Our Vision

Bring people together. Build bridges across all cross sections of society. Promote understanding between all faiths and cultures.

Our Mission

Bringing all faiths together in order to foster respect, instill dignity and promote compassion and understanding for all.

About Us

The Memphis Interfaith project started in 2007 as a dinner with the intention of bringing people of all faiths together to break bread.

Upcoming Events

  1. “Stop Hunger Now” Meal Packaging Event

    March 1, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Recent Posts

Anwers to Questions by Stop Hunger Now’s Matt Casteel

Where does hunger rank statewide and compared to other surrounding states MS, AR, is Memphis effectively moving the needle? http://feedingamerica.org/hunger-in-america/hunger-studies/map-the-meal-gap.aspx Visit this interactive map by Feeding America. What is the one political change in our community that would result in the greatest improvement to relieve / end hunger in Memphis / Shelby County ? There […]

Anwers to Questions by MIFA’s Linda Marks and Sally Heinz

Imam Sharif, Marcia Wells’ responses from the Food Bank’s perspective are excellent and cover the overall hunger issues very well. So I will answer the questions from the perspective of senior hunger, which is what MIFA deals with primarily. MIFA’s responses should be understood in conjunction with those from the Food Bank. I will answer […]

Anwers to Questions by Mid-South Food Bank’s Marcia Wells

In Memphis, specifically, why are there so many hungry people? Is it money? Logisitcs? Access? – Where is the biggest need from this room? Money or time?

Memphis has a high poverty rate, due to a number of factors including the lack of major employers with good paying jobs, low education levels, declines in farming and agriculture businesses (the industry Memphis was built on) and the slow rate of economic recovery. Poverty and hunger go hand in hand…….

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