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28th November 2022

GeeWizz funded Theatre Royal Youth Programme - SENsory

GeeWizz Charity are proud to be funding Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Youth Theatre Programme, SENsory, for SENDs children within the Suffolk community. Their fun sessions give children the oppo...

24th November 2022

Gina Long MBE - Community Action Suffolk speech

Gina Long MBE Founder of GeeWizz is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, free-lance journalist, and global charity campaigner. She was awarded a MBE for services to the charity sector in December 2015. She...

14th November 2022

Pallet Teen is back creating is fantastic Christmas creations

Ipswich teenager Ashton Fulcher, has a passion for woodwork and has been busy preparing for Christmas, making Christmas trees out of wooden pallets. Pallet Teen has been spending his evenings aft...

10th November 2022

You can have your own GeeWizz Christmas Jumper!

We can hardly believe it, but it’s true. You can wear a GeeWizz festive jumper this Christmas Jumper Day, Friday 9th December. Follow the link to get yours today in time to join in the fun,...

10th November 2022

Clarkes of Walsham are back with their Christmas Shopping Experience, supporting GeeWizz

The festive season has begun! Clarkes of Walsham are back with their highly anticipated Christmas Shopping experience and are kindly hosting GeeWizz with a raffle, and fundraising games. Come and...

10th November 2022

Festive Neighbour Market in aid of GeeWizz - 27th November

We are so excited for the Festive Neighbour Market, kindly hosted by Folk Café and The Flower Hut in aid of Geewizz. Come down on the 27th November, say hello, and enjoy the local stalls w...

18th October 2022

Marathon achievement! Pascal Canevet raises £3,031 for GeeWizz

Thank you to Pascal Canevet, of Maison Bleue, Bury St Edmunds, and LEA by Pascal Canevet, for running the London Marathon 2022 in aid of GeeWizz. Pascal ran the London Marathon in 5 hours and 19 ...

28th September 2022

JOHN SHEERAN ‘MY LIFE IN ART’ AT ELVEDEN HALL RAISES OVER £40,000 FOR TWO SUFFOLK CHARITIES

On Saturday 24th September an evening on ‘My Life in Art’ presented by John Sheeran was held at Elveden Hall, on the private estate of Lord Iveagh, Edward Guinness, 4th Earl of Iveagh. The...

24th September 2022

Blooming Fundraiser Art raffle raises £1,590 for GeeWizz Charity and St Nicholas Hospice

Heartfelt thanks to Charity Superstars, Maison Bleue, who showcased the beautiful acrylic painting ‘Suffolk Field Edge’ kindly donated by artist Ruth Simpson, and raised £1...

20th September 2022

£506,000 redeveloped legacy playground officially opened

The beginning of the new academic year at Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy in Ipswich got off to a celebratory start with the official opening of the redeveloped school playground on Thursday 8th Septem...

7th August 2022

Non-Verbal Youth Theatre End of term Celebration ends on a high note

GeeWizz Charity recently attended the Theatre Royal’s Non-Verbal Youth Theatre’s end-of-term celebration, for a brilliant afternoon of fun. The session was led by the Junk Orchestra and th...

25th July 2022

GeeWizz #EdGuitarRaffle funded school ‘Music Pod’ opening

Local primary school, Sir robert Hitcham have opened a new life-changing SMART 'Music Pod' and Disabled WC, fundraised from GeeWizz Charity's #EdGuitarRaffle and many generous members of the community...

20th July 2022

Knights Lowe 3 Peaks Challenge raised an incredible £10,750 for GeeWizz and Alzheimer’s Society!

Heartfelt thanks to Knights Lowe and their team of dedicated hikers who took on the Three-Peaks Challenge in support of GeeWizz Charity and Alzheimer’s Society.Their challenge went very well, wi...

19th July 2022

Chassis Cab’s 28th Annual Golf Day raises £1,500 for GeeWizz.

June 28th saw the return of the 28th Annual Chassis Cab Golf Day held at Hintlesham Golf Club, in aid of GeeWizz Charity.We send our huge gratitude to ambassador and charity superstar Robert Baxter an...

4th July 2022

GeeWizz’s star-studded tennis raffle for local Paralympic hopeful

With your support we are raising funds for a much-needed specialist sports wheelchair for tennis player and GeeWizz Ambassador, Ruby Bishop.British wheelchair tennis player, and GeeWizz Ambassador Rub...

1st July 2022

GeeWizz Charity Suffolk Midsummer Night’s Party Raised £137,893 for Local Projects

Friday 24th June welcomed the return of GeeWizz Charity’s fabulous Midsummer Night’s Party. Held at the home of GeeWizz supporters and ambassadors, Guy and Julie Nicholls’, Brightwel...

15th June 2022

GeeWizz Charity West Suffolk Humanitarian Aid Appeal for Ukraine

In March 2022 GeeWizz responded to the Ukrainian crisis cry for help, acting as a community collection hub and fundraiser for transportation of aid. We were overwhelmed by people’s generosity, w...

14th June 2022

From student volunteer to the top job for Suffolk charity GeeWizz's new CEO

Aileen Belsberg first worked with fund-raiser and philanthropist Gina Long as a student on work experience... but the enthusiastic youngster made a lasting impression.Ten years later, out of the blue,...

8th June 2022

Knights Lowe are taking on the Three Peaks Challenge in aid of GeeWizz

Suffolk Accountancy firm, Knights Lowe are undertaking an impressive fundraising task, the Three Peaks Challenge! They are attempting to climb the highest mountains of England, Scotland, and Wales, al...

8th June 2022

Links Golf Club, Newmarket raises £10,000 for Izzy’s Trike

Links Golf Club 2020 Ladies Captain, Naomi Pilmer and 2022 Ladies Captain, Dianne Parr presented GeeWizz Charity a cheque for an astounding £10,000. Funds were raised as part of 2020 Captains&rs...

25th May 2022

Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction Funds Zest Nurse for 4 Years

Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction Funds Zest Nurse for 4 YearsGeeWizz are so proud to be supporting St Elizabeth Hospice’s Zest programme through the funding of nurse, Catherine Markham...

24th May 2022

GeeWizz are Persimmon Homes' Charity of the Year 2022

Housebuilding Company, Persimmon Homes, chooses GeeWizz as their nominated Charity Of The Year 2022.GeeWizz are proud to announce that the popular housing developer, Persimmon Homes, has kindly chosen...

17th May 2022

Sprock Fulcher Memorial Cup Fundraiser in aid of GeeWizz Charity

Beloved GeeWizz family, the Fulcher’s, have been hard at work organising The Sprock Fulcher Memorial Cup Fundraiser which is set to take place on Sunday 29th May 2022 in aid of GeeWizz Charity. ...

19th April 2022

The Big Interview: Gina Long

Inspirational. Fiercely determined. Compassionate. These are just three words which aptly describe Gina Long. Gina is someone who fights for what she believes in. She has a tenacity and can-do attitud...

21st March 2022

Steve Gordon runs 860 miles for GeeWizz in 17 days!

Steve Gordon is fundraising for GeeWizz. Running from John O'Groats to Lands End he’s taking part in one of the most challenging UK races. Jogle is an epic 17-day adventure with runners pacing 850 m...

21st March 2022

Knights Lowe steps up for the 3-peak challenge

A huge thank you to Knights Lowe Ltd who are taking on the Three Peaks challenge raising funds for GeeWizz! They aim to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon within 24 hours. Training hard the tea...

6th March 2022

GeeWizz aid collections will cease on Monday 7 March at 12 noon

The overwhelming generosity of Suffolk people bringing aid for Ukraine has been monumental. “We have been overwhelmed by the tsunami of kindness and generosity shown in abundance from the Suffolk co...

24th December 2021

ED SHEERAN PROTOTYPE CUSTOMISED GUITAR RAISES £52,765 FOR GEEWIZZ CHARITY WITH 10,553 RAFFLE TICKETS SOLD IN OVER 160 COUNTRIES ACROSS THE WORLD

Suffolk charity GeeWizz, the charity that created the massively successful Ed Sheeran: Made In Suffolk Legacy Auction are delighted to announce that an incredible £52,765 has been made in the raffle ...

9th December 2021

ED SHEERAN DONATES PROTOTYPE CUSTOMISED GUITAR TO GEEWIZZ TO BE RAFFLED FOR THE CHARITY

GeeWizz, the charity that created the massively successful Ed Sheeran: Made In Suffolk Legacy Auction are delighted to announce the donation by Ed Sheeran of an incredibly special prototype customised...

22nd November 2021

LOVE ALL AUCTION RAISES OVER £100,000

The love all auction, created by the Elena Baltacha Foundation and GeeWizz, working alongside Judy Murray, has announced the total raised is £110,960 in final bids. Proceeds from the auction wil...

15th November 2021

ORIGINAL EMMA RADUCANU PAINTING ADDED TO LOVE ALL AUCTION

The love all auction, created by the team behind the massively successful Ed Sheeran: Made In Suffolk Legacy Auction, working alongside Judy Murray, has announced the very special gift of an artwork e...

4th October 2021

Legacy project for learning disabled and neurodivergent children in Suffolk

Work on Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy’s state-of-the-art school playground is beginning to take shape. The legacy project has been funded by Suffolk charity GeeWizz's ‘Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk...

17th September 2021

Theatre Royal is thrilled to announce a new partnership with GeeWizz Charitable Foundationz with a donation of £50,000 Funding to Support The Launch of Non Verbal Youth Theatre Groups

Theatre Royal is thrilled to announce a new partnership with GeeWizz Charitable Foundation, which is a very special charity which focuses on supporting children and young adults in Suffolk and Norfolk...

28th July 2021

Maggi Hambling CBE Painting Raised £5,240 for Children With Special Educational Needs From Across Her Home County of Suffolk

GeeWizz, Suffolk based children’s charity, is delighted to announce that Sunrise an oil painting, on canvas generously donated by Maggi Hambling CBE has raised the splendid sum of £5,240 in an onli...

26th June 2021

Maggi Hambling CBE donates painting to support special education needs children from across her home county of Suffolk

GeeWizz, Suffolk based children’s charity, is delighted to announce the special gift of a painting by Maggi Hambling CBE which will be raffled online from Monday 28th June to Saturday 17th July 2021...

20th June 2021

GeeWizz Proud Co-Organiser of love all Global Online Auction 4-21 November 2021 www.loveallauction.com

love all, a global, online, auction created in memory of former British number one tennis player Elena Baltacha, who lived in Ipswich, will take place this November 2021, it was announced today. love ...

27th March 2021

Tesco’s supports GeeWizz charity by donating Easter eggs to Westgate Community Primary School

  Trina Rankin Teacher of the Deaf with Andrea Denny, handing out Easter eggs at Westgate Community Primary School This year Tesco’s Supermarket, Bury St Edmunds have kindly donated 50 Eas...

25th March 2021

Morrisons donate Easter eggs to Ipswich SEND pupils

Oliver Sullivan Generous staff at Morrisons have donated a batch of Easter eggs to an Ipswich special school. All students at Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy have been gifted eggs and mini bunny ...

20th March 2021

Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction funds raised support Alexia Sinclair

GeeWizz Charity has donated £2,000 for 7-year-old Alexia Sinclair, who sadly suffers from Quadriplegic Spastic Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, and Global Development Delay.  The funds will help support th...

3rd February 2021

Disability Football Team nets new kit thanks to GeeWizz

A disability football team is celebrating after netting a brand-new football kit thanks to the generous support of local charity GeeWizz. Bury Town FC disability football has teamed up with, the Suffo...

1st February 2021

New Youth Theatre for Children with Physical & Learning Disabilities

Written by Julie Cole Theatre Royal is set to introduce new groups into its already successful Youth Theatre programme aimed specifically at children and young people with physical and learning disabi...

30th January 2021

GeeWizz Charity donates £20,000 to Sarcoma UK to fund vital research

GeeWizz were delighted to donate their yearly £20,000 donation to Sarcoma UK to fund vital research into the disease, especially in these unprecedented times. Over the last five years, GeeWizz has no...

28th December 2020

GeeWizz children receive new trainers for Christmas after a special donation from Michelle Anastasiadis

Heartfelt thanks to wonderful Michelle Anastasiadis, Founder of Elle&Tyne Events for donating £500 of Foot asylum vouchers. You are truly a charity superstar. Also, a massive thank you to Monica ...

21st December 2020

Merry Christmas From Geewizz

Sending a huge heartfelt thank you for your incredible support during this year, we hope you have a wonderful Christmas and Do Stay Safe. There is no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year for ev...

26th November 2020

Perfect total announced from Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Fundraiser

Suffolk charity GeeWizz announces that the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction has raised an incredible and life-changing £406,000 in bids, added to this is an additional £100,000 d...

5th November 2020

Rare Ed Sheeran painting added to Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction

AUCTION LIVE NOW UNTIL 8 NOVEMBER 2020 This is the first and only time Ed Sheeran has made one of his paintings available for sale Auction supported by John and Imogen Sheeran for GeeWi...

2nd November 2020

GeeWizz announces extraordinary Charity Auction

Suffolk charity GeeWizz today announces the worlds of music, film, sport, hospitality, and art have joined forces to raise funds and create a lasting legacy for children and young adults with disabili...

21st October 2020

Trio support GeeWizz Charity via their Facebook group ‘Numbers For A Cause’

Trio support GeeWizz Charity via their Facebook group ‘Numbers For A Cause’   Back in September we met with a wonderful family from Suffolk. Every year they brilliantly organise a Ma...

21st October 2020

The Alan Brazil & Friends Charity Golf Day raises thousands

The Alan Brazil & Friends Charity Golf Day raises thousands  We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as Elle & Tyne Events beneficiary to The Alan Brazil & Friends Charity Gol...

21st October 2020

Newmarket Golf Club host Captains’ Charity Week in aid of GeeWizz Charity and Tilly’s Tractor

Newmarket Golf Club host Captains’ Charity Week in aid of GeeWizz Charity and Tilly’s Tractor   Golf Captains, Naomi Pilmer and Mike Panes had to cancel their main fundraising day, back in ...