June 14, 2019

Tomorrow’s Leaders are Today’s Volunteers

Miranda Tonery, teacher at St. Francis of Assisi, knew she wanted to give her class a humbling experience that embodied…

Volunteer, Youth, Students

December 23, 2016

Helping Young Minds Focus on Their School Work

Imagine trying to concentrate on what your teacher is saying when your stomach is growling. That could be the…

Red Deer, Kids, Youth, Students, School Lunch Program

December 15, 2016

Socks and More

At St. Pius X Elementary, learning is more than literacy and numeracy. Students are proud of their social justice committee.

Donation, Give Back, In-Kind Donation, Kids, Students

August 30, 2016

What My Internship Meant to Me

At the beginning of our internship, Brittany Vine, Community Engagement Manager, had all of us interns make goals for the…

Practicum, Students, Staff, Team

June 23, 2016

Students Take on the Issue of Homelessness

Sometimes it’s difficult to talk about homelessness, but one high school student has found a way to start thought-provoking discussions…

Youth, Students

May 27, 2016

Youth for Justice Raises Over $4000 for The Mustard Seed

The Youth for Justice (Y4J) group at Bishop Carroll High School spearheaded a fundraiser for the Mustard Seed.

Donation, Youth, Students

April 22, 2016

Why do MRU Practicum Students Keep Coming to The Mustard Seed?

“It’s awesome,” says Sasha, a Mount Royal University practicum student

Practicum, Students

March 11, 2016

Students Help us Plant Seeds of Hope

Every year our Community Engagement teams in Calgary and Edmonton reach out to schools to connect with the students and…

Community, Students, Community Engagement

January 29, 2016

The Ripple Effect

It is so easy to forget the impact our actions have on others. As the Community Engagement Coordinator for The…

Give Back, Kids, Students, Hope

January 14, 2016

Acts of Kindness from Students

Here at The Mustard Seed, we see acts of altruism every day – often from school children. In fact,…

Give Back, Kids, Youth, Students

December 17, 2015

Students Help our Guests Feel the Warmth of the Christmas Season

Children and teenagers living in and around Calgary are amazing. They are thoughtful, compassionate and generous.

Donation, Give Back, In-Kind Donation, Kids, Youth, Students

October 27, 2015

Experiencing Poverty And Life On The Street

Every summer teenagers from Canada and the U.S. arrive at The Mustard Seed in Calgary or Edmonton – for what…

Students, Community Engagement, DemoCrew