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    MIFA Holiday Cards

    Our 2022 holiday card was designed by a first-grade student at Lausanne Collegiate School.

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    Our Mission

    Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs.

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    Our Vision

    Uniting the community through service.

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    Our Values

    Welcome and respect all people. Act with integrity. Value individual initiative and ability. Serve individuals and the community as an act of faith. Balance humanitarian goals with sound business practices.

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Our Impact

MIFA is proud to serve the Memphis community with a high level of professionalism and service.

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Our Programs

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Senior Programs

MIFA's senior programs are designed to promote independence, health, and dignity.

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Family Programs

MIFA's family programs provide basic services to prevent homelessness, stabilize families, and encourage independence.

Stay Up To Date

Meals on Wheels continues to deliver for Memphis seniors

WREG News Channel 3 Community Changers: Meals on Wheels continues to deliver for Memphis seniors MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Every Tuesday, as part of our Community Changers series, we highlight o...

MIFA & Mid-South Food Bank on Behind the Headlines

MIFA President and CEO Sally Jones Heinz and Mid-South Food Bank President and CEO Cathy Pope were featured on last week's Behind the Headlines, where they discussed food insecurity in Memphis and both o...

Memphis shelters at capacity due to lack of affordable housing

By Kelli Cook Published: Oct. 31, 2022 at 10:39 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 31, 2022 at 10:42 PM CDT MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - If you’re in the market to rent a home, you are well aware of how e...

Not by bread alone - Elderly Americans face growing hunger - and not just for food

By Jamie Dean Two days before fall officially begins, the Starbucks on Canal Street is serving hot cinnamon lattes, and by 9:30 a.m., the temperature is already heading to 92 degrees. It feels like summer i...

Accent Jewelers donates $25,000 to MIFA's Meals on Wheels ahead of the holidays

by Kim Chaney, ABC 24 Published 5:18 PM CST November 7, 2022 Accent Jewelers said also that money from sales on every purchase will go to MIFA through the end of the year. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thousands...

Guest column: How supporting shoes for the homeless led to supporting shelter for the homeless

By Phyllis Scruggs and David Scruggs, Guest Columnist Published: July 16, 2022, 4:00 AM CT   Last month, The Daily Memphian shared an uplifting story about an initiative to distribute s...

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