The Mustard Seed of Central Florida was established in 1984 at a time when homelessness was just beginning to emerge as a community-wide epidemic. It grew from the personal commitment of the founder, Carol Kane, who saw all homeless individuals, regardless of race, creed, or social status, simply as God’s children in need of assistance. The Mustard Seed is the only Furniture and Clothing Bank in Central Florida.
The Mustard Seed collects donations of furniture, appliances, household items, linens & dishes as well as anything and everything to create a home. We grant the donated items to prequalified families and individuals to help them re-establish a home.
The Mustard Seed is a critical resource in establishing stability and creating a home. By serving families who are suffering from domestic abuse, drug rehab recovery, homeless transition, returning veterans, medical hardships, fire , natural disasters and the economically disadvantaged.
The beautiful building which houses the Mustard Seed Furniture and Clothing Bank was built entirely by the hearts, hands, and generosity of our caring community partners. We can never thank them enough for their gifts and support. By July of 1999, they built a beautiful 20,000 square foot building with separate areas to house our Clothing and Furniture Departments, four individual air conditioned rooms to house our Dish Room, Toy Room, Linens Department and Housewares Department, as well as the administrative offices. In fall 2005, the Edy ... view more »