Friends of Simon News

January 11, 2021

Refugee family arrived in Burnaby during COVID with no computer, one cell phone to share

This story tells how one family received a tablet from Rogers through being in the Friends of Simon Tutoring Program.

March 9, 2020

Framing Friends of Simon: Building Community Partnership through a blog post 

In 2019, the Frames Film Program (Frames) and the Friends of Simon Tutoring Project (FOS) undertook an exciting collaboration to produce a video. The blog highlights the collaboration and creation of the Friends of Simon video which is featured in the post. 

Friends of Simon Receives United Way Award

The Friends of Simon Tutoring Project (FoS) at SFU was one of the three outreach organizations who received a Celebration of Community Award at the Scotiabank and United Way Community Spirit Awards breakfast ceremony. This community award recognizes community initiatives that respond in innovative ways to changing social conditions.

For more information, see the United Way Celebration of Community Awards web site.