Day: 31 January 2019

Financial Reports News

Almost 90% of supporters are at risk of disengaging

Did you know that across Queensland local chaplaincies likes yours are at risk of losing 87.6% of their financial supporters? That’s a lot of potential donations to lose. But there’s hope. In December last year SU QLD switched over to a new database management system, which will enable us to identify which of your supporters […]

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Things I Wish I Knew: Mal McKenzie

My name is Mal McKenzie, and my wife Jan and I  have been involved with the Nambour/Burnside LCC on the Sunshine Coast for about 15 years as supporters and prayer partners.  Jan has been fundraising at our church, Faith Community Church in Buderim, for that time with a ‘Bring and Buy Stall’, which raises between […]

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From the CEO

I find myself every January saying, “How can it be a new year already?!”, but I love this time of year, where all the promise and potential of the year is stretched ahead of us.   In 2019, I am particularly excited about the many opportunities we’ll have to work with you to support your […]

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Fundraising News

Make a sweet difference with ABC Honey

Australian beekeepers are buzzing about their new fundraiser for SU QLD chaplains and the children and young people they support. Australian Beekeepers Cooperative Honey – ABC Honey – will donate 20% from every sale (excluding delivery) through its website to SU QLD, while also offering honey packs for chaplains to use as fundraisers at their […]

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News Programs

Does your chappy need help getting kids ready for school?

School chaplains always know which families need financial help to cover the basics of getting their children ready for a new school year- a uniform, shoes, stationery items, or electronic devices. It can be a really expensive time of year, especially off the back of Christmas. Online charity GIVIT can help through its Back to […]

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How chaplains can engage and support people of different faiths

Tim Fawssett, SU QLD’s Cross Cultural Coordinator who has extensive experience working in the inter-faith space, ran SU QLD’s intercultural training day late last year, teaching the participants how to approach and engage people from other faiths. “The day was all about equipping the chaplains and youth workers with the skills and confidence to know […]

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Chaplaincy funding, 2019 pricing updates, and more…

Welcome back! I am so pleased to have plenty of good news to share with you! After receiving the great news in last year’s Federal Budget that funding for school chaplaincy would be continued on a permanent basis, we have all been waiting for confirmation from the Queensland Department of Education (DOE) on what that […]

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