Wednesday, November 1, 2017

What Womenade Shared October 15th - October 31st

October 15:  Pack n play for an infant with prenatal daily heroin exposure.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($53.61) Debit

October 16:  Partial car payment for a single, working mother who does not have permanent housing.  She needs her vehicle to take one of her sons who has behavioral issues to a special daycare not in the town where she lives or works.  Referral:  Amanda Brown and Belinda Benassi, County Social Services ($300) 4179 3

October 17:  Partial rent for a formerly homeless family who has found employment and an apartment.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter 4180 5

October 16:  Utility and car payments for a woman who is low income and fighting an aggressive cancer.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($67.87 and $252.32) 4181 and 4182

October 17:  Clothes for an intimate partner violence survivor who had to leave all her clothing behind.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($75) 4183 1

October 17:  Heater for an RV for a mother and her 2 children living in the RV; father passed away recently from an aggressive cancer.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($91.15) Debit 3

October 17:  Gas so a 57-year-old with a brain tumor can travel to UCLA for tests.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($100) 4184 1

October 17:  Payment for a room for a pregnant woman with a 4-year-old; her husband was deported.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina 4185 3

October 17:  Car repair for a senior cancer survivor and farm worker who needs his car to get to work and medical appointments.  Referral: Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4186 1

October 17:  Medical procedure for an older woman who works as a house keeper in a motel.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($125) 4187 1

October 17:  RTA month pass so a woman who fled her abuser can attend treatment sessions.  Referral;  Martin Gonzalez, RISE 4188 1

October 17:  Bus pass so a man can attend treatment 4 times a week.  Referral:  Maria Aquino, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($44) 4189 1

October 17:  Partial deposit for a low-income student moving to a studio apartment.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($200) 4190 1

October 18:  Glasses for a man so he can get his drivers license and apply for a job.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($183.95) 4191 1

October 18:  Clothes for a low income family with 3 children.  Referral:  Rocio Willard, CAPSLO ($100) 4192 5

October 18:  Gas so a man who lives far from the clinic can get to treatments.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($100) 4193 3

October 18:  Clothes for a 15-year-old boy whose parents have been addicted to drugs.  Referral:  Jane Hill, therapist ($200) 4194 2

October 18:  Rent for a garage apartment for a senior couple; they both worked on the fields, but she had a stroke and he is out of work due to medical appointments.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4195 2

October 18:  Car repair so a senior man can continue to work on the fields; because of his age he is slow and works less.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($275) 4196 1

October 18:  Partial rent so a single mother with 4 children can move away from her abuser. Referral:  Marisella Corona, LINK ($300) 4197

October 18:  Partial car repair payment for a family that is low income.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($100) 4198 4

October 18:  Partial payment for a husband’s dental treatment; they are struggling to make $636 payments monthly.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($200) 4199 4

October 18:  Partial science camp payment for a girl being raised by her grandma who has been seriously ill and hospitalized.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($117.50) 4200 3

October 19:  Gas for a grandmother who is low income and waiting for finalization of guardianship for her toddler grandchild.  Referral: Public Health Nurse ($100) 4201 2

October 19:  Work boots for a man starting a new job.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health (75.95) 4202 1

October 19:  Food for a low-income senior who shares a bank account with her son; he is recently unemployed and had his utility deducted from her account which left her a negative balance.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($205.95) 4203 1

October 19:  Adult tricycle for a woman in her mid-50s who is disabled.  The tricycle will help her get independence back, so she can get her own groceries and get to appointments.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($269.98) Debit 1

October 19:  Post-cataract surgery glasses for a woman who has very limited resources and is struggling with housing stability.  Referral:  Lisa Jimenez, County Mental Health ($276) 4204 1

October 19:  Partial payment for car repair for a single mother who is in a safe shelter with her 2 children, ages 9 and 10.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman ($200) 4205 3

October 19:  Gas for a single mother of 2 children who used her funds to repair their car.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman ($75) 4206 3

October 20:  Work clothes and RTA passes for a single mother and her 2 children who are currently homeless.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($132 and $100) 4207 and 4208 3

October 20:  Motel and food for a mother and her son who are sleeping in their car.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($255.95) 4209 3

October 20:  Shoes for an intimate partner violence survivor who left everything behind.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 4210 1

October 21:  Utility payments and clothes for an 8-year-old in a family whose income goes primarily to pay for rent.  Referral:  Ratty Ramirez, Transitions-Mental Health ($100, $45, $25) 4210, 4214, 4215 4

October 21:  Medication for a 90-year-old man with chronic back pain due to arthritis; he and his wife are having a hard time making ends meet due to high prescription costs monthly.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($300) Debit 2

October 21:  Rent application fee for  a senior lady who is disabled.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($50) 4211 1

October 21:  Partial payment for rent for a woman who left her boyfriend who was abusive to her for over 2 years.  Her social security will be coming in November to help going forward.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($200) 4212 1

October 21:  Partial rent for a 52-year-old single mom with 5 children who has a non-weight-bearing fracture to her lower leg and recently was asked by her landlord to move out because the apartment is unfit for a person with disabilities.  Referral:  Shelley Kilcoyne, Central Coast Home Health ($300) 4213 6

October 22:  Gas card for a full time student and mom who travels from South County.  Referral:  Bailey Drechsler, Cuesta College ($100) 4216 2

October 23:  Month RTA pass for a client attending school and treatment and working hard to meet her goals.  Referral:  Alisha Dozier, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($22) 4217 1

October 23:  Partial labor union costs so a single mother of 3 can start work in construction so she can move her family to housing.  Referral:  Mariana Guiterrez, San Luis Coastal Unified Schools ($300) 4218 4

October 23:  Partial rent and diapers for a single mother of 3 boys who got behind due to illness.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 4219 4

October 24:  Food for a cancer patient who is homeless.  Referral:  Viridiane Ruiz, SLO Oncology & Hematology Health Center ($125) 4220 1

October 24:  Emergency PG&E payment for a family; the father is on a kidney machine at home.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($375) 4221 4

October 25:  Compression stockings for a patient with lymphedema; Medicare and Medical will not cover.  Referral:  Lisa Salopek, Central Coast Home Health ($142.60) Debit 1

October 25:  Partial rent for a woman who has been out of work for 6 months due to a brain injury; she is getting some catastrophic relief, but due to paperwork, it won’t start until December.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($300) 4222 1

October 25:  Pathology payment for the testing of a woman’s breast cancer tumor.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($176.41) 4223 1

October 26:  Gas card so a stroke survivor can get to treatments and doctor appointments.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($50) 4224 1

October 26:  Food for a Veteran who is a Traumatic Brain Injury survivor; he was recently laid off work.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($100) 4224 1

October 26:  Food assistance for a Veteran who is a Traumatic Brain injury survivor; he recently lost his housing.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($100) 4224 1

October 26:  PG&E bill payment for a mother who is a victim of domestic violence.  Referral:  Stella Medina, CAPSLO  ($173.45) 4225 4

October 27:  Vacuum, cleaners, and lice products so a single mother with 3 children can improve her children’s home environment and health.  Referral:  Amber Sorrentino, Templeton Unified Schools (235.89) Debit 4

October 28:  For a family with 5 children, diapers, gas card to take 1 of the children to counseling, and clothes for the twins.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($196.70) 4226 7

October 28:  Utility payment for a single mom and her 2 children; mother lost her motel job and is looking for another.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($135) 2227 3
October 28:  Exam and ultrasound for a senior woman who works housekeeping and has a lump on her thyroid.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($290 and $55)  4228 and 4229 1

October 28:  Clothes for a woman who left her abuser and all her belongings.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($75) 4230 1

October 28:  Food for a family; father lost his job and is looking for another.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 4231 4

October 28:  Property tax payment for a family of 7; mother was recently out of work due to the birth of her baby, and the family is struggling to catch up on their bills.  Referral:  Yecenia Silvas, Oceano School Resources ($309.83) 4232 7

October 30:  RTA passes for 4 family members so they can get to appointments, stores, and school.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($176) 4233 6

October 30:  Motel and gas so a family at the end of possibilities can drive to another state to be supported by relatives.  Referral:  Paula Warnes, Paso Robles Joint Union School District ($205.95) 4234 5

October 30:  Wheelchair for a senior cancer patient.  Referral: Viridiane Ruiz, SLO Oncology & Hematology Health Center ($185.95) 4235 1

October 31:  Car repair so a woman who is homeless can maintain her employment.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Department of Social Services ($300) 4236 1

Items Donated:
  art supplies from Jennifer Stokes; 3 pack and plays from Linda Bishop; boy clothes from Lainie Wachter; children’s clothes and art supplies from Children’s Resource Network via Joan Rice; baby activity bouncer from Roz Phillips; children’s clothes from Shy Smith; infant toys, blankets, and baby items from Caren; storage unit for 1 year for Nipomo Food Distribution supplies from Anonymous; bike, microwave, and children's items from Lynda Leonard; bags, books, and crayons from Sharynn Chirpich; sofa from Cindy Langford; dish set from Lisa Lazarra; clothes and shoes for 4 children from Kathie Hendricks; children’s clothes and toys from Laurie Bierman; crib and linens from Liz Miller; bike from Jennifer Woodward; diaper bag and baby items from Jennifer Kincade; dresser from Carol Zarek; children’s clothes and toys from Arlene Versaw; cases of diapers from Hannah; dish set from Gladys Porter; 2 bikes from Andrea Wasko and Meghan Gilbert;

Admin Funds Donated:  Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Sue Smith, Ann Miller, Jayma Newland, RRM Design Group, Diane Wettlaufer, Yolanda Waddell, Melaleuca, Kat Tuculet, Karen Muschenetz, Ann McMahon in memory of her mother, Michael and Carolyn Smith in memory of Bart Jones, Lauren Rueda, Sarah Coplen, Ingrid Pires, Artista Muerta, Maggie Ragatz, Pat Cano, Jim and Maureen Wolfe, Kathy Gisler, Ros McQuade, Nan and Dan Williamson, Leslie Rotstein, Twin Coyotes Winery, Barbara Banfield, Ken Karleskint, Melodianne Duffy, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Cindy Hahn,

Saturday, October 14, 2017

What Womenade Shared October 1st - October 14th


October 2:  A special chair for a home-bound patient with scleroderma that is seriously affecting her lungs.  She cannot sleep in a bed because she has to keep her head and lungs elevated.  Referral:  Lisa Salopek, Central Coast Palliative Care ($338.14) 4121 1

October 2:  Oncology testing for a woman with breast cancer.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology and Hematology ($300) 4122 1

October 2:  Clothes for 2 school children.  Referral: Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($125) 4123 4

October 2:  School clothes for a single mother’s children; mother is working hard to better their situation.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($200) 4124 4

October 2:  Car insurance payment for a man who is homeless.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($86.95) 4125 1

October 2:  Childcare for a single mother who works in the winery fields.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($190) 4126 3

October 2:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 3 children moving to housing.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4127 4

October 2:  Gas card so a man who has liver failure can get to UCLA for evaluation.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($100) 4128 1

October 2:  Food for 2 recently housed Veteran roommates with brain injuries, Celiac Disease, and Diabetes.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi's House Brain Injury Support Center ($150) 4129 2

October 2:  Gas and work clothes for a young single mom who recently recovered from successful brain surgery and is starting to work part time.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi's House Brain Injury Support Center ($150) 4129 3

October 2:  Partial rent for a father and his 3 daughters whose wife left him.  He moved in with a friend and needs to pay rent, and childcare has been provided, so he doesn’t need to miss more work.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4130 4

October 2:  Utility payment to prevent shut off for a mother who lost her baby and couldn’t work for 2 months which put her behind in payments of her bills.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 4131 3

October 2:  Water bill payment to prevent shut off for a family where the father had to stop work immediately due to a serious health issue.  Referral:  Mariana Gutierrez, San Luis Coastal Unified Schools ($189.68) 4132 4

October  3:  Gas card for a family to visit their baby in the NICU daily from North County; the father works and also cares for his disabled older child.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker, and delivered by Rebecca Larsen ($75) 4133 4

October 3:  Propane for a mother with 4 small children whose husband was recently incarcerated.  Referral: Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($281.84) 4134 4

October 3:  Groceries so a mother can use her funds to pay rent for her family.   Referral:  Karin Trub, Big Brothers/Big Sisters ($200) 4135

October 3: Partial rent to prevent eviction for a family who had a medical emergency that used up their funds, and will be getting budgeting  help going forward.  Referral: Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($300) 4136 4

October 3:  Amtrak ticket so a man can go to a residential program in San Diego that addresses both addiction and mental health.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH ($60) 4137

October 3:  Port-a-crib for a 10-year-old mom’s new baby due on Saturday.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($66.79)  Debit 2

October 5:  Clothes for a woman who left her abuser taking only a few items with her.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($100) 4138 1

October 5:  Audio baby monitor so a 90-year-old husband can hear his 90-year-old wife call to him; she in on hospice and is very weak.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($32.12) Debit 2

October 5:  Partial rent for parents and their 2 children who had unexpected life-threatening medical issues, and had to go to an out of county hospital which set the family back with expenses.  Referral:  Ashley Totah, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 4139 4

October 6:  Gas so a mother with 2 children can start a new job.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 4140 3

October 6:  Partial payment of hospital debt for a woman who is a breast cancer survivor now dealing with cancer in her uterus.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4141 1

October 6:  Gas so a survivor of intimate partner violence can get to treatments.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 4142 1

October 6:  Food so a disabled woman can pay her rent which has just been increased.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 4143 1

October 6:  Clothes so a woman can get an outfit for job interviews.  Referral: Matias Bernal, RISE ($100) 4144 1

October 6:  Partial payment for a truck for a young woman who is aging out of the Child Welfare system at age 21.  Referral:  Jena Kuhnle, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 4145 1

October 6:  Food for a homeless woman who is seriously ill.  Referral:  Viridian Ruiz, SLO Oncology & Hematology Health Center ($100) 4146 1

October 6:  Scrubs so a single mother of 3 can start a 2nd job.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($150) 4148 4

October 9:  Clothes, gas, and food for a single mother and her 2 children.  Referral:  Colleen Ryan, SLO Coastal Therapy ($255.95) 4149 3

October 9:  Medical bill payment for a 43-year-old man with prostate cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4150 1

October 9:  Partial rent for a single mother of 2 children; mother has not been able to get enough hours at her job to pay bills.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK 4151 3

October 10:  Medical payment for a senior woman’s visits to Community Health Center.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($140) 4152 1

October 10:  Partial rent for a student going to Cuesta College.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4153

October 10:  Immediate gas card so a mother and child can flee their abuser and go to family in another city.  Referral:  Robb Koch and Belinda Benassi, County Department of Social Services ($100) 4154 2

October 11:  Food, gas, and utility payments for a woman whose partner left her and her young daughter.  Referral:  Francesca Sanchez, People’s Self-Help Housing ($105.95, $74.54, and $51.04)  4155, 4158, and 4159 2

October 11:  Car registration for a single mother of 2 young boys and guardian of her cousin’s son.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($116) 4156 4

October 11:  Healthy snacks for middle school boys who are acting out because they are hungry.  Referral:  Megan Healy, Lewis Middle School, and shopping by Colleen Spafford ($100) 4157

October 11:  Life Alert for an elderly woman who is a fall risk who has caregivers during the day, but is alone at night.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($179.77) Debit 1

October 11:  Life Alert for an elderly man who is a fall risk and is losing his live-in caregiver. Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health ($179.77) Debit 1

October 11:  Partial rent for a single mother of 3 who is struggling emotionally and financially.  Referral:  Sandra Garcia, counselor, County network provider ($300) 4160 4

October 11:  RTA pass so a client new to treatment can get to sessions from her Sober Living home.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Intensive Outreach Program ($44) 4161 1

October 11:  Glasses for an 8-year-old being served by the Community Health Center.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($100) 4162 2

October 11:  Electricity payment for a single mother caring for her 3 children and going to school; service was disconnected a week ago. Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($130.34) 4163 4

October 12:  Clothes, gas, and food for a single mother and her 17-month-old boy.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($205.95) 4164

October 12:  Gas so a mother can take her son to Stanford for medical tests.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($75) 4165

October 12:  Diapers for parents working hard to pay bills and rent.  Referral:  Ashley Totah, Child Welfare Services ($25.85) 4166 4

October 12:  Bus pass to work and treatment for a woman who recently moved out of Sober Living.  Referral:  Nathaniel Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($44) 4167 1

October 12:  Bus pass for a client to get to and from treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach ($44) 4168 1

October 12:  PG&E partial payment to prevent shut off for a single mom struggling because her childcare bills are consuming so much of her income.  Referral:  Tonya DeRose, SAFE ($300) 4169 4

October 12: Required fingerprinting costs for a woman who is interviewing for a job.  Referral:  Ana Chavez, RISE ($60) 4170 1

October 13:  Gas so a single mother can get to and from treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach ($50) 4171 3

October 13:  Partial rent for a 63-year-old patient who recently suffered a stroke.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($300) 4172 1

October 13:  Partial rent for a single mother of 4 children whose work hours have been cut; she is looking for a 2nd job.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4173 5

October 13:  DMV license and late fee for a mother who has jobs cleaning houses, and is trying not to go back to homelessness.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($88) 4174 3

October 13:  Gas and motel so a man can go to funeral services in Arizona for his aunt, the woman who raised him, who died suddenly.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205.95) 4175 1

October 13:  Gas and motel so a man can go to funeral services in Arizona for his aunt, the woman who raised him, who died suddenly.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205.95) 4175 1

October 13:  Partial deposit for a single mother with an 11-year-old girl and 9-year-old boy who have finally found a place that will take their Section 8 voucher.  Referral:  Monica Diaz, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 4176 3

October 13:  Clothes for a single mother’s son and gas for their transportation; they are homeless, and the boy is extremely depressed.  Referral:  Marina Garza, counselor ($205.95) 4177 2

October 13:  Food to replace the food lost when a family’s refrigerator broke last week.  They purchased a replacement on Craigslist, but can’t afford to restock it.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($105.95) 4178 4

Items Donated:  books, puzzles and blanket from Sara Fiore; backpack food from Carol Devore, Vita Miller, Jeri Martin, Carol Comeau, Carol Zarek, and Elsie Deitz; new computer for a mother and her family from Janice Mehring; diapers from JoAnn Jennings via Jane Thomas; 4 new backpacks from Linda Jankay; Produce and pumpkins from Nicole Lewis Brandow and The Pumpkin Patch; delivery by Sue Wild; backpack food for Los Osos and Laguna middle schools from Congregation Beth David; business cards and brochures from Marylou Gooden; large box of art supplies from Jessica Franklin; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; iPad from Sarah Hibble; blender from Leslie Jones; household items from Susan Updegrove and Nancy Olson; can openers from Sue McCutcheon; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; delivery by Colleen Spafford; microwave from Allyson Sneed;

Admin Funds:  Rita Erwin, Dana Starkovich,

Funds Donated:  Wendy Castleman, Lisa Bertrand, Cathy Francis in memory of Arley Robinson, Patricia Grimes,Tidelands Counseling, Elise Wheeler, Elisa Feingold, Barbara Torrey, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Steel, Donette Dunaway, Kroger/Ralph’s, Mo McGee, Jacque and Chuck Wheeler, Leslie Jones, Julie Martin, Colleen Wolfe, Wendy Daly, Sheryl Flores, Gwen Carton, Patty Moyer Pepper, Judy Riener, Patty Aguilar, Jacque Fondren, Carrie Zinn, Marcy Owens to honor the memory of her mother - Connie Johnson, Mary Parker, Elaine Gardiner, Marilyn Fuller, Kathy Greer, Michele Williams, Dana Paquin, Nancy Terrell, Heather MacFarLane, Phil and Joanne Ruggles, Kathleen MacLane, Fred Donati, Anonymous, Debra Wacker, Doreen Wetzel, Celeste Gray, Vivianne Jones, Mary Dean, Erica Garcia, Sue Smith, Karen Horst,

Sunday, October 1, 2017

What Womenade Shared September 16th - September 30th

September 16:  Payment for the extraction of 18 teeth for a senior man so he can begin radiation treatment for tongue cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($227.40) 4065 1

September 17:  Gas card for a mother who needs to get to the Health Department for resources to help her hopefully be able to return home to take care of her children.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 4066 3

September 17:  Gas card for a grandmother caring for her grandson with no outside support.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 4066 2

September 17:  Food for a person just released from jail and now looking for work.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 4067 1

September 17:  Gas so a woman can travel from Paso to Atascadero for treatments.  Referral:  Ashley Totah, Child Welfare Services ($50) 4068 1

September 17:  School clothes for the 2 youngest children in a family of 6 children.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($100) 4069 4

September 18:  Partial rent for a family whose father was in a very severe accident and is receiving treatment out of the area; mom spends time between being here with her children and at the hospital with her husband.  Referral:  Denise Baca, Rocio Hernandez, San Luis Coastal ($300) 4070 4

September 18:  Partial rent for a woman who has car repair bills that are taking her rental funds.  Referral:  Quentin Smith, Transitions-Mental Health ($200) 4071 1

September 18:  Partial rent so a man can continue to stay in his current board and care facility.  Referral:  Quentin Smith, Transitions-Mental Health ($200) 4072 1

September 18:  Gas card so a single mother with 2 children who left a domestic violence situation can look for a job and place to live.  Referral:  Silvia Santini, LINK ($50) 4073 3

September 18:  Water bill payment for a single mother of 2 who has missed work because she has been very sick.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($100) 4074 3

September 18:  Automobile tires for a woman who is disabled; she had a blow out today, and the other 3 tires are dangerously worn.  Referral:  Lynn Grizzard, County Mental Health ($320) 4075 1

September 20:  Partial medical bill payment for a 28-year-old man suffering with a blood clot in his leg, kidney failure, and a severe ulcer.  His mother has uterine cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4076 2

September 20:  RTA pass so a man with mental illness and a Traumatic Brain injury caused by childhood chemotherapy can get to his medical appointments and treatments.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($44) 4077 1

September 20:  Food for a senior Veteran with a Traumatic Brain Injury who just moved into housing and used all his income for the move.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($100) 4078 1

September 20:  Gas so a mother can transport her 6-year-old daughter to UCLA for surgery. Referral:  Ana Chavez, RISE ($60) Debit 2

September 20:  Water bill payment for a mother with 4 children who lost her job working in a restaurant, and is looking for another job.   Referral: Danilda Reyes, LINK ($311.59) 4079 4

September 21:  RTA passes so 3 students can get to and from high school while their mother is seriously ill.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($132) 4080 4

September 21:  Partial rent for a single mother with 1 baby who got behind in payments because her work hours were reduced.  Referral;  Marisela Corona, LINK ($200) 4081 2

September 22:  Partial rent for a single mother of 2 almost ready to deliver and unable to work due to the pregnancy: diapers and wipes for the children.  Referral;  Noelia Serrano, County Health - WIC ($200) 4082 4

September 22:  Professional clothes so a woman can go to court and face her abuser with dignity.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($100) 4083 1

September 22:  Gas so a sexual assault victim staying at a confidential shelter can travel to medical appointments.  Referral:  Sabrina Ross, North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center ($100) 4084 1

September 22:  Partial rent for a single mother with 4 children, 1 a newborn.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($200) 4085 5

September 22:  Partial rent to help a senior avoid eviction; her SSA will increase in October allowing her to make payments on her own.  Referral:  Lynn Gizzard, County Mental Health ($300) 4086 1

September 22:  Partial payment for car repair for a couple that is currently homeless.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($300) 4087 2

September 25:  Car registration, smog, and new battery so a man who just found a Section 8 studio in the country can get to town and appointments.  Referral:  David Lichti, LMFT ($119, $40, $97.20) 4088, 4089, 4010 1

September 25:  Gas cards for 2 families who each have a newborn in the NICU for a month or more.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($100) 4091 7

September 25:  Food and clothing for a family of 5 who have 2 children with medical problems.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 4092 5

September 25:  Partial rent for a single mother of 3 children who is scheduled for a c-section in 2 weeks and is currently off work.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($200) 4093 5

September 25:  Partial rent for a teen who grew up in group homes and overcame many struggles to finally hold a job and move to independent housing.  Referral:  SLO CASA  ($200) 4094 1

September 25:  Partial electricity bill payment for a single mother and her 2 children; she works at a fast food restaurant and her rent has been raised each of the last 3 months.  Referral: Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 4095

September 26:  Gas bill payment for a Veteran who is struggling due to aggressive cancer treatment.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($78.73) 4097 1

September 26:  Childcare for a single mother working low wages and waiting for an appointment with Welfare to Work for future childcare support.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($300) 4098 3

September 26:  RTA pas so a violence victim can get to doctor appointments.  Referral:  Martin Gonzales, RISE ($64) 4099 1

September 26:  RTA passes so 2 clients staying at a safe shelter can get to counseling and medical appointments.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($138) 4100 2

September 26:  Water bill payment to prevent shut off for a single mother and her 3 children.  1 of her sons is losing his hearing and doctors can’t discover the reason; medical bills are exhausting the family’s funds.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($321.62) 4102 4

September 26:  Computers from the Exploration Station for 3 students.  Referral:  Jennie Xiong, Nipomo High/Central Coast New Tech High ($25, $25, $25) 4103,4,5 3

September 26:  Partial rent to prevent eviction; father was injured in a work-related accident, and continues to work even though he suffers continual pain.  The family has had extra medical bills that have exhausted rent money.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools and French Hospital ($300) 4107 4

September 26:  Shoes and socks for a 14-year-old teen.  Referral:  Christina Hinek, Family Care Network ($60) Debit 1

September 26:    Emergency clothing for a woman escaping intimate partner violence leaving everything behind.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($100) Debit 1

September 26:   Electricity bill payment for a single mother and her 2 children.  Referral:  Francesca Sanchez, People’s Self-Help Housing ($69.47) 4108 3

September 26:  Car registration for a single mother of 5 children who just got a minimum wage job.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($195) 4109 6

September 27:  Gas so a client can be with his father in Los Angeles for heart surgery.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($75) Debit 2

September 28:  For a single mother with 2 children, gas so the mother can get to medical appointments and food since she is currently not working due to her illness.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($200) 4110 3

September 28:  Birth certificates for a father and his daughter so he can apply for housing and look for employment.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($56) 4111 2

September 28:  Partial payment for a van so a family that is homeless has a place to sleep and keep their belongings.  Referral:  Tim Waag, Showers of Hope/Hope's Village of SLO ($300) 4112 3

September 28:  Partial deposit payment so a woman can move to a more affordable apartment.  Referral:  Shelia Johnson, Mountainbrook Church ($200) 4113 1

September 28:  Underwear and shoes for a woman recently out of prison with only the clothes she was released with.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Intensive Outreach Treatment Program ($100) 4114 1

September 28:  Car repair for a woman at a safe shelter.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($40) 4115 1

September 28:  Emergency electricity payment to prevent shut off today for a single mom and her children.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($250) 4016 3

September 28:  RTA pas for a victim who has just left her abuser and has no transportation.  Referral:  Janett Garcia, RISE ($64) 4017 2


September 29:  Propane for a woman who is disabled.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill Central Coast ($300) 4818 1

September 30:  Partial rent for a mother who had an injury at work; she has a child with a disability.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($200) 4019 3


September 30:  Partial security deposit for a woman who was given a 30-day-eviction notice; finding another place and handling the extra expense of moving is causing her severe stress.  Referral:  Pacific Psychiatry, Inc. ($300) 4120 1

Items Donated:  diapers, wipes and baby items from Anonymous; dining table and chair from Mailee Flower; backpack from George Bardizbanian; sofa from Sue McCutcheon and delivered by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; Los Osos Backpack food from Richard Margetson and People Helping People via Rose Marie Krantz; children's clothes from Arlene Versaw; baby clothes and toiletries from J. Rose; crib and linens from Tom and Jayne Aucterlonie; sleeping bags and tent from Jean Graham; stroller and children's clothes from Mailee Flower; crib from Caitlin Baumhefner, twin mattress and linens from Linda Murray; food and backpacks from Joann Stevens; backpacks from Rosemary Cleaves; delivery by Kathie Hendricks; Nipomo Distribution storage by Rebecca Larsen; clothes from Melissa Trinidad; soap from Marylou Gooden; children’s clothes, books, potties, seats, and food from Kristin Heenan; gift card from Whiz Kids Toys; stroller from Janice Karr; food from Kathie Hendricks and Raquel Elias;

Funds Donated:  Sharon McDaniel, Jill Hueur, Kat Tuculet, Raymond Whatley, Bonnie Heikes, Leslie Jones, Diane Wettlaufer, Sharon Lechner, Frank and Florence Simon, Melaleuca, Tom and Kathy McLaughlin, Phil and Polly Gammons, Anne Syers, Deborah Jergens, Lynn Wiech, Kay Emmons, Kathleen Meyer, Marylou Gooden, Jean Graham, John Thomas and Cynthia Green, Russ and Cindy Nelson, Lynn Grizzard, Lauren Rueda, Sarah Coplen, Penny Platt, Ken Karleskint, Laurie Morgan, Josie Ma, Mike and Judy Eisenhard, Cheri Jump, Vickie Rabourn, Maggie Ragatz, Artista Muerta, Brooke Campbell, Roy and Linda Rawlings, Sandra St. Pierre, Joann and Stan Benson, Karla Cool, Kathy Gisler, Sandy Amborn, Lynn Fluker, Patricia Rallis, Natalie Goguen, Sheri Higgins, Ronni Gohr, Jo Ann Kandel, Priscilla Smith Dym, Suzanne Schwake, Linda Adams, Rhonda Richard, Nancy Kraus, Martha Santos, Marna Lombardi, Deborah Art, Nancy Trudeau, Eva Chavez, Rose Marie Lee, Trilogy Service Club, Cindy Hahn, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Faith Wu, Carol Chenot, Dana Easton, Raye Fleming, Vy Pierce, Dianne Lane, Barbara Rosenthal, Barbara Crawford, Colleen Spafford, Rosemary Cleaves, Leslie Rotstein, Melodianne Duffy,

Saturday, September 16, 2017

What Womenade Shared from September 1st - September 15th



September 1:  Gas card for a woman needing to drive out of the county for legal matters relative to her abuse. Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 4010 1

September 1:  Immediate clothing for an 11-year-old boy who has Down Syndrome and just moved to a safe shelter with his mother.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($100) 4011 2

September 1:  Partial rent for a mother and her 3 children going through difficult times because her husband was just deported.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4012 5

September 1:  Partial rent for a senior woman who paid for car repairs and insurance, which left her short for rent.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($250) 4013 1

September 1:  Emergency child care for a mother of children ages 4 and 6; this will get her through 6 cycles of chemo and she can take them there if she needs respite care.   She became sick while working in the fields.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($425) 3

September 4:  Gas for a woman who left her abuser and currently has no income.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 4015 1

September 4:  Gas for a man who is ill and depends on his mom to get him from rural North County to all his treatment appointments.  Referral: Nancy Jambor, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($100) 4016 2

September 4:  Shoes and socks for an at-risk student.  Referral:  Lauren Lederer, County Mental Health Services ($75.95) 4017 1

September 4:  Emergency food for a man who is low-income and ran out of food due to medical expenses.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($100) Debit

September 5:  Gas so a single father can take 1 of his twins to UCLA for tests.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($75) 4019 3

September 5:  Partial security deposit for a Veteran and his wife living on a very fixed income; the wife is permanently disabled. Referral:  Kevin Conway, Good Samaritan Shelter ($300) 4021 2

September 6:  Partial rent for a family with 5 children.  Only the dad is working and there have been extra bills because of the illness of 1 of their children.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 4023 7

September 6:  Emergency food for a senior who is disabled and spent his money on car repair so he can remain mobile.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($205.05) 4024 1

September 6:  Gas so a man can travel from Paso to San Luis for treatments because the North County treatment center is full.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 4025 1

September 6:  Partial rent for a mother with 1 child who had to use her funds to travel to another state because her mother was murdered.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 4026 2

September 7:  Partial rent for a family of 5.  The mother lost 2 weeks of work because her husband was taken to UCLA where he remains in intensive care due to kidney failure.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LINK ($300) 4027 5

September 7:  Partial rent for a migrant family working in the fields.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4028 4

September 7:  Gas bill payment and shoes for a family with 3 children; parents used their available funds for school supplies and school clothes.  Referral:  Patty Ramirez, Transitions-Mental Health ($121.08 and $100) 4029 and Debit 5

September 7:  Food and gas for a woman who just got out of a shelter and won’t receive her retirement check until October 1st.  She was able to pay rent, but doesn’t have funds for anything else.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($100 and $100) Debit and 4030 1

September 7:  Emergency gas so a family can go to Ventura to pick up their child from a psychiatric hospital. Referral:  Rachel Tarver, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($100) Debit 4 

September 8:  Shoes and socks for a Veteran who just got a job.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH ($100) Debit 1

September 8:  Dental treatment for a father.  Referral:  Karina Ayala, CAPSLO ($150) 4031 4 

September 8:  Brake pads to keep a single mother and her 3 children safe.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Department of Social Services ($185.37) 4032 4

September 11:  Partial payment for new tires for a senior who is disabled; she needs her car to get to medical appointments and grocery and drug stores.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4033 1

September 11:  Transportation for a seasonal firefighter who will get his first check later this month.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($41) 4034

September 11:  Partial rent for a single mother and her child; the mom recently lost her job.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 4035 2

September 11:  Food, gas, and clothing for a family living in a travel trailer.  Referral:  Gina Forgette, County Health ($200) Debit 4

September 11:  Project Lifesaver-GPS bracelet for an 83-year-old dementia victim being cared for by her 85-year-old sister.  Referral:  Michelle Blanc, Twin Cities Community Hospital ($110) 4036 2

September 11:  Partial rent for a single mom and her 2 children.  Referral:  Catherine Manning, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4037 3

September 11:  Partial rent for a mother with 4 children who just separated from her husband; they are receiving mental health counseling.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 4038 5

September 11:  YMCA Flag Football League fee so an 8-year-old boy who experiences chronic stress in his family life can find a positive activity outside the home.  Referral:  Kim Richards, Tidelands Counseling ($125) 4039 4

September 11:  Partial rent for a single woman who is struggling to avoid eviction.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($250) 4040 1

September 12:  Bus pass so a woman survivor or intimate partner violence, who fled her abuser leaving everything behind, can attend counseling appointments.   Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($64) 4041 1

September 12:  Gas card so a family can visit their son who was hospitalized over the weekend in Bakersfield.  The parents haven’t been able to work recently due to the son’s mental health.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK  ($100) 4142

September 13:  Partial payment for car repairs for a man who needs his vehicle to get to treatments.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 4043 1

September 13:  Storage unit payment for a Veteran who just found housing in a Section 8 building and immediately had to have surgery on his neck and spine, making it impossible for him to move his belongings to his new place.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH ($206) 4044 1

September 13:  Bus pass for an elderly woman with severe medical issues who was recently released from custody and needs to keep treatment appointments.  Referral:  Nathaniel Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($44) 4045 1

September 13:  Health insurance payment for a woman with Stage 4 cancer whose decreased income is causing her distress.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($288) 4046 1

September 13:  Motel stay pending placement in rehab on Tuesday for a 22-year-old man suffering from severe alcohol addiction and causing himself physical harm.  Referral:  Lori Eister, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 4047 1

September 14:  Car repair so a seriously ill single mother of 2 children living in a 1 bedroom apartment, can take her children to school and her daughter to Fresno Children’s Hospital for initial treatment for T1 Diabetes.  Referral: Shelley Kilcoyne, Central Coast Home Health ($297.49) 4048 3

September 14:  Entry fee so a woman can get into a residential drug treatment center.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($100) 4049 1

September 14:  Utility bill payment for a woman escaping her abuser and setting up a new place to live safely.  Referral:  Ana Chavez, RISE ($57.57) 4050 1

September 14:  Partial payment for a water heater for a single mother and her new baby.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($350) 4051 2

September 15:  Shoes and socks for a high school girl who taped her only shoes all around to make them function-able.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) Debit 1

September 15:  Eye glasses for a farm worker who just had a kidney transplant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($229) 4053 1

September 15:  Partial rent for a single young mother and her child; mother works as a dishwasher and her hours have been cut this month.  Referral: Eloisa Medina ($150) 4054 2

September 15: Utility payment to prevent shut off for a family at risk.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($105) 4055 4

September 15:  Utility bill payments for a grandmother who is caring for her 3 grandchildren after their mother was taken to jail.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($93.24 and $85.60) 4056 and 4057 4

September 15:  Application fee and Live Scan for a father who has an immediate job offer to support his wife and infant.  Referral:  David Draggoo, County Social Services ($32 and $54) 4058 and 4059 3

September 15:  Cell phone payment to keep an abuse victim connected to work and support.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($80.95) 4060 1

September 15:  Partial legal payment for a woman whose husband waited for the home they purchased to close sale, and kicked her out leaving her homeless.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($200) 4061 1

September 15:  Gas so a single mother can commute from Paso to Atascadero for treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($50) 4062 3

September 15:  Food for a family of 7 whose CalFresh benefits were cut in error.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($100) 4063 7

September 15:  Gas so a father who is disabled can take his children to school; mom left suddenly, and she was the only one working.  Referral:  Lauren Lederer, County Mental Health ($75) 4064 3

September 15:  Life alert system for a woman with COPD and CHF who is oxygen dependent and lives alone.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health Hospice ($105.58) Debit 1

September 15:  Payment for the extraction of 18 teeth so a field worker with throat cancer can start radiation treatment.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center  ($277.40) 40654

Items Donated:  Home made quilts from Katie Perez; washer and dryer donated and installed by Dave Louw; microwave from Annie Delbridge; vacuum from Robin Pisz; 2 cases of wipes from Kathie Hendricks; port-a-crib from Karla Quiroga; kitchen items from Morgan Garcia, Anonymous, Mary Anne Morgan, and Anonymous; children’s toys, books, clothes and safety items from Melissa Christine; children’s clothing and fold ’n play from Heather Segal via Lisa Lazzara; boy’s clothes from Mariam Shah; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; backpack diapers bag from Melissa Lapidus; baby clothes from Dianne Lane; crib mattress from Karla Quiroga; sofa from Sue McCutcheon; chair and pillow from Lisa Lazzara; air conditioner from Linda Thompson; diapers, wipes, and gas card in honor of Heidi Harmon’s birthday; delivery by Lisa Lazzara; girls’ clothing from Kathie Hendricks; baby clothes from Heather Segal; girls clothing from Amy Jacobs; 2 cases of diapers from Mia Voelz; gift cards from Paula Ranney; Target cards from Donna Gang and Judy Eisenhard; kitchen and dinnerware, flatware and baking dishes from Karen Jenny; blanket, children's books and toys from Sara Fiore; Skatelite skateboard for a boy who had his stolen from Jack Smith at Morro Bay Skateboard Museum via Lisa Lazarra;

Admin Donations:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Carrie Zinn, Anonymous, Lola Zybura, Colleen Spafford, James Michael Calonico and Patti Meyer in honor of the good work of Kiley Goode and Andrea Devitt, Patty Aguilar, Wendy Castleman, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Cindy Hahn, Jean Steel, Jayne Devencenzi, Barbara Torrey, Lisa Bertrand, Donette Dunaway, Jill Baker, Kara DeFrias in honor of Wendy Castleman’s birthday; Kathy Greer, Michele Williams, Dana Paquin, Nancy Terrell, Gabriele and Kenneth Levine in appreciation for the Womenade presentation to the Arroyo Grande Lions Club, Mary Dean; Calista, Boone, and Gwyneth Stewart’s Lemonade for Womenade Stand at Heidi Harmon’s birthday celebration, friends of Heidi Harmon for her birthday; Olivia Anne Richardson, Alan and Erin Stehli, Craig and Rosemary Canfield, Steven and Linda Pax, Thad and Kacy Brady, Derek and Melanie Senn, Stacy Peralta, Stephanie Allen, Michael and Kathryn Murphy in honor of Heidi Harmon’s birthday; Scott Mann, Phil and Joanne Ruggles, Peti Johnson, Heather MacFarlane, Kathleen MacLane, Sue Smith, Karen Horst, Ann Miller, Fred Donati, Ann McMahon, Jayma Newland, H. R. Gooden with compliments to Marylou for identifying this need, Jessica Michelsen, Helen Wiener, Louise Noel, Gwen Carton in celebration of Barbara Crawford’s birthday, Lynda Allen in appreciation for the art restoration of Ken Freygang/Copper Sculpture, Phyllis Martinelli, Mischelle Townsend, Lisa Nauful, Lynn Heinrich, Annette Freistroffer, Judy Eisenhard, Ardith Julien-Heinrich, Sally Woelper, Rosemary Cleaves, Meg Spierling, Mary Anne Morgan, Marla Lee Eaton, Donna Gang, Janice Chagoya,

Friday, September 1, 2017

What Womenade Shared August 16th - August 30th

August 18:  Cancer exam for a senior woman who is a dishwasher in a local restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($130) 3949 2

August 18:  Gas so a grandma can get to her new job.  She has taken in her 7-year-old granddaughter after both of the child’s parents committed suicide.  Grandma took time off from work to grieve and get legal work in order to keep her granddaughter.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LMUSD ($75) 3950 2

August 18:  Emergency scan for a cancer victim.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($151.31) 3952 1

August 18:  Partial rent for a family whose rent has been increased twice recently, but their income has not changed.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 3953 4

August 18:  Emergency food for a disabled resident who did not realize he was out of money and each time he used his debit card, he was charged a $35 overdraft fee.  When his SSI was deposited this month, a couple hundred dollars were taken off the top tops.  He has paid all his bills now, but has no money for food.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing, with shopping and delivery by Karen Harris ($200) 3954 1

August 21:  Emergency up front payment so a mother, a farm-worker, can have a CT scan of her lungs.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($233) 3955 2

August 21:  Birth certificate for a 3-month-old whose mother is on disability.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($28) 3956 2

August 21:  Partial rent for a domestic violence survivor who is moving in to a place of her own.
Referral:  Martin Gonzalez ($200) 3957 1

August 21:  Partial rent for a mother of 3 children.  One of her sons was at Juvenile Hall, so she missed time from work which affected her pay.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($200)  3958 4

August 21:  Work boots for a man who works regularly and has to ride his bike between Atascadero and Paso.  He has chronic problems with his feet.  Referral:  Alisha Dozier, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($105.95) 3959 1

August 21:  Stanford medical bill payment for a 29-year-old with an acute disease receiving aggressive treatments.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($340) 3960 2

August 21:  School shoes for  3 children whose mother just got a new job but won’t be paid till the middle of September.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($100) 3661 4

August 21:  Clothing for the children of a woman who left her partner due to violence and had to leave all their belongings behind.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE 3963 3

August 21:  Partial rent for a family of 4 who moved and had to pay 2 rents in August; they will be self-sufficient going forward.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 3964 4

August 21:  Partial rent for a woman who spent rent money on car repair.  Referral: Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 3965 1

August 21:  School supplies for 2 students who are at-risk youth.  Referral:  Lauren Lederer, County Mental Health ($211.90) Debit

August 21:  Partial rent for a man who has medical issues and needs to pay to avoid eviction.  Efforts are underway to get him into assisted living for seniors.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($250) 3966 1

August 24:  Partial rent for a single mother who had to move quickly due to a domestic violence situation.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($200) 3967

August 24:  Background check so a woman in the Intensive Outreach Program can apply for a job.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($60) 3968 1

August 24:  Partial rent for a father, a farm-worker, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 3969 4

August 24:  Partial rent for a family of 4; the father lost his job, but has now found a new one.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($200) 3970 4

August 24:  Partial deposit for a pregnant woman working 2 jobs who had to move out of the previous room she was renting because of the pregnancy.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill ($200) 3971 2

August 24:  Car payment for a father who has been battling throat cancer for 2 years and has to drive many miles for treatments.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($361.05) 3972 4

August 24:  Month bus passes for an intimate partner abuse survivor and her daughter, so they can get to counseling appointments.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($128) 3973 2

August 25:  Welding equipment for a student finally going back to college.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($180) 3974 1

August 25:  Partial rent for a family of 4. The father has been off work due to surgery for his appendicitis.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($200) 3975

August 25:  Partial rent for an elderly woman who is in between jobs as a caregiver.  Referral;  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($200) 3976 1

August 25:  Partial rent to prevent eviction of a 59-year-old woman who is a farm-worker.  Her husband was picked up by ICE, and she can’t cash his check.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($350) 2

August 25:  Partial rent for a single mother with an 8-month-old baby who had her work hours cut.  Referral:  Brenda Vaughan, ARK ($200) 3978 2

August 25:  Partial rent for a mother of 6; her husband went to Mexico for an appointment with emigration, and he wasn’t allowed back in the US.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 3979 8

August 25:  Partial payment for car registration for a woman who has suffered abuse.  Referral:  Ana Chavez, RISE ($88) 3980 1

August 28:  Gas card so a client can get to San Luis from Oceano for treatments; Oceano treatment site is full.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 3981 3

August 28:  Essential supplies for a woman who went into Sober Living with only her clothes.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($100) 3982 1

August 28:  Vacuum and telephone/answering machine for an elderly woman who lives on $951 a month.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($134.95) 3983 1

August 28:  A bus pass for a single mom, and scrubs and work shoes so she can start at her new job.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($44 and $155.95) 3984 and 3986 2

August 28:  Gas card so a student’s family can get him to school.  Referral:  Lauren Lederer, County Mental Health ($50) 3987 3

August 28:  School clothes for a student in an at-risk family.  Referral:  Lauren Lederer, County Mental Health ($150) 3987 4  2

August 28:  Partial car payment for the mother of a 2-month-old who lost her job due to domestic violence and is staying in a shelter.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($217.60) 3988

August 28:  Car payment for a formerly homeless woman who is working 2 jobs.  She has been ill, but managed to pay rent, but is in danger of losing her car which allows her to get to work.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($318) 3990 1

August 28:  Bus pass for a the mother of a homeless family, so she can look for work.  Referral:  Karine Ayala, CAPSLO ($64) 3991 3

August 29:  Partial payment for glasses for a disabled woman who has not had a new pair for 7 years.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified School District ($100) 3992 1

August 29:  Partial rent to prevent the eviction of a mother and her 4-year-old son who escaped domestic violence.  Referral:  Jessica Baza, CAPSLO $300 3993 2

August 29:  Laptop computer for a single mother finishing her nursing studies.  David Lichti, Tidelands Counseling ($305.95) 3994 3

August 29:  Gas card so a mother of 6 children can take her 7-year-old to Children’s Hospital LA for testing on her heart.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($100) 3995 7

August 29:  Wipes for 2 newborn baby girls.  Referrals:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker and Blanca Flores, Community Health Center ($11.83) 3996 4

August 29:  RTA passes for a woman who left an abusive relationship and was not able to bring anything with her.  Referral:  Martin Gonzales, RISE ($64) 3997 1

August 29:  Motel stay for a mother and her 2 boys who have fled domestic violence.  She has found a new place to stay, but it won’t be available till September 1st.  Referral:  Suzanne Balderrama, Paso Robles School District ($267.81) 3998 3

August 30:  Partial payment of PG&E 48-Hour Notice for a single mother who works in a factory and used all her funds for school supplies and clothes for her children.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 3999 4

August 30:  Partial rent for a single mother, a field-worker, and her 3 boys.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($375) 4000 4

August 30:  Gas bill payment for a single mother with 3 children who now has a part time job.  Referral: Danilda Reyes, LINK ($294.52) 4001 4

August 31:  Trailer registration for a mother and her 3 children; all their belongings are stored in the trailer, and her husband is incarcerated.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($143) 4002 5

August 31:  Lupus medication for  a client; future ways to fund this medication are being explored.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($225) Debit 1

August 31:  Car registration for a woman working minimum wage and living in her car.  Referral:  Luis Campoverde, County Social Services ($170) 4003 1

August 31:  Car registration for a single mom doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($159) 4004 3

August 31:  Partial security deposit for a Veteran moving to housing.  Referral:  Brandy Bowser, CAPSLO ($300) 4005 1

August 31:  Phone bill payment for a client who just got a job, and will be able to pay going forward.  Phone is needed for drug testing and accountability.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($300) 4006 1

August 31:  Partial rent for a very young mom who is about to have her 2nd child and was recently put on disability.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 4007 3

August 31:  Dental bill payment for a woman who is a survivor of Intimate Partner Violence, has just left her abuser, and has no income.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 4008 1

August 31:  Partial rent for a mother with 2 children who is doing well in treatment with 11 months of sobriety, and has just found employment.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 3

Items Donated:  clothes from Judy Barclay, Cindy Hahn, Susannah Stone, and Anonymous; hand knit baby blankets from Ruth Nagano; food from Anonymous, Nancy Olson, Anonymous, and Laura Fulton; diapers and food from Lisa Lazzara; children’s clothes from Kim Equinoa; food and children's clothes from Anonymous; baby clothes from Heidi Harmon and Mary Squellati; food and clothes from Gigi Sawyer; baby seat and bath from Carly Rogers; clothes from Cathy Uphoff; baby formula from Amethyst Ehrler; teen clothes from Anonymous; bunk beds from Candy and Brad Spahr; diapers, baby clothes, and bottles from Jamie Kassak and friends; double stroller from Melissa D’aunoy; baby swing, breast feeding pillow, and other children’s items from Nicki Bywater; girls clothes from Cindy Hahn; baby clothes from Sharon Chirpich; pajamas from Cindy Hahn; shoes and girl’s clothing from Kathie Hendricks; children’s toys and activity table from Jennifer Kincade; cases of school supplies from Lisa and Kevin McClory; boys pajamas, clothes, and duffle from Wendy Daly; children’s clothes and shoes from Sally Hillis; baby clothes from Sharon Chirpich; clothes, backpack, school supplies and more for a 9-year-old and hair brushes and care items from Lisa and Kevin McClory; 4 $25 gift certificates from Scott and Kuuipo Sweeny - Louisa’s Place; backpack food from Ellen November and Deborah Whitson; furniture donation facilitated by Vicki McPartland and delivered by Terry Elfink and David Buck-Moyer; dresser form Penni Daugherty; Target card for school clothes from Anonymous; clothes and formula from Anonymous; 3 Target cards for school clothes from Linda Jankay; clothes for a woman with Cerebral Palsy from Lisa Lazzara and Anonymous; trundle bed from Laura Mullen; children’s riding toys from Frederic Enfield; children’s dresser from Penni Daugherty; sleeping bag from Cleo Bonneville; queen mattress from Deronda Burnette and frame from Deborah Whitson; case of diapers from Kemay Eoyang; diapers and wipe warmer from Jennifer Woodward; diapers from Darcy Ryan; bassinet from Anonymous; seated walker from Eldonna Edwards and delivery by Lisa Bertrand; transportation by Susie McCutcheon; baby gate and sweatshirt form Anonymous; 4 bags of school supplies from the SLO County Progressive's Club; children’s pajamas from Linda Walker-Hill; diapers and food processor from Leslie Jones; children and adult clothes from Desiree Stegner; crib from Amanda Sorensen; kitchen items from  Morgan Garcia via Lisa and Kevin McClory; children’s jammies, clothes, blankets, crib linens, and silverware from Judy Pinkston; clothes from Lisa Lazzara; bike from Nancy Olson; children’s books from Sandra and David Browder delivered by Jay Devore; bike from Paula Adrian; children’s clothes from Sarah Flickinger;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin, Grace Nagel,

Funds Donated:  Ann Robinson, Elise Leigan, Jayma Newland, Elise Wheeler, Kat Tuculet, Leslie Jones, Leona Sullivan, Diane Wettlaufer, Elaine Gardiner, Judy Barclay, Mary Dean, Judy Riener, Fred Donati, Jana Coulston, Gail Sears, Evelyn Ruehr, Darlene Krouse, Susannah Stone, Vita Miller, Karen O’Grady, Susan Hood, Carol Devore, Anonymous, Melaleuca, Sharon Fisher, Joann and Stan Benson in honor of Rosemary Cleaves, Joanne Thomas/Guidestar K-Foundation in honor of Lainie Wachter’s birthday, Lainie Wachter in honor of Jay and Carol Devore’s 50th wedding anniversary, Sarah Coplen, Tracey Vardas/YourCause PG&E; John Harmon/YourCause PG&E, Lauren Rueda, Maggie Ragatz, Artista Muerta, April Bay, Cheryl Alikhan, Pat Goetz, Valerie Glahn, Sue McCutcheon, Gail Applegate, Tracey Vardas, Wendy Castleman, Marla Lee Eaton, Judy Eisenhard, Janice Chagoya, Grace Nagel, Heidi Boatman, Kristin Dietrick Stump, Kathy Cohl, Ilse Outcalt, Nicki Bywater, Marilyn Knollenberg, Carol Chenot, Mariam Shah, Linda Walker-Hill, Sandra Crewe, Candace Guldeman, Karla Cool, Susan Demma, Robin Pisz, Patty Jo Andrews, Rosemary Cleaves, Madeline Fay, Mary Anne Morgan, Madeline Stevenson, Brooke Campbell, T. Rowe Price Charitable Giving, Barbara Crawford, Cindy Nelson, Sharon Westray, Leslie Rotstein, Rosemary Cleaves, Barbara Neuman, Shelly Johnson, Elaine Gardiner, Fran Norris - a gift to her from her friends; Kathy Gisler, Edith Lycke, Ardith Julien-Heinrich, Lynn De Leo, Carolyn Normoyle, Deborah Stokes-Crabtree, De Hampton, Kathy Cohl, Sandra Merrill, Terri Einhorn, Gayle Nix, Arlene Shinderman, Nancy Warren, Rena Snyder, Jacklyn Mossette, Bette Hardy, Janet Chaney, M. Garren, Janet Hardy, Carole Kraiss, Patricia Dauer, Karen Anderson, Marilyn Rolph, Deborah Stokes-Crabtree, Pat Cross, Angie Bleier, Marna Lombardi, Cindy Bergen, Priscilla Smith Dym, Deborah Art, Diane Brandt, Marilyn Morris, Teresa Rothe, Ronni Gohr, Valerie Van Meter, Betty Scully, Carol Morrison, Linda Selig Blonsley, Jamie Herbon, Fran Norris, Myra Akel, Claudia Sorensen, Susan Zweig, Cindy Bergen, Linda Gethins, Janice Paulsen, Mary Ball Dixon, Barbara Underwood, Susan Ashford, Nora Lee, Sharon Thacker, Marge Markus, Patti Reed, Elizabeth Steen, Sandra Merrill, Catherine Walker, Natalie Goguen, Sandra Tiffany, Terri Einhorn, Kathryn Stepkowski, Marilyn Lagrenais, Nancy Trudeau, Robin Parker, Dorothy Buck, Mary Louise Labadie, Kathleen Harvey, Olivia Howdershelt, Jeanne Little, Kathryn Wulbrecht, Ellen Blowers, Ellen Polinsky, Marilyn Morris, Jacquelin Jones, Carole Moyer, Gail Ryan, Barbara Watkins, Arlene Shinderman, Myra Akel, Nancy Doherty, Nancy Palmer, Enriqueta Paul, Sharron Polkinghorne, Janice Schmidt, Pamela Thompson, Nancy Kraus, Donna Nisbet, Eveline Alford, Patricia Rallis, Kathy Cohl, Donna Rubin, Patricia Haines, Karen Pelz, Carol Morrison, Marion McKell, Janet Harmon, Linda Humphrey, Pamela Lackey, Carolyn Tenney, Donna Leach, Carole Kraiss, Carol Burgstahler, Heidi Disalvo, Yvonne Williams, Marion Leggett, Rosemary Remacle, Nancy Warren, Julia Rosenberg, Lori Michele Brief-Chavez, Cheryl Briskey, Gayle Nix, Donna Rogers, Louise Rhodes, Joan Wagner, Linda Adams, Shirley Richard, Marjorie Lawrence, Peggy Graue, S. L. Bergmann, Mary Ahler, Lorraine Weitz, Jimmie Brewer, Rama Gopinath, Patricia Hunt, Nancy Schwager, Mary Lauffenburger, April Hyder, Jennifer Williams, Sharee Howell, De Hampton, Cindy Fries, Sherry Trade, Carolyn Normoyle, Dorothy Hollibaugh, Sharon Rubinstein, Marcia Traversaro, Gretchen Hartsook, Corinne Belsterling, Lynnette de Bari, Freddi Quin, Jude Jochum, Robin Schneider, Rose Marie Lee, Anonymous, Melodiannne Duffy, Victoria Roberts,

Thursday, August 17, 2017

What Womenade Shared August 1st - August 15th


August 1:  Thyroid testing done for T3, T4, and TSH at the Community Health Center for a woman with an emergency need.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($88) 3906 1

August 1:  Bike tires for a single woman staying in one of the emergency beds at a shelter.  Referral:  Ricardo Vazquez, ECHO Shelter ($35.98) 3907 1

August1:  RTA pass for a woman getting established in treatment.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Behavioral Health ($44) 3908 1

August 1: Rental assistance so a woman can take her emotional support animal to the vet for an acute issue.  Referral:  Alicia Dueck, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 3909 1 

August 1: Partial rent for a single mother and her 3 children; her teen daughter is dealing with several medical conditions.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($300) 3910 4

August 1:  Car registration and vehicle smogging for a very low-income 70-year-old woman who had several recent surgeries, lost her housing, and is trying to make ends meet while recovering and looking for a new place to live.  Referral:  Jessica Mezzapesa, Central Coast Home Health ($104 and $39) 3912 and 3913 1

August 1:  Medication for a survivor of domestic violence who had to leave everything behind when fleeing her abuser.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez ($54.32) Debit 1

August 1:  Gas card so a single mother can get to work; she and her daughter are currently homeless.  Referral:  Tatiana Abundis, Big Brothers/Big Sisters ($50) 3914 2

August 3:  Room air conditioning unit for a disabled man living in North County in Section 8 housing.  He has a debilitating health condition affecting his ability to walk when his body is weakened by the heat or other situations.  Referral:  David Lichti, SLO Therapist ($381.95) 3915 1

August 3:  Car insurance for a man who will lose his license if uninsured.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($250) 3917 1

August 3:  Partial rent for a single father and his children.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($250) 3918 3

August 3:  Partial rent for a single mom who had to take 5 days off work due to her son being extremely sick.  If she doesn’t work, she isn’t paid.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LMUSD ($200) 3919 3

August 3:  RTA passes so a Veteran can get back and forth to his recovery program classes.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH/VASH ($64) 3920 1

August 3:  Partial rent for a woman who won't begin working again until the end of the month.  Referral:  Celeste Cardenas, County Social Services  ($300) 3921 1

August 4:  Gas for a family so the parent can look for work.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($50) 3922 4

August 4:  Gas so a parent can drive to work.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($50) 3922 3

August 4:  Food and gas for a very low-income domestic violence victim who fled her situation without her belongings.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE  ($150) 3923 1

August 4:  Emergency gas so an abuse victim can leave the county; RISE is paying for the U-Haul. Referral:  Susan Lamont, RISE ($50) 3924 1

August 5:  Emergency breast pump rental for a mother whose baby is in intensive care.  Referral: Sierra Vista Hospital social worker ($169) Debit 2

August 7:  Storage unit closing fee so a father and his 2 teen daughters don’t lose all their belongings.  One of the teens recently had her leg amputated due to a skin-eating bacteria.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($199) 3925 3 

August 7:  DMV registration for a woman at risk of homelessness trying hard to stay in her apartment.  She pays her bills with Social Security, but checks were sent the wrong PO box.  Referral:  Amy Waddle, Transitions-Mental Health ($135) 3926 1

August 7:  Partial room deposit for a single mother and her 1-year-old child.  Mother has been approved for Federal Work Study, so will be able to make rent going forward.  Referral:  Kayla Kerrigan, County Social Services ($100) 3927 2

August 7:  Partial rent for a family whose car that is needed to get to work broke down costing $1,300 to fix and exhausting all their funds.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 3928 4

August 7:  Gas for a single mom with 3 children who just got a job.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($50) 3929 4 

August 7:  Gas so a migrant family can visit their newborn in the NICU where he will be for the next month or more.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker and delivery by Roberta Kassak ($50) 3929 3

August 7:  Gas and diapers for a grandmother struggling financially to take care of her 19-month-old grandchild.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 3929 2

August 7:  Partial rent for a family that had unexpected bills this month.  Referral:  Maribel Rodriguez, Link ($200) 3930 4

August 7:  Partial rent for a Veteran who got behind in payments.  Referral:  William Heinlein, PATH/VASH ($246) 3931 1

August 9:  Certification of a court document so a victim of domestic violence and her son can obtain services and resources specific to domestic violence.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($25) 3934 2 

August 10:  Partial custody legal fees for a single parent who was just diagnosed with a disorder that requires $1,000 monthly in medication.  Referral:  Matt Clarke, Chris Jespersen Day Treatment ($300) 3935 2

August 9:  Emergency food for an elderly father with Alzheimer’s disease and his disabled daughter whose refrigerator stopped working and all their food spoiled.  The daughter is diabetic and her diet is very important.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing, and shopping and delivery by Karen Harris ($200) 3936 2

August 10:  Groceries for an 87-year-old man who is very low income, lives by himself, and is recovering from surgery.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($100) 3937 1

August 10:  Bike for a Veteran who is homeless and has secured a job at Chevron and needs transportation to get to work:  Referral:  Alan McKean, State of California Veterans services ($150) 3938 1

August 10:  Partial medical bill payment for a single pregnant mom-to-be.  Referral:  Mayra Valencia, CAPSLO ($200) 3940 2

August 10:  Eye glasses for a 52-year-old woman who needs her glasses to drive at her job.  She is working hard on improving her health due to diabetes and a pacemaker.  Referral:  Lisa Jimenez, County Mental Health ($258) 3941 1 

August 11:  Food for a father who is struggling to feed his children because they used their funds to move to housing.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 3942 1

August 11:  Gas so a man who recently got out of jail can get to his new job, and since he works nights, the bus service doesn’t work for his needs.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($50) 3943 1

August 11:  Partial rent to move a woman to sober living.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach Treatment ($200) 3944 1

August 14:  School supplies and diapers for a mother whose 12-year-old and 9-month children just moved back in with her.  Referral:  Ashley Totah, County Child Welfare Services ($105.95) 3945 3

August 15:  School clothing support for 3 families with children ranging in age from 4 to 17.  Referral:  Mayra Lopez, County Mental Health ($300) 3946

August 15:  PG&E bill payment for a domestic violence victim who is transitioning from a shelter to a stable apartment with her 2 children.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($120) 3947

August 14:  Specialized counseling for a mother of children 2 and 5 years who is at a shelter dealing with domestic violence trauma and childhood abuse issues that have come to the surface due to her recent abuse.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($180) 3948 3

Items donated:  clothes from Judy Barclay, Cindy Hahn, Susannah Stone, and Anonymous; hand knit baby blankets from Ruth Nagano; food from Anonymous, Nancy Olson, and Anonymous; food from Laura Fulton; diapers and food from Lisa Lazzara; children’s clothes from Kim Equinoa; food and children's clothes from Anonymous; baby clothes from Heidi Harmon and Mary Squellati; food and clothes from Gigi Sawyer; baby seat and bath from Carly Rogers; clothes from Cathy Uphoff; baby formula from Amethyst Ehrler; teen clothes from Anonymous; bunk beds from Candy Spahr; diapers, baby clothes, and bottles from Jamie Kassak and friends; double stroller from Melissa D’aunoy; baby swing, breast feeding pillow, and other children’s items from Nicki Bywater; girls clothes from Cindy Hahn; baby clothes from Sharon Chirpich; pajamas from Cindy Hahn; shoes and girl’s clothing from Kathie Hendricks; children’s toys and activity table from Jennifer Kincade; cases of school supplies from Lisa and Kevin McClory; boys pajamas, clothes, and duffle from Wendy Daly; children’s clothes and shoes from Sally Hillis; baby clothes from Sharon Chirpich; diapers from Karen Blum;

Admin Funds Donated: Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin, 

Funds Donated:  Tidelands Counseling, Wendy Castleman, Patty Aguilar, Carol Oelker in honor of Carol and Jay Devore’s 50th Anniversary, Leslie Jones, Barbara Torrey, Biz Steinberg, Elise Carraway, Kay Miller, Gini Ortiz, and John Peschong for Kiley Goode’s Cal Poly senior project, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Steel, Donette Dunaway, Forest Crowe in honor of the best doctor in the world - Karen Kolba, Anonymous, Marcy Owens, Colleen Spafford, Jeri Corcoran-Martin, Michele Williams, Kathy Greer, Dana Paquin, Donna Howard and Liz Curren in honor of Carol and Jay Devore’s 50th wedding anniversary, Diane Duenow for Kiley Goode’s Cal Poly senior project, Nancy Terrell, Roberta Kassak, Michelle Blanc, Suzanne Balderrama, Karen Harris, Tyra Solomon, Sandra Wortley, Mary Lois Kelly, Diane Koletzke, Gail Sears, Tess Mathews, Wendy Daly, Edith Lycke, Diana Foche, Ros McQuade, Sharynn Chirpich, Jayne Devencenzi, Naomi Blakely to honor Linda Olson’s birthday, Nancy Hurd, Mary Parker, Heather MacFarlane, Kathy Long, Joanne and Phil Ruggles, Diana Henderson, Marilyn Fuller, Peti Johnson, Kathleen MacLane, Sue Smith, Karen Horst, Ann Miller, Jayma Newland,