About Chappy Week

Chappy Week is an annual event run by SU QLD to raise awareness of the value of school chaplains and to raise funds to support chappies.

Schools and communities get on board, hosting special events and taking to the streets for their ‘chappy’.

SU QLD is officially endorsed by the Department of Education (DOE) as an accredited employing authority for school chaplains.

Here are some events being run in schools across Queensland in and around Chappy Week each year:

  • Breakfast launches
  • Day of Honour
  • Chappy Challenges
  • Chappy breakfasts and fundraising dinners
  • Chappy Week at McDonald’s
  • Chappy-cinos at The Coffee Club
  • Get in touch with your local chaplain for more details!

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FAQs

What is Chappy Week?

Chappy Week is an annual celebration of you (chaplains) and the part you and your volunteers play in championing your community. There’s no right or wrong way to run your Chappy Week, but if you aim to tick off the following things, chances are you’ll have an awesome week:

Chappy Week is about:

  • Raising the profile of chaplaincy,
  • Raising funds and,
  • Celebrating the amazing work you and your volunteers do for the young people of Queensland.

How can I promote Chappy Week?

You know your community best, so it’s really up to you how you’d like to invest your time and energy throughout the week.
We also have a list of COVID-safe fundraising resources in case you get stuck.

Visit: chappyresources.suqld.org.au/covid-safe-fundraising-ideas

But we’d love to hear about any creative or unique activities you come up with on your own!

Who to ask if I have questions?

Your Field Development Manager (FDM) is your go-to person for Chappy Week queries, but if you’ve got an idea that might include the media or extra promotional material, our Media and Communications team would love to hear from you.

Chappy Week Guide Book

Click on the link below to access your easy guidelines and ideas to help make your Chappy Week one to remember!

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Chappy Week Logo

Click the link below to access this year’s Chappy Week logo.

Chappy Week Poster Templates

Click the link below to access our poster templates so you can create your very own Chappy Week poster!

Chappy Week Social Media Tiles

Get social with these Chappy Week tiles for both Instragram and Facebook.

Chappy Week Video Promo

Click the link below for our latest chaplaincy promotional video.
Use this for your church or community group presentations.

Chappy Week Powerpoint

To create your very own PowerPoint presentation,
click the below link for this year’s Chappy Week PowerPoint slides.

Chappy Week Letterhead

Give your communications a professional look with our latest Chappy Week branded letterhead.

Chappy Week Donation Form

Click the link below for your Chappy Week donation forms.

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Media Publishing Permission Forms

We love to hear your stories from Chappy Week. If you have a great story to tell, or have a great photo to share, please ensure you’ve got written consent for anyone involved (and get the okay for your principal too).

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Media Release Templates

If you’d like to promote your Chappy Week activities with local media, feel free to use our media release template (but don’t forget to check with the Media & Comms team before approaching the media).

Chappy Week Letter Template
for Community Businesses

Hit the ground running in drumming up support for your chaplaincy service with our Letter Template for Community Businesses.

Chappy Week A4 Colour-In Sheet

Unleash the creative genius in your students with the Chappy Week colouring in sheet.

Colour Fun Run

Ignite your school spirit with explosions of colour powder!
Have the best day of the school year by turning your students into running rainbows of happiness!

COVID-Safe Fundraising Ideas

To help you out (along with a bit of guidance from the Fundraising Directory), we’ve pulled together this list of COVID-safe fundraising ideas.

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