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Charity Navigator has given MEND a four-star rating.
Luis Fernando is a 13-year-old with a ready smile and maturity beyond his years. He attends the MEND Youth Services Program regularly after school, where he is one of the MEND “podcast kids”—five middle school children who produce their own podcast. A student at M.I.T.@Vaughn Middle School in San...
INSIDE MEND: THE BLOG
Rosa*, a woman we work with through MEND's Leamos program, recently adopted 4 children. The oldest, is a 12 year old girl and the youngest is just 4 months old. Rosa came to adopt these children after a family member lost custody due to abuse issues; so as you you can...
MEND’s newest Volunteer of the Year, Doris Gomez, has been involved with MEND for nearly three decades. At the start, she donated her children’s clothing and shoes to MEND’s Clothing Department. Then, as a health educator at Kaiser Permanente, she began coordinating drives in her office...
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A Day in the Life of MEND
MEND considered a “model” for including volunteers in nonprofit work. Read the MEND CASE STUDY by CaliforniaVolunteers’ Service Enterprise Initiative.
MEND Profiled in New Book
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The Greatest MEND Podcast
Our amazing Youth Services tutor, Betsy Meiman designed a course to teach kids in MEND’s After School Program how to create their own podcasts. The kids absolutely love it!
Listen for yourself to a sample of the Greatest MEND Podcast
Read MEND’s excellent reviews as a “Top-rated Nonprofit” on the Great NonProfits website …
Guidestar has named MEND a Valued Partner for its commitment to transparency.
MEND Center Hours
Tues. – Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat. Front desk 9 a.m. to 12 noon;
Food and clothing donations accepted
until 4 p.m. in the back of the building