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Guidestar has named MEND a Valued Partner for its commitment to transparency.
MEND is certified by CaliforniaVolunteers as a Service Enterprise.
Starting this month, MEND will partner with the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission to provide mobile shower units with the goal of providing 20 more showers to our clients each week. People like Jim, who is currently homeless, utilize our shower program. Jim sleeps outdoors each night, next to a church...
The 2014 Christmas Basket Program came to a close on December 16 with approximately 1300 families receiving Christmas Baskets for the holidays. Planning for the annual event began in early June, with client registration beginning in September. On November 22nd and December 6th, over 200 volunteers were trained to assess...
Since its founding in the spring of 2000, MEND’s women’s clinic has been providing basic care and screenings for women over 40. At its opening, Dr. Arthur Fleisher II was the sole gynecologist and worked alongside a licensed vocational nurse as the sole nurse and an interpreter in addition to...
INSIDE MEND: THE BLOG
"We don't want the foodbank to just give out calories, we want people to embrace the idea of nutrition as a way to foster self-reliance," says Assistant Food Bank Director, Luke Ippoliti. Last summer, in partnership with the Tarzana Treatment Center, MEND offered cooking classes to our clients and the...
Video: A Day in the Life of MEND
Watch a full-size version this new video on MEND's YouTube channel.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Support MEND at our annual Hollywood’s Biggest Night Oscar viewing fundraising gala on February 22nd. Enjoy the glitz and glamour of Hollywood while giving back to your favorite charity. Watch last year’s video highlight for what to expect at this year’s gala. Purchase your tickets today!
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Sat. Front desk 9 a.m. to 12 noon;
Food and clothing donations accepted
until 4 p.m. in the back of the building