Saturday, October 13, 2018

What Womenade Shared October 1st - 14th

October 1:  Partial rent for a senior man who works in a motel laundry and is getting medical tests at CHC.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($255) 5439 1

October 1:  Partial rent for a woman in Section 8 housing who is low in funds this month.  Referral: Jerry Mihaic, Independent Living Resource Center ($300) 5440 1

October 1:  Partial rent for a family with 2 children; father lost his job and starts a new one on the 15th.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 5441 4

October 1:  Partial rent for a young couple who came out of homelessness 6 months ago and have been doing well, but repairing the truck the father needs for work caused them to be low rent money.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools  ($300) 5442 4

October 2:  Warm jacket for a youth whose parents are out of work. Referral:  Lauren Lederer, County Mental Health ($85.95) 5443 3

October 2:  Partial payment for a man who has an appointment today with an endocrinologist for iodine treatment.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center  ($300) 5444 1

October 2:  Rent for a woman with a special needs child whose funds were frozen by mistake.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($141) 5445 2

October 2:  Tires so a woman can get to work and transport her children to school safely.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($285.95) 5446 3

October 2:  Partial rent for a woman and her 4 children escaping her husband who tried to kill her.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Strand Strong Now ($300) 5447 5

October 2:  Household items and food for 2 single clients moving out of the shelter.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($200) 5448  2

October 2:  Partial payment for DACA fees for a young woman.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($200) 5449 1

October 3:  Food for a 69-year-old domestic violence survivor.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($100) 5450 1

October 3:  Gas for a mother, a domestic violence survivor, to take her daughters to appointments out of the county.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($100) 5451 3

October 3:  Winter clothes for a 4-year-old.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s House Children’s Center ($200) 5452 2

October 3:  Gas so a family can take their child to Stanford for surgery.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($100) 5453 3

October 3:  For a man who is disabled and had to take a Section 8 place that is not near a bus stop, DMV and license fees.  Referral:  David Lichti, LMFT ($28 and 144) 5454 and 5455 1

October 3:  Utility payment for a single father of 2 who fell behind in bills due to losing his job.  Referral:   Mariana Gutierrez, San Luis Coastal ($184.84) 5456 3

October 3:  Motel stay for a person who is homeless and has trench foot and incontinence.  Referral:  Allison Mee, County Social Services ($305.95) 5457 1

October 3:  Chest CT for a 58-year-old woman.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($233) 5458 1

October 3:  Dental treatment for a low income senior woman.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($210) 5459 1

October 3:  Medical treatment at CHC for a father injured repairing his car; he is caring for his own children and taking in his nephews while their parents are in jail.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($195) 5460 5

October 4:  Gas and food for a family staying in a motel while looking for a new place to live.  Referral:  Mayra Lopez, County Behavioral Health ($150) 5461 4

October 5:  Partial rent for a singe mother who used rent funds to repair the car she needs for her job.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 5462 3

October 5:  Glasses for a man doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Paloma Basulto, San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health ($235)  5463 1

October 5:  Partial payment for car repair for a single father with disabilities who uses his vehicle for shelter and transportation to visit his children.  Referral:  Inez Gonzales, CAPSLO ($300) 5464 3

October 5:  Prepaid phone and minutes for a single mother with a 4-year-old special needs child and a newborn.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, and shopping and donation by Linda Jankay

October 5:  Partial rent for a woman who is selling her belongings in order to make rent.  Referral:  Monica Benson, County Social Services ($300) 5465 1

October 5:  Partial car payment for a domestic violence survivor who has used her funds for moving expenses.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($200) 5466 1

October 5:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for a single mother with mental health issues.  Referral:  Mirna Forero, County Social Services ($300) 5467 3

October 5:  Food for a young female Veteran with a traumatic brain injury who is homeless and trying to get a janitorial job.  Referral:  Betsy Bloombaum, Twin Cities Hospital ($155.95) 5468 1

October 6:  Gas so a single mother who recently lost her job and is going through a difficult divorce/custody battle can get to court.  Referral:  Inez Gonzales,  CAPSLO ($50) 5469 3

October 6:  Partial payment for a Sober Living rent for a woman who has recently found a job.  Referral:  Hobert Gabuat, County Drug and Alcohol ($187.50) 5470 1

October 6:  Food for a mother and her children who have recently separated from her husband.  Referral:  Mayra Gonzalez, CAPSLO ($100) 5471 3

October 6:  Diapers and wipes for a teen mom’s baby.  Referral:  Jose Gonzalez, Transitions-Mental Health ($51.01) 5472 2

October 7:  Clothes for a student in Foster care.  Referral:  Caledonia Bossche, Family Care Network ($200) 5473 1

October 7:  Double stroller for a mother with a toddler with special needs and a newborn.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($75.14)  Debit

October 7:  Clothes for a domestic violence survivor.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($200) 5474 1

October 7:  Gas so a domestic violence survivor can get to work.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 5475 1

October 8:  Payment so a private civil server can give a Temporary Restraining Order to a survivor’s abuser.  Referral:  Nate Sweasey, RISE ($85) 5476 1

October 8:  Partial payment of PG&E bill to prevent shut off of service.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($150) 5477  4


October 8:  Sewer hose and sewer hose kit to repair a homeless family’s camper.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools and shopping by Linda Jankay ($)

October 8:  Partial rent for a family who had unexpected bills.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($200) 5477 4

October 9:  Food for the family of a single mother who hasn’t been to work for a couple weeks due to an auto accident.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($100) 5479 3

October 9:  Clothes for a middle school student.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($100) 5480 3

October 9:  Partial payment for childcare for a single mother’s 7 and 4-year-olds.  Referral:  Karina Ayala, CAPSLO ($200) 5481 3

October 10:  Emergency motel shelter for a mother with a severely handicapped son.  Referral:  Kevin Reeder, Transitional Food and Shelter ($305.95) 5482 2

October 10:  Vacuum cleaner for a single mother of 6 children; social workers are helping her with housekeeping issues.  Referral:  Savannah Donovan, Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo, and shopping by Linda Jankay ($)

October 10:  Partial rent and utility payment for a family who has had unexpected bills.  Referral:  Patty Ramirez, Transitions-Mental Health ($75 and $96.55) 5484 and 5485 4

October 10:  DMV payment for a Veteran and his wife who are recently housed, but surviving on very little a month.  Referral:  Tammy Hancock, HUD-VASH ($246) 5486 2

October 10:  DMV registration payment for a family of 5.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($310) 5487

October 11:  Winter clothes for a single mother’s child who has learning disabilities.  Referral  Hailey Ruby, County Social Services ($150) 5488 2

October 11:  Diapers for a child in a low income family.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($14.99) 5489 2

October 11:  Diapers for several children who are ill with diarrhea.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($117.75)  5489 14

October 11:  Partial payment for Sober Living for a woman doing well in treatment and looking for work.  Referral:  Kim Gossner, Casa Solana ($200) 5490 1

October 11:  Partial rent for a pregnant single mom on bed rest.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 5491 2

October 11:  Emergency blood pressure cuff for a new mom with hypertension who is leaving the hospital.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse and shopping by Linda Jankay

October 11:  Gas and food for a mother of 2 teen boys who has taken in 2 Foster children and then suddenly lost her job because the company closed.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($50 and $100) 5492 and 5493 5

October 11:  Gas card to help a mother whose family is staying at the shelter get her 5 children to 3 separate schools.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($50) 5492 6

October 11:  Gas for a family of 8 who have had unexpected bills this month.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($50) 5492 8

October 11:  Food and gas for a teen unaccompanied minor who is not able to obtain food stamps because her parents are claiming her for their stamps.  Referral:  Christina Azuel, County Social Services ($50 and $150) 5492 and 5493 1

October 11:  Food for a single mother and her 3 children and her daughter and her daughter’s 2 children.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 5493 7

October 11:  Food for a family; the father is out of work since he was in an accident and had 1 leg amputated.  Mother is looking for field work.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 5493 4

October 11:  Partial payment for HiSet exam for an Adult School student.  Referral:  Parke Godar, San Luis Coastal Adult School  ($35) 5494 1

October 11:  Gas so a woman can move her belongings out of a Safe House to independent housing.   Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($25) Debit 1

October 11:  Partial rent for a single mother who did not receive this month’s child support and had to use funds to pay her car registration in order to take her son to school.  Referral:  Nicole Janikowski, Independent Living Resource Center ($275) 5495 1

October 12:  Gas and food for a hearing impaired man.  Referral:  Konika McPherson, County Mental Health ($300) 5496  2

October 12:  Gas, food, and motel for a couple traveling to LA for treatment of the father’s terminal cancer.  Referral:  Marina Garza, Hospice San Luis Obispo ($305.95) 5497 4

October 12:  Emergency water bill payment to prevent shut off of a family’s service.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($130.25) 4

October 12:  Professional work clothes for a woman who just got a job.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($225.95) 5499 1

October 12:  Storage unit payment to prevent a man who is homeless from losing all his belongings.  Referral:  Marie Chaney, Transitions-Mental Health ($272) 5500 1

October 12:  Partial rent for a mother of 2 small children who has just started a housekeeping job at a motel.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5501 3

October 12:  Tires for a single mother whose vehicle’s tires were deflated by nails.  Referral:  Oscar Ramirez, CAPSLO  ($300)  5502 4

Items Donated:  dresser and phones from Deronda and Stephen Burdette; clothes from Heather Segal via Lisa Lazzara; DVD player from Judy Barclay; queen bed frame from Karla and Steve Cool; backpacks from Madelyn Millholland; twin bed from Susan Updegrove; dishes from Gladys Porter via Judy Riener; bed delivery by Terry Elfrink; Amazon gift card from Ashley Self; crib from Dana Starkovich; bed from Jayme Jones; cups, dishes, coffee maker, and plates from Lisa Lazzara; cases of diapers and 10 pair of new leggings from Kathie Hendricks;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Lisa Simon, Wendy Castleman, Melodianne Duffy, Cindy Hahn, Patty Aguilar, Tidelands Counseling, Leslie Grigsby, Lisa Bertrand, Marcy Owens, Jayne Devencenzi, Irene Chadwick, Peggy Sharpe, Barbara Torrey, Donette Dunaway, Peti Johnson, Anonymous, Linda Wilbert, Mary Dean, Kathy Greer, Nancy Terrell, Dana Paquin, Emily McLongstreet, United Methodist Men San Luis Obispo, Heather MacFarlane, Ellen Morrison, Kroger/Ralphs, Leslie Jones, Ros McQuade, Sally Hopkins, Jane Larkin, Marilyn Fuller, Naomi Blakely, Jan Stork, Pamela Segars, Marylou Gooden, Anonymous, Mary Parker, Lucia Cleveland, Lydia Strong, Kathleen MacLane, Ellen Morrison,

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

What Womenade Shared September 16th - 30th


September 15:  Child safety gate to protect a baby.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse and shopping and purchase by Mark Daigle

September 18:  Motel while a woman recovers from surgery in Santa Barbara.  Referral:  Jennifer DeGarmo, Family Care Network ($305.95) 5396 1

September 18:  Partial payment for a new transmission for a single mom living in a shelter.  Referral:  Betian Webb, Paso Robles Housing Authority ($300) 5397 3

September 18:  Diapers for babies of a single mother of 2.  Referral:  Jose Gonzalez, Transitions-Mental Health ($43.46) Debit 3

September 18:  Food for a woman who had to spend her funds to repair her car that she uses to get to counseling and medical appointments.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($105.95) 5398 1

September 18:  Food and diapers for a Coast family of 9 and gas so they can drive to Paso to shop at Kohl’s for school clothes with Operation School Bell.  Referral:  Donald Reyes, LINK ($250) 5399 9

September 18:  Partial rent for a mother going to school and caring for her special needs child.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 5400 2

September 18:  Partial deposit so a single father who is disabled can move to housing.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 5401 3

September 18:  Food and gas for a woman living alone and dealing with breast cancer.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology  ($150) 5399 and 5402 1

September 18:  Gas and food for a man making daily medical trips for treatment for colon cancer.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($150) 5402 1

September 19:  Partial car payment to prevent repossession of the vehicle for a single father.  Referral:  Jena Kuhnle, Child Welfare Services ($300) 5403 4

September 20:  Partial payment for car repair for a young couple with a new baby who are homeless; mother suffers from Postpartum depression and father suffers from the effects of a brain tumor.  Referral:  Theresa Lockwood, St Timothy’s Church ($300) 5404 3

September 21:  Room darkening curtains and curtain rods for a family whose sons are extremely sensitive to light.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($150) 5405 3

September 21:  Car insurance payment for a woman who has suffered abuse.  Referral: Janett Garcia, RISE ($43.83) 5406 1

September 21:  Seated walker for an elderly woman who is low income and living alone.  Referral:  Lily Carr, Wilshire Home, Health, and Hospice ($117.96) Debit 1

September 21:  Gas so a domestic violence survivor can get to treatment.  Referral:  Amanda Snider, Restorative Partners ($50) 5408 1

September 24:  Credit check payment so a family can move out of a shelter to housing.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO ($100) 5409 4

September 24:  Compression sleeve for a woman with breast cancer.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($297) 5410 1

September 24:  Gas so a family of 5 can go to LA for an immigration interview.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) Debit 5

September 24:  Food for the 2 young children of a single dad who lost his job.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($205.95) Debit 3

September 24:  Food for a mother with 3 children who have just been reunited.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($50) Debit 3

September 24:  Birth certificate for a man who just got a new job.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($28) 5411 1

September 24:  Utility payment for a family of 3; the grandmother just assumed custody of the children.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, ($134) 5412 3

September 24:  Basketball program payment for 2 brothers living with their single mother.  Referral:  Silvia Santini ($190) 5413 3

September 24:  Partial payment for car transmission repair for  a single mother and her 2 children living in a shelter; mother just got a job in a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Jose Camacho, Family Care Network ($300) 5414 3

September 24:  Computer from Exploration Station for a middle school student.  Referral:  Silvia Santini ($30) 5415

September 25:  Partial rent for a woman who is starting over after sexual assault.  Referral:  Susan Lamont, RISE ($300) 5416 1

September 25:  Size 19 shoes for a man who is homeless.  Referral:   Paloma Basulto, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($87.95) Debit 1

September 25:  Gas card for a new mother and her husband who are low income.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 5417 3

September 25:  Gas card for a pregnant mom whose work hours were reduced from 30 to 9.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 5417 2

September 25:  Legal fees so an aunt and uncle can take custody of their nephew.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($225) 5418 3

September 25:  Rental deposit so a man can move to housing after living in his car for 10 years.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Cares Resource Center ($296)  5419 1

 September 25:  Insurance payment for a sexual abuse survivor and her young child who is on the Autism Spectrum.  Referral:  Amber Hollarman, RISE ($268.48) 5420 2

September 25:  Partial rent for a single mother with 4 children who had to miss work cleaning houses while she recovered from surgery.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 5421 5

September 26:  Infant bath tub for a newborn removed from his home due to severe unsafe conditions.  Referral:  Inez Gonzales, CAPSLO and shopping and purchase by Jordis and Mark Daigle

September 26:  Gas so a 62-year-old woman and her husband, living on $500 a month SSI and both recovering for serious illnesses, can get to doctor appointments.  Referral:  Lisa Salopek, Central Coast Home Health ($50) 5422 2

September 26:  Clothes so a woman can start her new job in a professional office next week.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($162.50)  5423 1

September 26:  Deposit so a gentleman and his wife can move from homelessness to housing.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($300) 5424 2

September 27:  Partial reverse mortgage fee for a woman facing financial challenges from caring for her adult daughter and other misfortunes.  Referral:  Rev. Rod Richards, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship ($300) 5425 1

September 27:  Child safety gate to keep a child away from stairs.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse and shopping and donation by Jordis and Mark Daigle

September 27:  Transfer pole and tub shower bench with sliding seat for a young mother of 2 who is paralyzed on one side due to chemo for cancer.  Referral:  Kristen Goetsch, Central Coast Home Health ($308.65) Debit 4

September 28:  Boots and work clothes for a father who is starting a construction job.  Referral:  Doug Jenison, CAPSLO ($255.95) 5426 4

September 28:  Birth certificates for twins and gas so the parents can take them to medical appointments.  Dad just started a new job.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50 and $56) 5427 and 5428 4

September 28:  Food and gas for a single mother and her teen son, survivors of abuse, who are renting a room and currently only have 37 cents in the bank.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($100) 5429 2

September 28:  Healthy food for a woman with late stage ovarian cancer who is low income and relies on support from church friends.  Referral:  Betsy Bloombaum, Twin Cities Hospital ($105.95) 5430 1

September 28:  Partial payment for car repair for a single mother and her 2 children, survivors of abuse.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 5431 3

September 28:  Gas and birth certificate so a single mother who just lost her job can take her infant to UCSF for cardiac and genetic disorders.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($25 and $100) 5432 and 5433 3

September 28:  Partial rent to prevent a single mother and her family from going homeless; she used rent funds to repair the car she needs to go to work.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($250) 5434 3

September 28:  Food for a family moving from homelessness to housing.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($105.95) 5435 4

September 28:  Air conditioner repair for a 58-year-old woman living in North County who is terminally ill with ovarian cancer.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($300) 5437 1

September 29:  Underwear and socks for a young girl who is homeless.  Referral:  Andrea Beas, CAPSLO, and shopping and donation by Wendy Daly 2

Items Donated:  baby and women's clothes from Sabrina Griswold; diaper bag, nursing pillow and children’s clothes from Dona Griswold; children's clothes from Anonymous; children's clothes from Heather Segal and Lisa Lazzara; delivery by Kat Tuculet; recliner from Marla Lee Eaton delivered by Marla, and April and Mike Bay; bike basket, kitchen supplies, and light bulbs from Susan Updegrove; new kitchen items from Heather Mercer; clothes from Edith Narez-Lopez; toys from Kathie Hendricks; toys from Lesa Smith and Whiz Kids Toys; children’s clothes from Stephanie Krouse; backpack food and hangers for Wolf Den from Kristin Stump; umbrella stroller and clothes from Sandy Amborn; clothes from Lisa Lazzara; toys from Nessa Remington; children’s underwear and socks from Darlene Krouse; children’s clothes from Stephanie Krouse; clothes from Kelly Grundmeier and Caitlin Baumhefner; books from Mark King; toys and books from Anonymous; stroller, pack and play, and baby items from Anonymous;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Diane Wettlaufer, Jayma Newland, Carolyn Niblick, Jennifer Langford, Jessica Griffiths, Dana Easton, Kat Tuculet, Stephen Kuhn, Network for Good, Sue Smith, Rosemary Cleaves, Valerie Norman, Valerie Glahn, Sandy Amborn, Sarah Coplen, Lauren Rueda, Maggie Ragatz, Madelyn Millholland and Warren Lowry, Dale Anderson in honor of Elisa Leigan’s birthday, Kathy Gisler, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Leslie Rotstein,

Saturday, September 15, 2018

What Womenade Shared September 1st - September 15th



September 5:  Gas for a teen homeless mom so she can drive to work, take her daughter to childcare, and go to school.  Referral;  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($50) 5351 2

September 5:  For his new office job, dress pants, shirts, and tie for a gentleman who has been out of jail for 6 months and doing fabulously; he was able to find a suit jacket at Goodwill.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($194) 5352 1

September 4:  Shoes and underwear for an 8-year-old.   Referral:  Janett Garcia, RISE ($50) 5353 2

September 4:  Partial PG&E payment to prevent shut off for a low income family.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($268.40) 5354 3

September 4:  Partial rent for a woman whose roommate left in the night without paying the share of rent.  Referral:  Sheila Johnson, Mountainbrook Church ($100) 5355 1

September 4:  Sleeping bag for a gentleman who is currently homeless.  Referral:  Trista Ochoa, Transitions-Mental Health and shopping by Gwyneth Stewart ($19.40) Debit

September 5:  Work shoes for a Veteran starting a new job.  Referral:  Amy Anderson, Goodwill ($37.95) 5356 1

September 5:  Partial water bill payment for a graduate student who is disabled and unemployed.  Referral:  Lori Waters, Cal Poly Disability Resource Center ($200) 5357 1

September 5:  Vision appointments for 2 children whose grandmother has recently assumed full custody of them.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK 5358 3

September 5:  Water bill payment for a single woman receiving treatment.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($170) 5360 1

September 5:  Utility payment for a woman with 2 young children with very serious health concerns resulting in trips to UCSF and an ostomy bag.  Referral:  Cynthia Smith, M.F.T. ($300) 5361 3

September 5:  Partial payment for gurney transportation to skilled nursing for a hospice patient.  Referral:  Rose Levinson, Central Coast Home Health ($300) 5362 1

September 6:  Partial payment for tires so a single mother can take her children safely to school and counseling.  Referral:  Anthony Clementi, Transitions-Mental Health ($100) 5363 3

September 6:  Partial mortgage payment for a man who is unable to work currently due to heart surgery.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 5364 3

September 6:  Gas so a client can get to counseling.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($50) 5365 1

September 6:  Food for a family with 3 children.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 5365 4

September 7:  Household items for a family moving out of the shelter and to housing.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($50) 5366 4

September 7:  Tire so a man can continue searching for a job.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($45.95) 5367 1

September 7:  GED testing so a a woman can seek a better-paying job to support her family.  Referral:  Jenna Wolfson, Phoenix Rising Therapy ($145.95) 5368 3

September 7:  Train ticket so an elderly man can renew his Green Card.  Referral:  Margarita Ibarra, County Social Services ($65.95) 5369 1

September 7:  Gas so a woman can get to medical appointments.  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($25) 5370

September 7:  Clothes for a 1st grade girl.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($100) 5371 2

September 7:  Partial rent for a Veteran.  Referral:  Colleen Plevel, CAPLSO ($200) 5372 1

September 7:  Partial payment for DACA renewal  fees for a young woman.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO  ($200) 5373 1

September 10:  School transportation for a single mother’s 3 children who have special needs.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($100) 5374 4

September 11:  Partial rental deposit to move a man to housing.  Referral:  Alisha Dosier, County Behavioral Health (300) 5375 1

September 12:  Partial rental payment for a man whose rent has been raised.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($130) 5376 1

September 12:  Partial rent for a woman doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Kim Gossner, Casa Solana ($200) 5377 1

September 12:  Partial car brake repair payment for a grandmother who is caring for her grandchildren.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($300) 5378 3

September 13:  Food for a family needing to take their child to medical appointments at Stanford.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($105.95) 5379 4

September 13:  Utility bill payments for a family whose father has Stage 4 pancreatic cancer and his wife has had to leave her job in the fields to care for him and their 2 children.  Referral:  Shelley Kilcoyne, Central Coast Home Health ($93.55, $52.02, $58.72, $39.35) 5380, 81, 82, 83 4

September 13:  Student loan bill payment for a recently housed woman who will now be able to return to school.  Referral:  Nicole Holst, Transitions-Mental Health ($207.38) 5384 1

September 13:  Car seat so a grandmother on a fixed income can pick her grandchild up from day care safely.  Referral:  Yesenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness and shopping by Mark Daigle

September 14:  Gas card so a woman in treatment can continue to attend sessions.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Intensive Outreach Treatment Program ($50) 5385 1

September 14:  Gas card so a grandmother can take her recently adopted grandchild to school; after the adoption was finalized, her husband left her.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($50) 5386 2

September 14:  Truck repair for a family with 5 children living in an old camper tent.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($250) 5387 7

September 14:  Storage payment to prevent a woman who is homeless from losing all her possessions.  Referral:  Melanie Wickham, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 5388 1

September 14:  Partial rent for a family; father had a seizure and has PTSD after seeing his brother commit suicide.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($250) 5389 4

September 14:  Partial payment for drug and alcohol classes for a young woman.  Referral:  Andre Guerrere, County Social Services ($300) 5391 1

September 14:  Gym monthly payments for a teen with depression whose family is low income; Kennedy Club Fitness lowered the fee.  Referral:  Dr. Escobar-Thies ($300) 5392 3

September 14:  Food for a woman who was raped, suffered back surgery this week, and has an eye injury.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($155.95) 5393 1

September 14:  Food and medicine for a 72-year-old woman who is a cardiac patient, is deaf, and is homeless.  Referral:  Anya Kaufman, Area Agency on Aging ($205.95) 5394 1

September 14:  Car battery so a single father of 2 who is working 3 jobs can continue to get to work.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($145.95) 5394 4

September 14:  Child safety gate  to keep a toddler safe.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse and shopping by Mark Daigle

Items Donated: 2 yoga mats from Helma Smulders; children’s clothes from Nicole DeMatteo; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; children’s clothes from Anonymous; toiletries from Wendy Tuck; refrigerator from Karen Kolba; bed from Pat Gordon; bed from Linda Holmes; child bike seat from Risa Brown; backpack food from Peti Johnson; toddler clothes and Wolf Den supplies from Kristin Stump; baby food and formula from Jonathon Hasedorn; delivery by David Buck-Moyer; school supplies from Lynda Allen; crib from Jayne Auchterlonie; stroller from Jennifer Carver; diapers from Anonymous; backpack food from Jan Jones, Pat Streng, and Arlene Versaw: children's clothes from Deidre McCormack;


Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Wendy Castleman, Lisa Simon, Patty Aguilar, Tidelands Counseling, Fred Donati, Lisa Bertrand, Marcy Owens, Leslie Grigsby, Nicole DeMatteo in appreciation of Dr. Krista Martin of EnVision Optometry, Jayne Devencenzi, Barbara Torrey, Jean Steel, Donette Dunaway, Linda Jankay in memory of Connie Salazar - Linda Bishop's sister, Robert Cohen, John Clements, Roberta Soules, Mary McMullen, Kathy Greer, Dana Paguin, Naomi Hoffman, Linda Wilbert, Ann McMahon, Mary Parker, Peti Johnson, Nancy Terrell,  Emily McLongstreet, Sandy Richardson, Heather MacFarlane, Kathleen MacLane, Ellen Morrison, Paula Garcia, Phyllis Sandoval, Helen Slack, Lydia Strong, Tom and Kathy McLaughlin, Karen Horst, Ann Miller, Diane Wettlaufer,

Friday, August 31, 2018

What Womenade Shared August 16th - August 31st

August 17:  Food and wipes for a mother and her 2 little boys living in their car.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($100) 5329 3

August 16:  Food for a grandfather whose grandchildren have just been placed with him.  Referral:  Valerie Amador and Belinda Benassi, County Social Services ($100) 5330 3

August 17:  Clothes for a survivor of domestic violence who was raped while homeless.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman ($100) 5331 1

August 17:  Gas so a homeless teen can get to school and her job at a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 5332 1

August 17:  Exploration Station computer for a single mother starting school at Allan Hancock.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($30)  5333 2

August 17:  Partial payment for glasses for a woman living in a shelter.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($100) 5334 1

August 21:   Clothes for a teen removed from her unsanitary home to Foster care and unable to bring any of her belongings.  Referral:  Celeste Cardenas, County Social Services ($100) 5335 1

August 21:  Undergarment for a low income transgender teen who is struggling with physical and mental health.  Referral:  Kristy Barrette, County Behavioral Health ($38.75) Debit 2

August 22:  Food for a young mother who has been on bed-rest for 2 months and now has an infant in the NICU for the next several months.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($105.95) 5336 2

August 23:  Initial dental appointment for an elderly woman in pain who has been trying to save up for this appointment.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($63) 5337 1

August 27:  Partial rental deposit to move a Veteran from homelessness to housing.  Referral:  Linda Lewis, Goodwill and CAPSLO, Supported Services for Veterans and their Families ($250) 5338 1

August 27:  LiveScan fingerprinting so a mother of 3 can volunteer in her children’s classrooms, something she has not been able to afford for the last several years.  Referral:  Caledonia Bossche, Family Care Network ($65) 5339 4

August 27:  Shoes for the children of 2 families in recovery.  Referral:  Linda Rawlings, County Family Treatment Court ($100) 5340 4

August 27:  Partial payment for tires so a single mom who has just moved to housing after being homeless for 6 months can take her infant to UCLA for surgery.  Referral:  Ana Hernandez, CAPSLO ($100) 5341 2

August 27:  Payment for medical paperwork so a young man with MS can register for SSI.  Referral:  Allison Mee, County Adult Protective Services ($145) 5342 1

August 27:  Emergency doctor appointment so a woman who is pregnant can get the medication she needs.  Referral:  Alicia Mcallister, Bryan’s House ($145) 5343 2

August 28:  Gas so a woman who is an abuse and theft survivor can get to therapy.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($25) 5344 1

August 28:  Food for a senior who is disabled and had her money stolen.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($50) 5345 1

August 28:  Food for a family moving out of a shelter and to housing.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO shelter ($59.90) 5345 1

August 28:  Computer from Exploration Station for a teen in a family facing financial hardship.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($30) 5346 2

August 28:  PE clothes for 5 teens whose families are low income.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($120) 5347

August 29:  Personal care items for a survivor of abuse.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($25) 5348 1

August 29:  Gas so a mother who works in a fast food restaurant can access medical services for her child.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($25) 5349 3

August 29:  Partial PG&E payment to prevent shut off for a low-income family.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200) 5350 4

Items Donated:  boys shirts, shoes, underwear and pjs from Leah Booker; Wolf Den items from Kent and Natalie Fossom; wheelchair from Karen Brown; boys clothes from Kim Barrett; diapers from Kathie Hendricks; highchair from Cass Afrass; children’s clothes from Arlene Versaw; suitcase from Lisa Lazzara; diapers and baby clothes from Adriana Imus; maternity clothes from Jenna; highchair from Laura Sheard; pack and play from Cass Afrass; cases of diapers, cases of wipes, and children's blankets and clothes from Toyota SLO event; bed and linens via Susan Updegrove; clothes from Anna Yeackle; clothes from Laurie Bierman: stroller from Jayne Auchterlonie; stroller from Carol Gerace; computer from Elaine Stewart; clothes from Shannon Matszewicz;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:
  Dana Easton, Kathy Long, Jennifer Langford, Jayma Newland, Terry Lichtman in honor of Phyllis Braiotta’s birthday, Phyllis Braiotta, Elaine Gardiner, Anya Kaufman, Rosemary Cleaves, Mary Dean, Marilyn Dippell, Stephen Kuhn, Kat Tuculet, Tom and Sharon Kolby, Melaleuca, Kathleen Brown in celebration of Pat Cano’s birthday, Network for Good, Madelyn Millholland and Warren Lowry, Sarah Coplen, Lauren Rueda, Maggie Ragatz, Sue Smith, Cindy and Russell Nelson, Leslie Rotstein, Michele and Michael Scurria, Michelle Blanc, The November Group - Ellen November, Shanti Gooden to celebrate Marylou’s birthday, Kathy Gisler, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Toyota SLO Event, Tess Mathews, Anonymous, Joanne Crawford, Cindy Hahn, Karin Young, Melodianne Duffy, Tracy Vardas, John Harmon, Amanda Sorensen, YourCause,


Wednesday, August 15, 2018

What Womenade shared August 1st through August 15th

August 1:  Payment for initial dental exam and x-rays for a woman who is low-income.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($40) 5293 1

August 1:  Partial payment for a van conversion for a special needs child.  Referral: Erendira Milan, Tri-Counties Regional Center ($300) 5294 4

August 2:  Partial payment for glasses for a young girl.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($100) 5295 2

August 3:  Car insurance so a mother can take her newborn to appointments and herself to counseling.  Referral:  Lindsey Cunha, County Behavioral Health ($95) 5297 2

August 3:  Birth certificate for an infant so mother can secure services for her child.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($28) 5298 2

August 3:  Partial payment for cremation for a family who lost a young family member.  Referral:  Betsy Bloombaum, Twin Cities Hospital ($100) 5299 4

August 6:  Underwear for 2 teen daughters whose mom is mentally disabled and unable to work.  Referral:  Adriana Beas, CAPSLO and shopping by Carol Tickner ($100) 5300 3

August 6:  Food and gas for an elderly transgendered man who was recently threatened at gunpoint by relatives of his landlord because of the gender issue.  Referral:  Anya Kaufman, Area Agency on Aging and shopping by Carol Tickner ($105.95) 5300 1

August 6:  Partial rent for a single mother who had to use funds to replace mattresses after bed bug problems.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 5301 3

August 6:  Partial rent for a survivor of domestic violence.  Referral:  Nathan Sweasey, RISE ($200) 5302 1

August 6:  Partial payment to transport a North County resident who is low income to a specialized end-of-life facility in Santa Barbara.  Referral:  Faith Carlson, Central Coast Home Health ($300) 5303 1

August 6:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 4-year-old to prevent eviction.  Referral;  Dawn Glove, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($200) 5304 2

August 6:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for a family with 2 little ones and a new baby on the  way; dad’s hours have been cut at work.  Referral:  Alyssa Payne, LINK ($200) 5305 5

August 6:  Car repair for a single mom with 2 children; one is disabled.  Referral:  Alyssa Payne, LINK $200) 5306 3

August 7:  Shoes for the 3 children of a single pregnant mother whose husband was deported.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($100) 5307 5

August 7:  Shoes for an almost-2-year-old who has been placed with his grandma.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s Place Children’s Center and shopping by Carol Tickner ($50) 5307

August 7:  Partial rent for a single parent family with 2 children; parent is working part time.  Referral:  Siilvia Santini, LINK ($200) 5308 3

August 7:  Partial rent for a single mother who is behind in funds due to treating for bed bugs and buying school supplies and clothes for her children.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 5309  3

August 7:  TracFone prepaid minutes card for a pregnant woman who is homeless.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker and shopping by Carol Tickner ($22) 5310 2

August 8:  Personal care items and underwear for 2 woman leaving abusive situations.  Referral:  Martin Gonzales, RISE and shopping by Carol Tickner ($155.95) 5311 2

August 8:  Gas for a father having to change jobs and missing 3 days of work because he needed to take his daughter who has eye cancer to UCSF.   Referral:  Public Health Nurse and shopping by Carol Tickner ($50) 5312 3

August 8:  Partial rent for a woman moving to safe housing.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($200) 5313 1

August 8:  School clothes for a teen who has been taken in by her sister’s family.  Referral: Mark Henderson and  Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services and shopping by Carol Tickner ($100) 5314 1

August 8:  Work boots for a man living homeless in a motel with his family.  Referral:  Marcy Benson and Belinda Benassi, Department of Social Services ($172.39) 5315 4

August 8:  Partial storage fee payment to prevent a shelter client from losing all belongings.   Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($100) 5316 1

August 9:  Motel support for man and his son, both on dialysis, who lost their home due to a fire.  Referral:  Anya Kaufman, Area Agency on Aging and shopping by Carol Tickner ($105.95) 5317 2

August 9:  Partial rent for a woman in Sober Living who is being successful in all of her treatment responsibilities and is starting a new job.  Referral:  Kim Gossner, Casa Solana ($200) 5318 1

August 10;  Brake repair so a grandmother caring for a Foster 1-year-old can take the child safely to medical appointments.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($109) 5319 2

August 10:  Hotel for a mother of 5 to take 1 of her seriously ill children to UCLA. ($105.95) 5320 6

August 10:  Gas card so an abuse survivor can get to medical and counseling appointments.  Referral:  Susan Lamont/SART ($50) 5320 1

August 10:  Hotel so a father can take his daughter to UCLA for heart monitoring.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($155.95) 5320 2

August 10:  School clothes for a single mother’s 2 children.  Referral:  Sandra Lozano, CAPSLO and shopping by Carol Tickner ($100) 5320 3

August 13:  Emergency propane payment to restore service for a single mother and her 3 children.  Referral:  Sandra Jimenez, Child Welfare Services ($199) 5321 4

August 13:  Brain MRI for a woman currently unemployed due to illness.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($270) 5322 1

August 13:  Food for a woman who recently lost her job and is looking for a second part time or a full time position.  Referral:  Lori Munyon, Transitions-Mental Health and shopping by Carol Tickner ($105.95) 5323 1

August 13:  CHC blood test for a woman who is low income.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($134.60) 5324 1

August 13:  Gas for a single mother who is pregnant and in unstable housing.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 5325 3

August 13:  Landline phone for a patient who is home bound and low income and had her bank account drained by her caregiver.  Referral;  Beth Belingheri, Central Coast Home Health ($16) 5326 1

August 14:  Partial payment for dental work for a 71-year-old woman who is low income with little money left over monthly for food.  Referral:  Tricia Righetti, Transitions-Mental Health ($200) 5327 1

Items Donated:  pack and play and board books from Unitarian Universalist Fellowship; pack and play from Samantha Mauro; play mat and clothes from Jandy Jones; school clothes from Cindy Hahn; children’s clothes from Adriana Imus; pack and play from Michelle Garner; stroller from Jennifer Testa; women’s clothes from Marylou Gooden; pack and play and umbrella stroller from Cynthia Perrine; activity mat from Maryann Tornquist; 5 pair of new shoes from Anonymous; backpack food, clothes, hangers, toiletries, and school supplies from H. Joan and Kent W. Thomas; pack and play from Nanette Madding; pack and play and children's clothes from Melissa Christine; gift card from Madeline Stevenson; children’s clothes from Joan Rice; gift cards from Jean Leavitt, Linda Walker-Hill, and Robin White; backpack food from Robin White; toddler clothes from Madelyn Koontz; baby clothes from Ilse Outcalt; women’s clothes from Cindy Hahn; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; gift card from Lisa Lazzara; filled backpacks for 3 little girls from Sharon Corcoran; 2 backpacks and school supplies from Kathie Hendricks; school supplies from Anonymous; blanket, toaster, and school supplies from Cathy Uphoff; diapers from Wendy Daly; shirts, pants, shoes, and underwear for a toddler from Kathie Hendricks; pack and play from Jane Larkin; kitchen mixer from Candice Reyneke; women’s clothes from Bluma Felix; backpacks and school supplies from Phyllis Braiotta; baby clothes from Emilie Diesen; teen clothes from Lucrezia Carvalho-Buffaloe;

Admin Funds Donated:
  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Laura Buckert, Patty Aguilar, Wendy Castleman, Lisa Simon, Tidelands Counseling, Marcy Owens, Leslie Grigsby, Lisa Bertrand, Jean Steele, Barbara Torrey, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Leavitt, Phyllis Sims, Rosemary Cleaves, Karla Cool, Linda Busek, Madelyn Koontz, Carol Chenot, Barbara Deel, Joan Rice, Cheryl Goodman, Nicki Bywater, Gwen Carton, Nicole Rivera, Jann Jeffries, Constance Balding, Heidi Boatman, Loretta Sonnabend, Linda Walker-Hill, Ann Lovegren, Patty Jo Andrews, Madeline Fay, Mary Anne Morgan, Marla Lee Eaton, Rhonda Townsley, Judy Eisenhard, Barbara Crawford, Janice Chagoya, Jean Graham, Ann Mathias, Joan Thomas, Kelly Adcock, Bonnie Rivera, Arlene Versaw, Robin White, Jan Jones, Marilyn Chulack, Madeline Stevenson, Nicole Pazden, Carrie Zinn, Donette Dunaway, Sharon Lechner, Dana Paquin, Peti Johnson, Marlene McCutcheon, Kathy Greer, John Bruce Baas, Nancy Terrell, Diana Henderson, Lisa Lazzara, Jan Stork, Marilyn Fuller, Naomi Hoffman, Naomi Blakely, Diana Foch, Ros McQuade, Jaynce Devencenzi, Wendy Daly, Anonymous, Mary Parker, Anonymous, Marilyn Knollenberg, Bradley and Linda Wilbert, Susan Demma, Heather MacFarlane, Ellen Morrison, Kathleen MacLane, Phyllis Braiotta, Karen Horst, Ann Miller


Tuesday, July 31, 2018

What Womenade Shared July 16th - July 31st

July 16:  Gas so an abuse survivor can get to medical appointments,  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 5224 1

July 16:  Food and personal care items for a seriously ill and malnourished 34-year-old woman.  Referral:  Betsy Bloombaum, Twin Cities Hospital ($205.95) 5225 1

July 16:  Car payment for a single mother dealing with cancer.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 5226 1

July 16:  Work clothes and shoes for a mother starting a new job.  Referral:  Jessica Mondragon, CAPSLO ($65.95) 5227 3

July 16:  First time rent in Sober Living for a man going into treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach Program ($300) 5228 1

July 16:  Car repair for a woman working full time while living at a shelter.  Referral:  Brandy Stevens, ECHO Shelter ($250) 5229 1

July 16:  Two room fans for a family with 2 young children living in a mobile home.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK  and shopping by Nicki Bywater,  Donated

July 16:  UPS mail box so a pregnant violence survivor with a toddler can apply for low income apartments.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($134) 5230 3

July 16:  Partial rent for a leukemia patient whose wife has just started a new job as a janitor.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 5231 2

July 17:  Partial rent for a woman who has completed training and started work, but won’t be paid for 2 weeks.  Referral:  Else Mai Curry, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 5232 1

July 17:  Clothes for a single mother’s 2 toddlers.  Referral: Adriana Beas, CAPSLO ($100) 5233 3

July 17:  Partial payment for car registration for a man doing well in treatment and needing his car for work.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($250) 5234 1

July 17: Partial rent for an elderly man who is blind and diabetic; efforts are being made to find his family.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200) 5235 1

July 17:  Partial payment for childcare for siblings ages 5 and 3 years old.  Referral:  Karen Easton, CAPSLO Head Start ($300) 5236 3

July 18:  Car insurance payment for a patient’s daughter so she can continue to provide care for her mother and food for the patient who is on Hospice.  Referral:  Faith Carlson, Central Coast Home Health and Hospice and Brittany Venia, People’s Self Help Housing ($266 and $50) 5237 and 5241  2

July 18:  Partial rent for a man who got behind due to car repair and registration; a budge is in place going forward.  Referral: Justen Wiggins, People’s Self Help Housing ($300) 5238 1

July 19:  Food while he recovers from a stroke for a man who has Parkinson’s Disease and is low income.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($150) 5239 1

July 19:  Diapers for the child of a mother of 2: mom is working 2 jobs.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman (Donated) 3

July 19:  Partial rent for a woman undergoing treatment for cancer.  Referral:  Jennifer Davis, Marian Cancer Care ($300) 5242 1

July 19:  Car seat a 2-week-old baby the parents have been carrying in a box.  Referral:  Brandy Stevens, ECHO Shelter ($58.12) 5243 3

July 20:  Emergency car payment for a cancer patient.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($266)  5244 1

July 20:  Partial payment of overdue emergency room bill for a mother unable to work due to a difficult pregnancy.   Referral:  Karen Florian, CAPSLO ($200) 5245 2

July 20:  Partial rent for a family of 6 with a young baby.  Referral:  Flora Bolivar, ALPHA ($300) 5246 6

July 20:  Clothes for a 12-year-old boy in Foster care.  Referral:  Jeannette Palazuelos, Family Care Network ($100) 5247 2

July 20:  Gas so a single mother can take her child to multiple appointments.  Referral:  Rachel Tarver, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($50) 5248 2

July 20:  Gas so a father with a special needs child and a seriously ill wife can take his wife to a hospital in LA.  Referral:  Samantha Parker, County Social Services ($50) 5249 3

July 20:  Partial payment for moving expenses for a man with autism who is moving to housing and scheduled for surgery.  Referral:  Debra Balke, M.D., Central Coast Autism Spectrum Center ($300) 5250 1

July 23:  Car registration for a family that is struggling.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($118) 5252 3

July 23:  RV repair so an abuse survivor can leave the area for her safety.  Referral:  Susan Lamont and Jenny Baltes, RISE ($228.69) 5253 1

July 23:  Emergency diapers and food for a single mother of 3 who used all her money for rent.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($123.69)  5354 4

July 23:  Room rent for a man recovering from an appendectomy an unable to return to work in the fields for 2 weeks.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($125) 5255 1

July 23:  Partial deposit for a trailer rental for a family of 6 who had to move out of their former trailer because it is being remodeled.  referral:  Rocio Hernandez, San Luis Coastal Schools ($300) 5256 6

July 23:  Emergency dental treatment for an elderly man on a very limited income.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 5257 1

July 23:  Cell phone bill payment for a woman who has a seizure disorder.  Referral:  Amy Nielsen, County Adult Protective Services ($122.86) 5258 1

July 24:  Work clothes for a woman starting a new job.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outpatient Treatment ($105.95) 5259 1

July 24:  Payment for changing the locks on a woman’s apartment to protect her from her brother.  Referral:  Amy Nielsen, County Adult Protective Services ($62.31) 5260 1

July 24:  RTA month passes so 2 clients can get to medical appointments and work.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($136) 5261 2

July 24:  DMV registration for a single woman who is homeless.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($267) 5262 1

July 24:  Partial rent for a cancer patient.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 5263 1

July 25:  Food and gas for a grandmother who is homeless and taking care of 2 young grandchildren while going to school.  Referral:  Caledonia Vanden Bossche, Family Care Network ($150) 5264 3

July 25:  Food for a patient who is homeless.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($150) 5265 1

July 25:  Phone bill payment so a woman who is homeless can remain in contact with social services.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Social Services ($228) 5266 1

July 25:  Partial rent for a man who self-referred himself to Sober Living and is starting a new job.  Referral:  Dawn Glove, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($200) 5267 1

July 25:  Partial rent for a mother with 2 young boys whose husband left in the night.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 5269 3

July 25:  UPS mailbox so a mother with 3 daughters, survivors of domestic violence, can apply for low income housing.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($134) 5270 4

July 25:  Life alert monitor for an elderly woman living alone.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($91.55) Debit

July 25:  Partial rent for a woman who can’t work because she is due to deliver her baby in 2 weeks.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 5271 2

July 26:  Food for a family with 2 children in counseling and whose father has been out of work due to serious illness.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($105.95) 5272 4

July 26:  Food for a woman recovering from cancer surgery in a motel.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($100) 5273 1

July 26:  Gas for a senior woman needing to go to appointments.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($50) 5274 1

July 26:  Partial rent so a woman currently recovering from a stoke in a skilled nursing facility doesn’t lose her Section 8 housing.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($11) 5275 1

July 26:  DMV ID so a man can begin work at a new job.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill Central Coast ($28) 5276 1

July 26:  Partial payment for school band fees so that a teen whose parents are both disabled can participate in the new school year.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($100) 5277 3

July 27:  DMV registration for a single mother with 3 children so she can take them to school and counseling appointments.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($124) 5278 4

July 27:  Partial car payment for a mother getting certified through Cuesta to work at ASH; she has overcome major recent problems.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($200) 5279

July 27:  Partial deposit for a family of 5 who have just received a Section 8 voucher; diapers for their daughter; father got hurt at work and is not able to currently work.  Referral:  Daniela Chavez, CAPSLO ($200 and $42.49) 5280 and 5285 5

July 27:  Under garments and shoes for 3 clients transitioning well from jail to treatment appointments.  Referral:  Lindsey Cunha, County Behavioral Health ($300) 5281 3

July 27:  Emergency work clothes so an abuse survivor can start a new job immediately.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($100) 5283 1

July 30:  Housing deposit for a woman who has left an abusive relationship.  Referral:  Janett Garcia, RISE ($200) 5284 1

July 30:  Diapers for an 11-month old.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($37.99) 5285 2

July 30:  Baby formula for twins and another infant.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($100) 5285 5

July 30:  Emergency gas card so a mom can take her son who has lymphoma to see a team of bone marrow specialists.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($100) 5286 2

July 30:  Motel stay and diapers for a mother who just had a c-section and is homeless with her husband and new baby.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($205.95) 5287 3

July 30:  After summer school child care for children in a family receiving counseling.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($150) 5288 4

July 30:  Emergency car seat to replace one damaged in a 3 vehicle accident.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s Place Children’s Center and shopping by Nicki Bywater, Donated 3

July 30:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for a family of 6.  Referral:  Erika Solorio, CAPSLO ($200) 5289 6

July 31:  Gas, baby clothes, and diapers for a single mother with 3 children recovering from a c-section.  Referral:  Sandra Lozano, CAPSLO ($150) 5291 2


Items Donated:  luggage and silverware from Marylou Gooden; twin bed and mattress topper from Graham Updegrove; linens and dishes from Paula Ramey; pillows, bedspread, dishes and silverware from Gladys Porter; new pack and play, mattress, and linens for a newborn and Duplos and Legos for 2 children from Lainie Wachter; shoes from Kristin Stump; dining table and chairs from Karen Harris; pack and play from Liz Pearse; delivery by Sandy Wortley; diapers from Kemay Eoyang; children’s clothes from Blair Bear; comforter from Peti Johnson; Los Osos backpack food from Baywood Navy and Jocelyn Williams; children’s clothes from Sarah Levanway; boy’s clothes from Lisa Lazzara; children’s clothes from Heather Segal; women’s clothes from Jon and Lexi Hagedorn; baby bottle warmer and toiletries from Karin Cake; 5 backpacks from Linda Jankay; clothes from Sharon McDaniel; baby clothes from Judy Pinkston and Edith Narez-Lopez; stroller from Lori Roberts; baby clothes, blankets, and teen toiletries from Judy Pinkston; delivery by Kat Tuculet; delivery by Marylou Gooden; shoes from Kristin Stump;

Funds Donated:  Jayma Newland, Jessica Griffiths, Jennifer Langford, Melaleuca, Kat Tuculet, Stephen Kuhn, Marilyn Dippell, Judy Riener, Ilse Outcalt, Sue Smith, Valerie Norman, Anya Kaufman, Madelyn Millholland and Warren Lowry, Lauren Rueda, Frank and Sandy Richardson in honor of Tim Banducci’s birthday, Jocelyn Williams, Jeannette Powles, Maggie Raggatz, Sharon Westray, Leslie Rotstein, Kathy Gisler, Melodianne Duffy, Marylou Gooden, Julie Jones, Cindy Hahn, Bob and Carol Kerwin,

Monday, July 16, 2018

What Womenade Shared July 1st - July 15th


July 1:  Gas so a man can get to treatment sessions.  Referral:  Nancy Jambour, County Behavioral Health ($25) 5167 1

July 1:  Gas so a man can get to treatment sessions. Referral:  Nancy Jambour, County Behavioral Health ($25) 5168 1

July 1:  Gas, food, and phone for a single father caring for his 4 children under the age of 9.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($155.95) 5169 5

July 1:  Food for a family who is out until father gets his next paycheck.  Referral:  Jeannette Palazuelos, Family Care Network ($100) 5170 4

July 1:  Over due storage fee payment so a man does not lose all his belongings.  Referral:  Danielle Friedrich, Transitions-Mental Health ($100) 5171 1

July 3:  Gas so a woman can visit her mother who is ill.  Referral:  Kim Schwab, County Behavioral Health ($50) 5172 2

July 3:  Storage fee to prevent a family that is homeless from losing all their belongings.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($282.35) 5174 4

July 3:  Underwear and clothes for a teen girl who has been taken in by a single mom.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($150) 5175 2

July 3: Gas so a single mother can visit her sick baby in the hospital.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($25) 5176 2

July 3:  Partial rent for a family that used rent money to travel out of the area to a family member’s funeral services.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($200) 5177 4

July 4:  Partial flight back East so a mother can appear at a custody hearing for her child.  Referral:  Nate Sweasey, RISE ($105.95) 5178 2

July 4:  Food and personal care items for a teen who had to leave his house and move to another due to his trans identity.  Referral:  Matias Bernal, GALA ($100) 5180 1

July 4:  Clothes, diapers, and wipes for a single father taking care of his son.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($100) 5181 2

July 5:  Food for 2 families who are low income with young children and a parent in each family is on palliative care.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Home Health and Hospice ($300 and $300) 5182 8

July 6:  Partial deposit for a woman moving to housing.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($200) 5183 1

July 6:  Live Scan test so a woman can begin a new job.  Referral:  Martin Gonzales, RISE ($52) 5184 1

July 6:  Partial rent for a young woman who just got a job in a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5185 1

July 6:  Transportation from an unsafe home situation to a care facility for a wheel-chair bound patient.  Referral:  Rose Levinson, Central Coast Home Health ($127.50) 5186 1

July 6:  Motel stay for a family with health issues and low income displaced by a fire.  Referral:  Allison Mee, County Adult Protective Services ($255.95) 5187 6

July 6:  Tent so a woman who was injured in a car accident, and sleeps in her car, can lay flat so she will not further hurt her injured back.  Referral:  Dustin Arbuckle, Family Care Network ($43.09) Debit

July 6:  Emergency motel and food for a mom, her 13-year-old, and toddler in need of shelter for their safety.  Referral: SLOPD, and purchase and delivery by Elaine and Boone Stewart ($255.95) 5188

July 9:  Partial rent, diapers, baby clothes, and wipes for a young woman laid off from her job as a caregiver.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($100 and $50) 5189 and Debit

July 9:  RTA pass so a woman new to a shelter can get to counseling.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($68) 5190 1

July 9:  Partial back childcare payment for an abused mother who had to change jobs and reduce work hours due to her housing situation.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($200) 5191 3

July 9:  Childcare for the 2 children of a young mother who is now working in the fields, but won’t be paid for 2 weeks.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5192 3

July 9:  For a father, his daughter, and the daughter’s 1-week-old baby, wipes and baby clothes.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($50) 5193 and Debit 3

July 9:  RTA pass for a young single mother.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($68) 5194 2

July 9:  After summer school child care and food for a family receiving trauma counseling.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($200 and $50) 5195 and 5196 4

July 10:  Clothes for a family that is homeless and had their belongings stolen from their car.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($100) 5197 4

July 10:  Interim child care for a single father’s 3 children; he had to separate from his wife due to her heroine use.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LMUSD ($200) 5198 4

July 10:  Utility bill payment for a 73-year-old woman who was robbed after leaving her bank after cashing her Social Security check; Victim Witness is helping with rent.  Referral:  Anya Kaufman, Area Agency on Aging ($66.68) 5199 1

July 10:  New tires for the vehicle of an abuse survivor who is moving to a new place.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez ($267.81) 5200 2

July 10:  Partial payment for a specialized van rental so a family can take their child who is in an almost-standing wheelchair to a medical appointment in LA.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 5201 3

July 10:  Tires so a mother can get her children to daycare and herself to work safety.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($255.95) 5202 3

July 10:  Gas so a family that is homeless can get to medical appointments.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($50) 5203 4

July 10:  Emergency housing deposit so 2 elderly ladies can change to a new apartment today and avoid losing their Section 8 voucher.  Referral:  Amy Nielsen, County Adult Services ($200) 5204 2

July 10:  Partial payment for car repair so a mother with 3 children can continue getting to work at her night shift job.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 5205 4

July 11:  Gas so a family can travel to LA for a medical appointment for their 3-year-old.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($50) 5206 5

July 11:  Underwear for a woman who had to flee domestic violence.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($100) 5207 1

July 11: Clothes for the child of a family in drug treatment.  Referral:  Linda Rawlings, Family Treatment Court ($100) 5208 2

July 11:  Storage unit payment to prevent a mom and her 2 young daughters from losing all their belongings; they are currently living in a shelter and mom is doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, Intensive Outpatient Treatment ($211) 5209 3

July 11:  Partial rent for a mother and her daughter; mom missed work due to eye surgery.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5211 3

July 11:  Room rental for a man who missed work at a car-wash due to illness.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200) 5212 1

July 12:  Shower grab bar and bathroom safety rug for a 79-year-old man who fell and broke his arm and several ribs.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($155.95) 5213 1

July 12:  Gas assistance so two families can travel to L.A. for cancer treatment.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology and Hematology ($200) 5214 4

July 12:  Car registration for a mother and her infant who are sleeping in their vehicle.  Referral:  Amanda Brown and Belinda Benassi, County Social Services ($203) 5215 2

July 12:  Rent deposit for a mother who just got custody of her child and received a Section 8 voucher for housing.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Stand Strong Now ($300) 5216 2

July 13:  Food and gas for a mother and her teen son.  Paula Warnes, Paso Robles School District ($150) 5217 2

July 13:  Clothes for a family with 2 children.  Referral:  Silvia Santini,  LINK (105.95) 5179 2

July 13:  Partial payment for a PG&E bill for a woman who left her abuser.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($200) 5219 1

July 13:  Eye glasses for an elderly woman who was recently widowed.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LMUSD ($150) 5220 1

July 13:  Partial rent for a room for a woman who washes dishes in a restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($150) 5221 1

July 13:  Emergency cancer medical appointment payment for a woman at the doctor’s office.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($175) 5223 1

July 16:  Gas so an abuse survivor can get to medical appointments,  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 5224 1

July 16:  Food and personal care items for a seriously ill and malnourished 34-year-old woman.  Referral:  Betsy Bloombaum, Twin Cities Hospital ($205.95) 5225 1

July 16:  Car payment for a single mother dealing with cancer.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 5226 1

July 16:  Work clothes and shoes for a mother starting a new job.  Referral:  Jessica Mondragon, CAPSLO ($65.95) 5227 3

July 16:  First time rent in Sober Living for a man going into treatment.  Referral:  Paterese, County Intensive Outreach Program ($300) 5228 1

July 16:  Car repair for a woman working full time while living at a shelter.  Referral:  Brandy Stevens, ECHO Shelter ($250) 5229 1 

Items Donated:  backpack food for Learn.Connect.Play from Vivian Levy; delivery by Linda Jankay; baby clothes, activity mat, breast feeding pillow, and travel bed from Kelly Wong; nightgown and clothes from Lisa Lazzara; clothes from Liz Johnston; clothes from Donna Jeberjahn; baby clothes, blankets, and bath from Jordan Bishop; bike from Mia Page; love seats from Arlene Versaw; children’s clothes from Nicola Perje; baby clothes and formula from Anonymous; baby clothes and baby toys from Judy Pinkston; baby clothes from Shannon Matuszewicz; new clothes from Madelyn Koontz owner of Madelyn’s in Pismo Beach; new baby clothes from Susan and Rick Diaz; new baby and toddler clothes, shoes and socks, and diapers from Kathie Hendricks; stuffed animal and breakfast for a family from Boone Stewart; baby girl clothes from Caroline Langford; new bed from Maria and Allen Hutkin delivered by Terry Elfrink and David Buckmoyer; double stroller from Debbie Collins; yarn from Diane Denman; women’s clothes from Penny Kelly; shelf unit, clothes rack, and bowls from Vita Miller; hangers and towels from Kelsey Zazanis; suitcases, towels and hangers from Erika Schuetze and Judy Barclay; new suitcase from Bridgette Killian; towels, silverware, and clothes from Laura Slaughter; new towels and women’s clothes from Lisa Lazzara; new shirts, pants, and shoes from Amanda Sorensen; men’s clothes from Summer Rogovoy; newborn clothes from Aryel Sawdey and Debbie Hauser Gordon; toddler clothes from Kristen Tweeten; clothes, suitcases, and new silverware from Malinda Lodge;

Admin Funds Donated: Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated: Roy and Linda Rawlings, Lisa Bertrand, Kroger/Ralph’s, Tidelands Counseling, Wendy Castleman, Patty Aguilar, Lisa Simon, Leslie Grigsby, Jean Steel, Barbara Torrey, Jayne Devencenzi, Peti Johnson in memory of Leon Goldin, Donette Dunaway, Fred Donati, Mary Parker, Mary Dean, Anonymous, Anya Kaufman, Carol Comeau, Kathy Greer, Dana Paquin, Nancy Terrell, Joann and Stan Benson, Heather MacFarlane, Maryalice Jones, Kathleen MacLane, Karen Horst, Diane Wettlaufer, Rosemary Cleaves, Donald Smilovitz, Carol Devore, Cynthia Farrow, Daphne Myers, Deborah Whitson, Vita Miller, Evelyn Ruehr, Shelley Johnson, Karen O’Grady, Darlene Krouse, Sue Hood, Ann McMahon, First Presbyterian Church of San Luis Obispo Presbyterian Women, Ann Miller,