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Fifty Years of Compassion in Action -The Legacy You Made Possible

As we celebrate MEND’s 50 years in this community, we reflect on how a young thirty-something couple and several generous families came to found such a consequential organization and movement in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles.

50 years of Stories -Alejandra

Alejandra is one of our many families enrolled in our Family Support Program. Like millions of workers, Alejandra wa…

50 Years of Stories -Nancy

Despite the negative impacts of COVID-19, Nancy and her family, continue to strive and show resilience thanks to MEN…

50 Years of Stories -Alexa

Alexa initially enrolled into the Family Support Program not really having a clear understanding of how it would ben…

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…

Fifty Years of Compassion in Action -The Legacy You Made Possible

ONE COULD SIT FOR HOURS getting lost in the stories of Ed and Carolyn Rose and how MEND first came to be…stor…

Thank You LA CARE!

We are so grateful for the dedicated partnership of LA Care Health Plan. During the pandemic in 2020, LA Care donate…

MEND 50th Anniversary Mural with David Flury

To celebrate our 50 years of compassion in action, local Chicano artist, David Flury, has created a beautiful mural…

MEND named LA Times Best Charity in the San Fernando Valley/Ventura Area

We are so excited to share that MEND has been voted Best Charity in the San Fernando Valley/Ventura area! Thank you…

Letter from Janet: From Struggling to Resilient

IT IS PROBABLY TOO EARLY to close the book on COVID but with vaccinations continuing and some of the restrictions li…

Telemundo: Independence from Hunger

MEND was recently featured on Telemundo to discuss the incredible partnership with Grocery Outlet for the Independenc…

Volunteer Appreciation Lunch

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we treated our volunteers to a delicious lunch and special gift! Thank you Co…

Happy National Volunteer Week!

Thank you to every volunteer who has dedicated their time to serve our community throughout the last 50 years.

Volunteer Updates

We currently do not have any new volunteer opportunities available. Stay tuned for new opportunities on our Volunt…

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