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
The Saskatoon Friendship Inn today announced the appointment of Ms. Sandra Kary as the organization’s new Executive Director. Ms. Kary will join the Inn on October 1, 2018. Ms. Kary previously served as the Executive Director of the Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan for more than 10 years. Prior to that she worked in public… 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=JM1aMm2KGnY Have you ever wondered how to give back? Consider becoming a monthly donor to the Friendship Inn.
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.
December 13, 2017 we hosted our annual Festive Holiday Dinner. The Festive Dinner committe and Friendship Inn staff transformed the dining room into a fine dining atmosphere for the evening. Close to 200 people were able to attend our event this year. Everyone enjoyed delicious food while having great conversations. We had the honour of… Read More
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.