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.

Recent News

Friday Harbour @ the Shane Smith and the Saints Concert

Raising the roof and raising awareness of the burdens of cancer is a never-ending journey, but it helps to have a rockin’ good time with people who are compassionate and have a dash of rhythm. Recently, the smokey, rockabilly and harmonizing sounds of Austin-based Shane Smith & The Saints raised the roof in front of

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Rice MBA Capstone Program Final Presentation

A recent Rice University Capstone study shines the light on the magnitude of cancer patients, roughly 10,000 a month who seek treatment at MD Anderson’s Cancer clinics, and the urgent need for short term lodging for patients, families and caregivers which has been Friday Harbour’s mission for nine years. The Jones Graduate School of Business

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Harbour’s Around Houston receptions helps heal cancer

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. Prayers

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Testimonials

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.

Friday Harbour

Lorraine: Wife of Patient

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I think Friday Harbour will have a very large impact on furthering the mission of MD Anderson.

MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

( 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.

HolidayInn

Holiday Inn and Suites Texas Medical Center

( Tom Mathews, General Manager )

Friday Harbour will leave a huge stamp on MD Anderson in providing free housing to patients."

MD Anderson

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

( 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."

MD Anderson

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

( Wendy Evans- Program Manger )

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