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: Maria

With a small amount of savings, Maria and her mother, also named Maria, fled the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela in search of a better life in the United States. “You cannot walk around in Venezuela without the fear of getting robbed or persecuted,” Maria, 20, said. Political turmoil in Venezu…

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Client Story: Alexus

For two years, Alexus, 27, struggled through difficult challenges. She lived in her car with five children under the age of 10. To stabilize her family, she then moved to a mobile home only to find it infested with rats and plagued with mold. “I dealt with it for a little while because we had nowh…

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Client Story: Carly and Omer

Carly, her husband, Omer, and their 17-year-old son fled Venezuela in 2021 to escape danger for speaking out against the country’s tyrannical government. They took a bus to Colombia, then flew to Mexico and crossed the border into the United States to seek asylum. They were political activist…

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Latest News

Celebrating the Life of Carol Kane

October 4, 2022

It is with sadness that The Mustard Seed of Central Florida announces the passing of Carol Kane. Carol founded The Mustard Seed in 1984, and officially incorporated the mission into a nonprofit in 1988. Carol saw all who experienced homelessness simply as God’s children in need of assistance, and … read more

Kendra Scott Gives Back to The Mustard Seed!

June 3, 2022

We’re teaming up with Kendra Scott again for its give back event! Shop Kendra Scott’s fashionable, high-quality jewelry online or in-store on
June 10 and 11, 2022,  mention the give back code GIVEBACK-CAROA, and 20% of the proceeds from your purchase will be donated to The Mustard Seed!

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