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Spring 2021 Newsletter

By |2021-06-01T13:39:24+01:00June 1st, 2021|News|

Read all about what we have been up to over the past 12 months including launching our new initiative, the Barrie Wells Trust Heroes, Barrie Wells receiving an MBE and our plans as we begin to look forward to a summer of activity.

Barrie Wells Trust Heroes in the news

By |2021-05-19T10:51:24+01:00March 5th, 2021|News|

The Barrie Wells Trust have successfully launched their new Barrie Wells Trust Heroes initiative to help support hospital workers during the Covid-19 global pandemic.  The initiative awards doctors, nurses and hospital staff with luxury hampers and personalised letters from the young patients who nominate them.  Barrie Wells Trust Heroes is an innovative reversal of the Trust’s focused [...]

Edward’s Story

By |2020-11-26T13:00:39+00:00November 26th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Edward’s Story Meet 14-year-old Edward! Edward is a keen sportsman and enjoys playing rugby and football outside of school. Edward loves acting, having performed in Cheshire Youth Pantomime Society’s Pantomimes Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 2019 and Aladdin in 2020. Edward was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in March 2019. Crohn's disease is a [...]

Nathaniel’s Story

By |2020-10-16T12:21:30+01:00October 16th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Nathaniel’s Story: Meet 10-year-old Nathaniel! Nathaniel enjoys playing football, computer games, board games and riding his bike. Nathaniel was born with a critical congenital heart defect called Aortic Arch Hypoplasia Coarctation. This occurs when the Aorta is narrower than usual and if not diagnosed can cause serious problems. He had to have open heart surgery [...]

Harry’s Story

By |2020-09-07T12:05:33+01:00September 7th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Harry’s Story Meet 9-year-old Harry! He loves Manchester City FC and his favourite player is Bernardo Silva. He also enjoys Lego, XBOX and spending time with his family. Harry is diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy which is a muscle wasting condition. His condition is degenerative, and he will eventually stop walking and using his upper [...]

Barrie Wells awarded Liverpool FC Fan of the Decade!

By |2020-08-28T16:40:05+01:00August 28th, 2020|News|

Barrie is absolutely delighted to be recognised as a Fan of the Decade by Liverpool FC and Standard Chartered, who celebrate their 10 year partnership this year. He was nominated for this award, not only for being a lifelong Liverpool FC supporter, but for all his work and dedication to Box4Kids which started at Anfield [...]

Owen’s Story

By |2020-06-17T16:37:08+01:00June 17th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Owen’s Story  Meet 12-year-old Owen! Owen is diagnosed with 22q deletion syndrome (also known as DiGeorge Syndrome) which limits his life expectancy. 22q deletion is caused by the deletion of a small segment of chromosome 22 and can cause a range of problems, including heart defects and learning difficulties. Owen’s main health problem is his [...]