Saturday, November 15, 2014

What Womenade Shared from November 1 - 15



 
November 3:  Partial rent to help young woman move to housing. Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1574

November 3:  Utility bill payments for single grandmother raising 2 of her granddaughters due to the substance abuse of the biological mother.  Referral:  Tammee Green, CAPSLO ($47.60 and $128.63) 1576 and 1577

November 4:  Clothes and blankets for family with 2 children who have nothing.  Referral:  PHN ($200) 1578

November 4:  Utility bill payment for elder grandma taking in her homeless granddaughter while struggling to make ends meet.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($189.44) 1579

November 4:  Partial utility bill payment for single mother who is behind due to medical needs.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 1580

November 5:  Shampoo, conditioner, and other toiletries for 2 women in Family Treatment Court.  Referral:  Linda Rawlings, Family Treatment Court and shopping by Lois Crotser and Roberta Kassak ($)

November 5:  Gas card for reentry student who has recently become unemployed, which resulted in displacement for her living situation with a longer commute.  She has also needed to change her daughter’s school due to bullying.  Referral:  Susan Gossard, counselor, Cuesta College ($100) 1582

November 5:  Background check fee and birth certificate fee for homeless man who is applying to work as a truck driver hauling hazardous materials.  He has already saved his money to pay for a HASMAT test, and his brother will take him to LA to get the birth certificate and take the exam.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, Supportive Services for Veteran Families and PATH (People Assisting the Homeless)  ($86.50 and $28) Bank check and 1583

November 6:  Emergency medications for young boy with severe health problems.  Referral:  Marilyn Cafarchia, nurse,Lucia Mar School District ($171) 1584

November 6: Emergency dental care for pregnant woman in pain. Referral:  Stella Medina, LINK  ($300.60) 1585

November 7:  Partial rent for 48-year–old woman who has found housing.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1586

November 7:  Security deposit for 68-year-old woman with advanced Parkinson’s.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1587

November 7:  Partial rent to prevent mother and children from losing housing.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, LINK ($250) 1588

November 10:  Medical tests for woman with kidney and pancreas health issues.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($227) 1589

November 10:  Underwear and shoes for child in struggling family.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, LINK ($50) 1590

November 11:  Partial car repair payment for teen mom who has suffered abuse.  Referral:  Sandra Hernandez, CAPSLO and Andrea Blanco, Laguna Middle School ($400) 1591

November 11:  Sheets for newly released man who volunteered while in prison and continues to do so after his release.  Referral: Janet Allenspach, CAPSLO, and shopping by Roberta Kassak and Lois Crotser ($)

November 11:  Partial security deposit for a single mom getting her daughter back from Foster care after successfully completing a residential rehab and securing a job.  Referral:  Amy Villanueva, Family Care Network ($300) 1592

November 11:  Clothes, shoes, diapers, wipes, and car seat for grandmother taking in her 18-month-old granddaughter due to the child’s parents being in rehab.  Referral:  Amy Villanueva, Family Care Network ($300) 1593

November 12:  Rent payment to prevent eviction and loss of Section 8 voucher for woman in need.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing ($109) 1594

November 13:  Surgery fee for 4-year-old daughter of single mom.  Referral:  Dr. Pederson ($100) 1595

November 13:  Restaurant cards for children being cared for by their seriously ill grandmother.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LINK ($100) 1596

Items Donated:  North County deliveries by Dee Lacy and Jayne Devencenzi; washer and dryer delivery by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; clothes and toys from Kate Mavis; North County delivery by Colleen Spafford; 2 cases of diapers from Kemay Eoyang; blankets from Andrea Devitt; handmade blankets from Katie Perez;  blankets from Houry Severdjian; clothes for Pirate’s Closet from Leslie Rotstein; toiletries from Judy Riener; port-a-crib from Pat Cano; items for camping family from Michele Starling, Jen Melton, and Roberta Kassak; crib from Kathy Lamoree; clothes from Helma Smulders; 2 sleeping bags from Judy Rutter; toiletries and newborn clothes from Jayne Devencenzi; delivery to South County by Stu Soren; 2 crib/toddler beds from Jayne Auchterlonie; delivery to South County again by Stu Soren; delivery to Prado and Grizzley Academy by Kat Tuculet; 5 fleece baby blankets from Katie Perez; clothes from Mariam Shah; 2 cameras and an iPad from Leslie and Dave Jones for Laguna students; children’s clothes from Arlene Versaw; groceries and restaurant card for camping family from Kathy apRoberts; twin sheets from Natalie Schaefer and Kathy Greer; South County delivery by Janice Chagoya; North County delivery by Jayne Devencenzi; baby carrier from Lisa Aquino; diapers and wipes from Kim Nico;

Funds Donated:   Jayne Devencenzi, Elaine Gardiner, Dan Carpenter, Mary Weeks, Pamela Peters, Lynn Heinrich, Madeline Stevenson, Gail Applegate, Maria Page, Janice Chagoya, Wendy Hallin, Marla Lee Eaton, Nicole Pazden, Katie Perez, Phyllis Bettencourt, Ginny Kenny, Margaret Helley, Jeanette Krystoff, Bonnie Rivera, Bluma Felix, Gila Pomerantz, Lori Sonnabend, Liz Miller, Mariam Shah, Robin White, Christina Doherty, Rosemary Cleaves, Susan Demma, Madeline Fay, Mary Anne Morgan, Arlene Versaw, Marilyn Banducci, Judy Barclay, Leslie Rotstein, Jacquelyn Miller, Andrea Brown, Vivian Levy, Barbara Rosenthal, Maggie Maly, Marianita Borgstrom, Darlene Krouse, Karen Muschenetz, Evelyn Ruehr, Deborah Whitson, Sema Alptekin, Ann Martel, Donna Howard, Karen Morgan, Lainie Wachter, Anneka Scranton, Jeannette Powles, Vita Miller, Jay and Carol Devore, Nancy Shearer, Liz Curren, Andrea Blanco, Madeline Stevenson, Cathy Hughes, Gail Sears, Dr. & Mrs. Zorus Colglazier,

Saturday, November 1, 2014

What Womenade Shared October 15th - 31st. Thank you!

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October 16:  Emergency motel stay for man in serious need.  Referral:  Larry Feldt, CAPSLO, South County Homeless Services ($54.45) 1549

October 17:  Car seats for siblings ages 3, 5, and 6.  Referral:  Barbara Turk, Child Welfare Services, and shopping by Toni Negranti ($193.78) 1574

October 17:  School clothes, shoes, and underwear for high school girl.  As the oldest in her family, she helps her single mom with the other children.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, LINK ($200) 1550

October 17:  Laundry basket and sheets for family moving to housing.  Referral:  Melissa Musgrave, San Luis Coastal Schools ($28.06) 1550

October 17:  Car registration and insurance for woman who is trying to be more independent, including maintaining ongoing therapy appointments.  Referral:  Brandon Maynard, RISE ($295.25) 1537 VOID 1551 and 1552 to replace 1537

October 21:  Gas card for Cuesta student and single mother of an 11-month-old who is applying to transfer to Cal Poly to get her teaching credential.  Referral:  Andrea Devitt, counselor, Cuesta College ($100) 1553

October 22:  Umbrella stroller for new family.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Toni Negranti ($17.80) 1574

October 22:  Sturdy stroller for family that walks to stores and appointments.  Referral:  PHN, shopping and donation by Toni Negranti ($51.19) 1574

October 22:  Bumbo seat for Down’s baby to learn to sit.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Toni Negranti ($17.80) 1574

October 22:  DMV registration for a man who is living in his car, and looking for work.  Referral:  Debbie Beckett, CAPSLO ($103) 1554

October 22:  Guitar and case for a Foster youth who loves playing the guitar, but hers was stolen during a time of homelessness.  Referral:  Pieter Neethling, Family Care Network ($136.07) 1555

October 22:  Clothes, underwear, and shoes for 3 siblings in a struggling family.  Referral:  PHN ($200) 1556

October 23:  Underwear and shoes for 5 children.  Referral:  Diana Howard, LINK ($200) 1557

October 24:  RV trailer rent for mom and her 2 teens while they wait for their Section 8 housing unit to be ready mid-November.  Referral:  Debbie Beckett, CAPSLO ($200) 1558

October 24:  Gas card for a man being discharged from the hospital to get to medical appointments.  Referral:  Drew Washer, French Hospital social worker ($25) 1559

October 24:  Formula for newborn.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($35.48) 1560

October 24:  Emergency diabetic supplies for young boy with Type 1.  Mother is working to get coordinated with Medi-Cal.   Referral:  Barbara Rose, Lucia Mar School District nurse ($225) 1561

October 24: Partial car repair payment for elderly homeless man.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1562

October 24:  Payment to emergency room doctor for care of 9-year-old boy.  Referral:  Cecilia Merrill ($296) 1563

October 24:  Bus ticket for mother and newborn to go to live with her family.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($135.50) 1564

October 27:  Water bill payment to prevent shut off for a couple struggling due to reduced work hours and a family emergency.  Referral:  Aracely Barajas, Peoples Self Help Housing ($257.09) 1565

October 28:  Dental treatment for 15-year-old boy who does not qualify for the current County grant.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($110) 1566

October 28:  Food and gas for the family of elementary students.  The mother has been laid off from a local restaurant for 3 weeks and has just now found a new job.  Referral:  Daniel Rodriguez, LINK  ($200) 1567

October 28:  Car seat for 4-year-old transitioning back to his mother’s care.  Referral:  Denise Maltone, Child Welfare Services ($47.51) 1568

October 28:  Partial rent for a formerly homeless man.  In the past year, he lost his wife and then the son who was providing him with housing.   Due to the cost of car repairs, he is short rent.  Referral:  Jim Healy, Peoples Self Help Housing ($300) 1569

October 28:  Partial rent and food for a single dad who lost his job.  Referral:  Sonia Green, LINK ($200 and $100) 1570 and 1571

October 28:  Food for a homeless father whose child has diet restrictions.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, LINK  ($100) 1571

October 29:  Baby swing.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Toni Negranti  ($48.36) 1574

October 30:  Jackets and shoes for elementary student whose family is struggling.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, LINK ($100) 1572

October 30:  Clothes for Del Rio Continuation High School student who has gone through difficult times.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, LINK ($150) 1572

October 30:  Partial payment for a mom to go to UCLA to get a psych evaluation.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, LINK ($162.50) 1573
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Items Donated:  diapers from special event at Whiz Kids; diapers from Dawn Tyra; pack-n-play and children’s clothes from Pat Cano; baby gate from nice garage sale family; 5 hand knit baby blankets from Ruth Nagano; child and adult clothing from Marian Gregory; high chair from Rosemary Cleaves; household items delivered to a family by Naomi Blakely and Jayne Devencenzi; silverware from Naomi Blakely; children’s clothes from Helma Smulders; baby clothes, Moses basket, and nursing supplies from Anonymous; sofa from Ilene; North County delivery by Colleen Spafford; Halloween costumes from Cub Scout Pack 13, Arroyo Grande delivered by David Oksner; clothes and bedding from Mariam Shah; high chair from Rosemary Cleaves; socks, toiletries, and children’s clothes from Jayne Auchterlonie; can openers from Susan Updegrove; coat from Bette Kulp; 2 cases of wipes from Kathie Hendricks; 

Funds Donated:  
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Luis Obispo Donates to Womenade

Sandy Richardson, Womenade President and Judy Hornaday, Community Outreach Offering Committee Chair

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Luis Obispo County donated $1,124 from their Community Outreach Offering to Womenade.  We are grateful to partner with Reverend Rod Richards and the congregation.  100% of this donation will go directly to community members in need.  Thank you!

Monday, October 27, 2014