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 Charity Navigator has given MEND a four-star rating.

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

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

MEND is a GuideStar Valued Partner

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MEND is certified by CaliforniaVolunteers as a Service Enterprise.


Client News

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Weight Management as a Pathway to Self-Reliance

Humbelina Diaz, a MEND Medical Clinic patient was referred to our Weight Management program after being seen by a MEND volunteer physician. Overweight and out of shape, she was determined to become healthier and less reliant on medicine. Since joining the program last year, she has noticed a steady weight...

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Volunteer News


It’s All in the Details

Recently, we at MEND have remarked that all those very important details involved in running an organization that are so hard to get to have suddenly become easier to manage. No doubt this in part due to our volunteer Marisol Cervantes who runs the office, registers clients, does data entry,...

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A Baby Shower to Remember

“Olives!,” “Pringles!,” “Anything!,” were just a few of the answers these expectant mothers gave when asked if they had any odd hunger cravings.  It was a rare down moment in between presentations for these women who gathered for the semi-annual MEND Baby Shower held September 24th at the main MEND...

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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.


MEND’s 2014 Christmas Program has begun. Visit our Christmas page to sign up for volunteer opportunites.


MEND was featured on KNX 1070′s On Your Corner Series. Listen to how MEND is making a difference in Pacoima.


Try this healthy recipe that MEND’s Weight Management Program Patients are cooking up!


MEND named California's Nonprofit of the Year for 2012


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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