Mission

The mission of The Mustard Seed Furniture and Clothing Bank is to help rebuild the lives of families and individuals who have suffered disaster or personal tragedy by providing household furnishings and clothing while being environmentally responsible to our community.

Vision

The Mustard Seed vision is that the provision of basic household furniture may set the stage for individuals to achieve restored dignity and self-esteem, enabling them to move ahead and take control of their futures.

Values

The Team Members of the Mustard Seed of Central Florida Furniture and Clothing Bank treat our family and all other families and or individuals with respect and compassion.

Integrity

We foster trust by being sincere and honest in all of our dealings both with those who call our agency partner, as well as those in our community who lean upon us for support.

Respect

We remain humble and teachable before one another and those we serve, ensuring client dignity even in the most troubling of circumstances.

Commitment

Our community can depend upon each member of our team to show loyalty to our clients in service to our mission.

Compassion

Each member of our team seeks to bring peace to our clients through selfless service. We provide genuine caring and concern, showing empathy with patience and understanding, knowing we play a key role in creating the community we desire.

Service

We bear the responsibility of meeting the needs we declare in our mission statement, inviting and fostering cooperation from other social service agencies to continuously strengthen our combined ability to mitigate the strife of people in crisis.

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