Every penny counts! Here are a few ways in which you can donate, with more to be added soon:

  • Via JustGiving

  • Pay into our account at Yorkshire Building Society, either in person at 11 Market Place, Wigan, or via BACS. Please contact us if you would like to do this.

  • By cheque made payable to Wigan Heritage and Mining Monument and sent to 22 Milton Grove, Wigan, WN1 2PG

  • If you shop online, visit You can shop at over 4,000 stores, nominate WHAMM as your charity, and each time you shop online this way, WHAMM receives a donation, at no cost to you.

  • Look out for our collection boxes in local venues and at local events.

If you pay income tax, WHAMM can claim 25p for every pound you donate, at no cost to you.  Please mention gift aid each time you donate.

We are very grateful to the following donors who have already given us the following amounts:


  • £30,000 from someone who wishes to remain anonymous

  • £500 from NUM Lancashire

  • £500 from the Unite union at Heinz

  • £1000 from The Earl of Crawford £1000

  • £3500 from the Brighter Borough funds allocated to local councillors

  • £100 from the widow of a miner who died only recently


We really believe that every penny counts towards our target, and greatly value all donations, however small. 

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