We Matched Chappy Friends With The Trevor Project To Give Back!
Chappy is all about creating a space that goes beyond the stereotypes of gay men in online dating to foster inclusion, positivity, and connection to our siblings in the larger queer community.
Because of that mission, we’ve partnered with The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people, to start giving back as the new Chappy! For every match made in Friend Mode, we’re donate $1.00 toward our $25,000 total commitment to our shared goals with The Trevor Project.
We designed Chappy Friends specifically to address the stereotype that gay men “can’t just be friends,” and it’s meant to cut through the confusion that many people experience online, because many of us have already used dating apps for friendship.
Our Head of Brand, Sam Dumas, put it this way: “As our lives evolve, so does our need for authentic friendships. Too often, the destinations where gay men are directed to online only feed into harmful stereotypes. We want all gay and bi men to be able to enjoy Chappy – to meet friends, to mentor or be mentored, to be listened to, to get help with coming out, to meet people in different cities. But most importantly, to be empowered to be themselves.”
So go try the new Chappy Friends, and go with the confidence of knowing that your matches help a great cause.
(Right now, we’re available for free in the App Store and Google Play in US, UK, Canada, Australia and Ireland!)
With all our love,
Chappy Mission Control