SFU Advancement & Alumni Engagement

This award keeps Chris's memory alive and shares his strong work ethic, leadership and team spirit with SFU lacrosse players. In light of the 10th anniversary of this award, we hope to bring the endowment to $100,000 to share Chris’s legacy and support even more students in the years to come.
Funds Raised
$ 86,447
Raised by 417 supporters
Goal: $100,000
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Make your donation go twice as far—all donations to the Chris Friesen Memorial Award Endowment will be generously matched up to $10,000.

Donation Impact

Chris's life was cut short, but for his family, this award at SFU keeps his memory alive and shares his remarkable work ethic, talent and winning spirit with lacrosse players. To date, twelve lacrosse student-athletes have received the award and $17,605 has been disbursed.

In light of the 10th anniversary of this award, we hope to bring the endowment to $100,000 to share Chris’s legacy and support even more students in the years to come.

As you make your gift, the Friesen family would like to encourage you to connect with Brent Hoskins (former SFU Lacrosse Coach and current Board Member) at brent@marketbranding.com or (604) 836-7748 as he wants to be in touch with each donor on behalf of the Friesen family.