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 […]

Sharing the Gift of Food at Supermarket Blitz

Posted on: February 5th, 2019

This weekend, come see our caring community at its best, as hundreds of volunteers collect cash and potatoes at grocery stores for Supermarket Potato Blitz 2019, in support of House of Friendship’s Emergency Food Hampers. On Saturday, Feb. 9, approximately 400 volunteers will be on hand to receive cash and potato donations from the community, […]

Your Support is Changing the Odds

Posted on: September 21st, 2018

Sarah is focused on one goal these days – finishing her studies, and geting a job as a personal support worker. She can see the goal on the horizon – after several years of study, Sarah hopes to complete her training this December. “I can’t wait to work,” said Sarah. Sarah, 33, came to Canada […]

Author Shared Family’s Harrowing Journey at Friendship Dinner

Posted on: September 7th, 2018

It took Tasneem Jamal a long time before she was able to approach writing her family’s story. There was just too much emotion. “It gestated for decades,” said Jamal. “When I finally sat down and wrote it, I was 40.” Jamal’s family story, as told in Where the Air is Sweet, chronicles an Indian family’s […]

Thank you for Playing with Purpose!

Posted on: July 13th, 2018

Thank you! On Wednesday, July 11, more than 150 golfers joined together to Play with Purpose, helping support the Charles Street Men’s Shelter. It was a beautiful day on the links for golfers at Grand Valley Golf & Country Club and Doon Valley Golf Course. Golfers enjoyed a variety of fun activities, from chipping and […]

You contributed $45,000 to help our neighbours in need. Thank you!

Posted on: November 21st, 2017

House of Friendship welcomed 500 friends and supporters to Rockway Mennonite Collegiate on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the 22nd Annual Friendship Dinner. You, an inspiring mix of donors, volunteers, community leaders and staff, came together for a common purpose — to help our neighbours in need to Belong and Thrive. Séan McCann, formerly of Great […]

Trek 4 Kids Hike and Bike raises $67,000

Posted on: May 9th, 2017

It was wet, and it was cold, but still they came. Nearly 90 community members hit the Iron Horse Trail on Saturday, May 6, 2017, to help raise funds to send children to weeklong, overnight summer camp — and they raised $67,000 while doing so! The base of operations for Trek 4 Kids Hike and Bike […]

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