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MEND Celebrated 53 Years of Service With Annual “Fun” Raiser

To Benefit MEND Residents

MOORESTOWN, NJ – What a night! Nearly 200 people turned out for MEND’s Annual “Fun” Raiser held at The Venue at Lenola in Moorestown. Event proceeds will help MEND continue to keep rents at below-market levels, thus easing the costs for current and future residents who can then better afford other necessities like food, clothing and health care.

The fun and lively event featured delicious food, silent auction, dancing, live entertainment provided by The David Christopher Band, and beer/wine tasting from local breweries and wineries such as Double Nickel Brewery, Dr. Brewlittle’s Beer, The Valenzano Family Winery and Versi Vino. This year’s generous sponsors include Dr. Lucy Rorke-Adams (in loving memory of Boyce M. Adams), Dietz & Watson, Garrison Architects, Kitchen and Associates, Marsh McLennan Agency and Holman Enterprises.

“After taking a hiatus from our main event the last couple of years, we were thrilled to bring the community together to celebrate our 53rd anniversary in a big way,” said Eileen Wirth, President/CEO of MEND. “We are incredibly grateful for all attendees, generous sponsors and community partners who supported the event. Events like this help us continue our mission of providing affordable, safe and comfortable housing opportunities for those in need. We are looking forward to our next event, our Annual Friends of MEND Golf Outing coming this September.”

About MEND

Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development, Inc. (MEND) is a private, nonprofit, housing development organization founded by several Moorestown churches in 1969. MEND is a national and state award-winning developer dedicated to providing safe and affordable rental housing to senior citizens, disabled persons, and families of low and moderate income. MEND has developed 770 residential units at 30 locations in the Burlington County region. Over the past 50 years, MEND’s affordable housing production efforts have represented a $150 million real estate investment in the region. Visit for more information.