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Vote for us in the National Diversity Awards!

By | 2018-05-03T10:54:00+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|News|

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been nominated for a Community Organisation Award at this year’s National Diversity Awards and you could help us win! The National Diversity Awards “celebrate the excellent achievements of grass-root communities that tackle the issues in today’s society, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work.” The Trust [...]

Barrie recognised with Inspirational Person of the Year Award

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:56+00:00 November 14th, 2017|News|

On 3rd November, Barrie was honoured to receive the Inspirational Person of the Year Award at the Merseyside Impact Awards. Barrie said, “I am absolutely delighted to receive this award. My name may be on it, but it also recognises the hard work of all the people who make Box4Kids what it is - the [...]

Barrie visits our Patron, Katarina Johnson-Thompson

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:56+00:00 July 4th, 2017|News|

Barrie Wells has been supporting leading British heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson in her pursuit of sporting glory since she was 15 years old. So, when Barrie decided to create his own charity to help other deserving young people, Katarina was keen to get involved. The Barrie Wells Trust provides VIP experiences for seriously ill children and [...]

Shortlisted for the National CSR Awards

By | 2017-03-27T12:44:56+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News|

We are incredibly proud to have been announced, alongside The Jockey Club, as finalists for ‘Best Individual Community Project’ at the National CSR Awards! Our partnership with The Jockey Club was announced in 2016 and involves the opportunity to organise Box4Kids events at their 15 famous racecourses, including Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket. The [...]

Finalists in the 2017 Red Rose Awards

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:56+00:00 February 9th, 2017|News|

We are delighted that the Barrie Wells Trust has been announced as a 2017 Red Rose Awards finalist! The Red Rose Awards celebrate business, commerce and industry in Lancashire and we have been shortlisted in the ‘Not-for-profit Business Award’ category. The other finalists in the category are: Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living Blackpool Carers Centre [...]

Barrie and Box4Kids recognised with Points of Light award

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:57+00:00 January 9th, 2017|News|

On 21st December Barrie was presented with the Prime Minister’s Points of Light award for his work with Box4Kids and the impact it has had for the over 4,000 guests who have now enjoyed a Box4Kids experience. Points of Light recognises outstanding individuals for the change they are making in their community. “Through ‘Box4Kids’, you [...]