Services

Click here for the Referring Agencies List

Furniture Bank Services

Any client in need of furniture assistance must obtain a referral from one of our referring agencies. The referring agency will conduct a home visit to determine the needs prior to coming to The Mustard Seed. Please make sure you have read and understand the Client Checklist 2016

You must make an appointment to pick up furniture by calling (407) 875-2040. Bring the following items to your appointment:

(1) Client Referral Form

(2) Client Checklist 

(3) Photo IDs for adults living in home

(4) Birth certificates for ALL minor children living in the home 

(5) $150.00 processing fee in the form of cash, money order or debit/credit card

(6) Transportation to move the furniture. Cannot be an SUV or van.

(7) If you need assistance placing items into your truck, it is an additional $20 for us to help

Please note: It is your responsibility to find a referring agency. If you know of an organization or church that would like to become one of our referring agencies, please refer them to our website for more information.

*IF YOUHAVE EVER RECEIVED FURNITURE FROM THE MUSTARD SEED, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR HELP AGAIN UNLESS YOU CAN PROVE YOU HAVE HAD A FIRE, FLOOD OR ANY OTHER NATURAL DISASTER. Our resources are limited, and we are here to help families and individuals move forward.

Clothing Services

Clients do not need a referral to visit our Clothing Department. We are open to the public!

Here is our fee structure:

Adults: $12 each
Children (sizes 16 and up): $7 each
Children (sizes 0-14): $5 each
Seniors (65 and over): $7 each

You will receive: 3 tops, 3 bottoms, 1 pair of shoes, 3 undergarment (bras, underwear, socks or pajamas), 3 miscellaneous accessories (belts, hats, scarves, jewelry), 1 handbag or backpack, dress or suit (counts as 1 top and 1 bottom)

You may visit the Clothing Department two times per month. You will be required to fill out an application. Please make sure to have the following items:

(1) Photo IDs for ALL adults living in the home
(2) Birth certificates for ALL minor children living in the home (You must show you are the biological parent or show proof of guardianship)

If you would like to visit more than twice per month you can purchase items at our Seed Boutique at affordable prices.

Client Story: Wanda

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 …

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Client Story: Dorothy

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…

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Client Story: Catherine

Hurricane Irma obliterated the Eatonville apartment Catherine lived in for 19 years. When a tree crashed on her home during the storm she ran outside and took shelter in her truck until the storm had passed. “The whole apartment was leaking so I said I can’t stay here because the ceiling…

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Latest News

#GivingTuesday – Nov. 27, 2018

November 30, 2018

A huge thank you to DDC, LLC. and CESO, Inc. for partnering with The Mustard Seed on #GivingTuesday. The two companies donated more than $3,500 of brand new goods, sponsored two families in crisis, renovated The Mustard Seed Boutique’s fitting room and provided lunch for volunteers, clients and staf… read more

Happy Thanksgiving! – Nov. 22, 2018

November 20, 2018

At this time of Thanksgiving celebration we’d like to extend our sincerest appreciation for all YOU – our donors, volunteers, board members and referring agencies – do to support the mission of The Mustard Seed. Thank you for furnishing individuals and families with hope, dignity and stability.

F… read more