November 5, 2022
The King Eddy
ABOUT THE SEED
The Mustard Seed is a Christian non-profit organization that has been caring for individuals experiencing homelessness an poverty since 1984. Operating in five cities across Alberta and British Columbia, The Mustard Seed is a supportive haven where people can have their physical, mental, and spiritual needs met and grow toward greater health and independence.
We have been an agent of change for more than three decades, thanks to our donors, volunteers, and support from the community.
Currently in the early building stages and on track to open in spring 2023, Ogden Hub:29 will be a 5-storey multi-use
building with a dedicated 3 storeys of permanent supportive housing for families facing extreme economic challenges.
The Wrap-Around Supports Families Need to Thrive
- One-on-one support from family advocates will help families set and reach long-term goals.
- On-site health and wellness care will help families heal and stay healthy and well.
- Affordable daycare and pre-school facilities will provide a safe, secure space for children to grow, learn, and play while parents focus on providing for their families.
- Common spaces that provide a safe, secure, and affordable space for families to laugh, learn, play, grow, and thrive.
- Employment coaching will help residents find meaningful, secure, well-paying jobs.
- Activities and resources to teach life, social, and parenting skills to residents.
Today, you can change a family’s story, forever.
The ground is broken. The foundations are being laid. We are so close to making this long-held dream a reality. But
we need your support today! When you help build Ogden Hub:29, you will join a special group of community leaders who are going above and beyond to end family homelessness and poverty in Calgary. Your impact will be felt for generations. It will lift our entire community higher. And it will revolutionize the way we serve vulnerable families.
WAYS TO GIVE
Everyone has a different ability to give, but what we all have in common is the ability to make a difference. Below are some of the ways your passion and generosity can support this project:
As we revel in the return of in-person celebrations, we are pleased to celebrate your life-changing contribution to the Ogden Hub:29 project with an evening at the King Eddy. Established in 1905, the King Edward Hotel was Calgary’s second oldest hotel and the longest operating bar and hotel when it closed in 2004. Today the Eddy continues to be a cornerstone of music, community, and culture, building on its storied musical legacy.
Join us for show-stopping performances by UPTOWN, mouth-watering canapes, handcrafted specialty cocktails, and an opportunity to connect with The Mustard Seed’s Executive and Program Teams, as well as Calgary’s philanthropists, business, and community leaders.
Hosted by Joelle Tomlinson
Calgary-based Joelle Tomlinson joined the CTV Morning News team in 2017 —jumping into local, national and
international news coverage, interviews and local emceeing duties. She is a Jill-of-all-trades on the morning news — covering topics from the opioid epidemic, to food and fashion, to interviewing big profile names that land in Calgary. She is also the live in-studio host for the widely-watched Calgary Stampede coverage that occurs every July.
Live Entertainment by UPTOWN
UPTOWN brings the party to YOU! With amazing musicians, dazzling costumes & slick choreography, UPTOWN is not your average dance band; they are professional entertainers who have collectively performed at over 10,000 corporate events, fundraisers, weddings and production shows across North America and Europe.