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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Jockey Club have been a long standing official partner of the Barrie Wells Trust's Box4Kids initiative since 2015. We recently celebrated 2,000 guests having now attended the races through Box4Kids, enjoying a special VIP day out with their loved ones. This video was created at Aintree to celebrate the milestone day, featuring the Trust's [...]
Find out what we have been up to over the last few months, We have had a very busy few months, including a very special event at Aston Martin Works with our Athlete Ambassador and 800m Olympic silver medalist, Keely Hodgkinson. Keely and some deserving Box4Kids guests were treated to a VIP experience driving the [...]
We are delighted to be named as the official Charity Partner for Coventry City FC for the 2021/2022 season! Coventry City will be donating an executive box for our Box4Kids initiative at every home game, inclusive of all hospitality and additional extras such as meeting mascots and goody bags. Barrie Wells said; "We are delighted [...]
Following the Olympic silver medal success of our Athlete Ambassador, Keely Hodgkinson, Barrie Wells has been making the news! Barrie is Keely's only financial sponsor as she did not receive any funding from British Athletics amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Keely is one of the Trust's many Athlete Ambassadors who help to support our charity and [...]
Barrie Wells Trust Athlete Ambassador, Keely Hodgkinson, shares her thoughts ahead of the Tokyo Olympics in an interview with The Gaurdian. Click to read the full story.