Our goal is to provide 1,200 nights of housing per year. We are volunteer driven so 95% of every dollar goes to housing patients/families.
UT MD Anderson, Texas Children’s, Memorial Hermann, CHI St. Lukes, Houston Methodist hospitals.
Friday Harbour takes referrals directly from hospital social workers and provide up to three nights of local hotel nights based on availability.
Once again thank you for all the generosity from Friday Harbour in helping families like ours when they need it most! If it weren't for organizations like yours we wouldn't be able to continue with our fight. So thank you very much for not only helping my husband but other families as well.( )
I think Friday Harbour will have a very large impact on furthering the mission of MD Anderson.( Maria Cabanillas, MD and Assistant Professor )
In talking to Friday Harbour guests I know that a lot of them are under a lot of pressure and stress both financially and just the fact that they have a loved one here going to the hospital. I think it really makes them feel better to know that a little bit of that burden has been lifted off them.( Tom Mathews, General Manager )
Friday Harbour will leave a huge stamp on MD Anderson in providing free housing to patients."( Amanda Harris- Assistant Director Development )
Because we can't help everybody, we have to go based on this criteria and there are gaps in that. So what's really beneficial is when an organization like Friday Harbour comes to us and offers to fill those gaps that we can't provide. That's an excellent gift for our patients."( Wendy Evans- Program Manger )
It seems fitting that I use the weekend of HurricaneHarvey to post about the need for safe harbour for cancer patients and families seeking housing during their journey. This very weekend, friends, family, coworkers and visitors to the Houston area will do all they can to survive floods, tornados, home damage and each other. PrayersRead More
Healing happens when you can retreat to a quiet, safe and comfortable place. One such place is a clean and inviting hotel room far enough from the care center, but close enough to feel connected. Ahhh…time to rest and retool for tomorrow. Healing happens when a patient can rest knowing that their loved one isRead More
Imagine, a 4 year old little boy who’s eyes light up at the sight of a fire truck. A handsome little fella with green floating on each arm and across his chest, as he fearlessly takes to the swimming pool on a warm spring day. A little guy who has a mothers love so deepRead More