The Mustard Seed

The Mustard Seed is a Christian non-profit organization that has been caring for individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty since 1984. Operating in seven cities across Western Canada, 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.

They have been an agent of change for more than three decades, thanks to donors, volunteers, and support from the community.


Summer of giving

Where to find us?

From June through September, find us throughout Calgary & Edmonton at our Distributor Partner locations, where we'll have a donation drive booth set-up for easy drop-offs!

If you can't make one of these days/times, you can stop by our offices any time during standard working hours.

Tuesday, June 11 - 7:00am to 11:00am

EWCL (1323 - 36 Avenue NE, Calgary)

Thursday, June 13- 7:00am to 11:00am

Guillevin (4220A Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary)

Monday, June 17 - 8:00am to 11:00am

Bartle & Gibson NE (4300 21 Street NE, Calgary)

Wednesday, June 19 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Triangle Supply (7550 Johnstone Drive, Red Deer)

Monday, July 8 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Wow Specifier Event - Calgary. Details in private invites!

Tuesday, July 9 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

EECOL Electric (816 - 46 Avenue SE, Calgary)

Wednesday, July 10 - TBD

Acuity Customer Appreciation BBQ @ WOW (Edmonton)

Monday, July 15 - 9:00am to 11:00am

EWEL (11604 - 186 Street NW, Edmonton)

Tuesday, July 16 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Bartle & Gibson (13475 Fort Road NW, Edmonton)

Wednesday, July 17 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Guillevin (21469 - 115 Avenue NW, Edmonton)

Thursday, July 25 - TBD

Westburne (10640 - 184 Street NW, Edmonton)

Wednesday, August 7 - 10:00am-12:00pm

EECOL Electric S (7603 McIntyre Road, Edmonton)

Wednesday, August 14 - 9:00am-11:00am

EECOL Electric N (16021 - 121A Avenue NW, Edmonton)

Wednesday, August 21 - 7:00am to 11:00am

Westburne (12203 - 40 Street SE, Calgary)

Thursday, September 5

BEGA Site Furnishings Event - TBD (Calgary)

Thursday, September 26

Wow Summer of Giving Wrap Up Party - Calgary!
More details to come!

Event Opportunity!

Contact WOW Lighting to host your own Mustard Seed donation drive!

What To Donate?

As demand for our services increases, The Mustard Seed relies on your donations now more than ever. Many people come through their doors each day in need of basic necessities.

Please Note: The Mustard Seed accept donations for all seasons of men and women’s new or gently used and laundered clothing, footwear, backpacks, blankets, towels, and hygiene items (that do not contain alcohol). The lists below highlight the items they are currently running low on.

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Gift Catalogue

Partake in the journey of helping those less fortunate by providing an essential program to a guest, client, or resident.


Men’s & Women's Clothes

  • Socks & Underwear(New)
  • T-Shirts & Shorts
  • Hoodies
  • Jogging Pants
  • Spring Jackets
  • Sneaker & Rain Boots
  • Hats

Hygiene Items (New)

  • Sunscreen
  • Travel Size Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Shaving Razors
  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste


  • Steel-toed work boots (sizes 9-12)
  • Construction Pants
  • Safety Glasses


  • Sleeping Bag
  • Backpacks
  • Deodorant
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Housing Welcome Kits

Help celebrate shelter guests regaining housing by providing a move-out hamper filled with items to set them up for success during their first few weeks. Items to include:

  • Laundry basket
  • Towels
  • Blankets & Pillow
  • Hygiene items
  • Kitchenware (Cooking utensils, pots and pans, food containers)
  • Grocery store gift card