Monthly Archives: October 2015


ITV report: Liverpool philanthropist opens up Anfield executive box for seriously ill children

By |2018-04-26T16:04:59+01:00October 29th, 2015|News|

It's not every day that your average football fan can enjoy the game from the comfort of an executive box but it's even more unusual for seriously ill children to get there.  But one philanthropist is offering seriously ill children and their families exactly that privilege. Barrie Wells from Liverpool started the charity Box 4 [...]

Liverpool Echo: Smiles brought to ill children with Box4Kids

By |2015-10-29T16:01:53+01:00October 23rd, 2015|News|

Barrie Wells’ Box4Kids is welcoming its 1000th guest to Anfield this Sunday as Liverpool host Southampton for Jurgen Klopp’s home debut in the Premier League.  The scheme enables seriously ill children to watch sport and entertainment from the comfort of an executive box. Read the full story from the Liverpool Echo

Winner of the ‘Best Charity’ at the CEA awards

By |2016-10-25T11:00:06+01:00October 22nd, 2015|News|

The Corporate Engagement Awards held their annual awards ceremony on 16th September at the London Marriot hotel.  For the second year in a row, the Barrie Wells Trust picked up the top award of the ‘Best Charity programme’ for Box4Kids. Barrie Wells and the team at the Trust are delighted to have their achievements with the [...]

Empty seats becoming filled with affection. Article by Matt Dickinson, Chief Sports Correspondent from The Times

By |2018-04-26T16:04:59+01:00October 15th, 2015|News|

Extracted from The Times, Tuesday 4th March 2014.  Jackie Wild has already set me off crying when she wells up herself, recalling the night she went with her son Elliot to Anfield. Elliot was not just a Red, she explains, but a fanatical one, so obsessed with his team that when he was picked to [...]

S Club 7 Tour

By |2018-04-26T16:04:59+01:00October 13th, 2015|Our Events|

April saw an influx of Box4Kids events, including following S Club 7 across the country from Birmingham to Leeds, Sheffield and the O2 arena.  We were able to host our biggest event to date at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, thanks to new partnership with Amplify, filling 100 VIP seats with seriously ill children, family and nurses for [...]

IMG help serve up a winner for Box4Kids!

By |2018-04-26T16:04:59+01:00October 13th, 2015|Our Events|

Box4Kids were treated to brilliant views at the Statoil Masters Tennis in one of the Capitals most iconic venues, the Royal Albert Hall. The Statoil Masters Tennis is a unique opportunity to relive the rivalries from some of the greatest tennis legends of all time with the likes of Tim Henman and Andy Roddick competing [...]