HUG - Help Us Grow


The executive committee 2021/22:

Soraya Fonseca (President)

Shirley Hazell (Vice President)

Henrique Prata (Finance and Administration)

Luciana Belli (Executive Committee)

Tereza Machioni (Executive Committee)

Luciana Lemos (Executive Committee)

To see HUG´s 2016-2017 Annual Report please click HERE

To see HUG´s 2017-2018 Annual Report please click HERE

To see HUG´s 2018-2019 Annual Report please click HERE

To see HUG´s 2019-2020 Annual Report please click HERE

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HUG (Help Us Grow) Association was founded in May 2016. The association is non-profit and consists

of college parents, teachers, students and alumni, working together as a community, to “Help Us Grow” at

St. Francis College. 

The association seeks to:

  • unite the parental community including extended alumni, friends and families;

  • support college projects outside of the school curriculum;

  • channel parental resources to support college curriculum;

  • support college capital projects;

  • enhance communication between the community and the college;

  • support college community projects.

Currently it does so by supporting the following projects:

  • College plays (drama)

  • Sports

  • College yearbook

  • Young entrepreneurs 

  • Work shadowing 

  • Associates and alumni events (e.g socials, workshops) 

  • Appreciation 

  • HUG International