By Anna Kuang, FCSN Teen Volunteer You’ve heard from your friend how amazing FCSN is. You’ve read on this blog the many joys that volunteering brings. You feel encouraged by the pictures of smiling high schoolers and the beaming kids next to them. You’ve finished the Volunteer orientation and chosen the program you want to volunteer for. It’s 10am and your first ever lesson over … Continue reading Six and a Half Tips to Make Virtual Volunteering AWESOME!
By Sara Kuang, FCSN Teen Volunteer The mere mention of the acronym opens a very special place in my mind where warm snapshots of my childhood reside. Vignettes from the years I spent as a joyful, eager member of their Drama and Music Camps, and Saturday Gatherings cascade over relatively recent memories of being a volunteer at those same programs. I’ve been a member of … Continue reading My Family, My Passion, My Love
By Ryan Liu, FCSN volunteer and Tech Editor for the FCSN blog FCSN Gala has always been one of the most important events in FCSN’s agenda each year. Featuring talented performers, a recap of FCSN’s great events and efforts to help the special needs community, and a chance to donate and help FCSN develop new programs and maintain current ones, the FCSN Gala is a … Continue reading FCSN Gala 2020
By Isabella He, FCSN Voices Youth Reporter For the 2020 FCSN fundraising gala, youth volunteers were invited to participate in fundraising and for the event for the first time in FCSN history. FCSN school clubs at UC Davis, Irvington High School, James Logan High School, Piedmont Hills, and BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, and Mission San Jose High School helped fundraise for FCSN. We are excited … Continue reading Youth Volunteers Participate in FCSN Annual Fundraising Gala
Written by Jason Hwan, Gala Event Co-Chair FCSN is dedicated in its effort to support special needs individuals and families. However, we cannot succeed without collaboration with the community and help from our volunteers. Usually, FCSN hosts a special event, like the FCSN Gala, to highlight what we have achieved and recognize those who have contributed to our success. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we … Continue reading FCSN Gala 2020- Challenges and Opportunities