United by Coffee

 

United Way of the Lower Mainland, with support from partners like SFU, raises funds for local agencies and programs that provide support to vulnerable children, youth, families and seniors living in poverty and facing barriers.

If you're working or taking classes at the Burnaby campus from January 25-29, why not take a break and show your local love? For every coffee purchased at Starbucks Cornerstone and Renaissance Coffee, $1 will go to the SFU-United Way Campaign. Sip your latte while supporting a good cause!


Join Us at a Fundraising Event

 

SFU Faculty Smackdown Debate 2021 - Special Edition

February 10, 2021

SFU students have nominated faculty members to participate in a special edition of a fun, light-hearted debate to raise money for United Way of the Lower Mainland. Register to join us as sixteen professors, with the help of a moderator, debate topics of a nonsensical nature to vie for the Gnome-It-All Award. All proceeds will go to the United Way.

United by Coffee

January 25-29, 2021

If you're working or taking classes at the Burnaby campus from Jan. 25-29, why not take a break and show your local love? For every coffee purchased at Starbucks Cornerstone and Renaissance Coffee, $1 will go to the SFU-United Way Campaign. Sip your latte while supporting a good cause!

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

December 18, 2020

Wear your worst holiday sweater and out-ugly everyone else's for a chance to win awesome gift card prizes. Join us on December 18th from 12:30-1:30 pm to learn more about the United Way, test your Christmas trivia, and enjoy the holiday spirit. 

Faculty Smackdown Debate

November 26, 2020

Want to find out who Gnomes-It-All? Register now and watch the Faculty Smackdown debate where faculty members participate in fun, light-hearted debate topics of a nonsensical nature to compete for the Gnome-It-All Award.

Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 27 - November 3, 2020

Think you have what it takes to carve SFU's best pumpkin? Put your skills to the test for a chance to win great prizes with our pumpkin carving contest! Entry is simple: make a small donation to the United Way and share a photo of your pumpkin. Show your local love and register today!

ClimbUP

September 23 - October 3, 2020

Hike, run or walk your way through this 10-day challenge to help raise funds in support of families, individuals and those most vulnerable in our community!