2013 LEAD SPONSORS
At eight years old, Diana Iturbe already has a clear picture of her future. “I want to help people feel better when they are in pain and help them smile brighter too” she says. As she prepares for a career in dentistry, she knows that staying on top of her...
And the 2013-2014 Volunteer of the Year award goes to…. Ron Villafana! Retired insurance executive Ron Villafana is a tireless MEND volunteer and outstanding advocate. Fifteen years ago, through his church, Ron heard of MEND’s need for volunteers. He answered the call and stepped into the role of volunteer food truck...
INSIDE MEND: THE BLOG
One of the first faces you will see when you walk through the doors of MEND on San Fernando Road belongs to a man with a large smile, dancing eyes and soothing voice. Mr. Wilson Herrera has been a part of MEND for five years. In his days before MEND, Mr....
Video: A Day in the Life of MEND
Watch a full-size version this new video on MEND's YouTube channel.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
The “Hungry for Good Food” MENDing Poverty Conference registration is now open. Register here today.
Thanks to our sponsors and attendees who supported MEND’s annual fundraising gala, Hollywood’s Biggest Night. Here are some photo highlights from this year’s event.
See you next year for another fun night of glitz, glamour and giving!
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