Meet Each Need with Dignity

Meet Each Need With Dignity
Program Name: 
Medical Prescriptions
Grant Year: 
2009
Grant Type: 
General Community
Grant Amount: 
$25,000
Interest Area: 
Emergency Assistance for Basic Needs
Grant Purpose: 

The Medical Prescriptions program provides free prescription medication for uninsured, low-income families living in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.

Description: 

Founded in 1971, Meet Each Need with Dignity (MEND) is the largest poverty agency serving tens of thousands of the neediest children and families of the San Fernando Valley per month.  Primarily volunteer-driven, it provides emergency food, clothing, health care, job skills training and placement and other services. 

Grant Quote: 

"In 2009 alone, demand at our medical clinic was up 25 percent. The grant from The Foundation will make a difference in helping to reimburse prescription medication expenses, which is one of our biggest needs."

-Marianne Haver Hill, President and CEO, MEND