Welcome to MEND®

Born as a volunteer-powered organization over four decades ago in a garage, MEND takes a holistic approach to relieve the effects of poverty by providing basic human needs while giving individuals the education and training that fosters self-reliance. MEND benefits from the assistance of over 5000 volunteers to implement its vast array of programs.

MEND Office Hours

MEND operates programs and services at 10641 N. San Fernando Road, Pacoima, CA 91331. Office hours are as follows:

  • Tuesday – Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Alternating Saturdays: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Click here to view Saturday schedule.

MEND Reception Desk
(818) 897-2443
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In the Spotlight

MEND News

MEND Christmas Program 2018

Join us in giving a merry holiday season to families, seniors and individuals experiencing homelessness in the Northeast San Fernando Valley. This Christmas, MEND will partner with corporations, businesses, families & individuals like you to provide food and gifts for those in need.

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Client News

Amelia and Elizabeth

At the age of 32, Amelia, has known more pain and struggle than anyone deserves over a lifetime. She has lived through cruel abuse, rejection, homelessness, intense physical pain and persistent hunger. From a very young age, Amelia worked  alongside her Mom, Elizabeth, selling whatever they could to make ends...

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Volunteer News

Stamp Out Hunger 2018

On Saturday May 12th, be a part of America's largest one-day food drive! Be a helping hand in reducing hunger nation wide by participating in the 26th annual Stamp Out Hunger! To take part, simply leave healthy nonperishable food items by your mailbox before your mail carrier's drop off time....

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