Client Story: Willie

It’s been a year since a bathroom leak drove Willie out of her Orlando home she’s lived in for nearly 50 years.

Water poured out of a tank inside a bathroom and flooded Willie’s home. The flooding led to mold growth and a cracked ceiling from moisture. The mold destroyed Willie’s clothes and furniture.

She moved in with her sister before ending up in a hospital for three months. Willie had her toe amputated.

“I think when I stepped in the (flood) water, I think (bacteria in the water) infected my toe,” she said.

It’s taken a year to get her home slowly repaired and habitable again.

Willie said her sister’s neighbor told her to seek help from The Mustard Seed for home furnishings and clothing.

“I’m so glad you’re here to help,” Willie said. “It’s been a really hard time.”

Client Story: Dorothy

Dorothy, 53, took in four children in December 2018 when the Florida Department of Children and Families removed the children from their mother’s care because of “an unfortunate situation.” Dorothy said she’s known the children, ages 6, 8, 10 and 11, since they were babies. T…

Read More

Client Story: Hurveal

In 1982, Hurveal, 61, fell out of a helicopter and broke his back during an Army training exercise in Hawaii. Hurveal served eight years in the Army before the incident left him permanently disabled. But Hurveal’s disability and limited income doesn’t stop him from opening his home and …

Read More

Client Story: Willie

It’s been a year since a bathroom leak drove Willie out of her Orlando home she’s lived in for nearly 50 years. Water poured out of a tank inside a bathroom and flooded Willie’s home. The flooding led to mold growth and a cracked ceiling from moisture. The mold destroyed Willie’s clo…

Read More

Latest News

Central Florida Earth Day! – April 20, 2019

April 19, 2019

Join us at Central Florida Earth Day on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Lake Eola! Enjoy more than 250 vendors, live entertainment and delicious food. We hope to see you there!

read more

Party at the Castle! – Feb. 9, 2019

January 4, 2019

Join us for a party at the only church-owned brewery in the country! Enjoy a variety of 12 beers, wine, cider and non-alcoholic beverages. Food trucks and live music! Family-friendly.

Free admission. 15% of all sales throughout the day to benefit The Mustard Seed of Central Florida Furniture… read more