House of Friendship Bond


Time Period: 2019

Geography: Ontario

Sector: Cross-sector


  • Over $5 million in total capital mobilized including the $1M+ bond 
  • Doubled patient capacity for its opioid addiction treatment practice 
  • Revitalized facility capable of safe and dignified treatment 
  • Launched the first successful community bond in KW region

Stage: Completed

Links or Resources: House of Friendship Case Study

Client and/or Partners:

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House of Friendship is a KitchenerWaterloo based organization that provides addiction treatment, housing and food to adults, children and families struggling with poverty. The organization serves over 42,000 people annually

SVX worked with the Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation to build the capacity of staff and management at House of Friendship (HoF) and the Foundation on impact investing, research and design the development of a bond, and facilitate the completion of the bond to support a new opioid addictions facility for House of Friendship.