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Box4Kids Heroes

By |2020-09-24T13:46:29+01:00September 8th, 2020|News|

While Box4Kids events are on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have launched a new initiative called Box4Kids Heroes! Children who have attended a Box4Kids event are being asked to nominate their Box4Kids Hero from a hospital or hospice. This could be someone who has shown them exceptional kindness or made them feel especially [...]

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 [...]

Athletics Weekly: The most generous man in British Athletics!

By |2020-05-19T14:36:19+01:00May 19th, 2020|News|

The fantastic article below published by Athletics Weekly explores the history of our founder and how he supported athletes such as Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill. It also talk about Box4Kids and the incredible VIP experiences we provide for our guests throughout the UK and Barrie's ambitions to take Box4Kids overseas! Click below to [...]

Barrie’s MBE presentation

By |2020-05-19T12:12:17+01:00May 19th, 2020|News|

Watch Barrie enjoying a humorous moment with Prince William while collecting his MBE. Discussing Box4Kids and Aston Villa, Prince William's favourite team! https://www.facebook.com/BarrieWellsTrust/videos/2561175164133291/

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 [...]

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 [...]