Saturday, December 1, 2018

What Womenade Shared November 16th - November 30th

November 18:  Partial rent in Sober Living for a mother doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Heather Sorensen, County Behavioral Health ($250) 5617 1

November 18:  Tires so a man can safely travel to see his brother before he deploys to Afghanistan.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol ($305.95) 5618 2

November 18:  Food for a family that has just found housing.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($255.95) 5619 5

November 18:  Car booster seat to keep a child safe.  Referral:  Yesenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness and shopping by Tess Mathews

November 18:  Electrical outlet covers and door knob guards to keep a young child safe.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and shopping by Tess Mathews

November 18:  Stroller for a mother with children who has survived abuse.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Stand Strong Now ($106.18) Debit 4

November 18:  Several pair of pants so a toddler can attend preschool.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s Place Children’s Center and shopping by Tess Mathews

November 19:  Partial rent for a family with 3 children moving to housing.  Referral: Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 5620 5

November 19:  Shoes for a student wearing a pair that have holes.  Referral:  Lauren Lederer, County Mental Health ($65.95) 5621 1

November 19:  Partial rent for a family with 3 children.  Father has been out of work due to surgery and frequent hospital stays.  Referral:  Karina Ayala, CAPSLO ($300) 5622 5

November 19:  Wrestling academy payment for the son of a single mother who is doing well after reunification.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($175) 5623 2

November 19:  Car repair for a single mother and her five children.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($260) 5624 6

November 19:  Water bill payment to help a client move to a better apartment.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($209) 5625 1

November 19:  Utility payment for a man doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($145) 5626 1

November 19:  Gas bill for a client doing well in treatment sessions.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($125) 5627 1

November 19:  Gas for a family of 6 to go to a medical appointment and food to finish out the month.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($255.95) 5628 6

November 19:  Gas and food for a single mother waiting for child support after domestic violence situation.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($155.95) 5629 3

November 20:  Shoes so a boy who is homeless can wear them for PE and running for the school team.  Referral:  Jeannie Palazuelos, Family Care Network ($32.16) Debit 2

November 20:  Diapers, wipes, and partial rent for a family; the father has not had work in the fields all month.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 5630 4

November 20:  Gas so a woman who is elderly can get to medical appointments.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($50) 5631 1

November 20:  Medication for a grandfather who is caring for his 2 grandchildren while his daughter is dealing with addiction.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($255.95) 5631 3

November 21:  Bus pass so a man can get from South County to his new job in San Luis.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($68) 5632 1

November 21:  Partial rent for a family who has a small child who is terminally ill.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($300) 5633 4

November 21:  Partial payment for bed bug eradication for a family.  Referral:  Robin Kirby, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education ($300) 5634 4

November 21:  Partial rent for a 78-year-old woman whose income was greatly reduced after her husband’s recent passing; efforts are underway to reduce her rent going forward.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 5635 1

November 21:  Gas so a mother leaving a domestic violence situation can get to work.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($50) 5636 3

November 21:  Food for a woman who was sexually assaulted.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($54.95) 5636 1

 November 21:  Partial payment for a special weighted blanket for a teen boy recently diagnosed with ADHD.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($105.95) 5637 2

November 23:  Car repair for a couple that moved out of the shelter to housing.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($215) 5638 2

November 26:  Partial rent for a mother and her children moving to Section 8 housing.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($300) 5639 3

November 26:  Storage for a family; mother lost her job and they then lost housing.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($208) 5640 3

November 26:  Lab tests at CHC for a woman who is low income.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($108) 5641 1

November 26:  Partial rent for a single mother of a 3-year-old; mom works at a restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5642 2

November 26:  Partial rent for a woman in Sober Living who is being trained for a job.  Referral:  Kim Gossner, Casa Solana ($200) 5643 1

November 26:  SIx college application fees for a very high preforming senior raised by a single mom who is disabled and brings in $600 a month.  Referral:  Shellley Benson, San Luis Obispo High ($210 and $110) 5644 and 5678 2

November 26:  School science camp fee for a student in a family that is low income.  Referral:  Stacy Willis, County Social Services ($283) 5645 2

November 26:  Utility bill payment for a single mother with a child who has autism.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($49.99) 5646 2

November 26:  Partial car payment to prevent a family’s vehicle from being repossessed.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($250) 5647 3

November 27:  Clothes for an abuse survivor’s child.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($54.95) 5648 2

November 27:  Gas for family members to take a 5-year-old to the border where her father is; parent has given up and will bo back to Michoacan.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 5649 5

November 27:  Gas and food for a single father and his 2 children.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($100 and $105.95) 5649 and 5663 3

November 27:  Professional clothes for a woman starting a new job.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($212) 5650 1

November 28:  Work clothes for a single mother of 2 children.  Referral:  Jennifer Baltes, RISE ($100) 5651 3

November 27:  Partial rent for a mother working and in the nursing program whose income is reduced because her fiancĂ© left her.  Referral:  Lisa Jimenez, Community Health Center ($300) 5652 2

November 27:  Clothes for a single mother’s 3 children.   Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($205.95) 5653 4

November 27:  Room rent for a family with 2 children living in a room.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 5654 4

November 27:  Partial burial costs so a son, who is a farm worker, can bury his mother who passed away from pancreatic cancer today; his father died of cancer a year ago.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 5655 2

November 27:  Restoration of electricity for a mother and her children; her husband is deployed in the Middle East.  Referral:  Cameron Jones, Inspire Charter Schools ($300) 5656 4

November 27:  Car repair for a single mother who is on a fixed income of $940 a month.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($266.94) 5657 3

November 27:  Partial trailer rental for a single mother with a newborn who will start searching for work next week.  Referral:  Alisha Dozier, County Social Services ($300) 5658 2

November 27: Last year’s school bus fees for a boy who walks 5 miles to school.  If these late fees aren’t paid, he can’t play school team basketball or receive his 8th grade graduation certificate.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($194.75) 5659 2

November 28:  Layaway payment so a recently single mother can get the clothes and toys for her children; she had to use her funds to repair her car.  Referral:  Marcy Benson and Belinda Benassi, County Social Services ($300) 5660 4

November 28:  Hotel and gas so a family can go to LA for the father’s citizenship ceremony.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205.95) 5661 4

November 28:  Gas and food for a mother and her small child living in their car.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($105.95) 5662 2

November 28:  Partial rent for a high school senior moving to an apartment and starting a job.  Referral:  Tammey Woodward-Welch, Department of Rehabilitation ($300) 5665 1

November 28:  Partial rent and diapers for a single mother with 3 children; mom is working full time, but child support hasn’t started yet.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LNK ($300) 5666 4

November 28:  Shoes, sweaters, and jacket for a 20-month-old girl living in a shelter.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s Place Children’s Center and shopping by Tess Mathews ($) 2

November 28:  Car repair for a woman who is doing well in treatment and starting a job.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Behavioral Health ($229.99) 5667 1

November 28:  Partial rent for a single mother who has been out of work for a month due to illness.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 5668 2

November 29:  Clothes and shoes for a teen starting a new job.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($150) 5669 2

November 29:  Clothes for a homeless patient’s daughter who is graduating high school in January after working diligently even while homeless.  Referral:  Tracey Little, Central Coast Home Health ($205.95) 5670 2

November 29:  Basic tools and hard hat so a man can start a new job.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($129.95)  5671 1

November 29:  Cleaning supplies and small heater for a man moving into a studio apartment.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($115.95) 5671 1

November 29:  Gas for 2 families.  Referrals: Mayra Valencia and Public Health Nurse ($25 and $25) 5671 7

November 29:  Car repair so a mother of 5 who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer can get to work and treatments.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 5672 7

November 29:  PG&E payment to prevent shut off for a family whose parent recently lost her job.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($238.01) 5673 4

November 29:  PG&E bill payment to prevent shut off for a single father and his children.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($210.41) 5674 4

November 29:  Sober Living rent for a mother who is on medical leave.  Referral:  Debbie White, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($250) 5675 2

November 29:  Garbage bill payment for a family struggling.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($42.92) 5676 4

November 29:  Finger print payment so a grandmother can attendee an overnight field trip with her grandchild.  Referral:  Marya Valencia, CAPSLO ($50) 5677 2

November 29:  Partial rent for a family with newborn twins; mother had a C-Section and father was just laid off.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($300) 5681 4

November 29:  Shoes for a 6th grade boy.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK, and donation by Linda Bishop

November 29:  Gas so a family that works in the fields can take their son to cancer treatments.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($50) 5682 3

November 29:  Partial rent for a single mother of 2 who can no longer work due to lack of childcare.  Referral:  Mariana Gutierrez, San Luis Coastal School District ($300) 5683 3

November 29:  Car payment for a family that had unexpected car repair and medical costs in the last few months.  Referral:  Connie Conway, People’s Self-Help Housing ($310.69) 5684 4

November 29:  Car repair for a single woman who is low income.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($179) 5685 1

November 30:  Food and wipes for a single mother and her 5 children; mother was laid off from work in November and has actively been seeking a new job.  Referral:  Elizabeth Barbosa, CAPSLO ($200) 5687 6

November 30:  Studio apartment deposit for an 18-year-old formerly homeless senior who has earned all As and Bs with no absences in spite of many obstacles.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($150) 5688 1

November 30:  Partial rent for a grandmother with full custody of her grandchildren who had to miss work to help one of them through a serious health issue.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($200) 5689 3



Items Donated:  child safety gate from Bonni Potter; activity mat from Caroline Langford;  hand crocheted blankets and hats for Casa Solana from Andrea Bowers, Elaine Highland, Rachel Hopping, Nicole Martin, Kristin Burton, and Natasha Rykman from Transunion; a bounty of new shoes from Amalia Hilderbrand; household items from Anonymous; minutes phone card from Tom McLaughlin; 2 strollers and  new toys from Jen Naess via Sandy Beck; double stroller from Heather Segal delivered by Lisa Lazzara; new toys from Nico and Beth Marino; new books from Anonymous; new stroller from Kathie Hendricks; stroller from Gwen Singh; crib from Susan and Jim Hofman delivered by David Buck-Moyer; bounty of toys from Kathie Hendricks; new children’s shoes and clothes from Tess Mathews; wrapping paper from Lynda Allen; clothes and toys from Belinda Benassi; toys from Anonymous;

Funds Donated:
Jackie Johnson in memory of Christine Bruno, Jennifer Langford, Jessica Griffits, Jayma Newland, Karen Horst, Daphne Meyers, Ann McMahon, Louise Noel, Kyla Grafton and friends from her Swap Party, Marilyn Dippell, Kat Tuculet, Stephen Kuhn, Melaleuca, California Scenic Coast Doll Club, Diane Wettlaufer, Fred Donati, Sarah Coplen, Lauren Rueda, Madelyn Millholland and Warren Lowry, Maggie Ragatz, Michele Williams, Chuck and Lois Crotser, Rosemary Cleaves, Sue Smith, Leslie Rotstein, Lois Butler in memory of Marilyn Baty, Lois and Chuck Crotser, Madelyn Millholland, Joy of Pismo Beach, Dr. and Mrs. Zorus P. Colglazier, Melodianne Duffy, Cindy Hahn, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Yesterday’s Companions Doll Club, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Meek, Surfing for Hope Foundation - Board Members Bob Voglin, Tom Spillane and Karen Allen -  in recognition of Womenade’s local cancer support, Central Coast Women's League in honor of Womenade’s longtime assistance with the those with the greatest needs in our community,

Thursday, November 15, 2018

What Womenade Shared November 1st - November 15th


November 1:  Partial rent for a woman who had unexpected bills. Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Cares Community Resource Center ($179) 5562 1

November 1:  Partial payment for foot surgery for a woman who was injured in an auto accident.  Referral:  Brenda Vaughn, The ARK ($200) 5563 1

November 1:  Food, gas, diapers, and wipes for a mother and her 5 children; the father is in jail.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($150) 5564 6

November 2:  MRI for a mother of 3 children.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 5565 4

November 2:  Sacral cushion for a patient who has many medical problems and is low income.  Referral:  Tracey Little, Central Coast Home Health ($44.96) Debit 1

November 3:  Bike for a man living at a shelter and working 2 jobs.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($105.95)  1

November 3:  Food for a couple in their 80s who are struggling with health issues.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health ($100) 5567 2

November 5:  Car payment for a young family; the father has been out of work due to illness.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($253.55)  5568 4

November 5:  Partial deposit for a single mother and her 3 children.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($200) 5569 4

November 5:  Food for a mother and her 3 children; mother was injured at work.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($100) 5570 4

November 6:  Partial rent for a mother and her children; mother had an emergency root canal which used up her funds.  Referral:  Martha Landells, CAPSLO ($200) 5571 4

November 6:  Bike lock and front and back lights so a man can get to and from treatment sessions.  Referral:  Hobert Gabuat, County Drug and Alcohol Services and shopping by Tess Mathews ($)

November 6:  Partial rent for a family; father recently got laid off.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 5572 4

November 6:  Household items for a family moving to housing.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO ($50) 5573 4

November 6:  Gas and food so a father and his 6-year-old can visit his wife who is in a coma at Stanford.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($205.95) 5574 3

November 6:  Moving expenses so an elderly, disabled Veteran can move to a first floor apartment.  Referral:  Rob Heinlein, PATH-VASH ($300) 5575 1

November 6:  Partial rent in a Sober Living home for a woman doing well in treatment and unable to work due to injury.  Referral:  Dawn Glove, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($200) 5576 1

November 6: Car insurance for a family that is struggling; mom is working and dad is disabled.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($120.95) 5577 4

November 6:  Month bus passes for a 69-year-old woman with end stage COPD and her husband.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($68) 5578 2

November 7:  Gas cards for 3 patients beginning chemotherapy.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($150) 55793

November 7:  Gas card for a woman to get to treatment.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($50) 5580 1

November 7:  Household items for a family moving to housing.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($50)  5580 6

November 7:  Food for a client in treatment.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 5580 1

November 7:  Thanksgiving dinners for 4 families.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, Sonia Greene, Danilda Reyes, LINK ($200) 5581 16

November 8:  High School Equivalency Test for a student of limited resources.  Referral:  Marilyn Jones, San Luis Coastal Adult School ($28) 5583 1

November 8:  Car repair for the mother of a teen boy; funds are limited due to several recent hospitalizations.  Referral:  Mat Chirman, Tidelands Counseling ($339.10) 5584 3

November 8:  Carpet cleaning for a man who is disabled; cleaning will be done by his home health social worker!  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($75.95) 5585 1

November 8:  Gas so a single mother can get to medical appointments.  Referral: Public Health Nurse ($50) 5586 2

November 8:  Gas for a single dad raising 3 young children; car repairs set him back financially.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($50) 5587 4

November 8:  Prepaid cell phone minutes so a man who is homeless can be reached when his name comes up on some of the housing lists.  Referral:  Erin Holmes, County Adult Protective Services ($69.98) Debit 1

November 8:  Gas and food for a family taking one of their children to Children’s Hospital in LA.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, ($105.95)  5588 4

November 8:  Gas so a woman can get to treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outpatient Treatment ($50) 5589 1

November 8:  Payment so a woman can sign up for the next session of classes at Cuesta College.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Outpatient Treatment ($200) 5590 1

November 8:  Exam and glasses for a middle school girl.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($140) 5591 1

November 8:  Partial payment for tires for a senior woman who fled domestic violence.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($100) 5592 2

November 8:  Partial rent in Sober Living to keep a man from going homeless.  Referral:  April Madden, County Intensive Outpatient Treatment ($200) 5593 1

November  9:  Wrestling shoes for a student whose family is low income.  Referral:  Kent Hubert, Lucia Mar Schools ($50) Debit

November 9:  Prepaid phone card and a food card for a family; mom’s field work hours have been reduced to only 3 days a week.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($155.95) 5594 4

November 9:  Food and gas for a teen who is caring for her elementary age siblings while her mother is in jail.  She is working and going to school.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($205.95) 5595 3

November 9:  Anti-slip work shoes for a family’s son who got a new job at a restaurant to help the family.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE and shopping by Marcie Lindvall ($76.48)  5602

November 9:  Partial rent for a woman who is out of work due to pregnancy.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing  ($200) 5596 2

November 9:  Gurney transportation services for a woman near the end of her life.  Referral:  Rose Levinson, Central Coast Home Health ($200) 5597 1

November 12:  School science camp fee for a boy in a low income family.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia ($288) 5599 1

November 12:  Gas and food for a family.  Mother starts work today after a surgery and dad is disabled.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia ($150) Debit 4

November 12:  Legal services so a mother can establish paternity for her child in order to get support.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($200) 5600 2

November 12:  Car repair for a single mother who is disabled and caring for her 2 disabled children.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($109.78)  5601 3

November 12:  Underclothes and clothes for 2 teens who have been molested.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($105.95) Debit 2

November 12:  Partial rent for a father and his family; father is a dialysis patient and has been out of work due to hospitalization.  Referral:  Catherine Manning, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 5603 4

November 12:  Gas and food for a single father of 3 missing work to care for 1 child who is hospitalized and another who is developmentally delayed.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($312.90) 5604 4

November 14:  Clothes and baby’s birth certificate for a mom with limited income.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($28 and $100) 5606 and 5607 2

November  14:  Gas so a single mother of 2 who is homeless can travel to her new job.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 5607 3

November 14:  Gas, diapers, wipes, and interview clothes for a single mom who is looking for a new job after being laid off.  Referral:  Sandra Lorenzo, CAPSLO ($150) 5608 3

November 14:  Sleeping bag, shoes, and warm clothes so a little girl can go with her class on the school Yosemite trip.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK, and shopping by Tess Mathews ($)

November 14:  Food for a single mother and her children who have none.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($100) 5609 3

November 14: Partial rent for a man who suffered a stroke.  Referral:  Amy Nielson, County Adult Protective Services ($250) 5610 1

November 14:  Transportation for a mother and her child who are making great progress.  Referral:  Nathan Reynolds,  County Co-Occurring Disorders ($68) 5611 2

November 15:  Food for a senior who is running low on funds because he purchased glasses.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($105.95) 5612 1

November 15:  Food for a mother and her children; the father and 1 child are hospitalized at Stanford after serious injuries in a car accident.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($205.95) 5613 6

November 15:  Baby formula for a baby being cared for by a Foster mother.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($54.95) 5614 2

November 15:  Glasses for a woman doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Paloma Basulto, County Behavioral Health ($158) 5616 1

November 15:  Emergency gas so a woman can to doctor appointments.  Referral:  Amanda Snider, Restorative Partners ($50) Debit 1

Items donated:  bassinet from Jandy Jones; clothes and handmade blankets from Katie Perez; boys clothes from Shannon Matuszewicz; safety gate from Linda Del; children’s clothes and shoes from Kathie Hendricks; detergent from Madeline Stevenson; 4 turkey dinners from Anonymous; delivery by Linda Jankay; diapers from Savannah Hastings; computer from Candace Guldeman; baby gate from Linda Del; children’s books, baby gate, and 2 vacuums from Kathie Hendricks; children’s clothes from Deronda Burdette; diapers from County Behavioral Health and Paterese Reynolds; bed from Jo Hatcher; books and backpack food from Joan and Kent Thomas; books, pack and play, Legos, and linens from Jayne Auchterlonie; new children's books from Leslie Jones; toiletries and laundry detergent from Kristin Stump; twin mattress and bed frames from Allyson Sneed; area rug from Vy Pierce; new children’s books from Madeline Stevenson; personal care items and diapers from Trilogy; deliveries by Susie McCutcheon; new child safety gate from Bonni Potter; new children's books from Whiz Kids Toys book drive; a bounty of gifts for children severed by Casa Solana from Lesa Smith and Whiz Kids Toys; dining table from Belen Estrada;

Funds donated:  Rita Erwin, Dana Starkovich, Susan Wild, Linda Quesenberry, Vita Miller, Marcella Gelman, Anneka Scranton, Jana Coulston, Maribeth Peterson, Evelyn Ruehr, Susan Hood, Deborah Whitson, Donna Howard and James Howard, Leslie Grigsby, Marcy Owens, Lisa Simon, Patty Aguilar, Mary Pierce and Will Baty in honor of Marilyn Baty, Wendy Castleman, Tidelands Counseling, Douglas Kearns and Susan Holden, Joyce Southward, Mary Lynn Browning, Lara Golden, Kris Stump, Mariam Shah, Lisa Lazzara, Leslie Jones, Laura Bohlander, Gwen Carton, Ann Mathias, Wendy Castleman, Ann Lovegren, Kelly Bennett, Patty Jo Andrews, Karen Kolba, Elizabeth Fritz, Valerie Glahn, Jann Jeffries, Marilyn Knollenberg, Sara Ferrante, Christen Zybura, Lola Zybura, Bonnie Rivera, Madeline Fay, Mary Anne Morgan, Madeline Stevenson, Lori Sonnabend, Pamela Peters, Robin Pisz, Linda Walker-Hill, Jean Graham, Rhonda Townsley, Jan Jones, Lisa Nadeau, Sandra St. Pierre, Nicki Bywater, Judy Eisenhard, Heidi Boatman, Susan McCutcheon, Lynn Heinrich, Candace Guldeman, Rosemary Cleaves, Janice Chagoya, Jan Jones, Marla Lee Eaton, Anonymous, Jean Leavitt, Karla Cool, Phyllis, Mary Browning, Sheila Sanford, Anonymous, Carrie Zinn, Naomi Hoffman, Nan Williamson, Jean Steel, Barbara Torrey, Jayne Devencenzi, Donette Dunaway,  Anonymous - Trilogy Event, Barbara Johnson, Donna Nisbit, Gayle Turner, Lisa Daniels, Dorothy Holllibaugh, Jimmie Brewer, Kathryn Wulbrecht, Marilyn Pritchard, Angela Braun, Julie Wiltchik, Janet Wood, Stephanie Armiger, Linda Smith, Anne Giansiracusa, Christiane Kaalund, Susan Huls, Deborah Art, Linda Marclay, Carol Morrison, Linda Selig Blonsley, Marina Lombardi, Jude Jochum, Rhonda Richard, Freddi Quin, Blonsley Law, Susan Wilson, Jo Ann Kandel, Barbara Johnson, Janet Nord, Lorraine Weitz, Terri Einhorn, Beth Ladin, Patricia Hunt, Sandra Tiffany, Patricia Haines, Janet Harmon, Ronni Gohr, Julia Rosenberg, Robin Parker, Joann Smith, Denise Dobson, Dawn Smith, Lynn Sidor, Pamela Lackey, Rhonda Madden, Beverly Tabak, De Hampton, Sharee Howell, Carol Cape, Rita Walls, Kathleen Harvey, P. Demartini, Julie Holland, Jeanne Little, Christine Mateer, Carol Tenney, Susan Zweig, Jamie Herbon, Sharon Thacker, Donna Leach, Nancy Trudeau, Lynee Sapere, Nora Lee, Nancy Sweet, Yvonne Williams, Cathy Anderson, Linda Brody, Jean Baker, Catherine Walker, Margie Markus, Natalie Goguen, Patti Reed, Susan Weiss, Karen Anderson, Judy Cunningham, Paula La Fountain, Marcia Traversaro, Myra Akel, Carole Lynn Moyer, Arlene Shinderman, Beth Cross, Janet Pettis, Carol Kraiss, Elizabeth Steen, Ellen Polinsky, Gail Ryan, Nancy Kraus, Jamie Herbon, Jo Anne Painter, Linda Crown, Carol Morrison, Karen Steves, Karen Anderson, Fran Norris, Claudia Sorensen, Jeanette Eash, Patricia Haines, Paula La Fountain, Sue Smith, Yvonne Williams, Beverly Tabak, Blonsley Law, Jamie Herbon, Caroline Brower, Myra Akel, Carol Lynn Moyer, Cathy Anderson, Karen Anderson, Catherine Walker, Susan Weiss, Elizabeth Steen, Diane MacWilliams, Michael Madden, Janice Paulson, Pamela Lackey, Jeanette Eash, Betty Scully, Carol Chenot/Lookie Loops, Arlene Versaw, Susan Demma, Patty Jo Andrews, Dana Paquin, Kathy Greer, Deanie Waller, Kathy Greer, Cynthia Farrow, Anne Tiber, Nelson and Jane Weller in memory of Marilyn Baty, Bradley and Linda Wilbert, Tim and Colleen Spafford in memory of Marilyn Baty, Ann McMahon, Robin White, Mary Parker, Emily McLongstreet, Ellen Morrison, Kathleen MacLane, Lydia Strong, Heather MacFarlane, Nola Barnick, Ann Miller, Eleanor Rickard, Marilyn Chulack,

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

What Womenade Shared October 15th - October 31st

October 15:  Tires for a single mother whose vehicle’s tires were deflated by nails.  Referral:  Oscar Loeza, CAPSLO  ($300)  5502 4

October 15:  School music program fee and food for a teen domestic violence survivor.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($27 and $50) 5503 and 55082 1

October 15:  Partial motel stay payment for a family whose father died and they lost their home.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($300) 5504 3

October 15:  PE clothes for a student in a family that is low income.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($24) 5505 3

October 15:  Partial payment for mattresses for 2 unaccompanied minors.  Referral:  Daniela Garcia, Lucia Mar Unified School District Families in Transition ($300) 5506 2

October 15:  Partial payment of electricity to prevent shut off to a family with 2 small children.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, Link ($120) 5507 4

October 17:  Gas so an abuse survivor can take her children to and from school.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 5509 3

October 17:  Gas so a mom who has just been reunited with her children can get to and from work.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 5510 3

October 17:  Room rental deposit for a woman survivor of domestic violence.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 5511 1

October 17:  Partial rent to prevent a man from being evicted; he is starting a new job and will be able to pay going forward.  Referral:  Paloma Basulto, County Behavioral Health ($300) 5512 1

October 17:  Tree rat eradication for a woman whose health is fragile and she is awaiting major surgery.  Referral:  Shannon Nava, Wilshire Community Services ($225) 5513 1

October 17:  Car payment for a woman who is pregnant and caring for her toddler.  Referral:  Dr. Spalding and Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($215) 5514 3

October 17:  Gym membership so a woman can swim to improve her health which is crucial for a job search.  Referral:  Maria Flores-Jimenez, State Vocational Rehabilitation ($59) 5515 1

October 17:  Baby thermometers and baby bathtubs so 2 single mothers can care for their babies.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse and shopping by Linda Jankay  ($18.94 and $19.38) 5557 4

October 17:  Birth certificate for an infant whose parents work in the fields.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($28)  5516 3

October 17:  License renewal and reissue fees for a Veteran who is homeless and starting a job.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($90) 5517 1

October 18:  Professional work clothes for a man starting a new job.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($170) 5518 1

October 18:  Food for a family of 5; mother is missing work because of illness and father’s earnings aren’t enough.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($100) 5519 5

October 18:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for a single mother who lost her child to suicide.  She works 2 jobs.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($300) 5520 2

October 18:  Cap and gown and accessories for a graduating student who is low income.  Referral:  Jensine Xiong, Lucia Mar Schools ($150) 5521 2

October 19:  Car repair so a grandmother caring for 7-year-old twins can visit their father at UCLA where he is recovering from an auto accident.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 5522 4

October 19:  Transportation for a patient who is homeless.  Referral: Naomi Tuman, Central Coast Home Health ($38) 5523 1

October 19:  DMV reinstatement and interlock device for a woman doing well in a Safe House and starting a new job.  Referral:  Transitions-Mental Health, Michelle Madgett ($110) 5524 1

October 19:  DMV registration for a man doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($!91) 5525 1

October 19: Food and gas for a 4.0 high school girl who was kicked out of her house by her mom who is an alcoholic and abuser.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 5528 1

October 19:  Food for a family of 6 who are homeless and have not started to receive benefits.  Referral:  Jeannette Palazuelos, Family Care Network ($200) 5528 6

October 19:  Diapers for a toddler.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($34.54) 5529 2

October 22:  Partial mortgage payment for a 67-year-old cancer patient on Hospice whose husband just lost his job.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($300) 5530 2

October 22:  Partial payment for car repair so a mom can keep her job in a restaurant.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 5531 4

October 22:  Immediate payment of water bill to prevent shut off for a single mother and her 4 boys; mother just lost her job.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($118.30) 5533 5

October 22:  Computer from Exploration Station for a middle school boy who needs extra time completing his work.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($30) 5534 2

October 22:  Computer from Exploration Station for a middle school student whose family is low income.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($30) 5535 2

October 22:  Gas for a student and his mom who escaped domestic violence in the middle of the night.  Referral:  Suzanne Balderrama, Paso School District ($100) 5536 2

October 22:  PE clothes for a teen in a low income family.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK, ($24) 5337 4

October 22:  Partial rent for a family that has moved to another apartment to be more safe; father is in jail.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($300) 5538 4

October 22:  Security system for a low income individual whose property has been vandalized repeatedly.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self Help Housing ($134.99) Debit 1

October 23:  Underwear and socks for 2 teen sons of a single mom who is struggling financially.  Referral:  Adriana Beas, CAPSLO, and shopping by Linda Jankay ($ and $100) 5546 3

October 23:  Utility payment to prevent shut off for a client doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($228.18)  5539 1

October 24:  Partial rent deposit for a man moving to housing.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($100) 5540 1

October 24:  Life medical alert bracelet for a 63-year-old woman who is alone most of the time.  Referral:  Megan Love, Dignity Health ($300) 5541

October 24:  Gas so an abuse survivor can take her child to and from school.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($25) 5542 2

October 24:  Gas for 3 mothers with new babies who are barely making ends meet.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($150) 5542 6

October 24:  Storage payment so a mother and her 2 children don’t lose all their belongings,  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($180) 5543 3

October 24:  Gas so a disabled woman who has borrowed a car can drive to Stanford for medical care and stay in a motel.  Referral:  Fiona Rosario, People’s Self-Help Housing ($205.95) 5544 1

October 24:  Gas so a woman can drive to Madera to get certification to start her in-home childcare.  She needs to attend an 8-hour Preventative Health and Nutrition course.  Referral:  Shelly Belmonte, Eckerd ($50) 5545 1

October 25:  Clothes for the children of a single dad; they are getting teased at school for wearing the same clothes.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 5546 3

October 25:  Food and gas for a struggling family sleeping in their car; parent works graveyard shifts to get extra funds.  Referral:  Mayra Lopez, County Behavioral Health ($150) Debit 3

October 25:  Partial rent to prevent a grandmother, her daughter, and her daughter’s child from being evicted; adults’ work hours have been reduced.  Referral:  Catherine Manning, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 5547 3

October 25:  Security deposit so a mom and her pregnant daughter can move to a mobile home.  Referral:  Robin Kirby, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education ($300) 5548 3

October 26:  Gas and food so a single mother can take her son to a medical appointment in Santa Barbara; mother was recently laid off from her job.  Referral:  Inez Gonzales, CAPSLO ($104.95) 5549 2

October 26:  Gas so a single  mom with a seizure disorder can see an expert outside the county.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($50) Debit 3

October 26:  Car booster seat so a grandmother who has taken in her severely special needs grandson can transport him to doctor appointments and school.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools, and purchase by Linda Jankay ($24.23) 5557 2

October 26:  For a single mom with a 2-week-old baby, gas to get to mental health appointments and formula for the baby.  Referral:  Chelsea Baker, County Social Services ($150) Debit 2

October 26:  Partial rent for a client in a Sober Living home and starting a new job.  Referral:  Hobert Gabuat, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($207.50) 5550 1

October 29:  Clothes, gas, and food for a grandmother and her 3 grandchildren who she is now caring for since their mother died.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($305.95) 5551 4

October 29:  Underwear and socks for 2 siblings whose single mother has limited resources.  Referral:  Andrea Baes, CAPSLO ($150) 5552 3

October 29:  Clothes for a single mom’s 1-year-old boy.  Referral:  Marivel Flores, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($50) 5552 2

October 29:  Utility payment for a senior Veteran who had to use his money to repair his car.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($95) 5553 1

October 29:  Shower wheel chair for a man who is too heavy for caregivers to lift.  Referral:  Nicole Janikowski, Independent Living Resource Center ($169) Debit 3

October 29:  Professional work clothes for a single mother who is starting a secretarial job.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($169.95) 5554 3

October 29:  Food for a 30-year-old patient permanently disabled with chronic kidney disease and recovering from invasive surgery.  Referral:  Jessica Meszzapesa, Central Coast Home Health ($150) 5555 1

October 29:  Food and gas for a soon-to-be mom who missed work due to morning sickness.  Referral:  Paula Warnes, Paso Robles Schools ($104.95) 5556 2

October 30:  Locks changed to prevent an abuse survivor’s abuser from reentering the home.  Referral:  Faith Carlson, Central Coast Home Health ($252.93) 5559 1

October 30:  Gas so an abuse survivor, a single mother who works in a fast food restaurant, can take her developmentally delayed toddler to medical appointments.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 5560 2

October 31:  Bike so a disabled homeless Veteran can get to and from his new job.  Referral:  Alan McKean, California EDD ($195.95) 5561 1

Items Donated:  I-Pad instruction for a woman who is homebound from Teana Fredeen; new TV for a family moving to housing from Lainie Wachter; baby bathtub from Jacquie Brownstein; linens and towels from Linda Speirs; leggings from Stacey Thompson-Stefancich; new double stroller and new baby books to celebrate her birthday from Roz Phillips; dishes, blender, and shoes from Paula Ramey; children’s clothes from Arlene Versaw; new clothes for Wolf Den from Rosemary Cleaves; new children's books from Kathie Hendricks; pack and play and high chair from Cheryl Fernandez; frying pan and lamp from Kat Tuculet; baby clothes from Adriana Imus; blankets and sheets from Robin White; 2 large bags of socks from Cub Scout Pack 214 and Kim Barret; leggings and shoes from Cindy Hahn; stroller from Bree Valdez; boys' clothes from Jen Prince; clothes from Debbie Mendoca; potty and baby bathtub from Mindy Proffitt; linens from Jessica French; crib from Jane Larkin; diaper drive donations from Shannon Pritchett, Izzy Hernandez, Clare Backen, Katie Nunnelley, Gabriela Perez, Nicole Shiyu Tong, and Anonymous; toddler bed from Vicki McPartland;

Funds Donated:  Karen Horst, Vicki McPartland, Ann Miller, Birthday donation from Elisa Leigan, Diana Foch, Nola Barnick, Patty Clark, Lisa Lazzara, Donna Gang, Marla Eaton, Heidi Boatman, Meg Spierling, Judy Eisenhard, Marilyn Rossa, Naomi Larsen, Debra Jackson, Mary Zell, Kathy Cohl, Jann Jeffries, Janice Chagoya, Sally Woelper, Mary Anne Morgan, Rosemary Cleaves, Anonymous, Kat Tuculet, Marilyn Dippell, Stephen Kuhn, Jayma Newland, Jessica Griffiths, Jennifer Langford, Phyllis Martinelli, Darlene Krouse, Diana Henderson, Melaleuca, Michele Williams, Ilse Outcalt, Rosemary Cleaves, Sue Smith, Maggie Ragatz, Nancy Shearer, Sarah Coplen, Madelyn Millholland and Wayne Lowry, Ingrid Pires, Mary Dean, Leslie Rotstein, Carol and Bob Kerwin, Judy Riener, Melodianne Duffy, Cindy Hahn, Amazon Smile, Susan Holden and Doug Kearns, Maryalice Jones,

Saturday, October 13, 2018

What Womenade Shared October 1st - 14th

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

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

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

What Womenade Shared September 16th - 30th


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

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

Saturday, September 15, 2018

What Womenade Shared September 1st - September 15th



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

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

Friday, August 31, 2018

What Womenade Shared August 16th - August 31st

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

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