FANS have already raised nearly £1,500 for unpaid staff at Wanderers and the Whites Hotel as they prepare to walk from Burnden Park to the University of Bolton Stadium this Saturday.

Supporters from several clubs have donated ahead of the walk, which will begin at 2pm from Wanderers’ old home and cover just over six miles to their current base.

More than two tonnes of food was gathered during two food bank drives at the weekend and people are now being requested to concentrate solely on non-perishable items if they intend to donate again.

Help is also being sought by the Bolton Wanderers Community Trust (BWCT) with distribution and collection of food.

The BWCT are working with the Bolton Wanderers Supporters’ Trust to help staff in need, alongside those in the wider Bolton public.

“We are all aiming for the same things out of this current situation and we will be keen to work together with BWFCST to help the club and its employees, recognising how important BWFC is in the Bolton community,” a statement read.

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To donate to the fundraising walk, visit their JustGiving page here.