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Covid-19 Update

By |2020-03-18T16:09:55+00:00March 18th, 2020|News|

In light of the current situation surrounding the Coronavirus (Covid-19) we have sadly taken the decision to suspend all Box4Kids events until further notice. Please do stay in touch via social media and we will keep you updated. We are looking forward to returning with even more fantastic Box4Kids events in the future!   Best [...]

Barrie Wells awarded MBE in the Queen’s New Year 2020 Honours List

By |2019-12-27T14:54:53+00:00December 27th, 2019|News|

Huge congratulations to our Founder and Chairman, Barrie Wells who has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year 2020 Honours List for his remarkable charitable work through his charity, the Barrie Wells Trust.  The Trust was founded by Barrie in 2008 and he has been the sole funder ever since. In 2009 he [...]

Chosen Charity of The Wigley Group Warwick Half Marathon

By |2019-11-28T10:09:16+00:00November 28th, 2019|News|

  'The Wigley Group Warwick Half Marathon is set to return to Warwick Racecourse in March – and will mark the first ever fundraising event for a national charity. The race, which takes place on Sunday, March 1, will be raising money for The Barrie Wells Trust’s ‘Box4Kids' initiative. Funds raised through the half marathon will go directly [...]

In memory of Jim, one of our fantastic hosts!

By |2019-10-23T10:48:24+01:00October 23rd, 2019|News|

Jim Lynskey, 23 was living with a condition called dilated cardiomyopathy which is where the heart’s ability to pump blood is decreased because the heart’s main pumping chamber is enlarged and weakened. Due to chronic heart failure in 2015 Jim was placed on the transplant list for a donor heart. It was here that Jim [...]

Congratulations to our Patron on becoming the World Champion

By |2019-10-18T10:39:55+01:00October 18th, 2019|News|

Congratulations to our Patron, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, who was crowned the World Champion on 3rd October 2019 alongside breaking the British record with 6,981 points which ranks her sixth on the all-time heptathlon lists. Katarina become involved with the Barrie Wells Trust when she was just 15 years old as part of the charity's former athlete [...]

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

By |2019-11-08T15:22:06+00:00March 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 [...]