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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The Jockey Club and Barrie Wells Trust Impact

By |2023-05-19T10:21:25+01:00May 19th, 2023|News, Uncategorized|

The Jockey Club partnered with the Barrie Wells Trust and their Box4Kids initiative in 2016 to provide seriously ill and disabled children and their families a VIP day out at a Jockey Club Racecourse.It can often be challenging for children and families with serious illness and disability to attend events, but the safe and special [...]

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 [...]

We are Recruiting!

By |2023-04-21T10:21:41+01:00April 21st, 2023|News|

The Barrie Wells Trust is a charitable organisation, founded and funded by entrepreneur and philanthropist, Barrie Wells MBE.  The Trust was set up in 2008 to help inspire and encourage young people through initiatives including the highly successful Box4Kids.  Box4Kids provides VIP experiences for seriously ill and disabled children at major sport and entertainment venues [...]

Barrie Wells awarded prestigious sports award

By |2022-12-09T16:07:26+00:00December 9th, 2022|News|

Our founder Barrie Wells MBE received the prestigious Chairman’s Award at the 2022 Sports Journalists’ Association Awards for his outstanding services to sport. The awards evening was held at The Brewery in London on 8th December.  As the longest standing sports awards of their kind in Britain, Barrie was recognised for both his sponsorship of [...]

Commonwealth Games Success

By |2022-08-09T13:56:22+01:00August 9th, 2022|News, Uncategorized|

Congratulations to our Patron Katarina Johnson-Thompson who successfully retained her Commonwealth Games title in Birmingham and our Ambassadors, Keely Hodgkinson on her brilliant 2nd place in the 800m and Andy Pozzi for his fantastic 3rd place in the men's 110m hurdles. We hope that everyone has been inspired by the home games and the incredible [...]

‘Why Die Rich?’

By |2022-07-08T15:36:23+01:00July 8th, 2022|News|

We are in the news again!  This time a fantastic article was featured in the Financial Times about our founder Barrie Wells.  Barrie founded the charity in 2008 after deciding to use his wealth to make a difference.  He still funds all the operations of the charity and quotes, “There are so many wealthy individuals [...]

The Family Fund and Barrie Wells Trust Partnership

By |2022-06-10T15:31:10+01:00June 10th, 2022|News|

We are delighted to partner with the Family Fund, a charity that helps to improve the lives of low-income families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. The partnership will enable us to reach more children and families, helping them to create special memories through our Box4Kids initiative. The Family Fund will be [...]