Saturday, June 16, 2018

What Womenade Shared June 1st - June 15th

June 1:  Partial rent for a single mom and her daughter who are abuse survivors who are low on funds due to unexpected bills.  Referral:  Cynthia Smith, counselor ($250) 5071 2

June 1:  Gas for 2 recently diagnosed cancer patients who are low income and needing to attend frequent chemo appointments.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($50 and $50) 5072 2

June 1:  Partial rent for patient with blood poisoning who has not been able to work.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($200) 5073 1

June 1:  PG&E bill payment for a woman undergoing cancer treatments; her husband is not able to work.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($172.06) 5074 2

June 1:  Partial rent for an older couple who work in the fields who are short funds due to dental bills.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ($250) 5076 2

June 1:  Partial rent for a room for a man who works as a dishwasher.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($250) 5077 1

June 4:  Food and clothes for a family currently not working and getting counseling for abuse.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($150) 5079 6

June 4:  Food for a mother and her child who is getting counseling for aggressive behavior.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($150) 5079 2

June 4:  Partial rent for a single mother who is disabled and had an unexpected bill that has left her short rent money.  Referral:  Tiito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($250) 5080 2

June 4:  Partial co-pay for the hospitalization of a man who is low income with insurance but does not qualify for Medi-Cal and is struggling to pay for procedures he must receive monthly at the hospital.  Referral:  Jessica Devereaux, Wilshire Home Health ($300) 5081 2

June 4:  DMV registration for an abuse survivor who is living in her vehicle.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($120) 5082 1

June 4:  Driver’s license for a single mother who is disabled.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($27) 5083 3

June 5:  Food for a single mother and her children.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($105.95) 5084 3

June 5:  Gas for a woman living in a safe shelter.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 5085 1

June 5:  Food and blood testing kit for the daughter of a single mom.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($105.95) 5086 3

June 5:  Partial payment for a paternity test so a single mom who works clearing houses can get child support from the father of her baby.  Referral;  Betsy Bloombaum, Twin Cities Hospital ($100) 5087 2

June 5:  Yearbook for a student whose mom doesn’t work because she is sick with cancer.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($42) 5088 2

June 5:  Partial rent for a family of 4; father has just become 100% disabled and mother works as a health care nurse part time.  Referral:  Nicole Janikowski, Independent Living Resource Center ($300) 5089 4

June 6:  Work clothes for 3 clients who have recently been employed.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO ($150) 5090 3

June 6:  Household items for a single woman moving to an apartment.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($50) 5091 1

June 6:  Partial payment for vehicle repair for a 68-year-old woman living in her truck.  Referral:  Anya Kaufman, Senior Connection/Area Agency on Aging ($105.95) 5092 1

June 6:  Childcare for her grandchildren so a grandmother can go to a medical appointment.  Referral:  Yesenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness ($60) 5093 3

June 6:  Partial deposit so a single mother and her infant can move from homelessness to housing.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($200) 5094 2

June 6:  Partial payment to marine biology camp for a student with special needs.  Referral:  Sarah Roos, San Luis Coastal Schools ($200) 5095 2

June 6:  Special diapers for 2 toddlers with very sensitive skin; they moved recently and don’t have quick access to a laundry for the cloth diapers the mother has been using.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($51) Debit 3

June 6:  Partial rent in Sober Living for a woman just released from the hospital.  Referral:  Dawn Glove, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($100) 5096 1

June 7:  Food and motel for a mother who needs to stay near Stanford due to a recurring serious health issue.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($155.95) 5097 3

June 7:  Bus pass so a mother who is homeless can get to work.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($68) 5098 3

June 7:  Birth certificate for a young child.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services ($28) 5099 2

June 8:  Partial rent for a family with a middle school student.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($200) 5100 3

June 8:  Shoes and personal wear for a man released from custody with no clothes.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($100) 5101 1

June 8:  Motel stay for a man who is homeless and struggling to find housing; he is repairing a trailer to live in.  Referral:  Nancy Jambour, County Behavioral Health ($155.95) 5102 1

June 8:  Food and gas for a single father and his 2 children.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services ($150) 5103 3

June 8:  Temporary internet service so a 60-year-old woman can fill out many forms in regard to securing disability and medical benefits.  Referral:  Patricia Reading ARC Clinic ($155) 5104 1

June 8:  Orthopedic shoes for a woman who has trauma wounds to her foot and is no longer able to walk without specialized shoes.  Referral:  Faith Carlson, Central Coast Home Health ($209.14) 5105 1

June 8:  Dress pants, shirt, and tie so a Veteran can work in the church he attends.  Referral:  Jorge Gonzales, Good Samaritan Shelter and shopping by Ernie and Julie Jones 1

June 11:  Partial rent for a patient undergoing cancer treatments.  Referral:  Jennifer Davis, Marian Cancer Care ($200) 5106 1

June 11:  Reclining chair for an 86-year-old patient with heart failure who needs to elevate his legs.  Referral:  Lisa Salopek Central Coast Home Health ($323.34) 5107 1

June 11:  Gas so a shelter client can get to therapy and court dates.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 5108 1

June 12:  Partial payment for child care for the 2 young boys of a single mother who was out of work ill for a week.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($100) 5109 3

June 12:  Partial rent for a woman who works housekeeping in a motel and missed work due to illness.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200) 5110 1

June 12:  Partial medical payment for for a man who has not been working due to cancer treatments; his wife works in a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200) 5111 2

June 12:  Partial rent support for a senior couple that work on a ranch.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200) 5112 2

June 12:  Partial car repair costs for a man who is low income.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($100) 5113 1

June 12:  Partial rent for a grandmother - her granddaughter, who usually helps with rent, is currently out of work.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($200) 5114 2

June 12:  Partial water bill payment to prevent shut off for a single mother and her 2 children. Referral:  Stephanie Oliva, County Behavioral Health ($200) 5115 3

June 12:  Partial deposit for a single mother and her child who are moving to housing.  Referral:  Stephanie Oliva, County Behavioral Health ($200) 5116 2

June 12:  Partial motel and gas payments for a father of 2 being sent to USC for a heart operation.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205.95) 5117 4

June 13:  Partial rent for a family struggling with bills due to placing their mother in a nursing home.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 5118 4

June 13:  Partial payment for motel and food for an unaccompanied minor whose father is currently in prison.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($205.95) 5119 1

June 14:  Painter’s boots and uniform so a man can start a new job immediately.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($111) 5120 1

June 15:  Scooter motor for a 54-year-old who is non-ambulatory and low income.  Wallace Home Medical is installing the motor for free.  Referral:  Rose Levinson, Central Coast Home Health ($254) 5121 1

June 15:  Food for 2 cancer patients who are starting treatment and looking for housing.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($200) 5122 2

June 15:  Gas so an abuse survivor can attend doctor appointments.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 5123 1

June 15:  Car brake replacement for a senior woman who is currently homeless, working part time, and volunteering in the community.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($130) 5124 1

June 15:  For a family of 4, gas so the father can get to work in Santa Maria, diapers, wipes, and a birth certificate for their new baby so the family can apply for Medi-Cal.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($100 and $28 and $8.60) 5125, 5126 and 5128 4

June 15:  Emergency bus passes for parents who are homeless and sleeping in their non-functioning car with their twin babies.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($136) 5127

Items Donated:  vibrating infant seat for a preemie from Susan Updegrove; bike from Kathleen Corey; baby food from Lexi Hagedorn; delivery Marcie Lindvall; food, books, and diapers from Sophia Lindvall, Jill Goldsmith, and Sadie LaChapelle; backpack summer food from Peti Johnson; girls clothes from JoLynn Knight-Crow; cases of diapers from Anonymous; backpack food from John and Marcie Lindvall; household items from Gladys Porter; coffee maker, iron, ironing board and cover from Paula Ramey; gluten-free food from Anonymous; iron from Nasim Delavari; pack and play from Karen Horst; diapers from Naomi Blakely; delivery by Jordis Daigle; diapers and baby clothes from Adriana Imus; pack and play and toiletries from Jayne Auchterlonie; delivery by Kat Tuculet; love seat from Naomi Blakely; twin bed from Annie Chambers; queen bed frame from Kelsey Jones; diapers and wipes from Sarah Beth Bertenthal; stamps from Mary Dean;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich

Funds Donated:  Tidelands Counseling, Wendy Castleman, Patty Aguilar, Twin Cities Hospital Case Management and Social Services Departments, Twin Cities Hospital, Patricia Crohn, Catherine Tetreault, Kelly Branck, Agnes and Wayne Stitch, Pamela McCloskey, Kristie Rosenkrans, Colleen Jaeger, Daphne Martin, Denise Milardo, Elizabeth Bloombaum Teresa Baudanza, Lucy Glaze, Margaret Ford, Leslie Grigsby, Jayne Devencenzi, Barbara Torrey, Jean Steel, Donette Dunaway, Marla Lee Eaton, Joyce Southward, Los Osos Valley Garden Club, Peti Johnson, YourCause - Amanda Sorensen, John Harmon, and Tracey Vardas, Kathy Greer, Michele Williams, Dana Paquin, Mary Dean, Anonymous, Mary Parker, Marcy Owens, Heather MacFarlane, Kathleen MacLane, Florence and Frank Simon, Karen Horst, Ann Miller,

Saturday, June 2, 2018

What Womenade Shared May 16th - May 31st

May 16:  Underwear for a woman who is facing many obstacles.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services ($100) 4995 1

May 16:  Partial rent for a mother who has been hospitalized; her children have been collecting cans and working on neighbors' yards to help out. Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 4996 4

May 16:  Linens and pillow for a recently housed Veteran.  Referral:  Jorge Gonzales, Good Samaritan Shelter ($36.98) Debit 1

May 16:  Partial apartment deposit to help a couple move  from homelessness.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 4997 2

May 16:  Gas and food for a family needing to take their special needs child to Children's Hospital LA for a 2-day stay. Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($200) 4998 3

May 16:  Vehicle repair for a man who needs his truck for work.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 4999 1

May 17: Gas so a father can take his son to UC Davis in San Francisco for medical treatment for 2 serious illnesses.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 5000 2

May 17:  Gas so an 18-year-old can take her sisters to medical appointments at UCLA; mother is currently not well enough to care for her children.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 5000 4

May 17:  Partial rent for a woman who is moving to Sober Living.  Referral:  Dawn Glove, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 5001 1

May 17:  Gas so a woman can begin her new job as a CNA.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Stand Strong Now ($50) 5002 1

May 17:  Partial payment for food, gas, and lodging for a woman with multiple health problems who needs to make multiple visits to a hospital in LA in the weeks ahead.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People's Self-Help Housing ($305.95) 5004 1

May 17:  Medical bill payment for a woman who is low income and facing cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($214.91) 5005 2

May 17:  Restoration of gas after shut off.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 5006 1

May 17:  Water bill payment to prevent shut off.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($187) 5007 2

May 17:  Electricity bill payment to prevent shut off.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 5008 1

May 17:  Car registration payment for a single mother so she can continue to take her child to therapy appointments.  Referral:  Karina Ayala, CAPSLO ($242) 5010 2

May 18:  Diapers and formula for the child of a domestic violence survivor.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($77.49) 5011 2

May 18:  Month bus pass for a woman seeking work and attending  treatment sessions.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Behavioral Health ($68) 5012 1

May 18:  Shower chair for an elderly lady.  Referral:  Joe Eister, Transitions-Mental Health ($39.99) Debit 1

May 18:  Seated walker for a a woman receiving chemotherapy and experiencing the side effects of weakness and fatigue.  Referral: Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($58.98) Debit 1

May 18:  Summer camp program for children of a single mom struggling with day care costs for her little ones.  Referral:  Daniela Garcia, LMUSD Families in Transition ($185) 5013 3

May 21:  Partial rent for a room for a couple with 2 children; he does yard work and she works in a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5015 void, 5044 4

May 21:  Utility bill payments for a patient who fell into the Medicare part D doughnut hole and was faced with several hundred dollars in prescriptions last month.  Referral:  Lisa Salopek, Central Coast Home Health ($105.87 and $150.47) 5016 and 5017 1

May 21:  Car repair and food for a woman in financial crisis who is starting a new job. Referral:  Lori Munyon, Transitions-Mental Health ($222.39 and $70) 5018 and 5019 1

May 21:  Partial rent for a cancer patient who is unable to work during treatments.  Referral:  Jennifer Davis, Marian Cancer Care ($300) 5020 1

May 21:  Front baby infant carrier, car seat, and baby wash for a a family in need.  Referral:  Kathleen Cochran, County Mental Health ($77.13 and $5.38) Debit

May 21: Food and gas so a family can take their baby who has just been diagnosed with cancer to Stanford.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($205.95) 5022 4

May 21:  Gas so a woman who has been beaten can get to medical appointments.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($50) 5023 1

May 21:  Gymnastics classes for a middle school student with severe ADHD.  Referral:  Dr. Liliana Escobat-Thies ($300) 5024 2

May 22:  One month reclining wheelchair rental for a 6-year-old having hip surgery.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($175) 5025 2

May 22:  Room rent for a woman who just started working in the fields after escaping massive killings in Guerrero, Mexico.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5026 1

May 22:  Partial rent for a hospice patient who has end stage COPD and his wife who is disabled.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($300) 5027 2

May 22:  Share of cost for dental surgery for the 3-year-old child of a single mother.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($100) 5028 2

May 23:  Car repair so a woman can see her mother who lives in another state and is seriously ill.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300.95) 5029 2

May 23:  Diapers and clothes for 2 grandchildren being taken care of by their grandmother. Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($105.95) 5030 3

May 23: Storage payment so a woman in treatment doesn't lose all her belongings.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Behavioral Health ($195) 5031 1

May 23:  Gas for an assault survivor to commute to treatments.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 5032 1

May 23:  Food, gas, and diapers for a family.  The mother is very sick.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($155.95) 5033 4

May 23:  Car parts so a father of 2 can repair his car and continue to get to his job.  Referral:  Jennifer DeGarmo, Family Care Network ($216.40) Debit 4

May 23:  Partial payment for a bed in Sober Living for a woman working hard in therapy.  Referral:  Kim Gossner, Casa Solana, ($300) 5034 1

May 24:  Motel for a couple and their young child while they wait for an opening at a shelter.  Referral:  Becky Brown, Gryphon Society ($205.95) 5035 3

May 24:  Gas for a mother who has been transferred to UCLA for a serious illness; her new baby has been diagnosed with cancer.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($100) 5036 3

May 24:  Lab test at CHC for a woman of limited means.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($100) 5037 2

May 24:  Brain MRI for a woman who is uninsured.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 5038 2

May 24:  Tires so a mother living in a rural area can continue her job at a local grocery store.  Referral:  Callie Guerra, Family Care Network ($294.83) 5039 3

May 24:  Partial payment for a car for a family that is currently homeless.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($300) 5040

May 24:  Partial payment for car repair for a man on limited income who needs his vehicle to get to his counselor and job interviews.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($50) 5041 1

May 24:  DMV registration to prevent a single woman's car from being towed.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($200) 5042 1

May 24:  Gas for a grandma, the guardian of a preschooler, who has had no work available for her for a week, and who needs to be able to transport the child. Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 5043 2

May 24:  Wheelchair cushion to prevent breakdown for an ALS patient who is no longer mobile.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health ($37.53) Debit 2

May 24:  Ramp so a Veteran with ALS can exit his home for safety and  in order to get to medical appointments.  The VA has been requested to build permanent ramping in the future.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health ($152.91) Debit 2

May 25:  Car repair so a single father who had his work hours reduced can get to his job and take his son to school and frequent doctor appointments.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($210) 5045 2

May 24:  Work clothes for a man who is starting a new job.  Referral:  Rachel Oertel, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($150) Debit

May 25:  Partial rent for a woman in a Sober Living home who is doing well and has started to look for a job.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Behavioral Health ($200) 5047 1

May 25:  Partial mortgage payment to prevent foreclosure for an 85-year-old man.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($300) 5048 1

May 25:  Storage space payment for a single mom and her small child who are homeless.  Referral:  Viviana Meza, County Child Welfare Services ($255) 5049 2

May 25:  Foot orthotics to alleviate pain for a senior woman who is low income.  Referral: Brittany Venia, People's Self-Help Housing ($217.17) 5050 1

May 25:  Utility deposits so a mother and her teen son can move to a studio apartment after homelessness due to domestic abuse.  Referral:  Audrey Fleming, Noor Clinic ($64, $65, $80) 5051, 52, 53 2

May 29: Partial rent for a senior woman who missed work as a housekeeper in a motel due to pain from her rheumatoid arthritis.  Referral: Eloisa Medina ($300) 5054 1

May 29:  Partial rent for a 57-year-old woman who works as a dishwasher.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5055 1

May 29:  Partial payment for surgery for a detached retina for a 52-year-old man who used to work in the winery fields and has emergency medical insurance only.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5056 1

May 29:  Partial rent for a senior woman who works as a cook.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300)  5057 1

May 29:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 2 children; mother lost her job and is looking for another.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 5058 3

May 29:  Partial rent for a high school student separating from his family.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($150) 5059 1

May 29:  Partial rent for a bed in Sober Living for a patient discharging from the hospital.  Referral:  Betsy Bloombaum, Twin Cities Hospital ($300) 5060 1

May 30: Food for a man who recently became employed and is no long eligible for food stamps or medical and rental assistance.  A plan is in place going forward.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People's Self-Help Housing ($200) 5061 1

May 30:  Gas for a mother and her 2 children fleeing domestic violence.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 5062 3

May 30:  Diapers for a little girl; father lost his job and mother is the only one working.  Referral:  Daniela Chavez, CAPSLO 5063 3

May 30:  Initial housing payment for a high school student with no home support who is heading to college.  Referral:  Jensine Xiong, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 5064 1

May 30:  Partial payment for car repairs for a family doubling up housing with friends, one of whom will be having open heart surgery soon.  Referral:  Daniela Garcia, Lucia Mar Families in Transition ($300) 5065 4

May 31:  Gas for a mother who is starting to work at Goodwill to support her family.  Referral: Hailey Ruby, County Social Services ($50) 5066 3

May 31:  Gas for a single mom with a young son; they have just moved from homelessness, and mom is starting a job.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($50) 5067 2

May 31:  Clothes and blender for a single mother with 1 child.  Referral: Linda Rawlings, CASA and County Family Treatment Court ($150) 5068 2

May 31:  Shoes for a little boy.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha's Place Children's Center, and shopping by Cyndy Later ($)

Items Donated: living room furniture from Carol Martin; children's items and microwave from Nicki Bywater; baby formula from Joanie Anderson; kitchen items from Mary Dean; men's clothing from Kat Tuculet; children's clothes from Heather Segal via Lisa Lazzara; pack and play from Kelly Orsini; Learn.Connect.Play backpack food from Robin Renteira; computer from Liz Johnston; printer from Lisa Bertrand; jogging stroller from Jayne Devencenzi; bike from Kathleen Corey;

Funds Donated:  Diana Foch, Jessica Griffiths, Jayma Newland, Jennifer Langford, Estero Bay Newcomers Club, Marcella Gelman, Stephen Kuhn, Kat Tuculet, Marilyn Dippell, Jeri Corcoran-Martin, Janie Holland, Rosemary Cleaves, Carol Morrison, Sue Smith, Celeste Gray, Karen O'Grady, Rosemary Cleaves, Jenn Jeffries, Heidi Boatman, Carol Schmidt, Shelly Johnson, Gail Sears, Karen Blum, Liz Johnston, Linda Busek, Marilyn Kinsey, Marylou Gooden, Ellen Morrison, Elizabeth Yost, Marilyn Fuller, Shelia Lawson, Infinite Dynamics, Diane Wettlaufer, Melaleuca, Suzanne Cikowski, Carmen Belasco, M. Brooks, Anonymous, Madelyn Millholland and Warren Lowrey, Sarah Coplen, Lauren Rueda, Anonymous, Ilene Brill, Mary Kelly, Sandra Wortley, Paula Garcia, Jean VanHousen, Tyra Solomon, Karla Cool, Fred Donati, Susan McCutcheon, Karen Kolba, Lori Connolly, Candace Guldeman, Yvonne Tomasini, Lisa Delaney, Cheryl Garnsey, Marilyn Chulack, Nicki Bywater, Cheryl Goodman, Kathy Cohl, Nicole Pazdan-Elder Placement Professionals, Constance Balding, Pat Andrews, Dyann Campagna, Ginny Kenny, Linda Busek, Jean Graham, Jenn Jeffries, Heidi Boatman, Kristin Stump, Mary Lynn Browning, Victoria Morrow, Lori Sonnabend, Ann Lovegren, Marilyn Knollenberg, Madeline Fay, Mary Anne Morgan, Carol Chenot, Wendy Castleman, Ann Mathias, Janice Chagoya, Mariam Shah, Judy Eisenhard, Wendy Hallin, Madeline Stevenson, Susan Demma, Bonnie Rivera, Rosemary Cleaves, Carol Pillsbury, Lynn Heinrich, Robin White, Joann and Stan Benson in honor of Madeline Stevenson, Ardie Heinrich, Jean Leavitt, Phyllis Sims, Anonymous, Judy Riener, Bonnie Connich, Leslie Rotstein, Carrie Zinn, Kathy Gisler, Maggie Ragatz, Melodianne Duffy, Michelle Blanc, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Cindy Hahn, Roy Thomas and Movie Group, Kathy and Tom McLaughlin,

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

What Womenade Shared May 1st - May 15th

May 1:  Glasses for a woman who is working to improve her situation.  Referral:  Paloma Basalt, County Behavioral Health ($179)  4919 1

May 1:  Car repairs for a mother and her 3 children who are homeless; she is searching for employment and housing.  Referral:  Jose Camacho, Family Care Network ($300) 4920 4

Mary 1:  Emergency shoes and clothes for children in a struggling family.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($205.95) 4921 3

May 1:  Rental assistance for a young graduate who lost her job, found a new one, and was set behind in the transition.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($300) 4922 1

May 1:  Meals on Wheels for 2 months for a woman who is blind and home alone while her husband works 2 jobs and her child goes to school.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($80) 4923 3

May 1:  Partial payment for car repair for a single woman on Social Security who just completed cancer treatments.  Referral:  Allison Mee, County Adult Protective Services ($300) 4925 1

May 2:  Brake repair for a man who was hospitalized for over a month and returned home to bills with late fees and vehicle problems.  Referral:  Shannon Nava, Wilshire Community Services ($250.57) 4926 1

May 3:  Gas so a woman who has been abused can move to safety out of the area.  Referral:  Matias Bernal, RISE ($100) 4927 1

May 3:  Motel stay for a homeless student and her family.  Counselors are working with the family to find housing.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($230.95) 4928 3

May 3:  Partial payment for van repairs for a single mom and her teen son who are homeless.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($200) 4929 2

May 3:  Partial rent for a single parent family; mother was recently diagnosed with cancer.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4931 4

May 3:  Phone bill payment for a woman who is low-income and had unforeseen expenses this month.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People's Self-Help Housing ($64) 4932 1

May 3:  Oncology payment for a young woman diagnosed with cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($214.91) 4933 1

May 4:  Food for a self-employed patient who will not be able to work while in chemotherapy.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($100) 4934 1

May 4:  Gas so parents can take their child out of the county for cancer treatment appointments.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($100) 4934 3

May 4:  Food and gas for a formerly homeless man who is receiving treatments for cancer.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($150) 4934 1

May 4:  Furniture to replace moldy furniture for a patient forced to move from one apartment to another.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($105.95) 4935 4

May 4:  Gas for a client currently looking for work and needing to attend treatment.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($50) 4936 1

May 4:  Partial payment for medicine for a client who doesn't qualify for Medi-Cal.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($105.95) 4936 1

May 4:  Food for a mom reuniting with her children and looking for work.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 4936 3

May 4:  Partial payment for car repair for a woman who is looking for work.  Referral:  Paula Renner, County Department of Social Services ($300) 4937 1

May 4:  Partial payment so an 8th grader can attend a school field trip with his class, and tennis shoes.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300 and $50)  4938 and 4946 2

May 5:  Gas card so a woman can get to therapy and doctors.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 4939 1

May 5:  Yearbook and clothes for a middle school boy.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($28 and $100) 4940 and 4941 2

May 5:  Chromebook for a teen with learning disabilities.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($155.95) 4942 2

May 5:  Clothes and hygiene supplies for a man just released from custody.  Referral:  Rosie Armendariz, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($155.95) 4943 1

May 5:  Backpacks for weekend food program at Learn.Connect.Play Preschool.  Referral:  Dona Hare Price ($113.98) 4944 6

May 5:  Partial deposit for a mom and her child moving to a safe home.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 4945 2

May 5:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 2-year-old to move to housing.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 4945 1

May 6:  Gas and food for a man traveling to to Stanford for a week of medical care .  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($205.95) 4947 2

May 7:  Rent for a young couple.  She is pregnant and working the fields, he is working at a fast food restaurant, and they are staying in a storage shed.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($285) 4948 3

May 7:  Gas card so a man can continue to get to treatments where he is doing very well.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($50) 4949 1

May 7:  Clothes and underwear for a single mom's teen son.  Referral:  Callie Bossche, Family Care Network ($200) 4951 2

May 7:  Water service transfer fee for an elderly woman forced to transfer to another unit at her apartment complex due to a health hazard.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People's Self-Help Housing ($60) 4952 1

May 7:  Partial car repair payment so an unaccompanied youth can get to work and appointments with social services.  Referral:  Mariana Gutierrez, San Luis Coastal Schools ($50.82) 4953 1

May 7:  Clothing, baby and self-care products for a pregnant woman moving into Sober Living.  Referral:  Dawn Glove, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205.95) 4955 2

May 7:  Partial payment for car repair for a single father and his children.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($350) 4956 3

May 7:  Partial payment for rent for a 23-year-old taking care of her 5 siblings since their mother was in a serious accident.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 4957 7

May 7:  Clothes for a woman and her son who fled from her abusive husband.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($200) 4958 2

May 7:  Partial mortgage payment for a 90-year-old woman with congestive heart failure who lives on Social Security.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($300) 4959 2

May 8:  Partial rent for a single mom who was recently laid off from her job.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 4960 3

March 8:  Partial payment for car repair for a man who is employed full time and working hard to care for his family.  Referral:  Jennifer DeGarmo, Family Care Network ($100) 4961 4

March 8:  Partial rent for a woman who just moved to Sober Living.  Referral:  Amy Carlisle, County Drug and Alcohol ($300) 4962 1

May 8:  Partial rent for a woman who has a full time job and is moving to housing.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($300) 4963 1

May 8:  Paper work required for a son to be approved by IHSS to be his dad's caregiver. They are both low-income. Referral:  Kathleen Martin, HUD-VASH ($143.98) 4964 2

May 8:  Water bill payment for a struggling family.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($147.61) 4965 4

May 8:  Clothes for a family member.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($55.95) 4966 4

May 9:  Basic clothes for a woman who is homeless and looking for a job.  Referral:  Rachel Oertel, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($150) 49671

May 8:  Past due PG&E bill to prevent shut off for a family that is struggling.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($200) 4968 5

May 9:  Cell phone minutes for a patient who is currently battling cancer and needs to stay connected for medical appointments.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health ($44.32) 4970 1

May 9:  RTA pass for an unaccompanied minor.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($68) 4971 1

May 9:  Partial mortgage payment for a patient of limited means who is unable to work during cancer treatment. Referral:  Jennifer Davis, Marian Cancer Care ($300) 4972 1

May 9:  Emergency dental appointment for a woman who is on a tight budget and saving for her annual medical trip to City of Hope Cancer Center.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People's Self-Help Housing ($98) 4973 1

May 9:  DMV Registration for a family who is homeless to use to get to school and work.  Referral:  Brandy Flores, ECHO ($300) 4974 4

May 9:  Utility bill payments for a family that is struggling.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Department of Social Services ($115.29 and $116.82) 4975, 4976 3

May 10:  Diapers, wipes, electrical outlet covers, and cupboard safety latches for  a mother and her children.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and shopping by Cyndy Later ($39.31) 4977 3
May 10:  Infant carseat pillow, toddler learning materials, and gas card for a mother and her children.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($150, $50, and $14.99) 4967, 4978 and Debit

May 10:  Gas so an abuse survivor can take her child to school and go to work.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE 4979 2

May 10:  Clothes for the teens of a single mother.  Referral:  Adriana Beas, CAPSLO ($205.95) 4980 3

May 10:  Partial mortgage payment for a patient in her 3rd battle with cancer.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($300) 4981 2

May 10:  Gas bill payment for a Veteran who has no more funds to last the month.  Referral:  Michael Ostash, HUD-VASH ($73.85) 4982 1

May 10:  Partial school field trip payment for a student whose family is of limited income.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 4983 3

May 10:  RTA pass so a client can attend treatment sessions.  Referral:  Maria Aquino, County Health Department ($68) 4984 1

May 11:  Gas and food for a student and her family who are struggling with health issues.  Referral:  Shelby Vidal-Solis, Arroyo Grande High ($200) 4985 4

May 11:  Partial payment for college housing for a local student who has been evicted along with her family from their housing.  Referral:  Cassie Pilkin, Cal Poly Educational Opportunity Program ($300) 4986 4

May 11:  Glasses for a client in treatment.  Referral:  Paloma Basulto, County Behavioral Health ($39) 4988 1

May 11:  Partial rent for a family whose father has been very sick.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4989 4

May 11:  Car registration for a family that has been evicted from their apartment because they couldn't afford rent after their abuser was removed from the home.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools. ($147) 4990 3

May 11:  Twin sheets for a family moving to housing.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($50) Debit

May 14:  Highchair with a secure seat belt to keep an active toddler safe.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and shopping by Cyndy Later ($)

May 14:  Emergency food for a pregnant mother and her toddler, and husband; mom has been hospitalized due to labor complications, and is returning home where there is not enough food. Dad's recent job change caused an interruption in CalFresh support.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($205.95) Debit

May 14:  Emergency food for a pregnant mother and her toddler, and husband; mom has been hospitalized due to labor complications, and is returning home where there is not enough food. Dad's recent job change caused an interruption in CalFresh support.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($205.95) Debit

May 14:  Air conditioner for 2 brothers living in a double wide trailer and both fighting cancer.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health ($) Debit

May 14:  Partial rent for a mother and her 3 children who works full time but just separated from her husband and he is not providing any support.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 4992 4
 
May 14:  Partial rent for a woman unable to work during treatments for cancer.  Referral:  Jennifer Davis, Marian Cancer Care ($300) 4993 1
 
May 14:  Camp fees so a young boy can go to camp with his brother; the boys are staying with relatives who are low income and unable to pay for camp for them both.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 4994 5

Items Donated:  sofa from Barrie duBois; suitcases from Ellen November and Anonymous; diapers from Anonymous; clothing, linens, and kitchen items from Gladys Porter; teen clothes from Jennifer Stokes; clothes from Kristin Heenan and Stacey Adams; children's books from Mark and Jordis Daigle; suitcases from Susie McCutcheon and Sara Fiore; games from Greg Baxley; new shoes for a job-seeker from Lisa Lazarra; grocery bags from Jayne Auchterlonie; new outfit and shoes for a woman interviewing for work from Sharynn Chirpich; bed and linens from Daphne Boatright; clothes form Charlotte Erlin; shower curtain from Raquel Elias; dresser from Kendra Paulding; diapers and wipes from Cyndy Later; work clothes from Jan Dreyer; diapers, wipes, clothes, and backpack food from Judy Eisenhard; diapers and wipes from Meg Spierling; sheets and large size toiletries from Ilene Brill; diapers and wipes from Rachel Hopping, Andrea Bowers, and TransUnion employees; bed linens from Anonymous; linens from Linda Spiers;

Admin Funds Donated:  Facebook donors, Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Tidelands Counseling, Patty Aguilar, Wendy Castleman, Lisa Bertrand, Dianne Lane in remembrance of her mother - Marguerite Dubia, Polly Gammons, Darlene Tunney and the Sissies, Carrie Zinn, Anonymous, Donette Dunaway, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Steel, Barbara Torrey, Lesllie Grigsby, Dawn Land-Walker, Marcie Traversaro, De Hampton, Rhonda Madden, Mary Reese, Nancy Kraus, Deborah Art, Carole Lynn Moyer, Kay Gardali, Ronni Gohr, Karen Anderson, Claudia Sorensen, Betty Scully, Leslie Rosen, Anne Marie McReynolds, Fran Norris, Pat Haines, Marna Lombardi, Myra Akel, Cathy Anderson, Priscilla Dym, Jane Mouw, Marilyn LaFrenais, Arlene Shinderman, Gail Ryan, Vivian Chaubet, Stacy Murphy, Nancy Trudeau, Jennifer Williams, Lynn Randelman, Sherry Trade, Donna Nisbet, Jacquelin Jones, Patti Minter, Janet Nord, Delsales Corporation, Rita Walls, Linda Adams, Eva Chavez, Linda Gethins, Pamela Lackey, Tonia Starr, Kathleen Cornett, Natalie Goguen, De Hampton, Maureen Burke, Patricia Rallis, Donna Rubin, Freddi Quin, Rebecca Eberling, Amanda Prewitt, Margaret Wallace, Sharron Polkinghorne, Marie Kyle, Millicent Klumpp, Nora Lee, Nancy Palmer, Nancy Doherty, Carol Cape, Linda Smith, Sarah Gregory, Patricia Hunt, Gale Dewitt, Julia Rosenberg, Carolyn Tenney, Sandra Merrill, Donna Leach, Lois Wynne, Robin Parker, Catherine Walker, Linda Lee, Joyce Meredith, Karen Richards, Lori Giancola, Diane Golden, Terri Einhorn, Janice Paulsen, Joan Wagner, Mary Dixon, Ellen Fowler, Kay Reid, Carol Morrison, Margie Markus, Laurie Lautz, Sandra Caughell, Leslie Mesa, Carolyn Normoyle, Anne Marie Burton, Valerie Van Meter, Dorothy Hollibaugh, Robin Parker, Mary Jane Dyer, Mary Ahler, Ellen Polinsky Janet Chaney, Carole Kraiss, Yvonne Williams, Trilogy Service Club, Susan McMillan, Naomi Simpson, Michele Williams, Dana Paquin, Kathy Greer, Peti Johnson, Carolyn Geraghty, Nancy Terrell, Pamela Lackey, Heather Macfarlane, Paula Ranney, Jim Wolfe, Jeanne Wilbanks, Janice Chagoya, Mary Anne Morgan, Grace Moore, Kathie Cohl, Meg Spierling, Donna Gang, Sally Woelper, Rosemary Cleaves, Judy Eisenhard, Madeline Stevenson, Mary Dean, Valerie Glahn, Russ and Cindy Nelson, Mary Parker, Dave Jones, Ellen Morrison, Kathleen MacLane, Mandie Campbell, TransUnion employees, Karen Horst, Ann Miller, Ilse Outcalt, Rotary of Pismo Beach-Five Cities,

Monday, April 30, 2018

What Womenade Shared April 16th - April 30th

April 16:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 3 children; mom had a recent emergency surgery.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4845 4

April 16:  Household supplies for a mother and her 2 children who left an abusive situation.  Referral:  Suzanne Balderrama, Paso Robles Schools ($100) 4846 3

April 16:  For a single mother and her children, household gas and electricity payments to prevent shut off of service; the father was sent back to Mexico.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($174.37 and $108) 4847 and 4848 4

April 16:  Partial electricity to prevent shut off for a mother and her children after police removed the father after assault.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($200) 4849 6

April 16:  Gas for a family that is homeless.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($50) Debit 4

April 17:  Partial payment for a biopsy.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($215) 4850 1

April 18:  Gas and food for a mother whose baby will be in the NICU for over a month.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Social Worker, and delivery by Judy Obermeirer ($205.95) 4851 3

April 18:  Payment for tires so a Veteran and his wife can get back and forth to LA Veterans’ Clinic.  Referral:  Rob Heinlein, PATH HUD VASH ($306.56) 4852 2

April 18:  Bus pass and personal care products for a cancer patient who will be homeless starting Thursday.  Referral:  Viridian Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($68 and $105.95) 4853 and 4854 1

April 18:  Partial court payment for a grandmother adopting her grandchild.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 4855 3

April 18:  Gas so a family who lives in a rural area can get their children to school.  Referral:  Hailey Ruby, County Social Services ($75) 4556 6

April 18: Emergency gas so a family can take their daughter to Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara.  Referral:  Suzanne Balderrama, Paso Robles Schools ($100) 4857 3

April 19:  Medical payment so a single father can see a doctor at the Community Health Center.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($70) 4858 3

April 19:  Pool therapy for 5 months for a disabled woman.  Referral:  Maria Williams, Community Health Center ($255) 4859 1

April 19:  Gas so a woman with a high risk pregnancy can get to her obgyn for medical appointments.  Referral:  Maria Williams, Community Health Center ($50) 4860 1

April 19:  Food for the Los Osos Middle School summer food project.  Referral:  Deborah Whitson, Backpack Program Leader ($250 and $100) 4861 and 4874 41

April 19:  Payment for the high school equivalency test for a woman who has been working hard and is enrolled in Cuesta College for the fall.  Referral:  Elizabeth O’Connor, San Luis Coastal Adult School ($70) 4862 1

April 19:  Gas to help a cancer patient make frequent trips to Stanford for treatments.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($200) 4863 1

April 19:  Diapers for a baby girl.  Father lost his job, and his new one pays a very low wage.  Referral;  Daniela Chavez, CAPSLO 4864 6

April 19:  Partial payment for a girl to go to summer camp.  Mom has been making payments, but had to use her extra funds for her car.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($200) 4865 2

April 19:  Emergency gas so a patient can drive to Stanford.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($100)  Debit 1

April 19:  Phone service payment to allow a permanently disabled senior to communicate with case workers who must call her before arriving to her residence.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($272.27) 4866 1

April 20:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for a grandmother and her grandchild.  Referral:  Lizzy Dembosz, Seneca Center ($300) 4867 2

April 20:  Partial rent for a woman who works as a caregiver and has lost wages while her patient has been hospitalized.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4868 1

April 20:  Partial rent for a family of 5; parents have been unable to work while they have been with their child who is not getting better in a hospital out of the county.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4869 5

April 20:  Partial medical bill payment for a woman who underwent a double mastectomy.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($188.15) 4870 1

April 20:  Partial rent for a woman who is a housekeeper in a motel.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200) 4872 1

April 20:  Brake repair for an elderly farm worker’s vehicle.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($275) 4873 1

April 20:  Phone so a single mother who is actively seeking employment can be available for interviews.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($75.95) 4875 3

April 20:  Food for a young woman who has been hospitalized for 3 months and is now recovering at home.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($205.95) 4876 1

April 20:  Food for a man is is disabled due to many medical issues and has just returned from hospitalization in Southern California.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($205.95) 4877 1

April 20:  Carseat for a newborn baby of a single mother; also baby clothes and maternity wear.  Referral:  Caille Bossche, Family Care Network ($126.44 and $100) debit and 4891 2

April 20:  Gas and food for a mother with a terminal son who needs 2 trips to Lucille Packard in Palo Alto this next week.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($105.95) 4878 2

April 20:  RTA month passes so a mother can get her kindergartner to school.  Referral:  Miriam Castillo, CAPSLO ($70.50) 4879 2

April 20:  Partial rent for a woman who works as a cook in a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200) 4880 1

April 20:  Partial rent to prevent eviction on Monday for a single mother and her 3 children; mother left an abusive relationship and works at a fast food restaurant.  Referral: Eloisa Medina ($300) 4881 4

April 23:  Shower chair for a woman who is disabled and of limited income.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($39.99) Debit 1

April 23:  Partial rent to prevent a cancer patient from being evicted.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($200) 4882 1

April 23:  Partial rent for an unaccompanied youth so she can cut down on her work hours and use her time to study so she can graduate.  Referral:  Rocio Hernandez, San Luis Coastal Schools ($200) 4883 1

April 23:  Tires for the vehicle of a a woman who is a victim of violence.  Referral:  Ruby Balcazar, Women’s Shelter of San Luis Obispo/Stand Strong ($250) 4884 1

April 23:  Live Scan screening so a man can search for employment.  Referral:  Paloma Basulto, County Behavioral Health ($57) 4885 1

April 23:  Car repair for a man who needs to leave his rural housing arrangement.  Sheriffs helped with repairs.  Referral:  Nicole Holst, Transitions-Mental Health ($123.96) 4886 1

April 23:  Electricity payment for a single mother of 2 children whose older son, who helped with the bills, is in jail.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($250) 4887 3

April 23:  Gas bill payment for a family with 4 children; mother is ill and currently unable to work.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($163) 4888 6

April 24:  Clothes for a family with 2 children that has just moved to housing.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 4889 4

April 24:  Partial rent for a mother of 4.  She is a housekeeper in a motel, her husband was just deported, and her son is scheduled for surgery.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4890 6

April 25:  Preschool tuition for the son of parents who are successfully leaving Sober Living and reuniting as a family. Parents are mandated to attend several weekly classes.  Referral:  Yecenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness ($335) 4892 3

April 25:  Motel stay so a 19-year-old can shower and be ready for 2 job interviews; he lost housing when his roommates left.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($160.94) 4893 1

April 25:  Car registration for a medically fragile senior living on a very fixed income.  Referral:  Lori Eister, Transitions-Mental Health ($185) 4894 1

April 25:  Cabinet latches to keep a baby safe.  Referral:  PHN and shopping by Judy Obermeier ($) 2

April 25:  Phone bill payment for a patient transitioning home and recovering after a lengthy hospital stay.  Referral:  Shannon Pacaoan, Dignity Home Health ($146) 4895 1

April 25:  Work clothes for 2 abuse victims who work in the fields.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($200) 4896 2

April 25:  Food for a family who has been unable to work in the fields because their baby is very ill.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($205.95) 4897 4

April 25:  Emergency water bill payment to prevent shut off today for a family dealing with a bad situation.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($112.76) 4898 4

April 26:  Bus pass to school for a teen because the family car is not working.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($34) 4899 3

April 26:  Clothes and a computer from Exploration Station for a student who has come to live with his dad.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($30 and $100) 4900 and 4907 3

April 28:  School yearbook for a student in a struggling family.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($35) 4901 4

April 26:  Yearbook for a teen in a single family where mom works hard in the fields.  Referral;  Silvia Santini, LINK ($35) 4902 4

April 26:  Yearbook for a teen who works for good grades and participates in school activities.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($28) 4903 3

April 26:  School yearbook for a teen in a family where parents are earning minimum wages and older siblings are applying to colleges.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($28) 4904 6

April 26:  School yearbook for a teen whose family members are domestic violence victims.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($28) 4905 4

April 26:  Gas card so a family can attend mental health appointments.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($50) 4906 3

April 26:  Food for a family of 7 that goes to food distributions.  Mother works 1 job and father works 2.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($100) 4907 7

April 26:  Gas so a parent can get to his low-wage job.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($50) 4907 3

April 26:  RTA passes for 2 clients needing to attend frequent treatment sessions.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach ($136) 4908 2

April 27:  Underwear for a small boy and gas for his guardian.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($100) 4909 2

April 27:  Emergency PG&E payment to restore service for a family of 5 living with an aunt and uncle who have been ill.  Referral: Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($230) 4910 5

April 27:  Clothes for 3 students who lost their home and all their possessions in a fire last weekend.  Referral:  Suzanne Balderrama, Paso Robles Schools ($250) 4913 5

April 27:  Partial housing fees for a senior who is low-income and accepted to a UC school in the fall.  Referral:  Jensine Xiong, Nipomo High ($300) 4914 1

April 27:  Food for a very low-income man who changed phone companies and the cost exceeds his budget and now he can’t afford groceries for the next 2 weeks.  Referral;  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($100) 4915 1

April 27:  Five months of medication for COPD for a patient who hasn’t been picking up prescriptions because she can’t afford them.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($255.95) 4916 1

April 27:  Shoes for a 5-year-old in a low-income family.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s Place Children’s Center and shopping by Judy Obermeier ($)

April 27:  Gas and food for a family taking their seriously ill newborn to Madera Children’s Hospital for an extended stay.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($205.95) 4917 5

Items Donated:  mattresses from Linda Holland and Judy Riener; children’s books and games from Wendy Daly; highchairs from Marylou Gooden and Nasim Delavari; comforter from Barb Farber; food for Los Osos Backpack program from Baywood Navy and shopping by Jay and Carol Devore; delivery by Sue McCutcheon; handmade children’s quilts from Katie Perez; diapers, wipes, and new baby clothes from St. Joseph’s Church in Cayucos; new onesies from Nancy Loe; a bounty of clothes and shoes from Myla and Kathleen Corey; boys clothes from Terra Clayton; clothes, toys, and shoes from Dawn Campbell; pack and play and delivery by Jayne Achterlonie; household items from Daphne Boatright; silverware and kitchen items from Marylou Gooden; kitchen items from Naomi Blakely and Jayne Devencenzi; diapers, wipes, and household items from Mary Dean; women’s clothes and household items from Rose Fowler; household items from Marcia Alter; double stroller from Adriana Imus delivered by Jayne Auchterlonie; clothes and shoes from Ellen November; backpack food from Joan and Kent Thomas; wheelchair and cushion for an elderly woman from Lisa Lazzara in honor of her late brother who struggled with MS; baby onesies and blankets and men's jackets from Judy Pinkston; diapers and wipes from the Central Coast Women’s League; diapers from Vicki Carroll; baby swings, diapers, and clothes from Vicente Salmeron; maternity clothes from Jennifer Hunt; baby onesies from Nasim Delavari; clothes from Charlotte Erlin; baby clothes and diaper bags from Jamie Brown; phone card from Deronda Burdette; clothes from Pat and Raul Cano; children’s clothes from Arlene Versaw; new books from Mission Law Center/Louis Koory; delivery by Colleen Spafford; delivery by Judy Riener; delivery by Jayne Auchterlonie; 2 cases of diapers from Karen Blum; pack and play from Jayne Auchterlonie; potty from Nasim Delavari; new baby clothes from Lainie Wachter; children's books and potty from San Luis Adult School Parent Participation Preschool via Dawin Strelow;

Admin Funds Donated:  Diana Henderson, Central Coast Circle of Friends, Donna Leach, Rawley Regier, Joann and Stan Benson, Deronda Burdette,

Funds Donated:  Lauren Rueda, Tess Mathews, Ann Miller, Jennifer Langford, Jayma Newland, Jessica Griffiths, Sandra Brill, The Howard and Marlo Miller Fund, Diane Wettlaufer, Melaleuca, Kat Tuculet, Marilyn Dippell, Rachael Letter, Stephen Kuhn, Carol Tickner, Lucy Glaze, Bluma Felix, Sue Smith, Carrie Zinn, Grover Beach Rotary, Lauren Ruda, Sarah Coplen, Madelyn Millholland and Warren Lowry, Ingrid Pires, Gwyneth Stewart, Maggie Ragatz, Elise Carraway, Kathy Gisler, Leslie Rotstein, Janice Verity, Janet Allenspach and PESDT, James and Bonnie Allen, Melodianne Duffy, Cindy Hahn,

Saturday, April 14, 2018

What Womenade Shared April 1st - April 15th


April 2:  RTA day passes so a Veteran can get to his first 2 days of work at a new job.  Referral:  Stephen Schill, HUD/VASH ($11) 4799 3 more days ($16.50) 4812 1

April 2:  Partial rent for a single mom who just had emergency surgery and won’t be able to work until next month.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4800 2

April  2:  Groceries for a 64-year-old patient who had a recent spinal surgery due to stroke complications.  Her daughter, who is her Midi-Cal paid caregiver, did not receive payment while the mom was in hospital and rehab, so their finances are tight.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($205.95)  4801 2

April 2:  Groceries for a very low income 69-year-old patient who has severe pain in her pancreas and is now transitioning from a feeding tube to solid food.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($205.95)  4802 1

April 2:  Partial rent for a senior who has had major medical problems that has exhausted her funds.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4803 1

April 2:  Partial rent for a family whose parents have recently been unable to work.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 4804 5

April 2:  Partial payment for specialized glasses for a client who is disabled.  Referral:  Rachel Oertel, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($110) 4805 1

April 2:  Bed rail for a senior who has difficulty getting in and out of bed due to chronic arthritis.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($64.99) Debit 1

April 4:  Gas money so a patient who lives alone on a limited income can get to chemotherapy appointments.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology and Hematology ($75) 4807 1

April 4:  Partial payment for custody costs so grandparents can care for their 4 grandchildren.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($300) 4808 3

April 4:  Gas so a single mother can take her child to UCLA for his final check up after surviving cancer.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($75) 4809 2

April 4:  Partial rent for a Veteran.  Referral:  Rob Heinlein, PATH/VASH ($50) 4810 1

April 5:  Diapers, wipes, and gas for 2 families.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($216.15)  4811 4

April 4:  Company-specific clothes for a woman who has just gotten a new job.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205.95) Debit 1

April 5:  Dental appointment for an elderly woman who is suffering dental pain.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($100) 4813 1

April 5:  Partial rent to prevent a woman from being evicted tomorrow.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4814 1

April 5:  Car registration for a woman who needs her vehicle to get to appointments.  Referral:  Nicole Holst, Transitions-Mental Health ($152) 4815 1

April 5:  Partial rent for a woman who is unable to work during cancer treatments.  Referral:  Jennifer Davis, Marian Cancer Care ($300) 4816 1

April 6:  Partial rent for a woman who works as a motel housekeeper and work is slow in the off season.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($315) 4817 1

April 6:  Partial payment for a grandchild to attend YMCA care during break so her grandma who is raising her could work.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LMUSD ($100) 4818 2

April 9:  Clothes, backpacks, and personal items for 2 brothers in a homeless family that lost all their belongings.  Referral:  Jeannette Palazuelos, County Mental Health and Family Care Network, and shopping by Judy Obermeier ($)

April 9:  Clothes for a man who only has one set of clothing.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($200) 4819 1

April 9:  Partial room rent for a single mother who works in the fields.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ($225) 4820 3

April 9:  Partial rent for a family of 4; father’s work hours in the winery fields have been cut.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, 4821 4

April 10:  Diapers, wipes, and gas to drive to County Behavioral Health, and clothes for 7 families at Judkins and Mesa Middle Schools.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($550) 4822 14

April 10:  Partial RV park rent for a mother and her daughter who has had a recent surgery.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, Amanda Brown, County Social Services ($300) 4823 2

April  11:  Shoes for brother ages 5 and 6 who are homeless.  Referral:  Ashley Totah, Child Welfare Services and shopping by Judy Obermeier ($)

April 11:  Partial rent to prevent a mother and her 3 children from being evicted.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 4824 4

April 11:  Emergency food for a mother and daughter who are struggling for food; they have gone to Food Bank distributions.  Referral:  Karin Trub, Big Brothers Big Sisters ($200) 4825 2

April 11:  Partial rent for a family of 3; father was injured at work.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 4826 3

April 11:  Food for a single mother of 3 who lost her 2nd job.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 4827 4

April 11:  Storage unit payment for a mother who used these funds for gas to take her daughter to a hospital out of the area for emergency surgery.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($89) 4828 2

April 11: Emergency partial rent to prevent eviction of a pregnant cancer victim whose husband was taken by ICE.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4829 2

April 11:  Partial rent in a garage apartment for a brother with cancer and one whose field work hours have been reduced due to weather.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($275) 4830 2

April 11:  Partial payment for property taxes for a senior woman who is going through several surgeries, and has incurred medical bills.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Wilshire Community Services ($300) 4831 1

April 11:  Month bus pass so a violence survivor can schedule medical appointments.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($68) 4832 1

April 11:  Insurance payment so an elderly woman doesn’t lose prescription coverage.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($88.50) 4833 1

April 12:  Towing fees to move a trailer to a place where a homeless family can park it safely.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($320) 4836 4

April 12:  Gas, personal hygiene products, and food for patient who is homeless and beginning chemotherapy.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology and Hematology ($150) Debit  1

April 12:  Partial rent in a Sober Living house for a woman who just received a full time work position and is doing well in treatment.   Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 4837 1

April 13:  Clothing and gas for a single mother who is struggling to care for her 3 children.  Referral: Sonia Greene, LINK ($250) Debit 4

April 13:  Ultrasound to detect pelvic problems for a housekeeper in a local motel.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4837 1

April 13:  Gas so a family can take their child to Cottage Hospital on Monday.  Referral:  Elena Chaavez, LINK ($75) Debit 4

April 13:  Work clothes for a woman who just started a new job.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($200) 4839 1

April 13:  Clothes for 2 boys whose aunt and uncle have just taken guardianship of them.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($200) 4840 4

April 13:  Gas for a family to make multiple trips to an out-of-county hospital to see their child.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($100) 4840 3

April 13:  Clothing so a woman can start a new job.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($100) 4841 1

April 13:  Household items for a single mother with 2 children who is moving to housing after fleeing a violent abuser.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Stand Strong Now ($200) 4842 3

April 13:  Underwear and shoes for children in a struggling family.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($100) 4843 4

April 13:  Partial payment for a camera for a high school senior in a low income family who is taking photography classes and wants to be a photographer when he finishes school.  He and his single mom have worked to raise half the funds.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($250)

Items Donated:  mattresses from Linda Holland and Judy Riener; children’s books and games from Wendy Daly; highchairs from Marylou Gooden and Nasim Delavari; comforter from Barb Farber; food for Los Osos Backpack program from Baywood Navy and shopping by Jay and Carol Devore; delivery by Sue McCutcheon; handmade children’s quilts from Katie Perez; diapers, wipes, and new baby clothes from St. Joseph’s Church in Cayucos; new onesies from Nancy Loe; a bounty of clothes and shoes from Myla and Kathleen Corey; boys clothes from Terra Clayton; clothes, toys, and shoes from Dawn Campbell; pack and play and delivery by Jayne Auchterlonie;

Admin Funds Donated:
  Leslie Grigsby, Nancy Shearer, Jacque Fondren, Jacquelyn Miller, Sue Girard, Sue Gibler, Karen Blum, Mariam Shaw, Sarah Coplen, Dana Easton, Leslie Jones, Judy Riener, Diana Foch, Ellen November, Wendy Daly, Carolyn Niblick, Ann Palmer, Karen Tallent, Susan Updegrove, Dana Starkovich, Vicki Wyne, Naomi Blakely, Lainie Wachter, Catherine Marvier, Bonnie Heikes, Kathy Long-Norris, Marilyn Wills, Cindy Hahn, Nancy Loe, Mary McMullen, Madeline Fay, Raye Fleming, Stacy Murphy, Peti Johnson, Paula Schroeder, Claretta Longden, Rita Erwin, Vivianne Jones, Kat Tuculet, Debbie Jergens,  Piyal Patel, Kathi Foster, Dee Ann Hoskins, Polly Gammons, Elaine Gardiner, Anonymous, Pat Cano, Janet Kourakis, Martha Chivens, Marylou Gooden, Candace Guldeman, Marcy Owens, Karen Morgan, Joy Becker, Debbie Bennett, Diane Ludin, Liz Wilkes, Sylvia Drucker, Anonymous, Mona Tucker, Kristi Ross, Shelly Johnson, Vicki Carroll, Susan Hood, Darlene Krouse, Carol Devore, Karen Muschenetz, Lynda Allen, Jana Coulston, Roz Phillips, Donna Jeberjahn, Marla Lee Eaton, Jayne Devencenzi, Debra Jackson, Anonymous, Kathie Hendricks, Pat Grimes, Carol Winger, Judy Eisenhard, Diane McKeague, Facebook Network For Good donations will be posted after they are mailed to us

Funds Donated:  Tidelands Counseling, Wendy Castleman, Patty Aguilar, Movie Group via Judy Riener, Lisa Bertrand, Leslie Grigsby, Dana Easton, Jayne Devencenzi, Barbara Torrey, Jean Steel, Donette Dunaway, Anonymous, Karen Kolba, Diana Henderson, Elise Wheeler, Linda Bishop, Michele Williams, Kathy Greer, Dana Paquin, Mary Parker, Nancy Terrell, St. Joseph’s Church in Cayucos, Fred Donati, Heather Macfarlane, Nancy Meyer, Debbi Smith, Barbara Rosenthal, Deborah Whitson, Jeannette Powles, Lynda Allen, Evelyn Ruehr, Karen Muschenetz, Carol and Jay Devore in memory of Sam Mednick, Anne Tiber, Maribeth Peterson, Darlene Krouse, Susan Hood, Jana Coulston, Donna Jeberjahn, Kathleen MacLane, Ellen Morrison, Donna Sullivan, Celeste Gray,

Saturday, March 31, 2018

What Womenade Shared March 16th - March 31st


March 16:  Clothes for a 12-month old baby girl being cared for by her grandmother.  Referral: Lizzy Dembosz, Kinship Center ($150) 4733 2

March 16:  Light weight high chair for a baby to sit and eat.  The mom had a difficult pregnancy and can't carry heavy things.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and donated by Marla Lee Eaton

March 16:  Bus pass to work for a man and his bike.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill, Central Coast ($23.50) 4734 1

March 16:  Home heating gas bill payment to prevent shut off on Monday for a woman with a minimum wage job who has been clean and sober for 2 years.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill Central Coast ($232) 4735 1

March 16:  Partial deposit and rent to move a senior woman living in her car to housing.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Wilshire Community Services ($300) 4736 1

March 16:  Payment of utility bills for a family with a medical emergency that left them low on funds after their son was hospitalized.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($188.57, $98.23, and $50) 4737, 4738, 4739 4

March 16:  Choir t-shirt so a student can attend her choir field trip.  Referral:  Rocio Hernandez, San Luis Coastal Schools ($14) 4740 1

March 16:  Partial rent for a man who is currently not working due to the rains.  Referral:  Eileen Murta, Trinity United Methodist Church ($300) 4741 1

March 19:  Partial rent for an older couple.  The husband works at a car wash which has been closed due to the rains.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4742 2

March 19:  Partial rent for a 62-year-old woman who missed work at the fast food restaurant where she is employed due to illness.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4743 1

March 19:  Partial rent for a 60-year-old woman who hasn’t been working in the fields due to weather.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4744

March 19:  Gas so parents can take their son for special treatment at Children’s Hospital in LA. Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($100) Debit 3

March 19:  Gas so a mom can drive her son to North County to have his wisdom teeth out today.  Referral:  Karen Borges, Jack’s Helping Hand ($50) 4745 2

March 19:  Partial payment for car repair for a single mother and her son who are homeless.  Referral:  Robin Kirby, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education ($300) 4746 2

March 19:  For a family with several children, baseball pants and shoes so 2 can participate and diapers and wipes for 2 of the other siblings.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($200) Debit 11

March 19:  Partial rent for a victim of theft for a woman suffering from depression and a physical disability.  Referral: LMFT ($300) 4747 1

March 19:  Partial payment for a car manifold for a single mom who needs her car for work and taking her children to school.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 4748 2

March 20:  Specialized food for an elementary girl who is staying with a neighbor with limited resources while the grandmother who cares for her is in an extended care facility for 1-2 months after being in the ICU for a week.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($105.95) 3

March 20:  Partial rent for a senior woman who has just recently been released from the hospital.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Wilshire Community Services ($300) 4749 1

March 20:  Partial rent for a woman in a Sober Living house who is doing well in her treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 4750 1

March 20:  Partial rent for a pregnant woman doing well in treatment at her Sober Living house.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($285) 4751 2

March 21:   Bus past so a middle school student can get to school.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($34) 4752 2

March 21:  School clothes for a middle school girl who has been unable to find ones her size at Teen’s Closet and Oceano Community Resources.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($100) 4753 2

March 21:  Gas so a mother living in a campground can get to her job cleaning houses.  Referral:  Shelley Shields, Community Counseling Center ($100) 4754 4

March 21:  Food for an elderly woman who is struggling to make ends meet.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($100) 4755 1

March 21:  School clothes for a middle school boy who has outgrown the Operation School Bell clothes and is being teased because he smells.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 4756 2

March 21:  Partial payment for car repair for a family that works in the fields, but has had no hours recently because of the rain.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 4757 4

March 21:  Partial motel payment for a family with 3 children who will be moving to housing the first of April.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($285.95) Debit 5

March 21:  Gas card so a mother homeless with her family in a campground can take her children to school and herself to work.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($100) Debit 3

March 21:  Gas and food for a family struggling to make ends meet.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($155.95) Debit 4

March 22:  Storage fee payment to prevent a woman from losing all her belongings.  Referral:  Hailey Ruby,  County Social Services ($332)  4758 1

March 22:  Partial rent for parents and their 2 children; mother works in the fields and dad for a vegetable farm and the rains have prevented them from working.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4759 4

March 22:  Partial rent for a single mother and her children ages 6 and 7; mom works in the winery fields.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4760 3

March 22:  Partial rent for a family of 5; both parents work in the winery fields.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4761 5

March 22:  Partial rent for parents who are low income and unable to work in the fields due to rain.  Their newborn has to be taken to a hospital out of the area.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker, and delivery by Nancy Loe  ($300) 4762 4

March 23:  Partial hospital payment for a man who was injured and uninsured at the time.  He works a minimum wage job.  Referral:  Karen Florian, CAPSLO ($300) 4763 3

March 23:  Medical test at CHC for a mother who is surviving on $50 a month once she pays for the room she rents for her and her young son.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($25) 4765 2

March 23:  Partial payment for car repair for a family with 2 young children.  The father needs the vehicle to get to his job in the fields.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 4766 4

March 23:  Crock pot so the mother of a 7-year-old can make warm meals.  Mother had a home accident, and suffered burns.  Gas card so she can return to the Burn Center in Bakersfield.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools and new crock pot from Linda Bishop ($100) 4767 2

March 24:  Keck Suites at USC stay for a patient who needs to have follow up appointments with his surgeon.  Referral;  Nancy Walters, Conifer Health/Sierra Vista Hospital ($282.15) 4769 1

March 24:  Motel stay for a homeless high school student.  Efforts are being made to get her into a shelter.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($205.95) 4770 1

March 24:  Tires for a car donated to a domestic violence victim so that she can get to her job.  Referral:  Cody Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300.95)  4771 1

March 24:  Electric outlet safety covers to keep a toddler safe.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($6.01) Debit 2

March 26:  Home gas bill payment for a grandmother who is taking care of her 3 grandchildren while their mother is in prison.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($250) 4772  4

March 27:  Sober Living rent for a week for a man who just started a new job.  Referral:  Rosie Armendariz, County Adult Treatment Court ($175) 4773 1

March 27:  Soccer clothes for a middle school student in a 1 parent home with a history of domestic violence.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($80) 4774 2

March 27: Partial rent payments for 2 breast cancer victims who are unable to work due to treatment demands.  Referral:  Jennifer Davis, Dignity Health ($300 and $300) 4775 and 4776 2

March 27: Partial payment at a child care center for a child with 5 siblings.  Parents are students and Veterans who work part time.  Referral:  Flor Ponce, CAPSLO ($300) 4777 8

March 28:  Two tires and gas for a woman who is struggling.  Referral:  Janel Chavez, County Adult Mental Health ($284.64 and $25) 4778 and 4779 1

March 28:  Tub bench for a 63-year-old patient who suffers from COPD, asthma, diabetes, depression, and anxiety and who has been recently hospitalized.  Referral:  Lisa Salopek, Central Coast Home Health ($50.88)  4780 1

March 28:  Shower chair for a 73-year-old man with a recent below the knee amputation with wound complications who also suffers from vascular disease, diabetes, and shortness of breath.  Referral:  Rose Levinson, Central Coast Home Health ($50.88) 4780  2

March 28:  Tub chair for a 75-year-old man with lung cancer, weakness, and history of falls and fractures.  Referral:  Lisa Salopek, Central Coast Home Health ($50.88) 4780 1

March 28:  Gas so a mother of a 2-year-old can get to job interviews.  Referral:  Stacey Scott, Eckerd ($50) 4781 2

March 28:  Food and utility payment for a family suffering after a death in the family.  Referral:  Suzanne Balderrama, Paso Robles Unified Schools ($304.94) 4783 4

March 29:  Gas so an abuse victim can take her children to and from school.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($75) 4784 3

March 29:  Food for a homeless mom and her family staying in a motel for 27 days.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($105.95) 4785 4

March 29:  Clothes for a female Veteran.  Referral:  William Heinlein, PATH/VASH ($200) 4786 1

March 29:  Partial payment for car repair for a Veteran mom with 4 children who lives in a rural part of the county.  Referral:  Tammy Hancock, VA ($300) 4787 5

March 29:  Medical insurance payment for a single mom and her family who are struggling.  Referral:  Yecenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness ($221.66) 4788 2

March 29:  Clothing for a sexual assault victim fleeing the area.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman ($100) 4789 1

March 29:  Groceries for a young woman who is disabled and had unforeseen medical expenses.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($205.95) 4790 1

March 29:  Partial rent for a formerly homeless man who has been out of work due to the rains.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($200) 4791

March 29:  Partial DACA fees for a young woman who is a victim of a crime.  Referral:  Alondra Ortiz, Catholic Charities ($200) 4792 1

March 29:  For a single mom and her child, a motel stay near the child’s school.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services ($295.95) 4793 2

March 29:  Utility payments for a client at risk of having services shut off.  Referral:  Danielle Friedrich, Transitions-Mental Health ($105.55 and $78.57) 4794 and 4795 3

March 30:  Water bill payment for a man who is low income.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($95) 4796 1


March 30:  Registration and insurance for a formerly homeless man so his vehicle will not be towed from where he is now housed.  Referral:  Michael Ostash, HUD/VASH ($35.65 and $151) 4797 and 4798 1


Items Donated:  baby clothes from Adriana Imus; stroller and clothes from Erica Garcia; delivery by Kat Tuculet; household items from Fred Donati; baby clothes from Marlene Clanton; jeans and children’s books from Darcy Ryan; high chairs from Nasim Delavari and Susan Updegrove; formula from Amethyst Ehrler; baby formula from Dana Paquin; new clothes from Dona Griswold; suitcase from Holly Holliday; beds from Marney Briggs and Sara Bartlett;  couch from Shelia Hart; suitcases, plates, dinnerware, wipes and diapers from Mary Dean and Gatherings Thrift; high chair from Jayne Auchterlonie;

Funds Donated:  Marilyn Dippell, Kat Tuculet, Stephen Kuhn, Valerie Glahn, Leslie Jones, Frank and Florence Simon, Fred Donati, Melaleuca, Naomi Blakely, Toni Andre, Carol Lopes, Nancy Norwood, Gaye Donovan, Diane Wettlaufer, Lauren Ruda, Sarah Coplen, Naomi Blakely, Barb Evanish, Ros McQuade, Judy Fitzgerald, Diana Foch, Ellen Morrison, Nancy Hurd, Madelyn Millholland and Warren Lowry, Rosemary Cleaves, Sue Smith, Leslie Rotstein, Mark King/King Gardening Services, Cruisin’ Morro Bay Car Show, Inc., Artista Muerta, Maggie Ragatz, Kathy Gisler, Amanda Sorensen, Tracey Vardas, John Harmon, Melodianne Duffy, Cindy Hahn, Bob and Carol Kerwin

Saturday, March 17, 2018

What Womenade Shared March 1st - March 15th

March 1:  Medical doctor payment in order for a Veteran to receive a skin graft on a golf ball sized wound immediately to prevent infection and the loss of his foot.  Referral:  Tammy Hancock, HUD-VASH ($183) 4688 1

March 1: Diapers and gas for children in a young family of 6 and gas for transportation.  Father works, but mother needs to be home for 1 of her children.  Referral:  Cece Vahedy, CAPSLO, Cuesta Head Start Preschool ($121.70) 4689 6

March 2:  Partial medical payment for a 34-year-old mother diagnosed with BRAC Gene and needing a double mastectomy.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4691 3

March 2:  Partial medical payment for a 68-year-old man with prostate cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4692 1

March 2:  Partial rent payment for a 30-year-old woman being treated for Leukemia at UCSD.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4693 1

March 3:  For a caregiver who will be unable to work while undergoing a knee replacement, medical doctor payment for required forms to apply for disability and a temporary handicap placard.  Referral: Niki Kepins and Belinda Benassi, County Social Services ($95) 4695 1

March 3:  Partial rent for a young couple and their child; father has been unable to work due to illness.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($280) 4696 3

March 5:  Partial rent for a man in his 30s moving to Sober Living.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($155) 4698 1

March 5:  Thyroid testing for a woman being treated at the Noor Clinic.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($201 and $32) 4699 and 4700 1

March 6:  Partial rent in Sober Living for a man who is working hard in treatment and employed in the evenings.  Referral:  Kim Schwab, County Intensive Outreach ($200) 4701 1

March 7:  Emergency ultrasound of the uterus for a college student whose insurance has a $3,000 deductible.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4702 2

March 9:  Gas and food for a family with 5 children.  Mom lost her part time job, The gas is needed to bring her son to medical appointments in San Luis.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK 4203 7

March 9:  Gas card so a family here for political asylum can go to Santa Maria for the first appointment with Immigration.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK 4203 4

March 9:  Phone bill payment for a single mother who is homeless with her 2 young children.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($65.95) 4704 3

March 9:  Gas bill for a single mother and her children; she just had surgery, and won’t be back to work until the end of the month.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($113) 4705 3

March 9:  PG&E payment for a single father of 5 children.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ( $70) 4706 6

March 9: Bike and red hoodie for an 11-year-old boy. He and his 8-year-old sister are being cared for by his grandmother, and he has been wearing his sister’s hoodie.  His bike melted in a recent fire in their apartment, and he used it to ride to school every day. Referral: Danilda Reyes, LINK and hoodie from Mary Anne Morgan and Madeline Fay ($200) 4707

March 9:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 3 children.  Referral:  Francesca Sanchez, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4708 4

March 9:  Medical payment so a single woman on limited income can see a dentist.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($50) 4709 1

March 12:  Gas and food for a family with 5 children.  The father has to take off work to care for his wife after the motor vehicle accident she had on her way to work.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker and delivery by George Libby ($205.95) 4710 7

March 12:  Partial deposit for an apartment for a family with 2 children; father’s job is currently part-time.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 4711 4

March 12:  Student bus passes for a month for 2 middle school siblings.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($68) 4712 3

March 12:  Gas to get to her job and diapers for her toddler for a single mom sharing rent payments with her parents.  Referral: Silvia Santini, LINK ($100) 4713 4

March 12:  Motel stay for a family who just lost their home; they are looking for a place to stay.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($185.95) 4714 4

March 13:  Food, medicine, and gas for a 45-year-old woman with learning disabilities who is going through a divorce.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health  ($255.95) 4715 1

March 13:  Partial payment for an ultra sound for a woman suffering abdominal problems.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($206) 4716 1

March 13:  Partial rent for a family that is not getting enough field work due to the rains.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 4717 4

March 14:  Birth certificates for a mother and her child so that they can qualify for housing and she can enter a work program.  Referral:  Public health nurse ($28 and $28)

March 14:  Partial rent for a 59-year-old woman who works in the winery fields.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4720 1

March 14:  Partial rent for a single mother of 2 children who has had fewer work hours in the fields due to the rain.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4721 3

March 14:  Partial payment for a rented room for a family with 2 children; Dad works in the fields and Mom in a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($285) 4722 4

March 14:  Partial rent for a single mother with 3 children who works full time, but had to use rent funds to repair her car.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 4723 4

March 14:  Month RTA pass so a woman can get to treatment session.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($68) 4724 1

March 14:  Partial payment for window repair and installation for a family with 2 children suffering with the rain and cold weather in their apartment.  Referral: Daniela Garcia, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($215.50) 4725 4

March 14:  Clothes, shoes, and rain jacket for an 18-year-old 12th grader living on his own.  Referral:  Heather Bakich, Atascadero High School ($175) 4726 1

March 15:  Medical tests at CHC for a mother who is ill and very low income.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 4727 4

March 15:  Partial rent for 3 women who are currently going through cancer treatments that prevent them from working.  Referral:  Jennifer Davis, Dignity Health ($300 and $300 and $300) 4728 and 4729 and 4730 3

Items Donated: boxes of new Legos from Kathie Hendricks; infant toy from Megan Kyle; boxes of food and food gift card from Sue McCutcheon; toys for a family on the Coast with nothing from Lesa Smith and Whiz Kids Toys; boxes of toys and books from Anonymous; toiletries from Gwyneth Stewart; diapers and wipes from Dawn Tyra; 2 cases of diapers and a case of wipes from Anonymous; delivery by Janice and Ed Chagoya; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; bags of clothes and toys from Anonymous; diapers from Anonymous; boxes of household items from Betsy Umhofer; cases of diapers from Vy Pierce and Mia Tedone-Kuhn; children’s items from Anonymous; stamps and 4 sets of dishes from Mary Dean; diapers and paper goods from Gatherings Thrift via Mary Dean; Women’s hygiene items for Hope’s Village Shower from Cindy Hahn, Jordis Dagle, Vy Pierce, and Nasim Delavari; 2 cases of diapers from Vy Pierce; activity mat and diapers from Amy Schwartz; diapers and baby clothes from Rachael Letter’s birthday celebration for her 3-year-old daughter; adult depends, bed liners, pads and bed alarm from Tracy Airth; grocery bags and nail polish from Sharynn Chirpich; delivery by Rosemary Cleaves; delivery by George Libby; high chair from Nichole Brandow; diapers from Patrick Madden’s diaper drive; diapers from Megan Duke; 2 cases of diapers from Kathie Hendricks; a bounty of toiletries from New Life Church via Judy Eisenhard;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated: 
Wendy Castleman, Tidelands Counseling, Patty Aguilar, Gwyneth Stewart, Debra Jackson, Sandy Amborn in memory of Peggy Rudnick, Arlene Versaw, Carrie Zinn, Jean Steel, Barbara Torrey, Jayne Devencenzi, Lisa Bertrand, Joann and Stan Benson, Donette Dunaway, Peti Johnson, Lynn De Leo, Susan Demma, Michele Williams, Dana Paquin, Kathy Greer, Susan Murray, Nancy Terrell, First Presbyterian Church of San Luis Obispo, Mary Parker, Anonymous, Mary Dean, Jacquoline Williams, Heather MacFarlane, Lori Johnston, Kathleen MacLane, Ellen Morrison, Anonymous donations from Trilogy bunco event, Betty Scully, Sharol Tarabini, Nancy Trudeau, Lori Brief-Chavez, Marna Lombardi, Deborah Art, Eva Chavez, Otilia Costa, Myra Akel, Natalie Goguen, Gail Ryan, Jo Ann Kandel, Patricia Minter, Lynn Sidor, Carole Moyer, Tania Schepper, Dorothy Hollibaugh, Carol Kraiss, Nancy Palmer, Sharon Thacker, Priscilla Smith Dym, Janet Wood, Sandra Merrill, Nancy Kraus, Gayle Nix, Terri Einhorn, Susan Zweig, Patricia Hunt, Patricia Rallis, Kay Gardali, Angela Braun, Arlene Shinderman, Myra Akel, Janet Nord, Robin Schneider, Patricia Dauer, Karen Horst, Ann Miller, Jayma Newland, Jessica Griffiths, Jennifer Langford, Polly Gammons, Jean Moelter,