Events

Friendship Dinner is Back!

Posted on: September 2nd, 2022

Please mark Saturday, October 22 on your calendar, and join us for A Journey of Hope at this year’s Friendship Dinner. We’re thrilled to be able to once again meet with you in person, and share with you hope-filled stories and projects in the midst of daunting headlines on the homelessness crisis. The evening will […]

February Potato Blitz Needs Your Help!

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021

House of Friendship’s February Potato Blitz is moving online! This year’s virtual campaign will provide families and individuals in need with nutritious food. Although this annual event looks different than previous years, you can still walk alongside your neighbours in their time of need. Hunger in our community has not gone away. Your caring support […]

Join Us Tomorrow for Sweet Beginnings!

Posted on: October 23rd, 2020

You’ve heard the highlights in local media – now we want to share with you the inside scoop on why ShelterCare is now getting National attention! We are learning so much every single day. It’s now clear that ShelterCare can be the triage for those who are homeless and help individuals exit the cycle of […]

You’re Invited to Join Us for Sweet Beginnings!

Posted on: September 15th, 2020

So much has happened since last year’s Friendship Dinner that we can’t wait to share it with you – from our table to yours. While we wish we could gather together in person, we invite you to join us ONLINE instead! As you settle in with your cup of coffee and your favourite dessert, we’ll […]

You Made Our Day – Thanks for Supporting Supermarket Blitz!

Posted on: February 14th, 2020

This community is amazing! Because of you, our Supermarket Blitz on Feb. 8 was a huge success, raising $24,000 and an incredible 61,000 lbs. of potatoes at 28 local grocery stores! It took an army of 350 volunteers, including local members of Waterloo Regional Police Services, Waterloo and Kitchener fire departments, local dignitaries and community […]

Join us at our Friendship Dinner this October!

Posted on: September 27th, 2019

We hope to see you at this year’s Friendship Dinner on Oct. 26! This year, we will both reflect on our past 80 years as an organization and share a vision that compels us forward – a future where health care and emergency shelter are seamlessly integrated in our community. The difficulties of those experiencing […]

Thank You for Playing with Purpose!

Posted on: July 24th, 2019

We couldn’t have done it without you! Nearly 200 golfers came together on July 10 to Play with Purpose at our 24th Annual Friendship Golf Tournament, raising a record-breaking $72,000 to help combat homelessness! All of the proceeds from the tournament will be used to provide support to the men who stay at our Charles […]

Join us at our 80th AGM!

Posted on: June 7th, 2019

You’re invited!  Please join us for our 80th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 18 from 4-6pm at Catalyst 137 (137 Glasgow Street, Kitchener)! Addiction is Close To Home for many Canadians, with 1 in 4 personally impacted by it – not to mention the many lives impacted daily by the growing nation-wide opioid crisis. […]

Play with Purpose at Friendship Golf Tournament!

Posted on: June 7th, 2019

If you love to golf, and want to support a great cause, we have a special event that’s designed just for you! The Friendship Golf Tournament has been a part of House of Friendship since 1996. Golfers gather together at Grand Valley Golf & Country Club on the second Wednesday in July to take a […]

Thank You for Feeding Families in Need

Posted on: February 13th, 2019

This year’s Supermarket Blitz was a great success, thanks to you! On Saturday, Feb. 9, nearly 400 volunteers came together at 28 local stores to help feed families and individuals in need. Spuddy, Sweet and our Spud Family’s newest addition, Tater, were out in full force on Saturday, and were excited to see just how […]