Plus-1 Community Giving Challenge

Created in 1982, Plus-1 is a partnership between MIFA and Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW) that provides utility assistance for individuals and families in financial crisis. MLGW customers fund the program by adding $1 or more to their utility bills each month, or by making a one-time gift directly to MIFA.

Sign up to give monthly through MLGW's My Account portal at, or make a one-time gift to MIFA.

Hear from our friends and supporters in their videos below, and join today to help us reach our goal of 1,000 new sign-ups. Your contributions go directly to work helping families facing financial challenges. THANK YOU for supporting MIFA Emergency Services through Plus-1!

Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Temple Israel


Yvonne Madlock, Community Supporter, Former Director, Shelby County Health Department


Rev. Hester Mathes, Church of the Holy Communion


Rev. Dr. J. Lawrence Turner, Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church


Sehrish Siddiqui, Community Supporter


Jane Venson-Talford, President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Beta Epsilon Omega Chapter

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