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 operates programs and services at 10641 N. San Fernando Road, Pacoima, CA 91331. Service hours are as follows:
MEND Reception Desk
MEND is open 2 Saturdays a month from 9am-12pm for Food and Clothing Distribution. Click here to view schedule.
The 11th Annual MENDing Poverty Conference will be held June 6, 2018 from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm at the MEND Center in Pacoima. The theme for this year’s conference is Nonprofit Social Enterprises: Pathways to Success and Sustainability and it focuses on how nonprofits can create...
Abraham Alvarez found himself as a single parent of four suddenly when his partner passed away a couple years ago. Living in New York and realizing he needed family support to help care for his children, he decided to move back to the northeast San Fernando Valley. However, the move...
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! You can contribute to this great cause in one of two ways: