The Friendship Inn wants to say THANK YOU for helping us help others! Our April newsletter is our response to the COVID-19 crisis.
The Friendship Inn first opened its doors on March of 1969. We have seen many changes to our building, programs and staff. One thing that has never changed is our commitment to a regular meal service. We had a short video created to tell you the story of the Friendship Inn.
Wow!! Can you believe the Friendship Inn is 50 years old? We held our 50th Anniversary celebration on September 12th with our guests, volunteers, donors, past and present board members and community partners. When the Inn was first established the idea was to create a place for people to come for a hot, nutritious meal,… Read More
Who could ask for a better Valentine’s Day?!? We had a fantastic day at the Inn celebrating Valentine’s Day with individuals from Saskatoon Regional Medical Assocation, SMA and our guests. The SRMA and SMA created three teams of volunteers to come create their best chili during the day with our staff and then came back… Read More
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQ-QRXQ2aUg&t=18s This year we had a short video created to talk about the work that happens at the Inn for our Festive Holiday Dinner. This video features testimonials from a staff member, volunteer and guest talking about the importance of the Inn.
Partnering with the Saskatoon Health Region, the Friendship Inn was once again able to host a Nobody’s Perfect “Just 4 Dad’s” Parenting program.
Angelina has been spending time at the Friendship Inn for years, connecting deeply with the staff and being encouraged. “Today I see myself as a changed person. I am happy to be alive today.”
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
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.
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