Island Ford’s Giving Plan: Hope Farm

Hope Farm Healing Centre is one of the ministries of The Mustard Seed Street Church and is the the most recent recipient of Island Ford's Giving Plan. On top of the monetary support, we gave our time as well. Inside the large greenhouse at Hope Farm Healing center, located just a hop skip and a jump away from Island Ford, we sent a few of our own out to plant approximately 100 starter tomato plants. Nestled into the Cowichan Valley, The Farm offers a safe and supportive environment for men to start a life free of addiction. The local working farm gives men recovering from addiction and destructive behavior the opportunity to improve their lives and themselves by helping them to restore their confidence as they gain skills to better themselves, and help them succeed in life.

The larger organization, The Mustard Seed Street Church, has been operating in Greater Victoria for more than 40 years. This organization provides Vancouver Island's largest Food Bank, a family centre, and a hospitality programs, on top of the work they do at Hope Farm Healing Centre.
By providing these services, Mustard Seed Street Church helps to fight hunger and restore faith in the working poor and those living in poverty. Each month, Mustard Seed Street Church helps an average of 5,000 people. 100 times more people than there are volunteers, but the 50 volunteers keep things running smoothly on a daily basis.
If you want to support the organization, it's as easy as buying coffee. Proceeds from sales go towards funding the Hope Farm Healing Centre. Mustard Seed Coffee is found found in Thrifty Foods locations in Duncan and the lower Vancouver Island. Or, you can find more ways to get involved with The Mustard Seed Street Church and their Ministries here.