Holidays at MIFA

MIFA Holiday Opportunities

MIFA has several opportunities for you to volunteer or donate during the holiday season! Please choose from the options listed below.

, contact Genevieve Hill-Thomas at or (901) 529-4571.
Congregations, contact Linda Marks at or (901) 529-4560.

Care Packages for Seniors

Volunteers deliver care packages to seniors with their meals on their birthdays and on Christmas Day. If you are interested in donating, please assemble the following items in an 11" x 14" decorative gift bag: blanket, stationery, postage stamps, calendar, winter cap, sweater, tee shirt, socks (regular or non-skid), mittens or gloves, puzzles/crossword puzzles/dominos, lotion, flashlight, lap robe, hygiene products. Click here for a printable list. No candy, please.

Deadline for Christmas Day delivery is December 21. To donate, contact Ellen Whitten at (901) 529-4507 or

Holiday Cards

MIFA Holiday Cards are unique gifts that honor your loved ones while supporting MIFA! This year's card features a custom design by Memphis artist and MIFA Meals on Wheels volunteer Martha Kelly. Send us a list of your friends, family members, or associates, and we will mail each of them a card with a hand-written, personalized message. The requested donation per card is $10. Discounts available for bulk business orders over 50 cards. Click here to place your order online. 

For more information, contact Jim Seacat at (901) 529-4544 or

Volunteers are needed to prepare MIFA Holiday Cards for mailing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, November 30 – December 3, December 7 – 10 and 14 – 17; Saturday, December 19; and Monday and Tuesday, December 21 and 22.

To volunteer, contact Ellen Whitten at (901) 529-4507 or

MIFA Meals on Wheels

Looking for a volunteer project between Christmas and New Year’s? Deliver MIFA Meals on Wheels! We need volunteers between Christmas Day and New Year's Day to deliver meals to our homebound senior clients. Many of our regular volunteers are unavailable during the holidays, and we could use the extra help. A great family opportunity!

To reserve a route, contact Angela Scott at (901) 529-4513 or