Faces of MIFA

Charlie Nelson

I have found that among its many other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. Volunteering is a great way to give back. Read More

Matthew Stroud

What I like about MIFA is that regardless of who you are or where you come from, you can reach out to get the help needed to live a happier, healthier life. Read More

Milton Lovell

If you’ve never volunteered before, you should get started! Volunteering makes a difference and benefits others.  But the truth is the benefits of volunteering are far-reaching and can have a dramatic impact on your well-being and your relationships with others. You’ll discover even more once you get started. Read More

Dorothy S. Wells

MIFA’s work is the kind of work that can be done because we come together, crossing our artificial human boundaries, and uniting with a common goal of highly impactful service. Read More

Eddie Lay

Although the main goal of volunteering is to help others, we also know that the experience feels awesome personally! Read More

Judy Royal

When you volunteer at MIFA, you experience inspiring human connection.   Read More

Sally Jones Heinz

When you serve, you receive more than you give. Serving, and serving together, builds community. It breaks down barriers, and it offers us the opportunity to meet people who are different from us. MIFA is a place where people can serve and can celebrate our similarities, rather than highlight our differences. Read More

Jeanne Danziger

MIFA is a way of doing God’s work. I can see and feel the difference MIFA makes on souls and lives. Read More

Safi Kahn

Service is the common denominator throughout all religions. Everyone is able to serve someone who has less than them. And MIFA’s work in uniting the community through it is a blessing for Memphis. Read More

Martha Forest

MIFA is the vital thread that connects Memphis as a community. They reach out and affect everyone from our youth to our seniors. Read More

Barney Rolfes

MIFA is valuable to the community because it provides support to those in need while connecting them with volunteers who help provide that support. Read More

Sarah Petschonek

The magic of MIFA is that it brings together volunteers of all faiths and backgrounds so we can serve our neighbors and make a difference in Memphis. Read More

Sara Hall

MIFA brings joy to those who serve and those who are served. When I deliver meals I am touched by the kind smiles and warm hearts of MIFA’s seniors and reminded of the importance of caring and sharing as a community. Read More

Joe Birch

MIFA is the living, breathing, tangible embodiment of the Beloved Community. It feeds the people of Memphis and the Mid-South in many ways, especially those called to serve our Beloved Community. Read More

Bert Barnett

MIFA is the go-to organization in Memphis for the variety of needs among the poor and underprivileged in our community. Read More

Naomi Schriner

If you are not giving back, you are stealing. Read More

Linda Marks

MIFA has taught me that neighborly love is not a finite or exhaustible commodity but a spirit—one that strengthens and expands as it is shared. We see ourselves in others and allow our connections to be more important than anything that might be threatening. Read More

Isaiah Swanson

MIFA unites people from all walks of life, reminding us that knowing our neighbors and offering ourselves in service is the cornerstone of building strong communities. Read More

Randa Rosenblum

MIFA serves all populations from the youngest in our community to the eldest. MIFA is about the substance of service, and their work is done with humility and commitment to do good for everyone. Read More

Billie Anne Williams

MIFA exemplifies what can be accomplished through the community of faith working together to solve problems of the underserved in Memphis. Read More

Phyllis Phillips

MIFA is a place of hope. Everyone here shares an uncompromising spirit of service and compassion serving our neighbors in need. Read More

Angela Scott

I am proud to be a part of a wonderful organization that brings passionate people together who impact the lives of over 2,000 seniors daily! Where would Memphis be without MIFA? Read More

Russ Wigginton

MIFA reflects the soul and selflessness of Memphis. Read More

James Hayes

MIFA empowers Memphians and brings together people from all different backgrounds. Read More

Rohini Parikh

MIFA has been a strong force of in uniting the community. Being part of MIFA makes me happy! Read More
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Bob McBride

I appreciate the vision of MIFA and their supporters of faith who desire to serve our fellowman by meeting the basic needs of many of the disadvantaged in our community. Read More

Lucia Crenshaw

MIFA is loving our neighbors in action. Read More

Harry Danziger

MIFA is a place where people of all faiths can join in living our faiths. Read More

Yvonne Madlock

Volunteers are the heart of MIFA, bringing the community together in the true spirit of service. Read More

Tom Martin

Not only is MIFA a great way to serve others, it gives me and my kids a way to connect with amazing people. The relationships we have made through Meals on Wheels are very important to us—people we spend time with every week and truly care about. We can’t imagine not knowing Miss Buggs, Miss Peggy, Miss Pearly, or Mr. Payne. Read More

Steve Montgomery

The need for hands-on-hope was palpable 50 years ago, but it is needed now more than ever. I shudder to imagine what Memphis would be without MIFA, for it has made a difference in my life and the lives of thousands. Read More

Madison Brodie

MIFA creates brilliant programs meant to bring comfort and happiness to the residents in our community while simultaneously developing a sense of unity and acceptance among every person who has a role with MIFA. Read More

Norma Oliver

MIFA provides critical assistance to the community through impactful programs and gives our citizens an opportunity to serve with people from all races, religions, and cultures. It epitomizes Dr. King’s belief of the ‘greatness’ in each of us by uniting this community through service.  Read More

Rita Jorgensen

The people I’ve formed relationships with by delivering MIFA Meals on Wheels have blessed my life tremendously by sharing their joy, love, wisdom, and life with me. Read More

Sehrish Siddiqui

MIFA unites our community through service across all faiths, ethnicities, and classes.  Read More

Steve Freno

As a young boy growing up in the sixties, I heard President Kennedy's inauguration speech and never forgot when he said: ‘… ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.’ I knew right then that we all need to take care of each other and I have tried to do that over the years. In MIFA, as a Meals on Wheels delivery driver, I have discovered the perfect vehicle for me to fulfill that commitment to my fellow... Read More

Mae Pearl Pigue

I am involved with MIFA because I want to give back. I might be a blessing to those I work with, but they have been a blessing to me. Read More

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