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Barrie is in the news!

By | 2018-09-19T09:30:21+00:00 September 14th, 2018|News|

'Kind-hearted Liverpool fan boxing clever to give sick children the best seat in the house' Barrie's simple idea to help seriously ill children through Box4Kids has rocketed over the last eight years.  Read all about this in the Liverpool Echo. Photographs by Andrew Powell October 24th 2010Kenny Dalglish visits Barrie Wells executive box. [...]

Box4Kids broadcasts on BBC

By | 2018-09-19T09:31:21+00:00 August 10th, 2018|News|

Farnborough Airshow 2018 was the biggest Box4Kids event that the Trust have organised to date. Over 250 children and families from local hospitals were invited to spend the day as a VIP across the public weekend on 21st and 22nd July.  The children invited had a range of conditions including leukaemia, brain tumour, cerebral [...]

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 [...]