Mustard Seed’s Fair Start School Supply Program accepting donations

Have you ever had to shop for school supplies? For most families, it's a significant expense as they prepare for the return to school. For some families, already feeling financial pressure, it's one more thing they cannot reasonably afford.  The Mustard Seed's Fair Start School Supply Program provides support with packages of school supplies. Started 16 years ago by Linda Matthews and Vera Webb, and carried on by a team of staff and volunteers … [Read more...]

#yyj Twitter #Fooddrive Results & Update

Saturday December 4th saw the Victoria BC #yyj Twitter community join together in support of the Mustard Seed and Westshore Food Banks.  Rocky Mountain Soap, Fiber Options and Jamtots agreed to be our drop off spots. Thanks to Scott McDonald  (aka @FootButterGuy) of Rocky Mountain Soap for the updates for Victoria proper(Megan from Fiber Options – now EcoEverythingBC – took the donations from her store to Scott). There was a total of $146 … [Read more...]

#yyj Twitter #fooddrive

Next Saturday December 5th from 10am – 4pm we are calling on the power of the local Victoria BC #yyj Twitter community to fill the coffers for the region’s food banks. After Twestival Victoria, several local twitterers were wondering what we could do for a charity event in Victoria leading up to the Christmas holiday season. The challenge – most of us are already busy people with businesses, families and other volunteer commitments. Then, … [Read more...]