November 6, 2015

The Unseen Weight of Carrying ‘Stuff’

When you’re experiencing homelessness – everything you own is one more load to carry. A lot of people complain…

Calgary, Shelter, Homelessness, Poverty, Housing

November 1, 2015

Hunger Heroes Help Again with Huge Halloween Haul

Instead of collecting candy on Halloween, the Hunger Heroes collected almost 700 lbs. (316 kg) of hygiene items and non-perishable…

Donation, Give Back, In-Kind Donation, Kids

October 27, 2015

The Gift of Hope Inspires the Gift of Art

A few months ago, an older gentleman came into my office carrying a large plastic bag. He greeted me with…

Edmonton, Story, Shelter, Staff, Hope

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

October 27, 2015

Underwear Is An Ongoing Need at The Mustard Seed

Underwear is an often-overlooked need for people experiencing poverty and homelessness. Food, shelter and clothes are top of mind, but…

Calgary, Edmonton, Underwear, Got Ginch, Need Knickers

October 13, 2015

Thanksgiving At The Mustard Seed

This Thanksgiving, everyone at The Mustard Seed was thankful for our donors and volunteers. It is because of you we…

Thanksgiving, Meal Sponsorship

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