News & Events

Memphis Crisis Center Turns 50!

MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MIKE LABONTE “Memphis Crisis Center turns 50 this month! For over half a century, we have been the Midsouth’s free, safe and confidential lifeline for those with no where else to turn – and that’s something to celebrate! I’d like to thank our volunteers – all those who gave money and time over the years. Without you, we would

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WREG Shines Light on MCC

Local news channel, WREG Channel 3, shares our story of helping others in a crisis – addressing what we do, and how you can help. They also presented us with a special anonymous donation. We would not exist without this kind of generosity. We love our community! Click here for news clip.


Save the Date(s): EMPATHIC LISTENING Workshop/Training

This event will be hosted by Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County. Tuesday, April 20, @ 5:30 – 7 p.m. OR Thursday, April 22 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m. Join us as we learn how to use active and reflective listening techniques to foster connections, build trust, and generate collaborative problem-solving. Memphis Crisis Center’s own Mike LaBonte will facilitate the discussion. Participants

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Giving Tuesday Has Never Been So Important

We exist through donations alone and are able to help so many in crisis because of our gracious givers! Because the holidays can be a lonely and challenging time, especially this year as a result of The Pandemic, we have an influx of calls. Join us in making someone’s season brighter by remembering MCC when deciding who receives your holiday donations!


“Giving Tuesday” is Right Around the Corner

“Giving Tuesday” is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. In recognition of this day, we’d love to remind you that every contribution to MCC makes an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps toward our mission of being a compassionate lifeline for anyone in distress and our vision

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Mental Health Movie Premiere February 17th @ 7p.m. Memphis Ridgeway Cinema Grill

Save the Date: February 17th @ 7p.m. Memphis Ridgeway Cinema Grill will host the Tennessee premiere of “Coming Up for Air,” winner of four best feature film awards. Memphis Crisis Center will be there for a timely discussion following the screening. The film has launched a national conversation about the important role caregivers play helping friends, colleagues, family and lovers recover from mental illness.

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Join Us for Love Cup 2020 Hosted by Memphis Futsal Arena

Memphis Futsal Arena selected The MCC as a recipient of their upcoming fundraiser, Love Cup 2020. Spreading awareness about Teen Suicide Prevention is important to this wonderful organization, and we look forward to teaming up with them to reach teens and families in our city. We will be at Memphis Futsal Arena (635 Scott St.) on February 15th from 5-10 p.m. Admission is $10.

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Roadshow BMW and Amerigo Restaurant Giveback in December

December is a big month for you to show your support to the Memphis Crisis Center in two fun ways! First, as part of their #RoadshowGivesBack initiative, Roadshow BMW supports a different local charitable organization or nonprofit, each month….and this December it’s all about the Memphis Crisis Center!   For every test drive completed at Roadshow BMW during this month, they’ll donate $25 toward

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