Each client that comes to The Mustard Seed has a unique story and all of them have the same goal, to turn their house into a home. The Mustard Seed aims to help each and every client and to help turn their life around. We are proud to be able to serve our clients. Here are their stories.
Client Story: Cecille
Tears streamed down Cecille’s face as she talked about losing her boyfriend of 10 years to Hurricane Maria. A mudslide swept him away while he was sleeping in his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
“When we were searching for him we didn&#… continue reading
Client Story: Laverne
Overcome with emotions, Laverne cried happy tears at The Mustard Seed while picking out donated furniture for her new home.
Hurricane Maria forced Laverne, 48, to flee her destroyed home In October 2017 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico after having lived t… continue reading
Stephanie and her two daughters, ages 5 and 6, lived in an unstable environment in which they had to flee. Stephanie, a single mother, said they ended up homeless and lived in a shelter for a year. Eventually, Stephanie and her daughters left the shelter and moved into their first apartment. A yea…
Wanda and her four children ages 4,5,7 and 9, were on the verge of losing their home. The family had been living with Wanda’s father, and when he died in 2017, she learned he had fallen behind on his mortgage payments. Wanda’s father suffered from a stroke and couldn’t work for 10 …
Dorothy, 75, found herself homeless after selling everything she owned in her Chicago apartment and moving to Orlando.
Before leaving Chicago, Dorothy said she made arrangements to move in with a friend in Orlando. When Dorothy arrived at the airport she called her friend t…