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Young student supports February Potato Blitz

Eva Wolfe has a tender heart. Eva, an 8-year-old Grade 3 student at Northlake Woods Public School in Waterloo, would always be troubled when seeing men experiencing homelessness while travelling throughout Kitchener-Waterloo and area with her mother, Sheryl Bergman-Wolfe. “She would always ask me to stop (and give them money),” said Sheryl. “She wanted to […]

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Community Potato Lunch is just around the corner

Get ready for the best lunch in town! House of Friendship’s annual Community Potato Lunch is right around the corner, set for Friday, Feb. 24 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, located at 54 Queen St. N. in Kitchener. The lunch, prepared with love by staff from our Charles Street Men’s Shelter, and assisted by Chef D, […]

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Register now for Friendship Dinner

Event Date: October 22, 2016

Every October, House of Friendship (HOF) invites the community to share an evening of fellowship and inspiration in support of HOF’s mission of service to those in need. We come together at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate to share good food, enjoy each other’s company, and to be inspired by words of wisdom and musical entertainment. Each […]

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Celebrate Earth Day – Send a Kid To Camp

On Earth Day (April 22) we are reminded that our planet is fragile. As we pause to take in its beauty we should also stand up and take action to protect our precious home! To mark Earth Day why not plan for a day on the trails surrounded by nature? You can keep the nature […]

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Sing The Song Of Your Heart And Trek 4 Kids!

Today‘s blog comes to you from the desk of Phil Martin, Trek 4 Kids Hike and Bike committee member and cycling enthusiast who is making week-long, overnight summer camp a reality for kids-at-risk! When I’m not on my bike, I’m introducing kids to the love of cycling through a school program I founded called Cycling […]

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21st Annual Friendship Golf Tournament

Event Date: July 13, 2016

Spring is officially here! It’s time to dig out your golf clubs and round up your friends/co-workers for House of Friendship’s 21st annual Friendship Golf Tournament on Wednesday, July 13, 2016,  at Grand Valley Golf and Country Club, Cambridge. This fun day on the greens includes: BBQ lunch Golf Cart Four Person Shot-Gun Scramble Golfing Competitions & Table […]

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77th Annual Meeting: Conversations on Belonging

Event Date: June 21, 2016

Kingsdale Community Centre 72 Wilson Ave., Kitchener, ON R.S.V.P.  Monday June 20, 2016 t: 519-742-8327 x131     e: 6:00p.m. – Punch Reception 6:30 p.m. – Business Meeting 7:00 p.m. – Buhr Legacy of Friendship 7:30 p.m. – Guest Speaker, JohnMilloy, ‘Faith and Politics – Can They Ever Mix?’ 8:00 p.m. – Strawberry Social ALL WELCOME! […]

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An Evening With The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson

Event Date: May 25, 2016

Join House of Friendship, The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation, the University of Waterloo for an evening with The Right Honourable, Adrienne Clarkson on Wednesday May 25, 2016, at the Humanities Theatre, University of Waterloo.  Mme. Clarkson will discuss the importance of Belonging in shaping today’s society. Expanding on her highly successful Massey Hall Lecture series and book, Belonging […]

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2016 February Potato Blitz

3 Events – Lots of Ways to Get Involved Don Cameron Potato Night – January 29, 2016 at 7:30pm At the Aud, Kitchener Supermarket Blitz – Saturday, February 6, 2016 Around KW Community Potato Lunch – Friday, February 26, 2016 at noon St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Kitchener Learn more House of Friendship uses 300,000 pounds […]

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11th Annual Trek 4 Kids Hike and Bike

Event Date: May 7, 2016

Spring time is officially here and many kids are getting excited about going to summer camp.  But some kids, who live on low income, may not have the opportunity to experience camp, which is why we come together to trek the Iron Horse Trail from Kitchener to Waterloo on the first Saturday in May. We want to send […]

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