Our Mission

The mission of Madison Friends of International Students is to connect Madison-area international university and college students, scholars, and any accompanying family with local residents to provide support and assistance as well as to foster cultural exchange, global goodwill, and friendships around the world.

2019 By-the-Numbers:



MFIS gained 62 new volunteers 45 generous contributions were received

MFIS Program



Welcome Picnic 54 300
English Classes 15 70
Furniture 15 230
Global Friends 89 95
Temporary Homestay 41 55
Thanksgiving 86 236
Capitol Reception 28 90