Yesterday was a rough day at the Inn, the staff team received some bad news and still had to continue to work through a very busy day. Thank you so much Shaw team and all the volunteers for being family to us when those who help needed support!
As I approach the beginning of my maternity leave, I’ve been reflecting back on the past year and a half of working with volunteers at the Friendship Inn. I have been so grateful for the opportunity to work with such a great community of supporters, staff and guests at the Friendship Inn.
Watch this video about the Go! Students for Positive Change Team, a group of students from Uranium City, SK who attended WE Day in Saskatoon then volunteered at the Saskatoon Friendship Inn.
On Monday, Oct 12 the Friendship Inn served 1212 turkey meals to the guests of the Friendship Inn.
Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, and at the Friendship Inn we celebrate with the large family of guests who eat meals together in our dining room. On Thanksgiving Monday we serve a traditional turkey meal at lunchtime, from 11:45am-1:30pm. Everyone is welcome to come to eat turkey together. In support of the Thanksgiving meal,… Read More
If you drop by the Friendship Inn on any given Saturday or Sunday during the school year you will likely see 5-10 high school students volunteering in the kitchen and dining room. Most of these youth volunteers are at the Inn to volunteer 5 or 10 hours of their time to complete the volunteering requirement… Read More
A group of volunteers from the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) brings a group of volunteers on the third Thursday of every month.
Today we had a visit from Dana, the organizer of some pretty fabulous students from Uranium City. She came with a cheque from their fundraising activities.
Chris Sheldon first came to the Friendship Inn to work off a fine in 2007 as part of the Fine Option Program through the John Howard Society. Since then every time he received a fine he made the choice to work if off at the Friendship Inn. He started before the renovation to expand the… Read More
Aden started volunteering at the Friendship Inn about a year ago. She discovered the Friendship Inn when she came for a program. When she learned that the Inn served meals, her experience volunteering at soup kitchens over the past 18 years encouraged her to volunteer. Volunteering has had a great impact on Aden. “Volunteering helps… Read More