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Harry’s Story

By |2019-06-12T14:13:52+01:00June 12th, 2019|Box4Kids Stories|

Harry’s Story: Harry was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) when he was just six weeks old. Neurofibromatosis is a genetic condition that causes tumours to grow along your nerves, the tumours are usually non-cancerous. Unfortunately, Harry isn’t the only member of his family that suffers with NF1, his mum, older brother and two younger [...]

Cailan’s Story

By |2019-05-16T09:25:01+01:00May 16th, 2019|Box4Kids Stories|

Cailan from Pontypool in South Wales was born with Hemiplegia cerebral palsy, which has left him facing increased physical challenges in life. Cerebral palsy is a condition caused by injury to the parts of the brain that control our ability to use our muscles and bodies. Cailan’s Hemiplegia has affected the right side of his [...]

Ollie’s Story

By |2019-05-16T09:28:46+01:00March 28th, 2019|Box4Kids Stories|

Oliver was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) when he was just eight years old. Ollie was super fit and massively into his sport, especially football with his favourite team being Norwich City. Here at the Barrie Wells Trust we were delighted when we received Ollie’s nomination form as we knew we had the perfect [...]

Phoebe’s Story

By |2019-06-12T14:39:43+01:00March 1st, 2019|Box4Kids Stories|

In October 2011, Phoebe suffered acute liver failure two weeks before her second birthday. Last weekend we invited Phoebe, now aged 9, her mum Lesley-Anne and best friend Sophie to Carlisle Racecourse for a fun-filled day out at the Afternoon Jumps, courtesy of our fantastic charity partner, The Jockey Club. Our deserving guests were able [...]

Don’t let your executive box go to waste, Box4Kids video 2019

By |2019-04-29T09:36:59+01:00March 1st, 2019|News|

We have launched our brand new Box4Kids video, endorsed by actor David Morrissey. The video shows how much Box4Kids means to the children and families we support and how box holders can easily get involved with the initiative. Help us to make more special memories for seriously ill and disabled children by sharing this video to help us find more [...]

Panthers welcome the Barrie Wells Trust

By |2019-04-29T09:43:50+01:00February 7th, 2019|News|

'Saturday night was a good one for the Panthers as they beat the Lightning 2-1 at the Motorpoint Arena. More than 6,000 members of the Panthers Nation witnessed the win, with the Panthers dominating play and allowing the Lightning just 17 shots on goal. There was also a surprise special guest tucked away in one [...]