Friday, July 15, 2016

What Womenade Shared July 1st - July 15th Thank you!


July 1:  Partial rent for a woman who was sick in June and is now reunifying with her son.  Referral:  Katy Philippe, Family Care Network ($300) 2858

July 1:  Partial rent for a woman who is 37 weeks pregnant.  Referral:  Blanca Flores, CHC Women’s Health Center ($300) 2859

July 1:  Partial rent for a pregnant woman.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($300) 2860

July 1:  Partial rent to prevent a family’s eviction today;  father has been out of work due to heart problems and mother recently had a baby, and has not returned to work yet.  Referral:  Mary Teresi, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($300) 2861

July 5:  Rent for a Veteran who has been chronically homeless, but is working hard to clear his debt and become independent.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($250) 2862

July 5:  Cuesta College fees for a single mom in the Perinatil Outreach Group 4 days a week with her children.  Referral:  Paterese Reynold, IOT, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 2863

July 5:  Partial rent to help a woman in her 50s move to safe housing.  Referral:  Kevin Reeder, ECHO Shelter ($300) 2864

July 5:  Motel stay for 3 days for a woman who lost her housing; Friday the DSS will be able to help her.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($177.21)

July 6:  Gas so a family can get to job interviews and therapy appointments.  Referral:  Mary Teresi, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($50) Debit

July 6:  Partial security deposit to move a 57-year-old woman who has been living in her car to a room.  She recently started a job.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($300) 2866

July 7:  Partial payment for car repair for a single dad of two who recently found a job.  Referral:  Ricardo Vazquez, ECHO Shelter ($300) 2867

July 7:  Air conditioner for a woman who is on palliative care, terminal with metastatic pancreatic cancer.  She lives in a trailer in North County, and her family has had to take her to the ER frequently in the heat.   Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health ($300) 2868

July 8:  Partial rent to prevent eviction of a single, working mother who is caring for her adult disabled son.  Health issues with her son required her to use rent money for his care.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($300) 2869

July 8:  Emergency food for a disabled man returning form hospitalization to find his power was turned off and his refrigerated and frozen food ruined.  Referral:  Rose Levinson-Cooke, Central Coast Home Health ($200) Debit

July 8:  Gas and personal care items for a 52-year-old woman dealing with loss, anxiety, depression and extreme physical ailments.  Referral: Trista Ochoa, Transitions-Mental Health ($50) Debit

July 8:  Weighted compression vest and extra weights for a boy suffering from Autism and high anxiety as his family faces homelessness.  Referral:  Mary Teresi, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($90.59) Debit

July 8:  Emergency pack-n-play for a newborn.  Referral:  PHN ($68.79)  Debit

July 9:  Baby items for a child in a family with few resources.  Referral:  PHN ($25) Debit

July 11:  Partial payment for emergency extraction of 4 wisdom teeth with exposed nerves for a teen facing serious surgery at  Children’s Hospital LA soon.  Medical bills are mounting for a family in crisis.  Dr. Slaughter ($300) 2870

July 11:  Partial medical bill payment for a disabled woman who owes $2,000 beyond what Medicare can pay.  Referral:  Araceli Guzman, CAPSLO ($300) 2871

July 11:  Partial medical bill payment for a woman in great pain who has been hospitalized several times because she tried to commit suicide - she is currently seeking treatment.  Referral:  Araceli Guzman, CAPSLO ($300) 2872

July 11:  Debt burden support for a man on a low and fixed income who is working to be self-sufficient.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($105 and $80 and $100) 2873, 4, and 5

July 11:  RTA bus pass for a disabled man needing to get to grocery stores and appointments.  Referral:  Trista Ochoa, Transitions-Mental Health, and shopping by Roberta Kassak ($22)

July 11:  Motel stay for a mother and her 10-month-old while housing is found.  Referral:  Olivia Silva, Family Care Network Housing Support Program ($158.52) 2876

July 12:  Dress pants and shoes for woman in drug treatment who is starting a new job.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach Treatment ($100) Debit

July 12:  Baby monitor for a newborn.  Referral:  PHN ($42.66) Debit

July 13:  Propane to allow a family of 8 to have warm water for bathing and washing dishes.  The parents are between jobs, and unable to fill the tank.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($362.38) 2877

July 13:  Home window repair for the safety of a domestic violence victim who had 2 windows kicked out during an attack.  Referral:  Priscilla Kiessig, RISE ($305.60) 2878

July 13:  Partial rent for a new mom who has been off work for her baby’s delivery.  Referral:  PHN ($300) 2879

July 14:  Car seat for a baby in a family of limited means who are using an old/outdated car seat.  Referral:  Mary Teresi, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($86.80) Debit

July 14:  Partial deposit assistance for a family of 5 moving from homelessness.  Referral:  Ricardo Vazquez, ECHO Shelter ($300) 2880

July 14:  Partial rent payment for a woman who is facing eviction.  Referral:  Lynn Gizzard, LMFT, San Luis County Health Dept.  ($300) 2881

July 14:  Required shoes for a teen girl beginning Grizzly Youth Academy Saturday.  The mother has spent all her resources on other required items.  Alexa Talbert, People’s Self-Help Housing ($65) Debit

July 15:  Eye glasses for a woman to wear for her new job.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Intensive Outreach Program ($89) 2882

July 15:  Clothes for a teen abuse victim living in a van with her parents, and phone minutes to continue to schedule counseling visits.  Referral:  Ana Chavez, RISE ($100 and $45) Debit and 2883

July 15:  Partial payment to allow a family making a lot of sacrifices and adopting 4 children to take the family of 8 to Monterey Bay Aquarium.  Referral:  Stacy Willis, Adoptions/Child Welfare Services ($179.80) 2884

July 15:  Food to carry over a 23-year-old who suffered serious injuries in a vehicle accident until his application for State Disability is approved.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health & Hospice ($250) Debit

July 15:  Partial rent for a family with 3 children.  Dad was recently laid off.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 2885

July 15:  Regional and City bus passes for a man who just had back surgery and is homeless.  Referral:  Beth Belingheri, CCHH, and shopping by Roberta Kassak ($44 and $22)

July 15:  Partial car repair payment for a woman who is homeless and working full time.  Last week her car was broken into, windows broken, and tires slashed.  Referral:  Stephanie Stern, Family Care Network ($347.51) 2886

July 15:  Partial payment for an elderly gentleman who just found out he has cancer and needs surgery, but the surgery has been postponed because he is unable to pay the money the hospital wants up front.  Referral:  Marcy Benson, Department of Social Services ($300) 2887

Items Donated:  Toddler bed and crib from Jayne Auchterlonie; formula, diapers, baby bath, and other baby items from Trilogy; bike delivery by Noami Blakely; grocery bags and school supplies from Anonymous; backpacks filled with school supplies from Kathie Hendricks and her granddaughter Olivia Glidden; 2 cases of diapers from Kemay Eoyang; diapers from Dawn Tyra; school supplies from Debbie Bennett, Linda Thompson, and Marylou Gooden; hand knitt baby blankets from Ruth Nagano; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; 5 backpacks from Linda Jankay and 4 backpacks from Linda Bishop; 3 bikes from Jim Ellman; children’s toys, books, and blanketts from Kathie Hendricks; toddler bed delivery by Jayne Auchterlonie; 2 cases of wipes from Kathie Hendricks; baby carrier and clothes from Jennifer Cronkright; washing machine from Anonymous; children’s books from Roberta Kassak; toddler bed, sheets, and blankets from Ana Chavez;

Admin:  Total 2nd Quarter:  $14,707 Rita Erwin, Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin, Leslie Rotstein,

Funds Donated:  Donated 2nd Quarter:  $36,824.45 Patty Aguilar, Amy Sullivan, Michelle Williams, Pismo Coast Realtor’s Association, Patty Aquilar, Lisa Bertrand, Jean Steel, Jayne Devencenzi, Fred Donati, Debbie Bennett, Michelle Williams, Zaf and Patrice Iqbal, Anonymous, Judy Obermeier, Mary Parker, Peti Johnson in memory of her friend Erin Israel Malin, Phil and Joanne Ruggles, Marilyn Reasoner, Frank and Sandy Richardson to honor Roger and Linda Bishop’s 50th wedding anniversary; Tom and Kathy McLaughlin, Karen Horst, Sue Smith, Carrie Zinn,

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Pismo Coast Association of Realtors Donates to Womenade



Special thanks to the Pismo Coast Association of Realtors for donating $1,863.30 from their 31st Annual Benefit Golf Tournament to San Luis Obispo County Womenade.  Womenade is grateful for this partnership, and every penny will help someone in need in our county.

Friday, July 1, 2016

What Womenade shared from June 16th - June 30th Thank You!

June 16:  Clothes so a 55-year-old man who is obese can leave his house and go to church.  He has no friends, his son was killed, the man suffered physical and mental health problems, he lost all his belongings in a fire, and lives on $900 SS/mo.  Referral:  Shelley Kilcoyne, Central Coast Home Health ($252) Debit

June 16:  RTA pass for a single senior who is very limited with her mobility because she has been suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis.  The pass will help her get to the grocery store.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing (Pass Donated)

June 16:  Deposit assistance for a 50-year-old woman who has found a full time job at Wal-Mart and a room to rent in Paso.  Referral:  Kevin Reeder, ECHO Shelter ($300) 2815

June 16:  Food and household items for a family of 6; only the father works in the fields.  The children are 15 days, and 12, 11, and 8 years.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($300) Debit

June 16:  Food and gas for a mother and 2 children living in a motel due to domestic violence at their previous home.  Referral:  Lyndal Richard, County Mental Health ($300) Debit

June 16:  Partial rent for a single mom and her 4 children; mother recently lost her job, and is being helped to find another.  Referral:  Ricardo Vazquez, ECHO Shelter ($300) 2816

June 16:  Morro Bay Kids Camp fees for children of a single mother; the family has a restraining order against the dad for violence and substance abuse, and mental health issues, and the children need a place for positive interactions.  Referral:  Tammee Green, CAPSLO ($150) 2817

June 16:  Transitional housing deposit for a mother and her teen son as they move out of a domestic violence shelter.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Women’s Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County ($300) 2818

June 16:  Transitional housing deposit for a mother and her sons aged 15 and 10.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, WSP ($300) 2819

June 17:  Partial rent for a mother who has been laid off, and will not be receiving unemployment until next month.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 2820

June 17:  Double stroller for a mother’s children ages 4 and 2.  The mother has no transportation.  Referral:  Laurena Manke, CAPSLO, and Craigslist shopping by Jacque Wheeler ($80)

June 17:  Partial mobile home space payment so a disabled woman can move away from her abusive husband.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($300) 2121

June 17:  RTA bus passes so a husband and wife in desperate need of care can get to the Nipomo CHC for dental treatment.  The husband is a double amputee and his wife has physical disabilities.  Referral:  Kari Abney, Homeless Services - CAPSLO and purchase by Jacque Wheeler ($88)

June 17:  RTA pass so a client can attend treatment 3 times a week.  Referral:  Maria Aquino, County Drug and Alcohol Services and shopping by Jacque Wheeler ($44)

June 18:  Gas for a single homeless mother and her children.  Referral:  Kari Abney, CAPSLO-Homeless Services ($50) Debit

June 19:  Childcare so father of 2 and 4 year olds can go to work in the vineyards.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($305) 2822

June 19:  Gas so a 64-year-old woman can go to UCLA for a procedure.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($100) Debit

June 20:  New exam and glasses at CHC for a little girl in a family with 5 children.  A peer at school stepped on her old glasses, and MediCal can’t pay because it hasn’t been 2 years.  Referral: Karina Ayala, CAPSLO ($250) 2823

June 20:  Gas and groceries for a family of 4.  Father missed work in the fields in order to care for their 2-year-old while his wife was hospitalized for an extended stay.  Now they have a newborn who will be in the NICU for at least a month.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($200) Debit

June 20:  Partial rent for a mom in her 3rd trimester who is going on leave soon, but her disability will be less than expected.  She works in childcare, and is trying to work as long as she can, but is having a harder time.  Referral:  Pauline Perez, ALPHA ($300) 2824

June 20:  Partial rent for a woman who is in a domestic violence situation.  Referral:  Marina Garza, LMFT ($300) 2825

June 20:  Room rent for a mother and her child; mother will start working in the fields as soon as she secures childcare.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($375) 2826

June 21:  Partial burial charges for a 19-year-old girl who died Friday from cancer.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 2827

June 21:  Gas for a mother and her children to travel from Morro Bay to San Luis for social services and medical appointments.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($50) Debit

June 21: Gas for a family to travel to UCLA for a medical appointment.  Referral:  Laurie Gaisie, T-MH ($100) Debit

June 21:  Gas for a homeless family staying in a motel while their son is recovering from surgery.  Referral:  Laurie Gaisie, T-MH ($50) Debit

June 21:  Gas for a mother to look for work.  Her husband, who she is divorcing, broke into her parents' house and caused the family much financial difficulty.  Referral:  Amber Balais, LINK ($100) Debit 

June 21:  Car repairs for smog check for a 58-year-old woman undergoing cancer surgery.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($230) 2828

June 22:  Partial rent for a family of 4 and 1 on the way.  Dad recently lost employment, and mom has been placed on bed rest for the remainder of her pregnancy.  Referral:  Mariana Gutierrez, San Luis Coastal Schools ($300) 2830

June 22:  Partial rent for a single mother of 2 children who is dying of  cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($320) 2831

June 23:  Treatment program enrollment fee and first treatment session costs for a Veteran.  Referral:  Kate Zeiss, VA-VASH ($200 and $100) 2832 and 2833

June 23:  Bed for a pregnant couple sleeping on the floor.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, shopping by Amy Sullivan, delivery by Polly and Phil Gammons, and linens and frame from Polly and friends ($292.68) 2836

June 23:  Barriatric quad cane for a man who suffers from morbid obesity.  Referral:  Rose Levinson-Cooke, Central Coast Home Health ($40) Debit

June 23:  Regular quad canes for a son and his mother whose canes were destroyed in a fire.  Referral:  Rose Levinson-Cooke, CCHH ($60.41) Debit

June 23:  Gas so a woman in rural North County can get to a job interview in Arroyo Grande.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($50) Debit

June 23:  Food for a family of 6; the mother has been laid off.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($100) Debit

June 23:  Partial rent for a Veteran who has just completed a drug rehabilitation program and started a new job as a veterinary assistant.  Referral:  Beverly Cook, America’s Job Center/Goodwill ($200) 2837

June 24:  Electric bill payment for Veteran in Los Angeles for treatment until September; his wife and child are at home with no income while he is gone.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing ($144.98) 2838

June 24:  Gas card for parents to take their children to appointments; Dad has a low-paying job, and mom is on bed-rest.  Referral:  Mary Teresi, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($50) Debit

June 24:  Baby clothes for a 3-month-old of a single mom, and bus pass for the mother to take her child to appointments.  Referral:  Yecenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness, and shopping by Jacque Wheeler ($50 and $44) Debit

June 24:  Emergency motel stay for a mother and her 5-month old baby who has Down Syndrome.  Referral:  Pauline Perez, ALPHA ($289.23) Debit

June 27:  A mother with 2 small children is out of work due to an accident; she has run out of propane to wash dishes and shower.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health ($300)

June 27:  Partial rent for a mother with 2 children who has just found a job, but hasn’t received her first paycheck.  She is trying to pay all her bills and stay current, so she doesn't lose her housing or her children.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, SLO County Behavioral Health ($300) 2835

June 27:  Gas to help a single mom of a 6-month old get to her full time job.  Referral:  Andrea Devitt ($100) Debit

June 27:  Food for a single mom and her children.  Referral:  Amber Balais, LINK ($100) Debit

June 27:  Utility payments to help a single woman suffering with trauma from abuse keep housing.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($56.86 and $56.69) 2840 and 2841

June 28:  Two-month minimum storage fee payment for a woman leaving an abusive situation.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Women’s Shelter Program ($320) 2842

June 28:  Medical and utility bill payments to allow a senior woman to keep her housing.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, Peoples' Self-Help Housing ($47.46, $40.35, $78.14, $63.56, $44.99) 2843, 44, 45, 46, 47

June 28:  Front auto window glass repair so a woman can drive from Cambria to Paso for treatment.  Referral:  Alisha Dozier, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205) 2848

June 29:  Car repairs so a woman who is homeless can drive from the ECHO shelter twice a week for cancer treatments.  Referral:  Ricardo Vazquez, ECHO ($300) 2849

June 29:  Restoration of water service for a mother and her children; mother was off work for a few weeks in May, and got behind in her bills.  Referral:  Paula Warnes, resource teacher, Paso Robles Joint Unified School District ($381) 2850

June 29:  Room rent for a single mom who just got out of the hospital.  Referral:  Patty Ramirez, T-MH ($300) 2851

June 29:  Trailer mortgage payment for a woman facing aggressive cancer treatment.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300.68) 2852

June 29:  Water bill payment for a mother working 3 jobs, caring for her husband hospitalized with a mental health disorder, and her children ages 1 and 5.  Referral:  Elise Thompson, MFT, Tidelands Counseling ($200) 2853

June 29:  Partial security deposit to help an 81-year-old lady move to housing.  Referral:  Melanie Bustamante, CAPSLO ($300) 2854

June 29:  Rent in transitional housing for a woman who has just completed a 6-month program and has started working 2 jobs.  Referral:  Elsie Mai  Curry, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($200)  2855

June 29:  Rent for a disabled gentleman in transitional housing waiting for his Social Security to be reinstated.  Referral:  Elsie Mai Curry, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($187.50) 2856

June 30:  Therapy session for a woman suffering from tremendous loss.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, Peoples Self-Help Housing ($100) 2857

Items donated:  bike from Joanne and Phil Ruggles; children’s clothes, grocery bags, and blanket from Pat Cano; dresser, crib, and crib linens from Arianna Ackerman; dresser from Heather Thomas.  Total 2nd Quarter:  $2,333

Admin Fund:  Leslie Rotstein.

Funds Donated:  Peti Johnson, Diane Wettlaufer, Kat Tuculet, Melaleuca, Kroger/Ralph’s, Lorraine Berg, Rotary Club of Pismo Beach-5 Cities, Carol Astaire, Maggie Ragatz, Penny Platt, Marcy Owens, Frank and Florence Simon, Pat Cano, Kathy Greer, Jennifer Miners, Linda Murray, Bob and Carol Kerwin. 

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Rotary Club of Pismo Beach-5 Cities Donation to Womenade

Rotary Club of Pismo Beach-5 Cities donated $920 to San Luis Obispo County Womenade to support local individuals in need. Womenade is grateful to partner with Rotary in our community! Pictured l-r: Joel Conn, Rotary President; Sandy Richardson, Womenade President; Jacque Wheeler, Womenade; and Steve Curry, Rotary Grants Director.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

What Womenade shared from June 1st - June 15th Thank you!

June 1:  Diapers and gas for a single mom who is struggling to support her child and get to counseling.  Referral:  Mary Teresi and Laura Otrondo, Martha’s Place ($84.54) 2777

June 1:  Partial payment for extensive dental work payment for the child of a single mom.  Dental care at Tolosa Children’s Dental Center ($300) 2778

June 2:  Legal documents which were lost when a single mother of 5 from Africa escaped domestic violence.  Referral:  Amber Balais, LINK ($300) Cashier’s Check

June 2:  Urology procedure for a woman with kidney problems who is without insurance.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($200) 2780

June 2:  Tires for the car of a single mother of 2, so she can safely drive to find work.  Referral:  Vanessa Greene, LINK ($250) 2781

June 2:  Nicotine patches prescribed for an elderly man who has heart and lung problems in addition to diabetes and a history of cancer.  He has already made great strides to decrease his cigarette use.  Referral:  Alexa Talbert, social worker, People’s Self-Help Housing ($80) 2782

June 2:  Diapers and wipes for the child of a single mom.  Referral:  Jill Anderson, Mental Health Therapist, Martha’s Place Children’s Center  ($43.18) Debit

June 2:  Summer school clothes for 2 young girls in separate single family homes where family members are suffering from mental illness.  Referral:  Christine Flores, Transitions-Mental Health ($100) Debit and donation from Colleen Spafford

June 3:  Partial payment for family camp for a 3rd grader with severe hearing loss and her parents.  Referral:  Karen Sharp and Diane Frost, San Luis Coastal School District ($300) 2784

June 3:  Partial rent for a single mom attending treatment at Atascadero Drug and Alcohol Services.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County IOT ($300) 2785

June 3:  Partial storage payment to prevent a woman living in a care facility from losing all her belongings.  Social services will help her obtain her most important items, such as family photos, before the rest is auctioned off.  Referral:  Cyndi Murray, Director of Social Services, Bayside Care Center ($300) 2786

June 3:  Gas so a LINK case worker can drive a mother to Los Angeles to assist in the immigration process.  Referral:  Dianne Bray, Atascadero School District ($100) Debit

June 5:  Diapers for a teen mother’s 2-year-old.  Referral:  Laurabeth Medlock, Trinity Presbyterian, San Luis ($34.54) Debit

June 6:  Immediate payment of partial rent for a woman who has been ill and just learned her rent has been increased.  Referral:  Sara Alley, Wilshire Community Services ($280) 2789

June 6:  Bras, underwear, and socks for a homeless woman who has lost a lot of weight since becoming homeless.  Referral:  Kimberly Anderson and Belinda Benassi, Department of Social Services ($125)  Debit

June 6:  Gas and food for a mother and her newborn being discharged from the hospital.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker and delivery by Jacque Wheeler ($200) Debit

June 7:  Partial rent for a woman seeking drug and alcohol services.  Referral:  Heather Sorensen, Grover Beach Adult Outpatient Treatment/County Behavioral Health ($300) 2790

June 7:  Partial payment for RV repair so a homeless man can live in it at a local park that has a space open. Referral:  Nicole Holst, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 2791

June 7:  Kids Camp registration and field trip fees for a 3rd grader who, along with his dad, has been homeless for 2 months.  Stress is increasing due to the upcoming loss of structure, routine, and relationships with school about to be out.  Referral:  Dana Francis, counselor, Cayucos School ($50 and $100) 2792 and 2793

June 7:  Salon station rent for an 67-year-old hairdresser who is self-employed and works 3 days a week to supplement her SS income of $671 per month.  She has been in the hospital since June 1, and has not been able to work since May 25th.  Referral:  Wendy Beres, French Hospital ($300) 2794

June 9:  Partial YMCA summer camp fees for the son of a single mother so he can be in a supervised environment while she works full time.  Referral:  Manuel Barba, County Mental Health ($188) 2795

June 9:  Partial funding so a family with 2 babies can move their RV to a park.  Referral:  Ricardo Vazquez, ECHO shelter ($300) 2796

June 9:  Room payment for an older lady who works in the fields.  She is going to have cancer surgery after suffering in pain for a year, but because she needed to work, she didn’t get medical care.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 2797

June 9:  Glasses for a gentleman in need.  Referral:  Lorena Gomez, CAPSLO ($175) 2798

June 9:  Bassinet for a baby due by C-Section on Monday.  Referral:  Jill Anderson, Martha’s Place ($59.11) Debit

June 9:  Household items for a pregnant young woman moving to housing.  She is doing well in meeting her treatment plan.  Referral:  Lorena Gomez, CAPSLO ($175) Debit

June 9:  Clothes and shoes for a woman recently released from jail who is in a sober living home and doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Lorena Gomez, CAPSLO ($150) Debit

June 9:  Work clothes and shoes for a man who recently obtained a job, and is doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Lorena Gomez, CAPSLO ($150) Debit

June 9:  Britta-type water filter pitcher for a family with a baby whose water quality is questionable.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and shopping by Jacque Wheeler ($)

June 9:  Activity floor mat for an infant who needs help with developmental growth.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Jacque Wheeler ($)

June 9:  Emergency payment of partial rent for a woman who just moved to housing with a roommate who can’t make his part of the rent because of a medical emergency with his child.  The lease is in her name, and she will lose the new housing without full payment.  Referral:  Lynn Gizzard, San Luis Obispo County Health ($250) 2799

June 10:  Partial payment for a gentleman applying to take the Nursing State Boards again.  He worked at ASH for 9 years, and was terminated due to taking sick time to care for his father.  Referral:  Jeannette Garcia, CAPSLO/VETS ($300) 2800

June 10:  Partial payment for Green card/residency card for a 59-year-old woman who is a farm worker.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 2801

June 10:  Gas for a mother who is having trouble getting her child to Martha’s Place and herself to therapy for domestic violence.  She just had a baby, and has not yet returned to work.  Referral:  Mary Teresi and Casey Roos, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($50) Debit

June 10:  Partial rent for a gentleman who missed work 4 days because he hit a deer and rolled his car on the way to work.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($275) 2802

June 10:  Partial dental lab costs for a Medi-Cal patient who is in need of extensive dental work requiring a partial implant.  Referral:  Lorena Gomez, CAPSLO ($300) 2803

June 10:  Partial rent for a pregnant woman living in a sober living home.  Referral:  Kim Schwab, DAS/Family Treatment Court ($300) 2804

June 10:  Motel stay for a mother and her teenager while housing assistance is sought.  Referral:  Christine Flores, T-MH ($100) Cash out

June 13:  AYSO soccer registration for 2 sons.  Their single mom is caring for 6 children.  Referral:  Janice Chagoya, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($100 and $100) 2805 and 2806

June 13:  Partial rent payment for a Goodwill Warehouse employee who has had his hours decreased.  His counselor is working with HASLO to have his rent reduced accordingly.  Referral:  Larry Feldt, CAPSLO/VETS ($300) 2807

June 13:  Undergarments, clothes, and shoes for a man who is paying out of pocket for very expensive medication.  He is HIV in recovery and high risk.  Referral:  Lorena Gomez, CAPSLO ($150) Debit

June 14:  Tires to make driving safe for a woman of limited means.  Referral:  Kayla Kerrigan and Belinda Benassi, DSS ($304.86) 2808

June 14:  Payment to a treatment specialist for an elderly man who is low-income and battling gum disease.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($232) 2809

June 14: Partial payment for Sensory Integration evaluation and treatment for a 4-year-old boy who was premature, received early intervention services from Tri-Counties, no longer qualifies under that program, and is having behavioral issues.  Referral:  Suzanne Gorter, MFT ($300) 2810

June 14:  RTA bus pass for a single mom in treatment for the first time and flourishing.  Referral:  Rosie Armemdariz, County Adult Treatment Court Collaborative (Donated pass)

June 14:  RTA bus pass for a young man working diligently to change his life.  Referral:  Rosie Armemdariz, County Adult Treatment Court Collaborative (Donated pass)

June 14:  Summer camp for a teen girl whose single mom has been able to save a part of the cost.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 2811

June 14:  RTA bus pass for a young woman in a sober living house can get to her new job.   Referral:  Nathaniel Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services (Donated pass)

June 14:  Glasses for a 3rd grader, who receives Special Education support, to have at school.  Referral:  Dana Francis, counselor, Cayucos School ($300) 2812

June 14:  Partial rent for a woman who is dealing with pancreatic cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 2813

June 15:  Bed rail to help a woman who is elderly stay safely in her bed.  Referral:   Becky Jones, CenCal Health ($21.48) Debit



June 15:  ID for teen girl to get a job.  Referral:  Joanne Benham, Youth Programs Director, TAPP/CAPSLO  ($29) 2814

June 15:  Partial deposit for a 50-year-old client who has full time employment at Wal-Mart and has found a room to rent in Paso.  Referral:  Kevin Reeder, ECHO Shelter ($300) 2815

Items donated:  baby clothes from Dottie Andoli; 4 bikes from Jim Ellman; crib to keep a baby from getting out of his pack-n-play and leaving his house from Heather Thomas; delivery by Eloisa Medina; delivery by Kat Tuculet; 4 cases diapers from Kathie Hendricks; stroller, dishes, and potty from Debbie Bennett; dishes and silverware from Rita Vogi; comforter, sheets, and towels from Kelli Cole; sheets, towels, and newborn clothes from Amber Idell; baby clothes from Katie Robinson;
 
Admin Funds donated:  Dana Starkovich,

Funds donated:  Barbara Deel, Susan Demma, John Baas, Paula Montgomery,  Lynn Grizzard, Joanne and Phil Ruggles, Sue Smith, Jean Steel, Jayne Devencenzi, Mary Parker, Jacquoline Williams, Carrie Zinn, Patrice and Zaf Iqbal, Linda Olson in memory of Don Thibido, Anonymous,

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

What Womenade Shared May 16th - May 31st - Thank you!


May 16:  Partial payment so a man can receive an emergency radiology test.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 2730

May 16:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 4 children.  Mom works in a fast food restaurant, and her paycheck was sent to the wrong place through no fault of the mother.  Referral:  Mary Squellati, CAPSLO ($300) 2731

May 17:  Car radiator for a family's auto so they can travel from North County to see their baby in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($174) 2732

May 18:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for a single mom and her 2 children; the father passed away suddenly, and she used the rent money to pay for his funeral expenses.  Referral:  Karina Ayala, CAPSLO ($300) 2733

May 19:  Utility payments for a mother and her 2 children.  Referral:  Magena Ammen, RISE ($75 and $105) 2735 and 2736

May 19:  Driver Training fee and DMV fee so a teen, the son of 2 parents who are disabled, can get to his new job as a Teen Wellness Provider at CHP clinics.  Referral:  Kayla Wilburn, CAPSLO ($120 and $33) 2737 and 2738

May 19:  Gas so a formerly incarcerated mother who has been working full time at her minimum wage job, paying rent, and staying sober for 3 years can travel to LA to see her daughter who is dying of cancer.  Referral:  Janet Allenspach, CAPSLO ($100) 2739

May 19:  Childcare for the children of a single mother who has just found a full-time job.  She will be able to afford this cost in the future.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($275) 2740

May 19:  Gas and diapers for a mother and her 1-year-old who are homeless; the mom just lost her spouse to a drug overdose.  Referral:  Laura Ottrando, Martha's Place Children's Center ($100) 2741

May 19:  Tires for a single mother.  She uses her car for doctor appointments, taking her daughter to school, and looking for work, and her current tires are bald.  Referral:  Melissa Jenkins, Wilshire Community Services ($400) 2742

May 19:  California ID card for a pregnant client in the IOT program.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, Intensive Outpatient Treatment ($28) 2743

May 20:  Rent payment to a sober living home for a single mother of 3 escaping an abusive husband and drug use.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 2745

May 20:  Partial rent to a sober living home for a woman who has no family or friends.  She has started a job at limited hours.  Referral:  Heather Sorensen, County Behavioral Health ($300) 2746

May 20:  Food and gas for a mother living in a motel with her 2 sons.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($200) 2747

May 20:  Rent for a field worker who broke her ankle.  She has a soft cast on now, and plans to go back on the fields as soon as they put a full cast on her leg.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($380) 2748

May 21:  Partial rent for a woman in a sober living house.  Referral:  Nathaniel Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 2749

May 23:  Partial rent for a Veteran who is recovering from surgery.  He is due to return to work in June.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, VASH/PATH ($385) 2750

May 24:  Partial car registration for a woman having trouble affording the smog check and fees required.  Referral:  Emily Zubritsky, Family Care Network ($300) 2751

May 24:  Partial rent to house a chronically homeless Veteran.  By July his income will increase, so he will be able to pay his part of housing.  Referral:  Larry Feldt, CAPSLO, Veterans ($117) 2752

May 24:  Respite care so a 62-year-old quadriplegic can be cared for while his wife attends their daughter's college graduation in Northern California.  Their daughter has colon cancer.  Referral:  Victoria Roberts, Cherish Home Health, Cambria ($376) 2753

May 25:  Driver's license so a mother can drive her daughter to mental health services.  Referral:  Christina Flores, Transitions-Mental Health ($25) 2754

May 25:  Food for 2 families who have had to use their limited funds for medical emergencies.  Referral: Fiona Phillips, People's Self-Help Housing, and shopping and delivery from the Coast by Linda Holland and Lisa Bertrand ($400) 2755

May 25:  RTA passes and cooked food for a single mother and her 14-year-old daughter who have been homeless for 6 months.  Mom is on disability and only makes $545 a month, so no one can rent to her.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($84 and $200) 2756 and 2757

May 25:  Crib for a mother who is 36 months pregnant.  A family member gave her a crib, but it is unsafe.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($116.13) Debit

May 26:  Storage unit payment to allow a woman who has been sober for months and reunited with her children to get all her belongings.  She now has a job working as a housekeeper.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($300) 2758

May 26:  RTA month passes so 2 clients can get to required Court appearances.  Referral:  Rosie Armendariz, County Drug and Alcohol Services, and purchase by Kathy Gisler ($88)

May 26:  Mattress and bedding for a young pregnant couple moving from homelessness.  Referral:  PHN ($130) 2759

May 26:  Car registration so a woman who is mentally and physically disabled and currently housed can work at a temporary job at Camp Roberts.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($204) 2760

May 26:  Gas so a young man can get to and from treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, Intensive Outpatient treatment ($100) 2761

May 26:  Gas and diapers for a family having trouble living on 1 low-wage salary.  The mom is not working because of the high cost of childcare.  Referral:  Mary Teresi and Casey Roos, Martha's Place Children's Center ($100) 2761

May 26:  Diapers for the young son of a single mom; she is also taking care of her mother who has cancer.  Referral:  Mary Teresi and Casey Roos, Martha's Place ($22.15) 2761

May 26:  Emergency car repair so the father of 8 can get to work.  The family paid all their tax return toward the repair.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar School District ($300) 2762

May 26:  Partial payment to help a family of 9 children send their mother's body home to be buried.  All of the children are of limited means, and are contributing all they can.  Referral:  Rose Levinson-Cooke, Central Coast Home Health and Hospice ($300) 2763

May 26:  Medical imaging payment for a woman with stage 4 breast cancer.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($152.49) 2764

May 26:  Tires for a victim of long time abuse who works in the fields and is working very hard to become independent.  Referral: Jessica Mondragon, RISE ($331.07) 2765

May 27:  Partial rent for woman who entered sober living.  She is looking for a job.  Referral:  Nathaniel Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol ($300) 2766

May 27:  Driving class for student who has improved his school attendance, registered for summer school, and has a part-time job.  Referral:  Christine Flores, T-MH ($100) 2767

May 28:  Kindle books and clothes for 3 siblings who had to leave their home with nothing.  The family is splitting, and the children are moving East to find a more affordable place.  One child is autistic, and books and drawing are his coping tools.  Referral:  Colleen Ryan and Elise Thompson, Tidelands Counseling ($300) 2768

May 29:  Car seat for an infant due in 2 weeks.  The mother has totally turned her life around, and has returned to school.  Referral:  Janet Allenspach, CAPSLO ($55.55) Debit

May 31:  Partial rent for a woman who has recently switched jobs, and hasn't been paid yet..  Referral:  Amanda Brown and Belinda Benassi, County Department of Social Services ($300) 2769

May 31: Partial water bill payment to prevent shut off today for the 19-year-old mother of a 20-month old who lives with her parents on the Coast.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse  ($220) 2770

May 31:  Partial RV space deposit for a single mother and her 4 children who are moving from homelessness.  Referral:   Ricardo Vazquez, ECHO Shelter ($280) 2771

May 31:  Partial deposit to allow an abuse victim and her teenage son to move to transitional housing.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Women's Shelter Program ($300) 2772

May 31:  Partial deposit to allow a man with a 4-year-old son to move to transitional housing.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Women's Shelter Program ($300) 2773

May 31:  Utility bill payments for a 30-year-old who has been dealing with breast cancer, and is now in her 3rd round of cancer issues with spinal cancer.  Her husband is on National Guard active duty.  Referral:  Shelley Kilcoyne, Central Coast Home Health ($141.41 and $90.98 and $35.84) 2774, 2775, 2776

Items donated:  baby toys and child carrier from Annie Chambers-Coteil; handmade children's quilts and blankets from Katie Perez; detergent from Bonnie Rivera, Mary Anne Morgan, Madeline Fay, Rosemary Cleaves, Nicki Bywater; diapers from Candace Gouldeman and Rosemary Cleaves; toys from Lori Sonnabend; sheets from Cheryl Alikhan; diapers and wipes from De Hampton; diapers from Sue Zweig; diapers, wipes, and gift card from Nancy Kraus; bounty of diapers and wipes from Trilogy Womenade delivered by Julie Holland; toys, costumes, and shelf from John Hostetter; 2 large boxes of toys and colored pencils from Lesa Smith and Whiz Kids Toys; 4 wetsuits, fins, and booties from Susan Updegrove for children served by Family Care Network; children's clothes, diapers, and grocery bags from Susan Updegrove; trike and afghan from Marcie Lindvall; RTA month pass from Jen Melton;

Admin Funds donated:  Leslie Rotstein, Katie Perez,

Funds donated:  Diane Wettlaufer, Jen Melton, Carrie Zinn, Anonymous, Karen Blum, Betsy Umhofer in honor of Jacque Wheeler, Judy Barclay, Kat Tuculet, Maggie Ragatz, Fred Donati, Diana Henderson, Maria Page, Ginny Kenny, Dianne Thompson, Judy Eisenhard, Katie Perez, Mariam Shah, Madeline Fay, Mary Anne Morgan, Loretta Sonnabend, Jacque Fondren, Barbara Crawford, Lola Zybura, Mary Lois Franks, Lynn Heinrich, Barbara McPherson, Karyn Carnes, Rosemary Cleaves, Gwen Carton, Joy Pickell, Janice Chagoya, Marla Lee Eaton, Bonnie Rivera, Nancy Shearer, Gail Applegate, Candace Guildeman, Nicki Bywater, Wendy Hallin, Lauren Knuttila, Christen Zybura, Madeline Stevenson, Su Tsao, Nicole Pazden/Elder Placement, Kathy Greer, Janet Kourakis, Lisa Bertrand,

Monday, May 16, 2016

What Womenade Shared May 1st - May 15th

May 1:  Clothes for a 2-year-old whose family is in crisis.  Referral:  Jennie Nostrum, RISE ($150) 2694

May 1:   Motel stay for a woman with serious medical needs.  Referral:  Isaac Smith, medical social worker, Central Coast Home and Hospice ($115.80 and $231.60) 2696 and 2697

May 2:  Car window repair for a single mother and her 16-year-old son.  He recently had emergency surgery on his leg due to shattered bones; mom is suffering from anorexia and fighting to stay in recovery ($250) 2698

May 2:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for a low-income woman who is working hard to maintain self-sufficiency.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, Peoples' Self-Help Housing ($100) 2700

May 2:  Partial payment to repair a car for parents working as much as they can.  Referral: Daniella Esparza, Martha's Place Children's Center ($300) 2702

May 2:  Partial payment for transportation for a hospice patient who is bed-bound to move from her daughter's home to a skilled nursing facility.  Referral:  Naomi Simpson, medical social worker, Central Coast Hospice ($300) 2703

May 3:  Partial payment of first month's rent for a Veteran and his wife who have have been living in their van, but now have a VASH voucher, so they will be able to maintain housing costs moving forward.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($300) 2704

May 3:  Partial rent for a family of 5 whose father, a farm worker, got addicted to painkillers and is receiving treatment.  Mom just started working.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 2705

May 4:  Clothes, underwear, and shoes for a single mother and her daughter.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 2706

May 4:  Motel stay for a single mother and her young son; they left her brother's house after being physically attacked and she been 58 days sober.  Referral:  Cynthia Caldeira, County Behavioral Health ($231.60) 2707

May 4:  Bus pass so a woman who is currently unemployed can get to treatment 3 times a week.  Referral:  Maria Aquino, County Drug and Alcohol Services, and shopping by Kathy Gisler ($44)

May 4:  Double stroller so a mother with a medical condition can take her children safely with her to the bus when she travels to San Luis for weekly medical appointments.  Referral:  Yesenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness, and stroller donation from Jim and Kathy apRoberts

May 4:  Partial payment for green card renewal for a 57-year-old farm worker who is raising her 2 grandchildren, ages 3 and 9.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 2708

May 4:  Daycare costs for a week for 2 children until their new Foster parents receive their Foster care funds.  The parents must work, and our support keeps the children in the family.  Referral:  Barbara Turk, County Child Welfare Services ($285) 2709

May 5:  Diapers for a newborn.  Referral:  Vanessa Greene, LINK (25.99) 2710

May 5:  Motel stay for a mother and her medically fragile son.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Women's Shelter ($309.59) 2711

May 5:  Partial rent for  a family whose father and son lost their jobs due to a company take over.  Referral:  Catherine Manning, Peoples' Self-Help Housing ($300) 2712

May 5:  Propane for a single mother with 3 children who had to buy a set of used tires.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LMUSD ($235) 2713

May 5:  Bedding for 2 Foster children who have been taken in by relatives who have beds but no bedding.  Referral:  Tomoko Rhoat, Martha's Place Children's Center ($64.30) Debit

May 6:  Storage unit for a father and his 6-year-old son.  Dad got very sick, lost his apartment, and moved into a studio that won't hold their belongings.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($189) 2714

May 7:  Gas so a family in Cayucos can bring their 5-year-old to medical appointments in San Luis.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($50) 2715

May 7:  Transportation costs so a woman struggling with a life threatening illness can travel to UCLA for an evaluation.  Referral:  Else Mai Curry, County Behavioral Health ($273.70) 2716

May 11:  Phone payment to prevent shut off tomorrow for an elderly lady on a fixed income who is having a hard time.  Referral:  Patty Ramirez, Transitions-Mental Health ($250) 2717

May 9:  Baby items for a newborn boy.  Referral:  Barbara Turk, Child Welfare Services ($100) 2718

May 9:  Shoes for a man to wear to work.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outpatient Treatment ($100) 2719

May 9:  Chrome book for a high school junior to complete homework.  She and her family have lost their home and are moving to a motel.  Referral:  Colleen Ryan, Tidelands Counseling ($218) Debit

May 10:  Partial deposit so a mother and her 8-year-old can move to housing.  She is starting a new job.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($270) 2721

May 11:  Storage payment to allow a woman moving to housing to get her belongings.  Referral:  Nicole Holst, T-MH ($128) 2722

May 11:  Partial rent payment for a single mother of 3 children who works in the fields.  Her husband has been deported, and she has had to miss work because 1 of her children is acting out at school because his dad is gone.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300)  2723

May 12:  Medication for a homeless patient who had all her money stolen.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($9.99) 2724

May 13:  Bus pass for a father, living in a motel with his family, to get to work and treatment.  Referral:  Nathaniel Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services, and shopping by Kathy Gisler ($44)

May 13:  Partial rent for a domestic violence victim who is working 2 jobs to support her 2 children.  She got behind financially when her son fell and broke his wrist, and she had to take him to urgent care.  Referral:  Michelle Gaulden, San Luis Obispo County Mental Health ($300) 2725

May 13:  Car battery for a single mother unable to work due to a car accident.  The battery is necessary so she can drive to classes at Cuesta and take her children to school.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($143.63) 2726

May 13:  Food for a Cuesta student who works and goes to school full time, and has no family support.  Referral:  Andrea Devitt, Cuesta College counselor ($100) 2727

May 13:  Gas for a mom on limited income to travel from Paso Robles to be with her sick baby in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($100) 2728

May 13:  Partial payment for a school field trip to San Francisco for a Coast student.  The family's single mother of 3 has been able to save $350 for the trip, but is short the rest.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($150) 2729

Items Donated:  printer and cartridges for Dana Elementary from Barbara Cotton; storage bins from Ann Jones; high chair from Anonymous; high chair, bassinet, nursing pillow from Shy Smith; sewing machine and notions from......; double stroller from Jim and Kathy apRoberts and Amanda Sorenson; plates, bowls, silverware, and cups from Marylou Gooden; bus passes from Vita Miller; sewing machine from Terry Tilton; pack-n-play and stroller from Stephanie Conner; toaster oven from Elise Carraway; children's books, backpacks and costumes from John Hostetter; golf clubs and bag for a high school junior donated by San Luis Obispo Country Club Golf Shop; silverware, utensils and pillow cases from Marylou Gooden; microwave from Linda Blonsley; refridgerator from Jane Wu;

Admin Funds Donated:  Sandra Brill, Bette Kulp, Linda Blonsley, Donna Leach, Dana Starkovich, Ladonna Rinn, Grace Nagel, Marilyn Fuller, Rita Erwin, John Thomas, Susan Austin, Sara Cress,

Funds Donated:  Amy Wagner, Patty Aguilar, Fred Donati, Lisa Bertrand, Sharon Westray, Mary Parker, Greg and Lara Baxley, Stephan Lamb, Wendy Daly, Jacque and Chuck Wheeler, Janice Woolpert, Lisa Wearda, Denise Fourie, Heather Tissue Stevenson/Heather Tissue Design, John and Deb Spatafore, Betsy MacDonald, Whiz Kids Toys, Laura Mullen, Lisa Simon, Dan Carpenter, Marylou Gooden, Linda Blonsley, Fran Norris, Marilyn Rolph, Jane Fairbairn, Francis Wagner, Janet Chaney, Rosemary Nelson, Yvonne Williams, Vivian Chaubet, Christina Martin, Sharon Con, Betty Scully, Darlene Cassell, Judy Earnest, Christi Nemetz, Donna Lacki, Donna Nisbet, Deborah Art, Norah Lee, Nikki Nestor, Robert Swaim, Jimmie Brewer, Adriana Kuhn, Karin Rivers, Freddi Quin, Janine Raby, Nancy Kraus, Shirley Richard, Toni Mahoney, Tania Schepper, Valerie Serbein, Myra Akel, Claudia Sorensen, Cynthia Grenz, Gail Ryan, Eunice King, Arlene Shinderman, Patricia Rallis, Marcia Traversaro, Julie Holland, Jane Mouw, Elizabeth Steen, Carolyn Quigley, Toni Destro, Karen Floyd, Angela Bleier, Janice Paulsen, Amy Hedges, De Hampton, Christine Hammer, Marie Kyle, Valerie Mecchi, Bonnie, Keller, Leslie Bennett, Rita Walls, Beth Ladin, Sharon Thacker, Rhonda Richard, Carol Cape, Verna O'Connell, Nancy Bayliss, Linda Smith, Jayne Devencenzi, Ron Riegier to honor his wife, Doreen and his mother Dottie, on Mother's Day, Elizabeth De Haan, Michele Williams, Zaf and Patrice Iqbal, Mary Parker, Elise Carraway and Frank Nerli, Peti Johnson, Phil and Joanne Ruggles, Barbara George, Vickie and Dan Ebert in memory of Barbara Marcum, Lauren Ruda, Heidi Harmon, Karen Horst, Sue Smith, Teddy Burton, Sandra Gillespie Linda and Peter Jankay, Roberta Kassak, Sibyl Hanson, Pamela Bleisch and Tim Strawn, Susan McCutcheon, Dawn Tyra, Linnaea Phillips, Thao Christman, Lisa Wearda, Celeste Richter, Anonymous, Diane Duenow, Anonymous, Diane Wettlaufer, Melaleuca,