Press Archive

TV Media

KABC 7: Local MEND founder receives Jefferson Award
June 20, 2012

KTLA-TV: Public Service Announcement for Stamp Out Hunger
May 8, 2012

KABC 7: Jefferson Award Winners Recognized At Ceremony
April 25, 2012

KABC 7: MEND’s Oscar Night America® Gala
February 26, 2012

KABC 7: Local Charity Volunteer gets Jefferson Award
January 27, 2012

KABC 7: MEND Program Gives Holiday Hope to Local Families
December 15, 2011

Univision 34: La clase media lucha contra la pobreza
September 21, 2010

ABC-7: Demand at Food Banks Goes Up
September 03, 2010

Telemundo: al Rojo Vivo
April 19, 2010

CNN: More Americans Go Hungry
November 18, 2009

Good Morning America: Gourmet Meals for the Homeless
April 8, 2009

Print Media

City Watch LA: Here’s Some Good News: MEND is Much More Than Food and Clothing
December 16, 2014

LA Daily News: MEND’s 13th Annual Head to Toes Program
August 27, 2014

Angelus – The Tidings Online: Ending hunger takes more than food drives, says nat’l expert
June 26, 2014

LA Weekly: Urban Fruit Foraging Feeds L.A. Needy
June 26, 2014

La Opinion: Ayuda llega por el buzón
May 7, 2014

LA Daily News: Local nonprofits share $500,000 diabetes grant from Medtronic  December 12, 2013

La Opinion: Centro MEND ayuda a los necesitados del Valle SF
September 29, 2013

LA Daily News: MEND food bank teaches residents to grow their own fruits, vegetables
September 20, 2013

La Opinion: Familias cultivan huertos en casas en el sur de California
September 20, 2013

LA Daily News: Nearly half of those eligible for food stamps refuse benefits
June 17, 2013

LA Daily News: Federal sequester hits home for many of L.A.’s poor
March 22, 2013

LA Daily News: Pacoima’s MEND named top state’s nonprofit
August 1, 2012

Daily Breeze: Not all eligible families utilize Calfresh food benefits program
May 3, 2012

LA Daily News: Better meals can be just a garden away
March 31, 2012

LA Daily News: Lasting Friendship Born of Holiday Giving
December 11, 2011

LA Daily News: Nonprofits stress coordinating efforts
June 15, 2011

LA Daily News: Volunteer of the Year
April 16, 2011

Los Angeles Times: The need is close to home
December 7, 2010

Los Angeles Times: Seeing poverty up close
November 6, 2010

Los Angeles Times: Celebrating everyday generosity
December 25, 2009

Los Angeles Times: A theft inspires holiday gifts
December 22, 2009

Los Angeles Times: A woman in need gives back
December 19, 2009

Los Angeles Times: Couple’s dream mends many lives
May 6, 2008

MEND Press Releases

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December 9, 2013 – Santa’s helicopter and red Cadillac spotted in Pacoima

December 4, 2013 – MEND RECEIVES $50,000 MEDTRONIC HEALTH ACCESS GRANT

December 2, 2013 – Edward James Olmos and MEND Join the National #GivingTuesday Movement

August 26, 2013 – MEND’s “Head to Toes” Event Provides More Than 200 Third Graders with Back-To-School Essentials

June 11, 2013 – Dr Jonathan Fielding Headlines Poverty Conference on Health Care

June 6, 2013 – MEND Receives $300,000 Program Grant From Wells Fargo

May 3, 2013 – Stamp Out Hunger: The Biggest One-Day Food Drive in the World

April 17, 2013 – Grant-writing Grandmother Wins Halo Award

February 13, 2013 – MEND to Host Oscar Experience: Los Angeles

December 14, 2012 – Santa’s Helicopter Spotted in Pacoima

November 21, 2012 – MEND hosts breakfast to recognize supporters and accomplishments

August 24, 2012 – Head-to-Toes event equips 3rd-graders with school essentials

August 1, 2012 – MEND named California’s Nonprofit of the Year

June 21, 2012 – Local MEND founder receives Jefferson Award

June 13, 2012 – Dolores Huerta Headlines Poverty Conference

May 4, 2012 – Stamp Out Hunger is Coming

May 2, 2012 – Stamp Out Hunger 20th Anniversary Kickoff

April 29, 2012 – MEND in Forces for Good

March 1, 2012 – MEND Gives Kids Something to Smile About

February 23, 2012 – Oscar Night America Los Angeles

February 14, 2012 – Oscar Night America Celebration

December 14, 2011 – Christmas Comes Early to the Needy in Pacoima

December 12, 2011 – Still Time to Help Families in Need

August 24, 2011 – MEND Head to Toes Event

June 28, 2011 – MEND Summer Food and Fund Drive

June 7, 2011 – MENDing Poverty Conference

May 6, 2011 – Mariette Hartley and Stephanie Edwards Help Letter Carriers

May 3, 2011 – Annual Summer Hunger Campaign

May 1, 2011 – Letter Carriers Help Stamp Out Hunger

April 12,2011 – Project Glamour

April 8, 2011 – Volunteer of the Year

March 25, 2011 – MEND 40th Anniversary

March 15, 2011 – 40 Years of MENDing Poverty

February 23, 2011 – Oscar Night at MEND

February 18, 2011 – MEND Baby Shower

February 14, 2011 – Oscar Night at MEND

January 26, 2011 – Oscar Night at MEND

January 5, 2011 – MEND Receives $50,000 from Wells Fargo

December 15, 2010 – Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids

December 8, 2010 – AARP Food Drive

November 10, 2010 – MEND celebrates the Oscars

September 9, 2010 – Charity Poker Event

August 17, 2010 – Head to Toes Event

August 3, 2010 – Stop Summer Hunger – Food Trucks Event

July 21, 2010 – Social Media Advisory

June 2, 2010 – 3rd Annual Poverty Conference

May 4, 2010 – Stamp Out Hunger Kick Off Event

May 1, 2010 – MEND Dress Up Day

April 27, 2010 – Letter Carriers to Help Stamp Out Hunger

April 21, 2010 – “Christmas in Spring” Celebration

March 20, 2010 – Board of Directors for 2010

February 24, 2010 – Dental Telemedicine

December 23, 2009 – Wells Fargo Donation

December 14, 2009 – Wells Fargo Donation

October 15, 2009 – Poker to MEND Poverty Event

June 24, 2009 – Stop Summer Hunger Program for 2009 Announced

March 19, 2009 – Hope for Tomorrow Star Gala and Benefit

January 9, 2009 – Wells Fargo Donation

October 29, 2008 – Excellence in Leadership Award

October 21, 2008 – Christmas Basket Program Meets Capacity

September 12, 2008 – Viva Italia Fundraiser

June 2, 2008 – MENDing Poverty Conference

March 23, 2008 – MEND Shower Program

March 18,2008 – MENDing Hearts, An Elegant Tea

October 18, 2007 – Medical Clinic Grand Opening

September 27, 2007 – Mexican Fiesta Fundraiser

August 14, 2007 – Teeth to Toes Event

April 26, 2007 – MEND “Hope for Tomorrow” Benefit Gala

March 14, 2007 – Grand Opening from Humble Beginnings

August 24, 2006 – NBA Players Host Benefit Reception

June 2, 2006 – New Facility Construction Progress

April 30, 2006 – A Victorian Tea with Linda Schaefer

February 2, 2006 – An Affair with Dignity

May 26, 2005 – Groundbreaking Ceremony for MEND’s Exciting New Facility

March 18, 2005 – MEND’s 2005 Volunteer of the Year

December 2, 2004 – MEND’s 2004 Christmas Basket Program

November 15, 2004 – MEND’s Optometrist and the Optometry Clinic

November 8, 2004 – MEND’s Pharmacist and the MEND Pharmacy

August 2004 – Teeth to Toes

March 26, 2004 – MEND’s 2004 Volunteer of the Year

February 21, 2004 – MEND Meets the Victorian Women Tea Party

January 21, 2004 – MEND New Year Pledge Appeal

December 29, 2003 – MEND’s Annual Adopt A Family Program