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FCSN’s Fremont Center Named “Chenming & Margaret Hu Center”

On April 12, 2022, FCSN unveiled a new name for their first Fremont Center: “Chenming & Margaret Hu Center” to honor Dr. Chenming and Margaret Hu for their on-going support and latest donation of half a million dollars to FCSN to help build better programs and improve its facilities. Continue reading FCSN’s Fremont Center Named “Chenming & Margaret Hu Center”

FCSN Gala 2020

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

Youth Volunteers Participate in FCSN Annual Fundraising Gala

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

FCSN Gala 2020- Challenges and Opportunities

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

Winners of FCSN’s 2020 Annual Talent Showcase

Spotlight on Frank Prenot By Jessica Yu, FCSN Voices Youth Reporter Since the age of 15, Frank Prenot has been winning the crowd through drum performances. In 2016, he also started practicing and performing vocals. This year, he won top places at the 2020 annual FCSN (Friends of Children with Special Needs) Special Needs Talent showcase for his individual performance and also with his acapella … Continue reading Winners of FCSN’s 2020 Annual Talent Showcase

2020 FCSN Special Needs Talent Showcase

By Kelly Ko, FCSN East Bay Outreach and Enrichment Programs Director The Special Needs Talent Showcase, which started in 2015, has always been a highlight for many of our talented individuals with special needs, as well as for those who have supported this event throughout the years. This competition motivates and encourages our special-needs individuals to work hard for something they really want to achieve. … Continue reading 2020 FCSN Special Needs Talent Showcase

The Road to FCSN’s Fundraising Gala

Written by Peter Chan, Gala Event Co-Chair This is my third year volunteering with FCSN’s Gala Fundraising Event. Due to the COVID-19, this year’s event will be a virtual event and I am so thankful and excited to be the Co-Chair for this event. We started our Gala committee planning on July 23; there are a total of 17 participants involved in our Gala planning … Continue reading The Road to FCSN’s Fundraising Gala