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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, […]

80 Years of Stronger Together

Posted on: January 17th, 2019

Staff at House of Friendship celebrated its 80th birthday in the best way possible – by spending it together as a community. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, three separate celebrations were held throughout the day, with staff gathering to share stories,  reflect on the past, and look towards the future. The “House of Friendship For All […]

Getting Closer to Home

Posted on: December 28th, 2018

Every day we get a little Closer to Home in Cambridge – thanks to you! So much is taking place at 562 Concession Road, home of House of Friendship’s future men’s residential addiction treatment facility that these few photos don’t quite do it justice. It couldn’t be a busier hive of activity these days. Floor […]

Christmas Hamper Program and Turkey Drive Now Underway

Posted on: December 7th, 2018

WATERLOO REGION – Everybody deserves a special holiday meal, including a turkey. That’s the inspiration behind the annual Turkey Drive of the Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Club. Now in its 12th year, the Rotary Turkey Drive helps ensure that no family is left behind at Christmas time. Every year, more than 4,000 hampers are delivered to local […]

Your Help Allows Susan to Face the Future

Posted on: July 30th, 2018

It all began with a hug. Susan had been through a lot. She had just left an emotionally abusive relationship, and was struggling. She had moved to Kitchener, with her only connection a family member. At 62 years of age and reeling from the drastic change her life had taken, Susan was unable to work. […]

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 […]

AGM Celebrates Successful Close to Home Campaign

Posted on: June 21st, 2018

Thank you, Waterloo Region! Because of you, men and women seeking freedom from their addictions will be able to receive the treatment they need, at a treatment facility that provides greater dignity with expanded programming and access. At this year’s Annual General Meeting, held on Tuesday, June 19, House of Friendship Executive Director John Neufeld […]

Additional Counselling Services Now Available

Posted on: May 24th, 2018

House of Friendship is pleased to now offer additional counselling services to the range of care that is already available through House of Friendship’s Addiction Treatment Services programs. As of June 1, 2018, House of Friendship offers counselling for individuals, families and groups with addiction or substance-use concerns, as well as problem gambling, internet use […]

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