Our City, Our Story: Homelessness Here & Now

Our City, Our Story: Homelessness Here & Now, Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 4680 Walnut Grove Rd: Join MIFA and Second Baptist Church for a public forum, featuring Charlotte, North Carolina, advocate for the homeless, Kathy Izard, and a panel of local experts. Offering a variety of perspectives, the panel will share insight on challenges, causes, and solutions. Free and open to the public, ticket required. (tinyurl.com/ourcityourstorytickets). More info at community.mifa.org/our-city-our-story.

Do Good, Love Well Luncheon

Do Good, Love Well Luncheon, Wednesday, Sept. 11, at noon, Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost: $50. At this luncheon benefiting MIFA, Izard will share her journey of personal and community transformation that began with a question, “Where are the beds?” and ended with over one hundred formerly homeless people living in homes of their own. Tickets available here: www.mifa.org/dogoodlovewell.