With the acquisition of the Osgood Center, FCSN will be able to service more special needs clients, host more classes and activities. However, we will need to renovate the building to meet our needs. Help us reach our fundraising goal of $350K this year. Continue reading 2021 Gala: Together We Can Expand Our Dream
FCSN will celebrate its 25th Anniversary, the re-opening of our centers and the acquisition of the Osgood property, with a fundraising virtual gala “Expand Our Dream” on Nov. 6, 2021. We warmly invite you and your friends to participate in this very special event. With your support, we can expand our facility and our dream to help many more special needs individuals and families. Continue reading 25th Anniversary Virtual Gala Invitation
After 17 months of being temporarily closed due to the pandemic, Friends Coffee & Tea finally reopened on July 19, 2021. With a new and improved website and social media presence, and delicious menu items to celebrate this grand reopening, staff members are excited to welcome customers back and provide essential job training to special needs individuals. Continue reading Friends Coffee & Tea: Yes, We Are Back!!
On August 1, FCSN members gathered on a Sunday evening to celebrate the talents cultivated within the SNTutoring program. The showcase integrated performances of tutors and students, displaying anything of the tutors’ and students’ desire. Continue reading FCSN SNTutoring Summer End Fun Showcase
Lights, Camera, Action! For the first time in our competition’s history, special needs contestants from outside of the Bay Area were able to participate in FCSN’s virtual showcase, allowing us to enjoy the many talents from around the world. Continue reading Special Needs Talent Showcase 2021
FCSN’s 25th Anniversary song “Friends with Dreams” is an original song written and produced by FCSN parents and volunteers, and performed by our special needs individuals. Read about the inspiring behind-the-scenes story, including concept creation, finding collaborators, producer, composing the music, writing lyrics, finding singers, video taping and editing. Continue reading The Making of the Music Video for FCSN 25 th Anniversary “Friends With Dreams”
As we gear towards reopening, the cost to create a safe and engaging environment is hefty. FCSN’s Reopening Soon Campaign aims to raise over $50,000 by the end of May. Your kind donation can help FCSN WIN $20,000 PRIZE for most number of donors in the Give In May fundraising drive. Continue reading Help FCSN Reopen!
FCSN boldly sponsors the UNITY AGAINST HATE National Rally this Saturday 5/15, 11am at Veteran Memorial Park by Fremont Hall of Justice!! JOIN US!! Continue reading Protect Our Community! Stand Together, Stop Asian Hate!
FCSN Voices is launching FCSN Futures, a series of articles celebrating the experiences, graduations, and lives of the special needs community’s class of 2021. If you know anyone who is graduating from high school or post secondary this year, please help us reach them by making a referral. Continue reading Introducing: FCSN Futures!
Learn about what we are doing to allow the voices of the special needs community to be heard, and how you can help spread awareness and compassion by sharing your personal stories with FCSN. Continue reading Introducing the FCSN Voices, FCSN’s Online Newsletter