September 26, 2019

Celebrating 35 Years: Trevor’s Journey to Recovery

Trevor will tell you that there were a few vital factors that played a role in his journey to recovery…

Story, Addiction, Recovery, Support

August 27, 2019

Celebrating 35 Years: A Former Shelter Guest Pays It Forward

Three years ago, most people had written Jason off as a lost cause. Drug addiction ruled his life, leaving him…

Story, Anniversary, Recovery

October 17, 2018

Patty’s Journey to Recovery

Growing up, Patty saw her parents struggle with alcohol and drug abuse. By the time Patty’s mother was 21, she…

Recovery, Homelessness, Poverty

August 1, 2018

The Story of Black Panther

At 12 years old, Jay’s friends threw him a birthday party he would never forget. It was the first time…

Red Deer, Volunteer, Addiction, Recovery, Hope, Church

February 5, 2018

Colin’s Story: The Mustard Seed was a One-Stop-Shop

When Colin moved into the 1010 Centre in October 2015, he had done a lot of research about what he…

Calgary, Story, Recovery, Housing, 1010 Centre, Spiritual Care

July 20, 2017

Finding Hope After a Life of Addiction

37-year-old Lisa sits in the middle of the computer lab at The Mustard Seed Calgary’s Downtown Support Centre; this is…

Calgary, Mental Health, Story, Shelter, Addiction, Recovery, Refuge, Hope

November 7, 2016

Chewing the Same Dirt

He’s been sober and off the streets for years. It took everything in him to stop by The Mustard Seed…

Story, Addiction, Recovery, Prison, Reintegration

June 10, 2016

Jerry Gives Back to The Mustard Seed

Jerry could barely contain his glee when he was told by The Mustard Seed Chaplain that he could host Alcoholics…

Edmonton, Volunteer, Addiction, Recovery, Hope

February 29, 2016

Growing Hope – Teresa’s Story

Your support of The Mustard Seed helps Grow Hope. Teresa was trying to get her life together after struggling…

Story, Addiction, Recovery, Housing, Hope, Spiritual Care

January 18, 2016

Hope Grows at The Mustard Seed’s 1010 Centre

When Michael moved into the 1010 Centre a year and half ago he says he felt “immediate warmth” from the…

Calgary, Mental Health, Story, Addiction, Recovery, Housing, Residents, Hope, 1010 Centre