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: Kimberly

Kimberly and her dog, Hasani, a shih tzu poodle mix, lived in a car for two months after moving to Orlando from California. Kimberly, originally from Orlando, worked at a motel in California but had to leave the state after struggling to pay her bills. She contacted homeless shelters in Orlan…

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Client Story: Vidette and Christopher

Vidette and her husband, Christopher, 4-year-old son, Micah, and Vidette’s mother, Dorothy, were upstairs in their townhome dancing to oldies music when their dog started barking downstairs. It was about 2 p.m. on a Saturday in March when the family heard a knock on the door but ignored it, assumi…

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Client Story: Maritza

Maritza, 46, survived the Pulse nightclub shooting that killed 49 victims and wounded 53 others on June 12, 2016. For Maritza, her emotional scars run deep having lost her dear friend, Stanley, who was 23 years old when he was killed at Pulse. “I saw him earlier that night right before the bullets…

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Latest News

TMS Receives Third Place for Best Local Charitable Group

August 30, 2021

Orlando Weekly’s Best of Orlando 2021 results are out, and The Mustard Seed is honored to have received third place for Best Local Charitable Group! Congratulations to first place winner Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and second place winner Zebra Coalition!

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Vote for The Mustard Seed!

June 18, 2021

The Mustard Seed is honored to be nominated for Best Local Charitable Group in Orlando Weekly’s Best of Orlando poll among so many wonderful nonprofit organizations!
We’d appreciate your vote! Vote here.

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