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https://www.flickr.com/photos/mendpoverty/albums/72157662711227874 Charity Navigator has given MEND a four-star rating.


Read  MEND’s excellent reviews as a  “Top-rated Nonprofit” on the Great NonProfits website …

or write a review for MEND yourself!


Guidestar has named MEND a Valued Partner for its commitment to transparency.

MEND is a GuideStar Valued Partner

Learn more on the Guidestar Website

 


 

MEND is certified by CaliforniaVolunteers as a Service Enterprise.

  


MEND is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Tax ID #23-7306337

Client News

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MEND’s dental plan is client’s real-life tooth fairy

Retired engineer Ronald Scher knows that MEND’s health and dental plans have teeth. In fact, thanks to the group’s free dental program, so does he. “When I arrived at MEND I needed to extract the last dozen of my teeth,” says the 70 year old Pacomia native. “I needed the...

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Volunteer News

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Veronica Rodriguez – Volunteer of the Month

Veronica Rodriguez joined the MEND volunteer workforce almost a year and a half ago. Since then, she has been an invaluable member of the Welcome Center volunteers. Veronica was referred to MEND by the GAIN (Greater Avenues and Independence) program, a County work program, for job training opportunities. Among her...

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INSIDE MEND: THE BLOG

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Recipe for Weight Loss

There are very few of us who aren’t familiar with the so-called “battle of the bulge.” Imagine compounding those weight-loss struggles with a lack of appropriate information and the demands of living on a low income and it’s easy to foresee the results: obesity, diabetes and other chronic health issues....

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Video: A Day in the Life of MEND

Watch a full-size version this new video on MEND's YouTube channel.


IN THE SPOTLIGHT

CBS Los Angeles recently profiled MEND in their People Making a Difference segment. Watch the full segment here with reporter, Lisa Sigell.


 

MEND named California's Nonprofit of the Year for 2012


 

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MEND Center Hours

Tues. – Fri. 8 am to 5 pm
Sat. Front desk 9 am to 12 pm;
food donations accepted until 4 pm in the back of the building
clothing donations accepted until 5 pm Tuesday to Friday and until 12 pm on Saturdays