Stephanie and her two daughters, ages 5 and 6, lived in an unstable environment in which they had to flee. Stephanie, a single mother, said they ended up homeless and lived in a shelter for a year. Eventually, Stephanie and her daughters left the shelter and moved into their first apartment. A year later, Stephanie discovered mold inside the apartment in 2016 and said it escalated in 2017. The family had to move out while waiting for the apartment complex to relocate them, Stephanie said. They became homeless again and moved back into a shelter until the complex relocated them to a new apartment. Healthy Families Orange and Orlando Health referred Stephanie to The Mustard Seed for furniture.
“The furniture received today will give two little girls an opportunity to have a normal life and a bed to call their own,” Stephanie said. “Receiving this furniture makes me feel like I can give my girls a better life and a home. Thank you.”
June 12, 2019
The Mustard Seed is proud to partner with RE:PURPOSE, a program that collects used and broken electronics in order to reduce hazardous e-waste going into our landfills. The devices will be refurbished, repurposed, and upcycled for children in low-income families.
It’s estimated that over 33 perc… read more
May 20, 2019
The Mustard Seed of Central Florida is proud to have received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities. The Mustard Seed received the organization’s highest rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to account… read more