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
Harold has been volunteering at the Friendship Inn for years with his wife, Chris. When available, they come in weekly and spend a morning in the dry storage room. They tidy the storage room and sort the donations on to the shelves. Their work means that when the cooks are deciding what to make for… Read More
Thank you to all the Fill the Plate Donors! We cannot do the work we do without such great supporters.
Thank you for taking a moment to hear a few of the Stories from the Inn. Executive Director Sandra Stack asked a few guests and staff to shared their stories on camera, so others could understand why she’s inspired by the transformations experienced.
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Executive Director, Sandy Stack and Volunteer Coordinator, Amy Bratton, had a chance to sit down with guest and friend, Half Moon, when he shared his story. Half Moon started the story a couple years ago, when he moved from Nipawin to Clavet to live with his father; he was working hard as a welder in… Read More