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2017 Annual Volunteer Recognition Party

You are invited to celebrate MEND’s dedicated volunteers at our Annual Recognition Dinner. This year’s theme, “MEND’s Got Talent” will feature entertainment from MEND’s talented staff and a few volunteers. We can’t wait to see you there! When: April 29, … Continue reading

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Serving her community – An AmeriCorps VISTA story

Jackey Arriaga describes herself as having “a heart for serving and volunteering.” After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Sociology, Jackey decided to do a year of service year as an AmeriCorps Member with City Year Los Angeles in … Continue reading

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MEND – A little piece of the puzzle

At 45 years old, Osmara Del Cid is still determined to fulfill her professional goal of working in the medical field. As a young mother, Osmara entered the workforce as a receptionist and administrative assistant working in the health care … Continue reading


Welcome, Susan!

On behalf of the MEND Governing Board, I would like to welcome Susan Ng as MEND’s new Interim President and CEO. Susan comes to us from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan where she served as Director of Public Affairs and Integrated Brand … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month – Joanna Del Campo

Joanna Del Campo found MEND eight months ago and has not left since! She volunteers daily in the intake and shower programs inputting client data and working directly with MEND clients. Her fellow volunteers appreciate her “forever smile” and hardworking … Continue reading