News & stories

  • March 07, 2024

    March 07, 2024

    On Wednesday, February 28th, two APSA board members helped us gather, sort, and prepare to give out food to SFU students and staff who had registered to use the Pantry that day. We hope it was fun! We know it makes a huge difference.

  • November 09, 2022

    November 09, 2022

    It’s back-to-school season, and for many, that means a whirlwind of challenges such as homework, exams, and juggling extracurriculars. Food insecurity should not be one of them. 24% of our new registrants in the past year were post-secondary students, and we expect this number to grow in the upcoming months.

  • February 07, 2022

    February 07, 2022

    Community fridge now located in Maggie Benson Centre, the fridge is accessible to all. In the spirit of mutual aid, SFSS partnered with various community groups to address student food insecurity.

  • February 03, 2022

    February 03, 2022

    As SFU’s community fridge addresses one of food injustice’s most urgent symptoms – hunger – it also provides the extra benefit of preventing food waste.

  • October 22, 2021

    October 22, 2021

    More people in Burnaby will have access to safe, low-barrier and non-judgmental support for nutrition.

  • May 07, 2021

    May 07, 2021

    Meet Tara Flynn, her work has led to some really important outcomes on the ground, and it has helped deepen SFU's ability to work well in partnership.

  • February 22, 2021

    February 22, 2021

    In what may be a first in Canada, SFU has partnered with its student associations to address affordability holistically, working to mitigate non-tuition-related costs and make the university experience more affordable and accessible to all students.

  • July 29, 2020

    July 29, 2020

    SFU Food Hub is a site where SFU students can collect free, weekly groceries. If you are facing the challenge of meeting your daily needs on a reduced income, we can help.