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15th November 2018

Independent shop owners unite to support GeeWizz Jasmine Appeal

Independent retailers in Bury St Edmunds have joined forces to open late for the first time ever – in support of the town centre’s Christmas lights switch-on and a grand festive raffle for the Gee...

9th October 2018

The Big BRO Race raises thousands for GeeWizz

We were delighted to be supported by Laura Hudson and the fantastic Greene King Big BRO Race. The third annual event tested 70 participants with a 24km bike ride, 4km run and 25-obstacle challenge ...

17th September 2018

‘Life-changing’ GeeWizz-led renovation project praised by grateful family

A GeeWizz-led DIY SOS-style project to improve the life of a teenager with autism and epilepsy has been completed. More than 100 workers from nearly 39 contractors have been working to design and b...

13th September 2018

RSM battle the elements to complete Three Peaks Challenge for GeeWizz

A company’s commitment to a local charity which supports young people with a disability or cancer has continued after staff members completed the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge. Audit, tax and c...

13th August 2018

Students give up summer holidays to support GeeWizz

Kind-hearted students have been praised after giving up some of their summer holidays for a Suffolk charity. A group of ten young people took part in the National Citizen Service to support the Gee...

19th July 2018

Pumpkin patch planned in support of GeeWizz

A Suffolk charity – which supports children and young people in the county living with life-threatening conditions or disabilities – has launched a brand new fundraising event. GeeWizz will hos...

2nd July 2018

First GeeWizz Midsummer Ball a triumphant success

An inaugural Midsummer Ball has been hailed a sweeping success after raising nearly £50,000 for a Suffolk-based charity. Hundreds of guests turned out for a very special fundraising party at Mil...

25th April 2018

Butcher and Burley go head-to-head for GeeWizz charity match

Two legendary Ipswich Town footballers will go head-to-head in the dugout to help raise money for a Suffolk-based charity. George Burley and Terry Butcher, both schooled under Sir Bobby Robson at I...

1st March 2018

‘Beast from the East’ fails to stop SOS renovation team

The team behind a massive renovation project at the home of a 14-year-old boy with severe autism and epilepsy have defied the ‘Beast from the East’ to start work. The project has been desc...

26th February 2018

Greene King Big BRO Race returns to support GeeWizz charitable foundation

A triathlon with a twist is returning to Suffolk this year to support the work of the GeeWizz charitable foundation. The Big BRO Race has become a popular fundraising challenge combining a 24k bike ri...

1st February 2018

GeeWizz launches SOS renovation project to change Daniel’s life

A ‘life-changing’ renovation project supporting a 14-year-old Suffolk boy with Dravet Syndrome, autism and epilepsy has been officially launched thanks to a unique charity partnership with 25 loca...

25th January 2018

Local businesses unite with GeeWizz to fund sensory magic carpet

Kind-hearted businesses and individuals have joined forces with a Suffolk-based charity to purchase much-needed sensory equipment for a local special school. Young students at Riverwalk S...

18th January 2018

John Banks Group partners with GeeWizz ahead of exciting 2018

Leading East Anglia motor group John Banks has announced exciting plans to support the GeeWizz charitable foundation in 2018. Melanie Banks-Browne, Chief Executive at John Banks, said the company was ...

26th December 2017

GeeWizz welcomes “inspirational duo” as charity ambassadors

The GeeWizz charitable foundation is delighted to announce that Shaun Whiter and his wife Charlotte have agreed to become ambassadors for the charity. The charity has enjoyed a fantastic 2017 raising ...

21st December 2017

Local Entrepreneurs gather to open Global Enterprise Week for West Suffolk College

Global Enterprise Week (GEW) is an international initiative that introduces entrepreneurship to young people across six continents. In response to GEW, the students of West Suffolk College, who have r...

22nd November 2017

Sir Alex and FC Barcelona head amazing Ultimate Charity Auction Fundraiser

An audience with Sir Alex Ferguson and a chance to see Lionel Messi and Barcelona in action await bidders with the return of a glittering global online charity fundraiser. The Ultimate Charity Auct...

15th November 2017

All that glitters turns golden for GeeWizz and Inspire Suffolk

A glittering charity ball which brought together two of Suffolk’s most-loved charities has been hailed a fantastic success. The Glitter Ball was held at Milsoms The Hangar in Kesgrave Hall on Fri...

27th September 2017

Fabulous fashion show raises more than £6,300 for GeeWizz

An amazing £6,339 was raised at last weeks Milsom Hotels & Restaurants & Fenwick's Charity Fashion Show. We cannot begin to express how happy we are especially as all this money will be us...

14th August 2017

Charity campaigner speaks of her disgust after national helpline given official warning

A veteran charity campaigner and fundraiser has spoken of her disgust and outrage after a national breast care charity was given an official warning over financial irregularities. Derbyshire-based Nat...

18th June 2017

Art show success will make massive difference to school

An exclusive art show organised by the owners of award-winning restaurant Maison Bleue has raised more than £2,300 for local charity GeeWizz. Sunday’s exhibition in the renowned Bury St Edmunds ...

9th June 2017

GeeWizz backed by fundraising success - on land and water!

A charity netball tournament, five-a-side football competition and a popular raft race have all raised money for the GeeWizz charitable foundation in the space of three days. The charity, founded b...

2nd June 2017

GeeWizz delight at being named Archant Suffolk charity of the year

A charity supporting families living with cancer or a disability has spoken of its delight after being chosen as one of Archant Suffolk’s charities of the year. The EADT and Ipswich Star announce...

29th May 2017

Netball tournament will kick-start year of fundraising for GeeWizz

A charity netball tournament will kick off a year of fundraising activities from a Bury St Edmunds chartered accountants in support of a local charity. RSM have chosen to support the GeeWizz charit...

23rd May 2017

Maison Bleue hosts exclusive charity art show raising funds for Riverwalk School with GeeWizz

Chef-Patron Pascal and Karine Canevet are hosting an exclusive art show in their award-wining restaurant Maison Bleue, Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday 11 June, showcasing Suffolk artist Ruth Simpson whilst...

17th May 2017

GeeWizz celebrates first year and says thank you at magical Mad Hatter afternoon

Fundraisers and donors who have helped raise almost £150,000 for a Suffolk-based charity have been thanked at a family fun tea party. The GeeWizz charitable foundation saluted its generous support...

8th May 2017

Charity prepares for fun and games at first thank you party

A charity has come up with a novel way of thanking their fundraisers and supporters – by throwing a Mad Hatter Tea Party.  Sunday’s inaugural thank you event by GeeWizz will see charity do...

13th April 2017

Date announced for GeeWizz and Inspire Suffolk charity ball

GeeWizz is delighted to be teaming up with Inspire Suffolk to launch a magnificent black tie charity ball in aid of both charities. The Glitter Ball will be hosted at The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall, on ...

16th January 2017

GeeWizz charity presents Sarcoma UK with cheque for more than £57,000

A global online auction and grand ‘Secret Garden Ball’ has seen a Suffolk-based charity present more than £57,000 to Sarcoma UK. The GeeWizz charitable foundation, led by Gina Long MBE, organi...

17th October 2016

Inaugural GeeWizz charity ball raises more than £61,000

The organisers behind a grand charity ball have spoken of their delight after raising more than £61,000 to support an Ipswich schoolgirl and crucial cancer research. The GeeWizz Secret Garden Ball...

10th October 2016

Brave Kim will be supported by grand charity ball

A courageous 14-year-old who had to have her leg amputated after being diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma cancer will be supported by a sell-out charity ball this weekend. The GeeWizz Secret Garden B...

21st July 2016

GeeWizz charity ball teams up with renowned events management company

The organisers behind a grand charity ball have announced plans to work with a leading events management company to help ensure the fundraising event is a big success. The magnificent GeeWizz chari...