December 1, 2023

Thank you to our Community: Giving Tuesday 2023

This holiday season, we asked our community to look past their own shopping lists and give back on Giving Tuesday…

Donation, Thank You, Giving Tuesday

August 10, 2023

Thank you, RBC Foundation!

The RBC Foundation has been supporting our practicum student program at The Mustard Seed, giving students an opportunity to learn…

Thank You, Students

April 26, 2022

Volunteers: The backbone of The Mustard Seed

This week is about celebrating our volunteers! It is because of their dedication to our organization that we can continue…

Community, Thank You, Volunteer, National Volunteer Week

January 18, 2022

Boxed Blessings: Spreading Joy One Box at a Time

Who knew a simple conversation on a train one afternoon could turn into a fundraiser aimed at helping our most…

Community, Donation, Edmonton, Care Package, Thank You, Give Back, Support

January 5, 2022

We Couldn’t Have Made It Through 2021 Without You

Here at The Mustard Seed, we have been overwhelmed by the generosity shown by our communities throughout Alberta and BC…

Community, Programming, Thank You, New Year

October 21, 2021

Volunteers: The Life Blood of The Mustard Seed

It is volunteers that allow The Mustard Seed to provide its vast amount of programming and support for those experiencing…

Community, Thank You, Volunteer, All Cities

July 15, 2021

Giving Hope: Volunteer Spotlight

This month, we would like to appreciate one of our valued volunteers, Theo Nelson!

Community, Calgary, Thank You, Volunteer

July 9, 2021

The Mustard Seed Celebrates 5 Years of Growing Hope in Red Deer

On July 5th The Mustard Seed Red Deer celebrated their 5-year anniversary!

Community, Red Deer, Thank You, Anniversary, Summer

May 25, 2021

Shining a Light on an Amazing Partner: GlowStone Lighting

We are incredibly grateful to have GlowStone Lighting as a partner, and we want to give them a huge thank…

Community, Calgary, Thank You, Donor, Partnership, Collaboration

May 14, 2021

The Mustard Seed Calgary Honoured at the United Way’s Bhayana and Agency Awards

The Mustard Seed Calgary is elated to have received the Engaging Communities Award as part of the United Way’s Bhayana…

Community, Calgary, Thank You, COVID-19, Partnership, Awards, Collaboration

April 19, 2021

A Staple in the Kitchen: Celebrating Nigel's Decade of Volunteering

For more than a decade, Nigel has been giving up his Tuesday mornings to cook meals for the less fortunate.

Community, Thank You, Kamloops, Volunteer, National Volunteer Week, Meals

February 26, 2021

Coming Together While Apart – CNOY 2021

On February 20th (and throughout the month), more than 24,000 Canadians walked in the Coldest Night of the Year –…

Community, Events, Thank You, Fundraiser, Cold, Winter, CNOY, All Cities

December 30, 2019

Thank You for Over 35 Years of Growing Hope

Looking back over 2019, The Mustard Seed has so much to be grateful for. It has been a challenging, but…

Thank You, Goals, Give Back

May 7, 2018

Making a Difference: Velma E. Baker School

This year, the ‘Wise Wolves’ Grade 3 class at Velma E. Baker School dedicated themselves to being difference makers.

Community, Edmonton, Thank You, Give Back, Volunteer, Fundraiser

April 16, 2018

The Kindness and Generosity of Volunteers

Every year, an average of 30,000 people volunteer for The Mustard Seed. Collectively, they generously dedicate 75,000 hours of their…

Community, Thank You, Give Back, Volunteer, Team, National Volunteer Week

September 27, 2017

10 Minutes of Your Time Can Change Someone’s Life

One of our staff received this simple note of gratitude from one of our guests. This is why we do…

Story, Thank You, Staff

May 4, 2017

The Mustard Seed Celebrates its Volunteers

On April 20th, we celebrated our volunteers and their dedication to help those in need. For over three decades, volunteers…

Events, Thank You, Volunteer, National Volunteer Week

April 24, 2017

A Family of Volunteers

Every Thursday, you will find them at The Mustard Seed church in downtown Edmonton. Gary, Mitzie Deehan, and their daughter,…

Edmonton, Thank You, Give Back, Volunteer, Family, National Volunteer Week

March 24, 2017

First Alliance Church Collects 12,000 Pairs of Underwear for The Mustard Seed

Without the support we get from churches in the community, we would not be able to deliver some of the…

Donation, Calgary, Thank You, Give Back, In-Kind Donation, Church

February 1, 2017

CMDA Announces The Mustard Seed as Charitable Recipient for 2017 Gala

The Mustard Seed has been selected by the Calgary Motor Dealer Association as one of the charitable recipients for the…

Community, Donation, Events, Thank You

October 15, 2016

The View From the Other Side

It’s been 10 months since I left CTV news as a journalist. I’ve re-invented myself as media, communications consultant. I…

Donation, Edmonton, Thank You, In-Kind Donation, Thanksgiving

July 21, 2016

The Mustard Seed thanks YYC with Stampede BBQ

It was all about gratitude at The Mustard Seed’s annual Stampede BBQ on Parade Day, July 8, and we were…

BBQ, Calgary, Thank You, Stampede

December 28, 2015

Extraordinary Alberta Volunteers

We are blessed with thousands of extraordinary Albertans volunteering at The Mustard Seed. Truly we could not offer the…

Thank You, Volunteer, Team

December 24, 2015

Thank You for Giving Hope YYC/YEG

Christmas is a time of celebration and hope, but it can often seem hopeless for people experiencing homelessness and poverty.…

Edmonton, Calgary, Thank You, Christmas