Organizing a donation drive with The Mustard Seed of Central Florida is a rewarding opportunity for your group of any size to give back. Please contact Community Engagement Manager Mehek Mirchandani at (407) 875-2040 X110 or email at mehek@mustardseedfla.org to get started on one of the following meaningful options:

Sock and Underwear Drive

This opportunity benefits members of our clothing program. This program allows individuals and families in our community to shop in our Seed Boutique & Community Shop to receive a week’s worth of clothing, including socks and underwear. A sock and underwear drive is the perfect project for churches, schools and groups and is easy to organize. We can provide you with promotional flyers for your drive. Collect new packages of socks and underwear for a designated amount of time, and we can schedule accordingly to pick up your group’s donations!

Junk in the Trunk Donation Drive

Our “Junk in the Trunk” donation drive is a fun opportunity for offices of any size! Encourage employees to bring donations of clothing, shoes, toys, books, housewares, such as dishes, linens and home decor. Work with a Mustard Seed staff member to schedule a date and time for our box truck to come to your site to load the donations. A thank-you packet will be provided to all participants.

A full list of accepted items and promotional materials with your team’s designated pick up date and time will be provided to you for distribution.

Dresser Drive

Our Dresser Drive initiative provides an opportunity for team building and collaboration combined with volunteering to meet one of the most critical needs of The Mustard Seed of Central Florida. Our hope is to provide every family we serve with a dresser. However, with more than 1,000 families served each year and few dressers donated, there is a gap in this need you can help fill. Click here for full details on how to coordinate a dresser drive.

Client Story: Natalia

Natalia walked into The Mustard Seed feeling sad and defeated. However, after receiving clothing assistance, she left smiling with her spirits lifted, thanks to YOUR kind support. A storm destroyed a large portion of Natalia’s Sanford home after a tree crashed through the roof. She shares the hom…

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Client Story: Nicholas

Nicholas had been living in an apartment with only an air mattress for five months and used it to sleep and eat on. Thanks to YOUR kind support, Nicholas doesn’t have to choose between buying food or furniture. Nicholas, who was born blind in one eye, works at Lighthouse Central Florida – a…

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Client Story: Tyisha

Tyisha, 29, and her three children, ages 11, 10 and 7, and her 14-year-old sister, had been living out of her car for seven months. The family had been homeless for about five years and lived temporarily with various friends. Tyisha’s mother died from cancer in 2015 and her sister, 18 at the time…

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Latest News

Drop off donations on July 30

July 29, 2020

The Mustard Seed will not be accepting drop off donations on Thursday, July 30, due to an onsite community event. We will accept drop offs again on Friday, July 31, between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Thank you for your understanding!… read more

Chairs 4 Charity Postponed

June 26, 2020

Chairs 4 Charity has been postponed until Saturday, Sept. 19. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 circumstances and will adjust the event accordingly. Thank you for your support! … read more