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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 [...]

Christmas wishes from the Barrie Wells Trust

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:57+00:00 December 25th, 2016|News|

Another year has gone by and we are astounded by the fantastic support we have received in 2016, which has resulted in another record-breaking 12 months for Box4Kids! With so many amazing events to choose from it has been incredibly difficult to choose specific highlights, so here are some facts to wrap up 2016: Throughout [...]

Barrie Wells presents awards to Merchant Taylors’ pupils

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:58+00:00 December 6th, 2016|News|

Our founder Barrie Wells returned to his old school on 25th November, holding a motivational speech and presenting awards at Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School’s annual Prize Giving at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Barrie “spoke of how his hard work and dedication at the start of his career had opened up a wealth of opportunities and [...]

Athletics Weekly: Box4Kids rides wave of goodwill

By | 2016-09-13T11:27:17+00:00 September 13th, 2016|News|

Box4Kids features in the latest number of Athletics Weekly, following the recent visit to Müller Anniversary Games. "One of the great feel-good stories in British athletics" writes Jason Henderson, the Athletics Weekly editor. You can read an online version on Athletics Weekly's website, or view a pdf version of the printed magazine here.  

Barrie Wells Trust announced Charity Partner of The Jockey Club

By | 2018-04-26T16:04:59+00:00 August 17th, 2016|News|

The Barrie Wells Trust are delighted to have been announced a Charity Partner of The Jockey Club alongside Rainbow Trust and Carers Trust. For the next two years The Jockey Club will support Box4Kids by offering access to hospitality boxes at the 15 racecourses they operate across the UK. The relationship between the Barrie Wells [...]