Client Story: Jennica and Nick

It’s been a tough year for Jennica and her family, but thanks to your support they have hope.

Jennica was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in early 2019 and lost her job as a pharmacy benefits manager after going through surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.

Jennica and her husband, Nick, of 19 years, have six children together ranging from ages 3 to 18. When Jennica lost her job the family moved into an apartment with Jennica’s parents.

Nick drives for Uber and works other odd jobs to financially support the family. But it’s been a struggle. Jennica’s parents purchased a home and helped the family stay in the apartment. However, the apartment didn’t have any furnishings.

Your support of The Mustard Seed’s furniture and clothing programs enabled the family to receive 41 pieces of furniture, including beds, dressers, linens, pots and pans, baby items and clothing.

“It’s just so amazing,” Jennica said. “This is a blessing that my kids will have a table to eat at, a couch to sit on and a bed to sleep in.”

Thank you for caring about people suffering in our community and for helping Central Florida residents regain hope, dignity and stability.

Donate here to help other families in need.

Client Story: Robert

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Client Story: Sateria

Sateria and her four young children became homeless in 2017 after Sateria’s landlord kicked them out. But thanks to your support of The Mustard Seed’s furniture and clothing programs, the family has regained stability and dignity. It was a rough several years for the family. After losing their a…

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Client Story: Dawn

All Dawn wants for Christmas is for her son to get a new kidney. “That would be the best Christmas present ever,” Dawn said. Dawn’s 17-year-old son, John, was diagnosed with Alport syndrome – a kidney disease – at 10 years old. John’s kidney started failing in April 2019, and he recei…

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Furniture Pickup Delays

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Due to an unusually high volume of calls for service and holiday closures, we are experiencing delays in our furniture pickups. If you need a furniture pickup, please schedule it four to six weeks in advance. Delays are expected to subside in January. Furniture pickups typically need to be scheduled… read more

Save the Date! – #GivingTuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

November 4, 2019

Mark your calendars for Dec. 3 when the Mustard Seed of Central Florida will be part of #GivingTuesday! GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

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