‘Vanderfield’ Backing Our Youth

This year marks the beginning of an exciting new fundraiser for regional school chaplaincy programs, in the inaugural Backing Our Youth campaign. This is a chance to raise the…

This year marks the beginning of an exciting new fundraiser for regional school chaplaincy programs, in the inaugural Backing Our Youth campaign.

This is a chance to raise the profile of, and funds for, school chaplaincy across regional Queensland. And it is being led by renowned agricultural machinery business chain, Vanderfield.

Bruce Vandersee, CEO of Vanderfield, has been a long-term supporter of school chaplaincy.

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Posted: 12/02/2016

Rotary partnership sheds light in a dark space

You are 15 years old, and desperate for someone to talk to so you seek out the school chaplain. Arriving at the chaplain’s room you walk in, the space…

You are 15 years old, and desperate for someone to talk to so you seek out the school chaplain.

Arriving at the chaplain’s room you walk in, the space is dimly lit. You are hit by the extreme heat of the room due to a lack of insulation. The space is shared by a host of other student support services, including the school police offer, nurse, indigenous support officer, and the youth support worker.

Unsurprisingly, only a handful of Bray Park State High’s 800 students ventured in.

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Posted: 12/02/2016

20,000 cupcakes funds chaplaincy

What does 20,000 cupcakes look like? 1680 eggs, 500kg of flour, 340L of milk and 67kg of sugar. The extra special ingredient is Rosina Tucker.

What does 20,000 cupcakes look like? 1680 eggs, 500kg of flour, 340L of milk and 67kg of sugar.

The extra special ingredient is Rosina Tucker.

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Posted: 12/02/2016

What your support provided in 2015…

SU QLD was founded on a vision to enrich the lives of children and young people in our state. This vision continues through the vital support you provide through prayer,…

SU QLD was founded on a vision to enrich the lives of children and young people in our state. This vision continues through the vital support you provide through prayer, financial contributions and volunteering. Without you, there is no SU QLD.

So it’s our pleasure to share with you the highlights of what your support yielded in 2015…

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Posted: 15/12/2015

GIVIT - Goods for good causes

Gear family’s SUperhero support

Geoff and Karen Gear seem like a normal, caring couple – but they are extraordinary because they’re SUperheroes. They are SUperheroes because they support SU QLD, and a number of…

GIVIT - Goods for good causes

Geoff and Karen Gear seem like a normal, caring couple – but they are extraordinary because they’re SUperheroes.

They are SUperheroes because they support SU QLD, and a number of individual chaplains, with a regular donation. This incredible couple has been giving for almost 15 years.

In 2000, Geoff graduated from what was then known as the Youth Ministry Internship Scheme (YMIS) training program. Karen said that it was Geoff’s positive experience in the program that led the couple to deciding to financially support it on a regular basis.

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Posted: 15/12/2015

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