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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 [...]

Strictly Come Dancing stars meet the Barrie Wells Trust

By |2019-06-12T14:45:48+01:00February 1st, 2019|Box4Kids Stories|

A night to remember What a fantastic night to remember at the FlyDSA Arena Sheffield on Thursday 31st January. We arranged an extra special Box4Kids experience for our deserving guests which included a meet and greet with all the stars before the show! Sydney, Isabella, Jenna, Ellie and Lucy were given exclusive access to the [...]