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Top charitable things to do in Bury St Edmunds this month

Posted on Tuesday, 5th September, 2017

The feeling you get from helping others is a great one. Not only do you feel a great sense of happiness in the knowledge that you have helped someone less fortunate than you, but quite often it is also excellent fun! Below we have listed some top charitable things to do in Bury St Edmunds this month so that you can not only put a smile on your own face, but someone else’s, too.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

The World’s Biggest Coffee morning is a fundraising event organised by Macmillan Cancer Support. The idea is to bring people together in the fight against cancer. All across the UK people host their own coffee mornings and all donations on the day go to the charity.

There are a number of Coffee Mornings happening this month all of which are great charitable things to do in Bury St Edmunds, detailed below - why not get involved?

M&S Coffee Morning
29th Sept, 10:30am

M&S Cafe Bury St Edmunds
23 Buttermarket
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1DT

Click here for more info.

St Edmundsbury Financial Services Coffee Morning
28th Sept, 10:30am

St. Edmundsbury Financial Services Ltd
88 Whiting Street
Bury St. Edmunds
IP33 1NX

Click here for more info

Linnet Coffee Morning
29th Sept, 10:00am

Linnet - Residential Sales & Letting Agents
Crescent House
28 Angel Hill 
Bury St. Edmunds
IP33 1UZ

Click here for more info

Jacobs Allen Accumulator Challenge

The Jacobs Allen Accumulator Challenge is an annual fundraising event in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. Businesses across west Suffolk are pitted against each other to turn £50 into as much money as possible and be crowned corporate champion.

There are a number of events taking place this month which you can take part in and do your bit for this very worthy cause:

Hyde Chambers Funeral Services Charity Quiz
September 28, 2017 - 7pm
Greene King PLC, Bury St Edmunds

Teams of up to 6 people, for a donation of £15 per team. A buffet and raffle will also be available. To book a place, please call Audrey or Tracy on 01284 769200.

Click here for more info

Box-It East Charity Quiz
September 21, 2017 - 7pm for 7.30 start
Oakes Barn, Saint Andrew's Street South, Bury St Edmunds

£4 per person (teams of four or five). The prize for the winning team is a £25 Oakes Barn voucher, generously donated by Oakes Barn. To book your team, email:

Click here for more info

Green Duck Charity Golf Day
September 15, 2017 - 10.30am
Bury St Edmunds Golf Club, Tut Hill, Fornham All Saints

As part of the Accumulator Challenge last year’s winners Green Duck are offering up to ten teams (of four balls) the opportunity to test their skills against other local businesses in the area. £55 per head or £200 per team of four.

Click here for more info

Jeans for Genes Day

Jeans for Genes Day is taking place on Friday 22nd September where once again people will be encouraged to wear jeans to raise funds for children with genetic disorders.

Charitable events will be taking place across Bury St Edmunds however, one keen participant is Javelin, so keep an eye on their Facebook page for more info!

Click here for more info

Shopping for Charity

Can’t make any of the above? No problem. Why not just visit one of the many fantastic charity shops in Bury St Edmunds where you can find some amazing products for a great price, with proceeds going to help others!

There is a huge selection of different shops supporting a huge selection of different causes, including Barnardos, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, EACH, Oxfam, Salvation Army and St Nicholas Hospice.

Click here to browse all shops in Bury St Edmunds.

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