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“I have no idea what I would have done if MEND did not exist.”

50 Years of Stories -Food Forward

For 12 years, Food Forward has helped fight hunger in the community by donating over 9 million pounds of surplus p…

50 Years of Stories -Harry

Harry has been a MEND food bank volunteer for almost 24 years. He began driving the truck for food pickups around t…

50 Years of Stories -Client

“If it wasn't for MEND being there for us, I don’t even know what we would have done as kids. I still sm…

Karla's Story

Karla spent most of 2020 worrying about finances. But because of your support she and her family received the help…

Teresa

MEND – One client’s story She Could Be Anybody’s Daughter For every story of recovery from homel…

Maricela

MARICELA NEVER IMAGINED herself to be in the situation she is in now. Last September, she lost her husband and her li…

Christopher Shares His Story

CHRISTOPHER signed up to volunteer at MEND just before the Los Angeles Safer at Home order went into effect in March…

Ana, on how families are coping

The shutdown changed everything. I was tasked with shifting face to face case management services to remote services…

Angela, on what she found most heartening

I was barely a month into my new job when it all started. MEND guessed from the outset – correctly – tha…

For 50 years and for as long as we are needed…

Fifty years ago, a young couple, Ed & Carolyn Rose saw a problem and gathered their friends to offer a solution.…

Giving Tuesday 2020

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Letter from Janet

WHAT AN HONOR it is to report to you that as a direct result of your incredible support, more than 100,000 of our…

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