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Box4Kids / Singapore Airshow 2024

By |2024-02-28T13:56:30+00:00February 28th, 2024|News|

Children challenged with severe illnesses and disabilities receive VIP treatment at Singapore Airshow 2024 Over 60 children and their families from local hospitals enjoyed Singapore Airshow’s public display on 24th and 25th February whilst being treated like VIPs in corporate chalets. The chalets were donated by Embraer and Honeywell to the Barrie Wells Trust’s Box4Kids [...]

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December 2023 Newsletter

By |2024-01-16T12:39:09+00:00January 16th, 2024|News|

2023 was an incredibly busy year at the Barrie Wells Trust! We had the absolute delight of organising a total of 376 Box4Kids events, making it yet another record-breaking year!

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Experiencing The Gift Of Magic During Crisis

By |2024-01-10T14:10:07+00:00January 10th, 2024|News|

Almost 200 seriously ill and disabled children and their families make magical memories at Disney on Ice with the Barrie Wells Trust’s Box4Kids initiative at the O2 over Christmas. The Trust invited poorly children, and their families, to watch the 100 Years of Wonder over five days, bringing immense joy to many. A lot of [...]

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Harry’s Story

By |2023-12-15T13:47:54+00:00December 15th, 2023|Box4Kids Stories|

Meet 9-year-old Harry! Harry is obsessed with football. His favourite team is Manchester United, but he also loves going to watch his local teams New Mills and Stockport County. Pre-diagnosis, Harry played for New Mills juniors’ team. In December 2022, Harry’s life fell apart. He was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma bone cancer in his right [...]

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Macauley’s Story

By |2023-12-15T13:11:16+00:00December 15th, 2023|Box4Kids Stories|

Meet 14-year-old Macauley! Alongside enjoying spending time in the company of his three French Bulldogs, Macauley is an absolutely huge Manchester City FC fan. This is something nurses at the Christie Hospital discovered when he began proton beam radiotherapy with them back in 2021. He was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, when a tumour was found [...]

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Morgan’s Story

By |2023-10-13T10:27:12+01:00October 13th, 2023|Box4Kids Stories|

Meet 13-year-old Morgan! Morgan is a happy, cheeky little boy. He is full of mischief and is forever playing tricks on Mum and Dad. Whether it’s an item or himself, his parents are always looking for hidden things around the house! Morgan loves music and dances along to an eclectic mixture of genres. Most days [...]

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Barrie Wells Trust 2022 Impact Report

By |2023-09-05T13:38:37+01:00September 1st, 2023|News|

The Trust was set up in 2008 to help inspire and bring joy to young people’s lives through charitable initiativesBetween 2010 and 2022 the Trust invited 13,720 deserving guests to attend a Box4Kids eventThis impact report breaks down who the Trust worked with in 2022 and the young people helped by the Box4Kids initiative Generic [...]

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Box4Kids Watch Wigan Warriors Win

By |2023-05-04T09:18:18+01:00May 4th, 2023|News|

Alongside healthy food and drink brand The Skinny Food Co, Wigan Warriors invited some incredibly deserving children to enjoy a VIP experience at the DW Stadium to watch Wigan Warriors vs Wakefield Trinity. Thanks to yet another private box donation from Wigan Warriors and healthy food and drink brand The Skinny Food Co, partners of [...]