Summer Camp Volunteer Drivers Needed
'HERE247' for Access to Addiction, Mental Health and Crisis Services
House of Friendship Receives Wagemark Certification
Food Donations Only, Please, at HOF's Emergency Food Hamper Program
Share A Cup Of 'Tea With Joe Cramer'
Hockey Helps the Homeless Teams Up With Local Housing Charities
SHARE All Year Long
HOF's Social Media Provides Food For Thought
Thank you to all of our guests who joined us for a very special 75th Annual Meeting. We appreciate your interest and commitment in our shared mission of service to those in need in our community. We valued our time together as we Remembered the 'unsung heroes' of our mission, Reflected upon the past year, and Renewed our commitment to continuing to raise awareness, particularly to keep the conversation going around 'women and addictions' that started with House of Friendship's Under One Roof capital campaign. The Annual Report, including full audited Financial Statements, can be seen below - click on the link.
Welcome to House of Friendship
Founded in 1939, House of Friendship envisions a healthy community where all can belong and thrive. To fulfill this vision, we strengthen people and communities by being there when needed, speaking up and working together. This is a mission that we share with many local member churches, faith groups, partner agencies, businesses, groups, and individuals. The Annual Report, 2013/2014 is an opportunity to report to you on the work of the past year, and to acknowledge the impact of community contributions. In addition, HOF's Annual Stewardship Report shares personal stories from the past year. For the latest news, please read: Summer Friendship News, 2014
Each year, we serve over 42,000 people, living on low income in Waterloo Region, through four program areas that focus on:
With your support, people are able to survive and get back on their feet by receiving emergency food and shelter. And, they are able to benefit from opportunities to lead healthier lives and to grow, connect and develop in their communities. Together, we offer help and hope.
You can securely donate to House of Friendship electronically through Canada Helps (click on "Donate Now" above) or send your donation to us at the address below. House of Friendship is a registered charity (#10749-3892-RR0001) and will gladly issue a charitable income tax receipt for your donation along with our appreciation. Click on the You Can Help tab or contact us at 519-742-8327 to find out more ways you can get involved and extend the hand of friendship to our neighbours in need.
Looking for a particular staff or program? For a listing of Leadership Team staff contact information click on the Contact Us tab above, and use the Programs tab for specific program information. Download our agency brochure and a full listing of our programs. Thank you for taking the time to visit. We look forward to hearing from you!
John Neufeld, Executive Director