Nov 20, 2018

The Mustard Seed urges donors to use alternative giving methods in response to Canada Post Strike

Calgary, AB – The Mustard Seed is encouraging their donors to choose alternative methods of giving over the holiday season. With the recent disruptions in mail service due to the Canada Post strikes, the organization is hoping that donors who typically donate through the mail will choose instead to give in person, online or via a 24/7 hotline.

Nov 14, 2018

Help Make Spirits Bright: Toy Donations Needed for The Mustard Seed Family Gift Centre

Edmonton, AB – On December 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at The Mercury Room (10575 114 St), The Mustard Seed will host its third annual Family Gift Centre for those in need. The $2 toy store will allow parents and guardians facing poverty or homelessness, to select and purchase gifts for their children this Christmas.

Nov 1, 2018

The Mustard Seed opens an Emergency Winter Shelter south of the river

EDMONTON, AB – On November 15, The Mustard Seed Edmonton will open a temporary emergency winter shelter located at Trinity Lutheran Church in south Edmonton. This will be the only shelter for adults experiencing homelessness and poverty south of the river. For The Mustard Seed, the need for a southside shelter is long overdue as pockets of poverty are no longer restricted to the inner-city.

Oct 23, 2018

The Mustard Seed expands its services on December 1, and assumes operation of People’s Place shelter

Red Deer, AB. – On December 1, 2018, The Mustard Seed will assume operations of People’s Place shelter from Safe Harbour Society. Safe Harbour has been providing overnight shelter to homeless individuals experiencing sobriety at People’s Place since 1998. The shelter currently accommodates up to 46 adults during the winter months, and 35 adults for the remainder of the year.