“Why has CHIPS created a shop?” we hear you ask. Great question!
Here’s the answer…
This year, due to Covid, CHIPS’ support for children and families in crisis has been needed more than ever, as (apart from the effects of Covid and the extended Lockdown) police reports of domestic violence in the area have jumped between 25-30% on the same time last year.
During the past 6 months, CHIPS has provided support for over 2,000 children (through our in-school wellbeing program), 1,000+ home activity packs (for isolated children), PD’s for over 400 teachers, as well as dedicated crisis support to families and school staff.
Everything we do relies on volunteers and the support of amazing people like you, but because we haven’t been able to run our “usual” events, speaking engagements or fundraising activities this year, we needed to think of another way to generate funds.
Enter CHIPS’ shop!
When you purchase a product from CHIPS, apart from being a quality item and supporting other local, Australian businesses, the profits made will be going back into CHIPS’ programs which assist children and families in crisis.
So please, support CHIPS. Buy something from our shop and spread the word…EVERY little bit helps.