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

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) $200.00 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.

Furniture for Grace and Her Family

“We’d had our son home for less than a year before our home flooded.” For Grace, complications during pregnancy and premature birth led to a long NICU stay for her son. Her child was released from the NICU in January of 2022. Then Hurricane Ian flooded their home that fall. “There was a les…

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Beds for Anita and Her Children

“My family and I were in a crisis. Me and my kids were homeless for the last 5 months.” A lease termination and stable housing falling through was all it took for Anita and her 4 children to find themselves homeless. “My husband left me back in January. It’s just me and my kids now. We were …

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A Bed for Alberic

When Alberic lost his job in March of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the financial strain led to him living in his car for the last several years. He struggled to transition into an apartment due to extenuating circumstances and spent the last several months at the Coalition for the Homeless. …

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Latest News

Interview with our Board Chair: Kristen Stone

July 17, 2024

The Mustard Seed of Central Florida is grateful for the commitment of our dedicated board members. Kristen Stone, Board Chair, has served on our Board of Directors since 2019. With a background in human resources, focusing on talent management and organizational development, she brings her exper… read more

Request for Proposal: Audited Financials/Filing

February 13, 2024

February 13th, 2024

The Mustard Seed of Central Florida, Inc. (“The Mustard Seed”) invites the submission of proposals for the preparation of its yearly audited financial statements and related filings for a three-year period beginning with the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024.  T… read more