as AFC Wimbledon seek a place in the last-eight of the Emirates FA Cup.

There will be two draws with the first one for JD members only and the mascot package will be FREE to the winner. The other draw..