Faces of MIFA: Friends

Category: About MIFA

Pastor John B. Smith

I’m grateful for the work of MIFA in the community and its ability to serve such a broad population. After partnering with MIFA on community projects, I resolved that Rosemark C.O.G.I.C would offer full support through volunteering and giving . Read More

Zev Samuels

As advocates in the resolution of complaints in area nursing homes, we at MIFA give a voice to those who otherwise won’t be heard. We give strength to those who are otherwise powerless. Read More

Arnetta Stanton Macklin

Everyday at MIFA you can experience individuals giving and receiving seeds of hope that are ultimately planted back into our community. Read More

Candice Ivy

Volunteerism is embedded in MIFA’s history . Its longstanding relationship with volunteers started with the VISTAs over 50 years ago. Without their hard work and dedicated leadership, MIFA would not have survived. Today, dedicated volunteers continue to support MIFA with their generous time and talent to make critical services possible for our community. Read More

Ethan Heilig

Volunteers are what enable MIFA to deftly integrate the empathy of an interfaith organization with the efficiency of business to form an efficacious organization that helps so many Shelby County residents. Read More

Tonya Bradley

MIFA is the pillar of strength to the community. MIFA is consistent with providing physical, emotional, and financial support to families and seniors . MIFA is a great place to work, too! Read More

Joyce Bishop

There’s no better place in Memphis than MIFA where you find an uncompromising spirit of service and compassion to others while supporting our neighbors in need. Its strength lies in the caring volunteers who give their time and talent unselfishly. Read More

Annette Bickers

My heart is filled with gratitude for MIFA! MIFA has a mission for strengthening families and bringing wholeness of body and spirit to the elderly. I take comfort in knowing we have this community committed to one another. 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

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

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

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

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 in uniting the community. Being part of MIFA makes me happy! Read More
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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

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

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

Sehrish Siddiqui

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