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: Ronnie

Thanks to you, Ronnie has much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Ronnie had been sleeping on the floor for two weeks after moving out of a hotel room and into his own home for the first time in seven years. Ronnie had an empty home, but your support of The Mustard Seed’s furniture program enab…

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Client Story: Jessica

Jessica fled an unhealthy relationship and lived out of her car with her young daughter and then in homes with several different families. With the help of kindhearted people, Jessica and her daughter regained stability and dignity. A year ago, friends introduced the 24-year-old to her now boyfrien…

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Client Story: Lionel and Chyrisse

Lionel and Chyrisse lost their Tampa home of nine years in 2018 when they couldn’t keep up with rental payments. The couple’s income dropped after the call center Chyrisse worked at cut her hours because business slowed. Chyrisse said she offered to make partial payments to cover a portion of t…

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Latest News

Furniture Pickup Delays

December 5, 2019

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.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the United States) and the widely recognized … read more