January 22, 2020

Packaging “Boxed Blessings” with The Mustard Seed

Boxed Blessings is an organization that makes care packages containing useful items such as hats, mittens, small heat pads and…

Homeless, Care Package

March 25, 2019

Ken’s Story

Like all our guests here at The Mustard Seed, Ken's story is unique. Ken was married and worked in…

Homeless, Story, Poverty, New Beginning

January 2, 2019

Service with a Smile

The first thing you notice about Danny when you walk into The Mustard Seed New Life Community Outreach Centre is…

Homeless, Kamloops, Volunteer, Poverty, Donate

November 7, 2018

Finding Happiness Through Jesus’ Voice

Growing up in an unhealthy household, Stephanie’s childhood consisted mainly of fear and abuse from her stepfather. It wasn’t until…

Homeless, Poverty

October 18, 2018

Returning the Favour: Patrick Gives Back to The Mustard Seed

Patrick remembers the struggles of being homeless. For him, those three years were his rock bottom. “Because of my…

Homeless, Volunteer, Food Bank

July 24, 2018

Poverty Doesn’t Take A Summer Vacation

Summertime can often trigger the need for vacations, beach life, or general outdoor activities but for many of our guests…

Homeless, Summer, Poverty, All Cities, Heat, Weather

May 13, 2018

Mother-Daughter Overcome Obstacles Together and Build Hope

Mother’s Day around The Mustard Seed is not quite the traditional holiday we’re all used to celebrating.

Calgary, Homeless, Shelter, Volunteer, Housing, Hope, 1010 Centre

March 29, 2018

The Mustard Seed and H&R Block Canada Partner Up

Workers who are experiencing homelessness face serious challenges that may prevent them from claiming income tax. Sometimes this means many…

Community, Calgary, Homeless, Support, Poverty, Taxes

March 21, 2018

A Place to Call Home

After almost 1000 stays at our Foothills Shelter, Ron has a place to call home.

Calgary, Homeless, Story, Shelter, Poverty

October 16, 2017

Liz Tells of a Life Changing Warm Summer Evening

It was one of those warm summer evenings, and I just needed to run some errands. We stopped at a…

Community, Homeless, Story, Poverty, Donor

January 26, 2016

Employment Team Hosts Job Fair for the Homeless

Sustainable employment is one of the key steps in getting people out of a cycle of homelessness and poverty.

Events, Homeless, Employment

December 3, 2015

Jesus Was Homeless Too

Almost no one thinks of Jesus and homelessness as being connected. Yet we read in Luke 9:58: “Jesus replied, ‘Foxes…

Homeless, Story, Employee, Staff