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21st October 2020

Wonderful £1000 donation from Craig Farrow

Wonderful £1000 donation from Craig Farrow Huge thank you to Craig Farrow, Owner of TAB Architecture based in East Anglia, who kindly donated an amazing £1,000 for GeeWizz Charity. This specia...

21st October 2020

Milsoms Charity Fashion Show funds raised support Alexia Sinclair

Milsoms Charity Fashion Show funds raised support Alexia Sinclair   Milsoms Kesgrave Hall once again teamed up with local independent retailer ANNA, to showcase the wonderful spring’s top...

21st October 2020

Ipswich Greyfriars Round Table raises incredible £17,185 at Leap Year Ball

Ipswich Greyfriars Round Table raises incredible £17,185 at Leap Year Ball   We are so hugely grateful for Ipswich Greyfriars Round Table who raised an incredible £17,185 at thei...

18th March 2020

Sad news from GeeWizz Charity...

To everyone who is and has been a part of our very special GeeWizz Charitable Foundation... It is with a heavy heart I am writing to you having taken the unwelcome, unexpected decision to mothball ...

27th February 2020

100% Charity Pumpkin Patch & Maize Maze will not return to Suffolk this year

Comment from Gina Long MBE, Founder of GeeWizz Charity: It is with great sadness that the 100% charity GeeWizz Pumpkin Patch & Maize Maze will not be taking place in 2020 at Hall Farm. The P...

27th February 2020

Charity Fashion Show to make a splash for local family

A local family are set to benefit from funds raised at an annual Charity Fashion Show in Ipswich, on Thursday 12th March 2020. Milsoms Kesgrave Hall have once again teamed up with local independent re...

28th January 2020

Incredible £680 Donation from Magna Carter Lodge 8017

This week, we were so pleased to receive a cheque from Stuart, who is a member of the Magna Carter Lodge 8017 (Bury St Edmunds), where they raised funds for GeeWizz at their Masonic Christmas Lunch an...

19th December 2019

£100k donation pledge to GeeWizz for Ipswich Playground

Students, teachers and parents from the Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy received the greatest gift of all on Monday 16th December, a donation of £100,000 to kick-start the redevelopment of their much-...

17th December 2019

Suffolk family spread Christmas cheer across Ipswich

A series of gifts were presented to a number of families from Ipswich on Monday 16th December, generously purchased by Duncan and Kara Foster, and their daughter Ella. Each year, with the help of Suff...

17th December 2019

Festive Knits and Silly Sweaters worn for GeeWizz

The countdown to Christmas is on, especially at nearly 40 companies and schools who all dusted off their Christmas jumpers on Friday 13th December, to raise funds for the Suffolk charity GeeWizz. GeeW...

27th November 2019

Charity Quiz Night - Friday 17th January 2020

We are delighted to hear that Andrew Mann has kindly organised a Quiz Night in aid of GeeWizz on Friday 17th January 2020, at Martlesham Community Hall. They are looking for teams of up to 6 people...

26th November 2019

GeeWizz Charity funds sensory equipment for The Bridge School pupils

The headteacher of The Bridge School in Ipswich has praised local charity GeeWizz, who have funded sensory equipment that will benefit more than 100 students. The GeeWizz Charity funded a sensory m...

25th November 2019

#GivingTuesday plea to support Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy Ipswich

GeeWizz Charity has launched a campaign in hope of raising funds to support the Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy in Ipswich, who care for and educate just under 100 pupils aged 3-16 with complex physica...

6th November 2019

Ipswich Bereavement Services present £8,000 to local charity

Thanks to a national recycling scheme supported by Ipswich Borough Council, GeeWizz Charity gratefully received two cheques totalling £8,000 this week. The recycling scheme is endorsed by the Inst...

6th November 2019

Charity flight from London to Cape Town

We were honoured to see Suffolk farmer Giles Abrey, depart on his challenge of a Solo Charity Flight from London to Cape Town on Sunday 3rd of November, raising funds for The Institute of Cancer Res...

29th October 2019

100% Charity Pumpkin Patch raises over £14,000 for local children

The GeeWizz Pumpkin Patch & Maize Maze, which took place this year between Saturday 19th and Sunday 27th October just outside Bury St Edmunds, has raised a fantastic £14,284.45. The event whic...

29th October 2019

Pumpkin Patch SEND day photographs

We are beyond grateful for the support from renowned photographer Klara from Balogh-Bona photography, who kindly came along to generously capture these wonderful images in support of our '100% to char...

7th October 2019

GeeWizz Charity presents Sarcoma UK with annual donation of £20,000

GeeWizz were delighted to visit and present the amazing team at Sarcoma UK with their yearly £20,000 donation to fund vital research into the disease, a charity which is very close to their heart. ...

1st October 2019

Milsoms Charity Fashion Show raises £4,223.60

A Charity Fashion Show attended by over 220 ladies from across the region, hosted at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall by Geraldine Milsom and T Hills, has raised a fantastic £4,223.60. The event was held...

19th September 2019

Matt Hunt and Justin Smith complete Thames Path Challenge

Huge congratulations to Matt Hunt and Justin Smith who have raised nearly £3,000 for GeeWizz, after completing the 100km Thames Path Challenge. The pair put their endurance to the test as they...

17th September 2019

Prettys Solicitors hold Charity Quiz Night

On Thursday 12th September, Prettys Solicitors held a Charity Quiz Night to raise funds for GeeWizz, their charity of the year as they welcomed teams from across Suffolk. The Quiz took place at Suf...

6th September 2019

Treatt plc sponsor Pumpkin Patch Private Viewing Event

A Pumpkin Patch and Maize Maze hosted by Bury St Edmunds based GeeWizz Charity, will return to Hall Farm, Fornham St Martin this year between Saturday 19th and Sunday 27th October. An exclusive privat...

8th August 2019

Volunteers needed for 100% charity Pumpkin Patch

The GeeWizz Charity Pumpkin Patch and Maize Maze will return on Saturday 19th and will be open each day until Sunday 27th October 2019, offering free entry, free Maize Maze and free parking to familie...

22nd July 2019

Mick and Sprock's Tea Party raises £2,888

Brothers Michael and Andy Fulcher, affectionately known as Mick and Sprock, held a tea party fundraiser on Sunday 21st July in Ipswich, raising an incredible £2,888 for GeeWizz Charity. Mick, 32 a...

17th July 2019

Hearing Impaired Children benefit from Revolutionary Technology

Westgate Community Primary School’s hearing-impaired children have benefitted from revolutionary technology funded by GeeWizz Charity. The Bury St Edmunds school has received a series of microphones...

25th June 2019

Charity Fundraiser was a Midsummer Night's Dream raising £75,690

On Saturday 22nd June 2019, GeeWizz Charity welcomed guests from across Suffolk to their annual Midsummer Night’s Party. Held at Hall Farm in Fornham St Martin, Bury St Edmunds, over 450 guests gath...

7th June 2019

10,000 Seeds Planted for 100% Charity Pumpkin Patch

The UK’s only 100% charity Pumpkin Patch is returning to Suffolk this autumn, raising funds for GeeWizz Charity. Two weeks ago 10,000 pumpkin seeds were planted at Hall Farm, Fornham St Martin, ...

23rd May 2019

West Suffolk College's Minden House Flat Project

GeeWizz Charity, partnered with RSM UK Bury St Edmunds, are working on a project at West Suffolk College’s Minden House. They are funding the development of a ‘flat’ area for the special educati...

17th May 2019

RSM Zorb Football Tournament success!

We had a fantastic evening at RSM Bury St Edmunds' Zorb Football Tournament on Thursday 16th May, where we were also joined by our charity Ambassador and ex-England legend Terry Butcher. Kindly organi...

17th May 2019

Mick and Sprock's Family Tea Party

Mick and Sprock invite you to be part of their Family Tea Party, to raise funds for GeeWizz Charity on Sunday 21st July 2019 at Venue 77, Ipswich.  After receiving eye gazer technology from the char...

23rd April 2019

Run Gina Run!

Gina Long MBE, founder of GeeWizz Charity, will be taking her place beside 42,000 inspirational fellow runners this Sunday 28th April, for the Virgin Money London Marathon, one of the largest charity...

18th April 2019

Tribute to Anthony Molloy

We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of one of our kindest and longest supporters, Anthony Molloy. Please see below tribute to Anthony, from our founder Gina Long MBE...  Leon, thank you...

16th April 2019

Making Magical Memories

We are delighted to share photographs from the Mullen family's trip to Disneyland Paris, funded by GeeWizz with proceeds from the Ultimate Charity Auction 2019. 2-year old Emily is very sadly terminal...

9th April 2019

GeeWizz Families collect donations outside Ipswich Town FC

On Saturday 30th March, the GeeWizz Team and Families gathered outside Portman Road stadium to collect donations from the very kind Ipswich Town supporters. A fantastic £719.71 was raised, to he...

8th April 2019

Team Butcher v Team Burley Charity Football Match

Watch Team Terry Butcher, ex-England legend, take on Team George Burley, ex-ITFC manager, in this football match raising funds for GeeWizz Charity. GeeWizz Charity helps to change the lives of familie...

2nd April 2019

Million Pound Auction once again launched by Suffolk Charity

The Ultimate Charity Auction has already raised £1,000,000 and was created by a Suffolk farmers wife from a small farm office in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The global auction was the first of its kind...

5th March 2019

Charity Begins Life-Changing Build for Suffolk Family

Bury St Edmunds-based GeeWizz Charity have declared ‘all systems go’ on an exciting and life-changing build for Jasmine Moxom and her family. Following an appeal made by the charity, donations hav...

5th March 2019

Students present Charity with funds to change local lives

Students of West Suffolk College have been working hard throughout the last 12 months to raise funds for Suffolk-based GeeWizz Charity. As part of their Business course, the students had to devise ...

4th March 2019

Original Beatles photographs

World-famous Photographs of the Beatles, by Tom Murray, featuring the Nowhere Man The Prize Tom Murray’s fantastic collection of photographs from the Beatles' Mad Day Out have become an incredible...

4th March 2019

Jeremy Kyle Lunch & Live Show

Join Jeremy Kyle for Lunch and a Live Show Experience The Prize Are you a fan of no-nonsense Jezza? Would you like to be seated right at the front of all the action? This is a once-in-a-lifetime ...

4th March 2019

GeeWizz Pumpkin Patch & Maize Maze

The annual community event with thousands of pumpkins grown from seed at Hall Farm in Bury St Edmunds engages with local school children, West Suffolk College and the wider community.The event sh...

4th March 2019

Join FC Barcelona for a VIP experience at Camp Nou

The Prize FC Barcelona invites you to be their VIP guests at the Camp Nou Stadium. This incredible opportunity for two people to watch the mighty FC Barcelona train and then watch them play a home m...

4th March 2019

The Bury Free Press

Bury Free Press, part of the Iliffe Publishing Group, have named GeeWizz as one of their charities of the year. Editor Barry Peters has seen first-hand the support GeeWizz offer local families with ch...

5th February 2019

Ultimate Charity Auction

The Ultimate Charity Auction is back, once again offering the global community some incredible money-can’t-buy experiences and prizes between Thursday 21st March and Thursday 11th April 2019. "A ma...

7th January 2019

Looking to Volunteer this New Year?

Suffolk-based charity GeeWizz are appealing to those who wish to give something back to the community this year. Is your New Years’ resolution to do something good for the benefit of others? The ...

14th December 2018

The Ultimate Christmas Present

Santa has arrived early for two Ipswich families this Christmas. The Cattermole's and the Fulchers, both supported by GeeWizz Charity, have been gifted a variety of vouchers to purchase Christmas pres...

11th December 2018

Festive goodwill to GeeWizz has sparkled at Christmas

Christmas is always a time for giving, our incredibly generous local community could not have given more support to GeeWizz. During a wonderful last few months, from the first ever Charity Pumpkin ...

6th December 2018

Charity giving, from one special charity to another this Christmas

An enjoyable evening had by all, at The Stowmarket Salvation Army Core group “Carols for all” Concert held at Violet Hill Road, Stowmarket on Wednesday 5th December.   Kindly organise...

20th November 2018

Fashion fundraiser to support GeeWizz Jasmine Appeal

A fashionable way to fundraise for a leading local charity has been announced by Clarkes of Walsham. The business is hosting a charity Christmas shopping event on Thursday 29th November where custo...

19th November 2018

Letter to the Bury Free Press

Dear Sir: They say Christmas is the time for giving and the GeeWizz charity has certainly been touched by some incredible festive spirit and goodwill over the last few weeks. We were privileged ...