The Mustard Seed of Central IN is a Furniture Bank that primarily serves those in the Marion County area. The concept took shape in 1984 in Carol Kane's Florida garage. At that time, homelessness was becoming more prevalent in her community and so she made a personal commitment to help those in need, no matter their race or creed.
A meeting between Mrs. Kane and Chuck McNulty brought the mission to Central Indiana in 2017. As you might have guessed, the Scripture verse “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you can move mountains” became the name and statement for the organization.
The Mustard Seed has grown into an operation with a five person staff that has helped more than 800 individuals and families receive household furnishings to help rebuild their lives after disaster or personal tragedy. We encourage you to learn more, and if you're looking for a volunteer opportunity in the Fishers area, visit their website.
If you're interested in donating, the following items are always needed:
Beds - mattresses, box springs, and bed frames
Couches - sofas, love seats, arm chairs, recliners, ottomans (Sleeper sofas accepted if approved and dropped off)
If you'd like to submit information about your volunteer, non-profit, or charitable organization for the Community Spotlight, please read this or email Leah Driver.
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