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: 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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Client Story: Emylee

Emylee and her two children, Ayana, 1, and Liyah, 5, lived in seven Orlando hotels after leaving their home in Connecticut. The 24-year-old single mother and her children moved back to Orlando in 2020 to escape unsafe circumstances.  Emylee and her children had nowhere to go so they lived in hotels…

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Client Story: Diamond

Diamond, 23, became homeless for three years at age 18. Then she became pregnant and lived on the streets with her boyfriend, taking refuge in an abandoned bus, an abandoned home and in her car. Because Diamond could not care for her baby while living in her car, the Department of Children and Famil…

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Latest News

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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Memorial Day Weekend Hours

May 25, 2021

The Mustard Seed will close at Noon on Friday, May 28, and be closed Memorial Day Weekend. May we remember with gratitude and pride those who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave their lives to protect our freedoms.

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