MEND envisions an empowered community with equitable access to food, housing, healthcare and emergency services
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Mission: Meeting each need with dignity.
Vision: An empowered community with equitable access to food, housing, healthcare, and emergency services.
Upper Valley MEND is a human services umbrella organization dedicated to meeting the housing, hunger and healthcare needs of area residents and transients in the Upper Wenatchee Valley. Founded in 1988 as a food bank and thrift store, MEND has grown over the years to meet the needs of the communty in various ways:
The Community Cupboard is a food bank and emergency assistance program.
SHARE Community Land Trust is an affordable homeownership program that currently stewards 20 homes.
Cornerstone Community is a home for six adults with developmental disabilities.
The Upper Valley Free Clinic is a weekly free medical clinic and dental clinic housed at Cascade Medical Center.
Jubilee Global Gifts is a fair trade retail store in downtown Leavenworth. Proceeds from Jubilee support MEND programs.
Das Thrift Haus is a thift store that provides low-cost quality clothes and household items to the community. Proceeds from Das Thrift Haus support the Community Cupboard food bank and other MEND programs.