Eric Dayton is one of our faithful monthly donors. He has been supporting the Inn for longer than many of the staff have been working here, so we asked him about his story.
Jim came to see me at my desk. He comes to say “hi” on a regular basis and is constantly making sure the office staff have everything they need. He brings us the paper to read, or lets us know when volunteer groups arrive. The photo above is from when he bought flowers for our… 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
Fred donated a whole cow to the Inn in June. He arranged for the butchering and delivered the ground beef to the Inn.
Congratulations to Francois Polsfut on the successful completion of your University of Regina Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work, Indian Institute of Technology. Francois came to the Friendship Inn as a practicum student, then continued as a staff member while he finished his degree. The Friendship Inn team is so proud of his accomplishment. … Read More
This spring the Friendship Inn and Family Services Saskatoon partnered up to offer a new parenting course for grandparents who find themselves as the primary caregiver. The participants are finding both support as well as information in the weekly class held at the Friendship Inn. CBC news did a profile of the class.
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