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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Earlier this year we welcomed a new trustee to the Barrie Wells Trust family, Jackie Wild from the Wirral. Read on to learn more about Jackie, how she became involved with the Trust and what she thinks is the best thing about Box4Kids! How did you come in contact with the Barrie Wells Trust and [...]
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.
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 [...]