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Join us in the community throughout the year!

The Mustard Seed is host to a number of events throughout the year, engaging with our community and raising funds for the services we offer. It is a fantastic way to become involved in The Mustard Seed as a participant, volunteer or sponsor.

Check out details about our events coming up!

Want to host an event or food drive?

Your group can have a huge impact by hosting an event to fundraise for us! Let us know what you have in mind by filling the form below.

‘Event & Food Drive Form’ 

Host a Christmas Toy Drive.

Collect new toys and gift cards to support the Christmas Hamper Program. 
Get started by printing this Toy Drive Poster for your office, classroom or church bulletin board! 

Our donation "WishList"

Hosting a food drive or Christmas toy drive?

Find our Donation “Wish List” here, outlining items in high demand at our food bank and a list of suggested children’s gifts for any Christmas Toy Drive.

Interested in Sponsorship?

Event sponsorship is a unique medium for businesses to reach a wider audience while aligning with a charity dedicated to life change. For more information, contact

Isl. Farms Santa Parade(November 24) Join The Mustard Seed in Centennial Square downtown Victoria! 

IEOA Truck Light Convoy(December 1) Bring cash & food donations to designated drop off locations en route! 

Huron Carole(December 18) Celebrate the start of the holidays with Tom Jackson and his Christmas melodies.

Gift Wrap by Donation(December 1 – 24) Save time wrapping gifts this season! 

Christmas Eve Service

Food for Families Gala Fundraiser–Tickets on sale Monday, December 3!

Coldest Night of the Year—Save the date! (February 23, 2019)

Canstruction– Coming back Spring 2019!

Community Dinner–celebrate local missions this Spring (2019).

#EveryPlateFull –a Food Banks Canada campaign running May 28 – June 8!

Hockey for Food –a road hockey tournament taking place Saturday, July 28!

Fair Start for Kids –setting kids up for success in the classroom! (August)

Food Rescue Chefs’ Challenge–Tickets on sale NOW for this new annual event! (September 29)

Volunteer at Events!

We offer a number of opportunities to volunteer at one of our community events.

If you would like to be added to the event list and be contacted for future opportunities, please complete and submit an Volunteer Event Form online.

All event volunteers receive specific training and support, depending on the positions available.

If you have any questions or concerns about volunteering at our events, please contact Desiree at 250-953-1591 or

Organize a Community Event or Food Drive!

Food drives and fundraising activities help keep our shelves full and programs running throughout the year!

We love to see your creativity and network expression as an event host. Anyone planning an event or food drive benefiting The Mustard Seed is encouraged to contact us, so that we can provide information or resources to support you! If you haven’t already done so, please fill out an ‘Event & Food Drive Form’!

Please note that during the busy winter holiday season, we require ample notice for food pick-up from your event location.

Contact: Desiree Neufeld, Events & Sponsorship Coordinator


Phone: 250-953-1579

Thank You to our Sponsors!

Please reach out to our team with any questions or concerns!

Janiene Boice, Director of Development, 250-667-2303 OR Desiree Neufeld, Events and Sponsorship Coordinator, 778-676-1059