Honors & Achievements

Honors & Achievements

MIFA is proud to serve the Memphis community with a high level of professionalism and service. Over the years, our high-impact programs have received various accolades at the local and national levels. An overview of those achievements is listed below.

 

2017
CEO Culture of Health - MBGH 
Creating and sustaining a culture of health that promotes the health employees and supports our community's economic vitality.

2016
Certified Healthier Tennessee Workplace

Active commitment to encouraging healthy behaviors among staff and visitors in an effort to build a healthier Tennessee

2015
SPARK Award  

Positive impact in greater Memphis through philanthropic leadership, volunteerism, and activation

2015
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Be the Dream Community Leadership Award
 
Ongoing commitment to the people of Memphis and its advocacy for equality and empowerment of all citizens

2014
Beacon Award from the Memphis Shelby County Homeless Consortium

Excellence in service to the homeless in our community 

2013
Methodist Healthcare Foundation Living Award

Recognition in the category of Community Inspiration in Faith and Health

2012
Meals on Wheels Association of America Magnet Accreditation
Prestigious recognition for MIFA Meals on Wheels for organizational accountability and high standards in program quality, safety and efficiency

2012
Certificate of Recognition from City of Memphis
Outstanding and Meritorious Contribution to Our Community

2011 and 2010
Hope for the Homeless Award from Community Alliance for the Homeless
Extraordinary contribution to Memphis/Shelby County Continuum of Care Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing 

2010
Voice of America

National recognition for MIFA Meals on Wheels and Emergency Services

2005
Mayor’s Annual Community Development Award

Outstanding Service – Handyman Program

2004
VOX Award

Excellence in Public Relations – Annual report design/print

2004
City of Memphis and Shelby County Joint Proclamation

To the Senior Companion program for its participants and application of humanitarian principles

2001
Downtown Pioneer Award

In recognition of contributions to Downtown Memphis

2001
Award of Excellence in Renovation - 910 Vance Avenue headquarters

From American Institute of Architects

1999
VOX Award

Excellence in Public Relations – Print media/direct mail for No-Go Gala

1999
Best of Hands Award

Outstanding Community Service Organization 

1998
Carnival Memphis Award of Excellence

Outstanding Achievement and Service to the Community

1988
U.S. News and World Report
Acclaimed as a national leader in work with Memphis area homeless population.