Tuesday, January 16, 2018

What Womenade Shared January 1st - 15th


January 2:  Partial rent for a single mother and her children.  Referral:  Jerry Mihaic, Independent Living Resource Center ($250) 4441 3

January 2:  Restoration of water service for a woman who is low income.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($150) 4443 1

January 2:  Restoration of electricity for a family with children.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($200) 4444 4

January 2:  Partial U-Haul payment so an abuse survivor and her 3 children can move to another city where she will have support from her parents.  Referral:  Katie Harris, Stand Strong ($300) 4445 4

January 2:  Motel stay for a woman and her son who are living in their car; mother is having surgery at UCLA.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($300) 4446 2

January 2:  Partial rent for a family with 4 children; the parents’ work hours were reduced over the holidays.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4447 6

January 3:  Gas so a a family can take their daughter to San Francisco to see a specialist for a urinary track infection.  Mother has missed a lot of work taking care of her child.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($50) 4448 4

January 3:  Work clothes so a responsible young couple can start new jobs.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($200) 4449 2

January 3:  DMV registration for  a resident who is low income and handicapped, and has been dealing with health issues.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($175) 4450 1

January 3:  Critical dental work for an elderly woman who is unable to afford treatment.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($235) 4451 1

January 3:  Partial rent for a single mother of 4 who is very sick and can’t currently work.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 4452 5

January 3:  RTA pass so a woman can get to and from her job.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($68) 4453 1

January 3:  Partial rent for a family with a child diagnosed with cancer.  Mother has had to reduce work hours to get her child to appointments and hospitals out of the area.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($350) 4454 4

January 3:  Work shoes, pants, and eyeglass repair for a single mother of 1 who is starting work at a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($150) 4455 2

January 4:  Partial deposit so a mother and her sons, ages 6 months and 6 years, can move to housing.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 4456 3

January 4:  Partial rent for a 71-year-old woman who works in a nursery but has been put on stand by until February.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($325) 4457 1

January 4:  Partial rent for a 69-year-old field worker whose hours have been reduced.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4458 1

January 4:  Partial rent for a 49-year-old father recently diagnosed with colon cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4459 4

January 4:  Partial rent for a 27-year-old single mother who has had her field work hours reduced.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($275) 4460 4

January 4:  College EOP fees for a Cuesta student whose single mom is working 3 jobs to care for her 4 children. One of her children was just diagnosed with Valley Fever.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($315) 4461 5

January 5:  Dental surgery down payment for a child of a single mom who also has a special needs child.  Referral:  Suzanne Chasuk, County Health Department/WIC ($150) 4462 3

January 5:  Partial storage payment for a mother who is homeless, staying in ECHO shelter with her children.  She lives on $577 cash aid, recently enrolled at Cuesta, and is looking for a part time job. Referral:  Sandra Jimenez, Department of Social Services ($300) 4463 3

January 5:  Home oxygen for a month for a 70-year-old woman living on a limited income of under $1,100 a month.  Referral:  Drew Washer, French Hospital ($193.95) 1

January 6:  Partial mortgage payment for a woman who has cancer and kidney failure.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4465 1

January 6:  Partial rent for a mom who has to take her 4-year-old daughter to Santa Barbara for surgery.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 4466 2

January 8:  Car repair so parents can continue to see their 7-year-old who has been in the hospital at USC for 2 months.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($320) 4467 4

January 8:  Motel stay for a mother and her teen son who are survivors of abuse and have timed out of a local shelter.  Plans are in place going forward.  Referral:  Mari Daschian, District Attorney's Office, Victim-Witness ($305.95) 4468 2

January 8:  Diapers and a gas card for a low income mother of an infant.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($73.69)  4469 2

January 8:  Partial car repair payment for a mother and her 3 children who live in the vehicle.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 4470

January 8:  Food for an elderly man who is blind and partially deaf who used all his funds for deposit and first month’s rent after moving out of the shelter.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($100) 4471 1

January 8:  Food for a Veteran who moved from homelessness to housing and used all his money.  Referral: Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($100) 4471 1

January 8:  Food for a Veteran man who moved to housing and is on a special diet.  Referral:  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($100) 4471 1

January 8:  Partial rent payment to prevent the eviction of a single mother who is a domestic violence survivor.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($277) 4472 3

January 8:  Partial rent for a family of 4; the father’s work hours were reduced.  Referral: Rocio Hernandez, San Luis Coastal Schools ($300) 4473 4

January 8:  Partial payment for glasses for a mother who struggles to make ends meet for her family.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($140) 4474 3

January 9:  Partial payment for a refrigerator for a mobile home at Fort Hope for teen survivors of human trafficking while receiving counseling from County Department of Social Services.  Referral:  Pat Loomis, Fort Hope ($300) 4475

January 9:  Food and gas for a family with 2 children; mother is working a low-wage job and the father is looking for a new job in the fields.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($205.95) 4476 4

January 9:  PG&E payment for a family in rural North County struggling due to expenses from a failed septic system.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Behavioral Health ($200) 4477 4

January 9:  Partial rent to prevent eviction of a single mother and her 2 children ages 2 and 5.  Mother’s field work hours have been reduced.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 4478 3

January 9:  Gas, diapers, and formula for a single mother with 3 daughters here for political asylum.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($192.39) 4479 4

January 9:  Partial payment for car insurance deductible for a single woman who works for low wages and who suffered a collision.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($300) 4480 1

January 9:  Partial rent for a family of 8: the father had his work hours cut and will be laid off in February because the business is closing.  Referral:  Flora Bolivar, SLO ALPHA ($300) 4481 8

January 10:  Tools for a man in a Sober Living home who has been working as a tile setter and had all his tools stolen from his truck.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205.95) Debit 1

January 10:  Computer from Exploration Station for a single mother who graduated high school last month and is starting Hancock College.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($30) 4482 2

January 11:  Birth certificate so a woman with no money and no family can complete her paperwork for Section 8 housing.  Referral:  Deanna Franklin, County Health Department ($28) 4484 1

January 11:  Payment to restore gas service to a single woman’s apartment.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($192) 4485 1

January 12:  Gas and motel for the mother of a son in the hospital in Fresno with burns over 70% of his body.  Referral: Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($305.95) 4486 4

January 12:  Partial deposit so a woman can move from homelessness to housing.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($200) 4487 1


January 15:  Partial first rent so an elderly woman can move out of the shelter and into a senior residence.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($300) 4488 1

Items Donated:  4 bins of children’s clothes from Scott and Amy Jacobs; quilts from Ellen November; baby clothes and blankets from Lindsay Miller; new bumbo and tray from Paula McGrath; high chair from Carol Devore; stroller from Carol Zarek; pop up canopy loan by Lisa Wearda; pack and play, sheets, diapers. and blankets from Lois Crotser, Bea Ingwerson, and Roberta Kassak; delivery by Carol Devore; clothes, books, and toys from Anonymous; children’s clothes from Judy Pinkston; 2 gas cards from Kat Tuculet; clothes and children’s items from Viridiana Ruiz; 2 pack and plays from Jayne Auchterlonie; children’s items from Jennifer Kincade; children’s clothes from Jenna Draine; clothing from Rebecca Kingman; blankets from Ellen November; clothes from Yael Gott; clothes and shoes from Amanda Sorenson; clothes from Judy Pinkston; clothes from Lisa Lazzara, Janet Emmons, and Heather Segal; bassinet from Lynne Mastin; diapers and wipes from Jackie Johnson; children's and women's items from Amy Gray;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin, Karen Blum,

Funds Donated:
  Tidelands Counseling, Patty Aguilar, Wendy Castleman, Jean Steel, Jayne Devencenzi, Barbara Torrey, Irene Annoni, Donette Dunaway, Shanti Gooden as a holiday gift for Marylou, Patti Taylor, Zaf and Patrice Iqbal, D'Elaine Patrick, Sharlee Carnes, Deanna Riedlsberger, Elizabeth Apfelberg, Anne McMahon, Mary Parker, Peti Johnson, Kathie Hendricks, Dana Paquin, Kathy Greer, Michele Williams, Nancy Terrell, Pam and Butch Fisher, Heather MacFarlane, Frank and Sandy Richardson in memory of Marty Thomas, Mia Page, Naomi Blakely, Michele Avant, Carol Devore, Pat Avant-Kern, Isabel Kirsch, Maribeth Peterson, Diana Foch, Nancy Loe, Darlene Krouse, Karen Blum, Vita Miller, Jocelyn Williams, Marilyn Fuller, Judith Harris, Diane McKeague, Marlylou Gooden, Elisa Feingold, Vicki McPartland, Gail Schwartz, Robert Wolf, Linda Quesenberry, Liz Curren, Anonymous, Kathleen MacLane, Ellen Morrison,Tim and Colleen Spafford in memory of Rob Jameson, Colleen and Tim Spafford in memory of Betty Spafford, Mary Dean, Debbie Bennett, Anonymous, Elisa Robles, Celeste Gray, Karen Horst, Sue Smith, Joann Burrows, Ann Miller, David Ford,

Monday, January 1, 2018

What Womenade Shared December 16th - December 31st


December 18:  Blood pressure machine for a 52-year-old with congestive heart failure.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health and Hospice and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($57.91) 4433 1

December 18:  Gas for a mother and her 5-year-old; an error in funding caused her to be short.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 4405 2

December 18:  Gas for a grandmother taken advantage of by a relative who illegally obtained power of attorney over her.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50) 4405 1

December 18:  Safety devices for 3 families: electrical outlet covers, door-knob covers, cabinet locks and fridge latches.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($63.20 and $13.21) 4433 6

December 18:  Baby gate to protect a young baby.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and donated by Susan Updegrove 1

December 18:  Disposable under pads for a patient who is suffering side effects from Chemotherapy.  Referral:  Viridian Ruiz, SLO Oncology Health Center ($40.17) Debit 1

December 18:  Tires so a woman who has been working hard to turn her life around can take a job as a cashier.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($245.95) 4406 1

December 18:  Bus pass so a woman in a safe shelter who is a survivor of a hostage situation can get to counseling.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($64) 4408 1

December 19:  Partial payment for a Chromebook and learning programs for a 12-year-old boy with specified learning disabilities.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($155.95) 4409 2

December  19:  Gas card so a man who lives far from the clinic can have consistent attendance.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($50) 4410 1

December 19:  Food and clothes for a family with 2 children with disabilities.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($150) 4411 4

December 19:  Space heater for a family with a blind infant; they are currently heating  their 2-room “apartment” by turning on the oven and opening its door.  Referral:  Dianne Purnell, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($64.64)

December 19:  Partial rent in a recovery residence for an elderly woman applying for employment.  Referral:  Robert Otten, County Drug and Alcohol ($178.50) 4413 1

December 19:  Car repair for a woman who is nearly homeless, sometimes staying at a friend’s house.  Referral:  Carmela Roman, America’s Job Center ($252.99) 4414 1

December 20:  Gas and phone service payment so a single mother can get her son to weekly school meetings.  Referral:  Mary Jo Anderson, Paso Robles School District ($205.95) 4415 2

December 20:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 3 children; mother is being helped with financial plans going forward.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($353) 4416 4

December 20:  Partial support for 15 children who are without toys for the holidays.  Referral:  Heather Sorensen, County Behavioral Health ($200) 4417  7

December 20:  Partial out-of-pocket payment for monthly cancer medication; other foundations that help are currently out of funds.  Referral:  Viridian Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($300) 4418 1

December 20:  DMV registration so the legal guardian of a child that was repeatedly exposed to substance abuse by his parent can get to behavioral counseling; mom is in prison and dad is in a recovery home.  Referral: Yecenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness ($141)  4419 2

December 21:  RTA pass so a woman living in a shelter can attend treatment.  Referral:  Else Mai Curry, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($32) 4420 1

December 21:  Partial rent for a family with 2 children; mother works and father was injured and is not currently working.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 4421 4

December 21:  Clothes for a  family with 5 children.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK Debit ($205.95) 7

December 21:  Clothes and food for a family staying in a trailer in San Miguel with another family.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($205.95) Debit 4

December 21:  Food and gas for a family with teenagers that has been homeless for 4 months.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) Debit 4

December 21:  Food and motel for a family who is staying in a motel after losing everything in the Sylmar fires in San Fernando Valley.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($205.95) Debit 5

December 21:  Gas and electricity payment to prevent shut off of services for a family with 2 small children.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($85.51 and $115.38) 4422 and 4423 4

December 21:  Partial hospital bill payment for a woman who has iron deficiency anemia.  Referral:  Viridian Ruiz, SLO Oncology & Hematology ($238.09) 4425 1

December 21:  Partial Sober Living rent for a single mom who works and goes to school, but didn’t get enough work hours due to finals.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill ($325) 4426 1

December 22:  Christmas gifts for a grandmother to give her granddaughter after the child's mother’s passing a couple of weeks ago.  After funeral expenses, the grandma has nothing left to give.  Referral:  Monica Diaz, Transitions-Mental Health ($150) 4427 2

December 22:  Ensure for a patient that is not eating after Chemotherapy and needs to get some protein in her system.  Referral:  Viridian Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($105.95) 4428 1

December 22:  Groceries for a a patient with COPD who is low income and has no running water or heat.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($105.95) 4429 1

December 22:  Partial deposit so a family that has been through a lot with sexual assault can move to safe housing.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 4430 4

December 22:  Partial rent for a woman who is 8 months pregnant and not able to work in the fields currently.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4431 2

December 22:  Christmas toys for 3 siblings whose parents used all their funds for rent and food.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($100)  4433 5

December 22:  Food for a woman who lives on $889 a month and had unexpected bills.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($105.95) 4432 1

December 24:  Gas for a woman moving to a room and starting a job at an animal hospital.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Stand Strong ($50) 4434 1

December 24:  Clothes for a family of 4 that is now able to return safely home after the father was arrested.  Mom works to pay bills, but does not have funds for warm clothing.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Stand Strong ($200) 4434 4

December 27:  Partial rent for a woman and her son who is disabled; they have just found housing.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 4435 2

December 27:  RTA pass for a woman staying in a safe shelter.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($64) 4436 1

December 28:  Partial rent for a grandmother who is caring for her grandchild; she lost her primary job, and is looking for another.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($200) 4437 2

December 28:  Partial rent for a newly single mother of 3 children.  Referral:  Maria Mendez, Stand Strong ($300) 4438 4

December 28:  Partial rent for a single father whose work hours were reduced due to the holidays.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 4439 3

December 29:   Partial rent for a mother and her 3 daughters; mother has a new job starting Tuesday.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Stand Strong ($300) 4440 4

December 29:  Automatic pill dispenser with alarms and lock for a low-income senior woman suffering with dementia.   Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($86.19) Debit

Items Donated:  4 large bags of warm children’s jackets from Kathie Hendricks; newborn baby girl gifts from Francia Foss; guitar from Andrea Bowers; children’s jackets and toys from Michele Starling and friends at Rabobank; mattress from Joyce Taylor; delivery by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; laptop computer from Linda Blonsley; backpack, backpack supplies, and cooking oil from Joann Stevens; TV from Jack and Betty Scully; pack anf play from Tina Dodd-Wilson; 12+ bags of clothes and shoes from 11-year-old Myla Corey; 20 boxes of gifts to women at the SLOPD and RISE from Natalie Garay Pilates Studio and friends via Elaine and Gwyneth Stewart; jackets and t-shirts from Marcie Lindvall; children’s pajamas from Central Coast Funds for Children via Murial Harkins; baby cradle, linens, and baby monitor from Alesen Corella at Gatherings Thrift in Atascadero; truck load of clothes for Pirates’ Closet at Morro Bay High from the holiday clothes drive at Grandma’s Frozen Yogurt and Waffle in Morro Bay; hand knit cowls from Sue Girard; warm jackets and gift cards from Linda McDonald; stroller from Ellen November; pack and play, bath tub, toys, and clothes from Megan Morrow; hand knit blankets from Anonymous; gift cards and t-shirts from Liza Lazzara; oil and diapers from Bonnie Rivera; diapers from Lori Connolly; backpack food and laundry supplies from Susan McCutcheon; baby wipes from Robin White; detergent and cooking oil from Madeline Stevenson; 2 bags of children’s clothes from Heather Segal delivered by Lisa Lazzara; children’s toys from Madeline Stevenson; women's linens and accessories from Anonymous; and towels from Carol Astaire.

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

Funds Donated:  Carolyn Braun in honor of Sharon Westray, Nancy Rye, Jayma Newland, Jessica Griffiths, Jennifer Langford, Lynda Allen, Betty Scully, Kat Tuculet, Marilyn Dippell, Judy Brummel, Stephen Kuhn, JustGive, Dr. and Mrs. Zorus P. Colglazier, Diane Wettlaufer, Emily Hurlbert, Fran Norris, Network For Good, Vicki Tucker-Luginbill, Valerie Glahn, Lauren Rueda, Sarah Coplen, Ellen Morrison, Phyllis Schuh, Su and Ping Tsao in honor of Rosemary Cleaves, Dart Browning, Inc., Rosemary Cleaves, Ellen Fukumoto in honor of a friend, Frank and Connie Freitas, Kathy and Alan Henderson, Allen Doran and Carol Pillsbury, Michelle and Greg Blanc in memory of Sharon Carter, Elisa Feingold, Artista Muerta, Maggie Ragatz, Michelle Clark, Suzanne Cikowski, Karen Morgan, Francia Foss, Leigh Ann Cronin, Margaret Bascom, Pamela Clark, Ann Venn, Claudia Auth, Hilde Minkel, Melanie Karp, Lynn Davis, Linda Falkenstien, Cynthia Spencer, Jill Lanes, Dee Ann Hoskins, Jani Johnson, Claire Aagaard, Bonnie Gardner, Kathy Gisler, Faith Wu, Kroger/Ralph’s, Dana Easton, Grace Nagel, Richard and Hilde Minkel, Joanne Smalley, Leslie Rotstein, St. Timothy’s Catholic Church Women’s Guild/Morro Bay, The Dorf Foundation, Robert and Marty Azevedo, Mary Bettencourt, Ros McQuade, Pat Griffin, Sue Percival, Diana Reginato, Rabobank, Melodianne Duffy, Nathaniel Carton, Sandra Brill, Lisa Bertrand, Kathleen Winkler, Cindy Hahn, and Charles Sloan.


Saturday, December 16, 2017

What Womenade Shared December 1st - 15th



December 1:  Partial rent for a family with a 1-month old who is moving to an apartment.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH ($300) 4337 3

December 1: Partial rent for a single woman who is a victim of domestic violence.  Referral:  Ruby Balcazar, Women’s Shelter of SLO County/Stand Strong ($300) 4338 1

December 4:  DMV payment for a woman who has just started treatment and is attending groups 3 times a week.  Referral:  Maria Aquino, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($244) 4341 1

December 4:  Emergency Uber transportation so a mother who just had a C-section can get to from Twin Cities Hospital where she delivered her baby to Sierra Vista Hospital where her newborn is in the NICU.  Referral: Sierra Vista social worker ($60.71) 4342 3

December 4:  Medical bill payment for a mother who just started a new job, but won’t be paid until the 15th.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($78) 4343 4

December 4:  Partial rent so a woman can pay for car repairs.  Referral:  Quentin Smith, Transitions-Mental Health ($200) 4344 1

December 4:  City after school program so a single mother of 1 can maintain her work.  Referral:  Mariana Gutierrez, San Luis Coastal Schools ($60) 4345 2

December 5:  Raised toilet seat that clamps on the toilet for an elderly woman who has limited mobility and strength and is currently using a seat that is dangerous even with her caregiver’s assistance.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($59.95) 4346 2

December 5:  RTA pass so an abuse victim can get to counseling.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez ($64) 4347 1

December 5:  Motel stay for a mother, her 2 children, and newborn, who live in an RV with no electricity, no water, and no family support; husband is in jail.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($205.95) 4348 4

December 5:  Gas card so a cancer patient’s wife can get to work and the hospital.  Referral: Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology Health Center ($50) 4349 2

December 5:  Past due utility payment for a single mother of 2 who had unexpected expenses resulting from her older child needing to seek mental health treatment outside our county.  Referral:  Laurie Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($120.48) 4350 3

December 5:  Bus pass so a woman can get to counseling sessions.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($64) 4351 1

December 5:  Vehicle repair so an elderly gentleman on a fixed income can continue to use it as his home and way to get to doctor visits.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($325.78)  4352 1

December 5:  Partial rent for a mother and her infant girl; mother works in a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4353 2

December 5:  Supervised visits for a very low income mother and her child. Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($260) 4354 2

December 6:  Partial rent to keep a hard-working family housed 1 more month while they look for housing; they have to move out of their trailer park due to the rents being raised.  Referral:  Ana Hernandez, CAPSLO ($300) 4355 4

December 6:  Propane payment for a single mother and her 4 children; mother has not been able to work for the last 2 months.  Referral:  Sonia Greene,  LINK ($332.96) 4356 5

December 6:  Storage fee for a woman and her 2-year-old son who fled her abuser of 10 years.  Referral:  Diana Howard, RISE ($98) 4357 2

December 6:  Partial insurance payment for a grandmother who has adopted her 2 grandchildren with special needs, and is currently struggling financially.  Referral: Alycia Payne, LINK $200) 4358 3

December 6:  Rental assistance for a grandmother caring for her 2 nephews; she was hospitalized for 2 weeks.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($184) 4359 3

December 6:  Partial rent for a family; the father missed work for 3 weeks after an injury on the job and did not receive pay.  Referral:  Catherine Manning, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4360 4

December 6:  3 nights at a camp site for a woman escaping her abuser and currently in an RV. Referral:  Susan Lamont, RISE ($120) 4361 1

December 7:  Food for a father and his family; father was sent home from work in the fields due to the fall crop reduction.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($150) 4362 4

December 7:  Rescue inhaler for a boy living with his grandmother; his mother’s home is unstable.  Referral:  Robin Kirby, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education ($75.95) 4363 2

December 7:  Partial initial rent so a homeless Veteran can move to an apartment.  Referral:  Stephen Schill, HUD/VASH ($271) 4364 1

December 7:  2 room heaters and blankets for a family living in substandard housing.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified School District, and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($)

December 7:  Partial rent for a father of 4 who had to use his funds to send his critically ill mother to the hospital in Mexico.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4365 7

December 7:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 3 children; mother’s work hours were reduced.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4366 4

December 7:  Space heater for an elderly woman who lives alone in a small travel trailer with no heat.  Referral:  Terrie Humphrey, County Social Services ($103.49) Debit 1

December 8:  Video doorbell and subscription for a year so a female survivor of a home invasion and assault can feel safe in her apartment until the offender can be caught.  Referral:  Suzie Aanarud, San Luis Obispo Police Department, and shopping and delivery by Elaine Stewart ($204.71) Debit 1

December 8:  Restoration of electricity for a family suffering financial problems.  Referral:  Mayra Valancia, CAPSLO ($318.29) 4367 4

December 8:  Partial rent for an elderly couple; the husband recently had heart issues and may be needing surgery soon.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, Department of Social Services ($300) 4368 2

December 8:  Partial rent for a mom, her daughter, and infant granddaughter who are struggling due to the reduction of work hours in December.  Referral: Catherine Manning, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4369 3

December 9:  In partnership with Transitional Food and Shelter, Atascadero Police, and Twin Cities Hospital, train ticket so a medically fragile homeless man can travel to his brother's home in Cincinnati - he has advanced COPD requiring oxygen, and is clean and sober.  Referral:  Kevin Reeder, Transitional Food and Shelter ($285.95) 4370 2

December 9:  Partial rent for a man who received a 3-day-notice from his landlord.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($300) 4371 1

December 11: Motel stay for a family while their daughter is being assessed for a heart condition at Children’s Hospital LA.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($205.95) 4372 3

December 11: Partial rent to move a man to supervised housing.  Referral:  Michael Sheard, CAPSLO ($250) 4373

December 11:  Partial deposit for a family with 4 children moving to housing.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($250) 4374 6

December 11:  Partial rent for a single mother of 2 children whose hotel work hours were reduced.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 4375 3

December 11:  Partial rent for a single mother with one child who is struggling due to reduced hours at work.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($353) 4376 2

December 12:  Gas card so a domestic violence survivor can get to counseling.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 4377 1

December 12:  Motel stay near USC for a man whose cancer has returned after surgery 1 year ago.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($205.95) 4378 1

December 12:  Food for a woman who is moving to housing after being homeless.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO ($100) 4379 1

December 13:  Partial rent for a single dad with 2 children; he does maintenance work, but is currently having trouble finding jobs.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($200)  4385 3

December 13:  Partial rent for a father of 3 children whose wife has been ill for 3 months.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4381 4

December 13:  Storage fee for a survivor of intimate partner violence.  Referral:  Martin Gonzales, RISE ($197.53 4882 1

December 13:  Chromebook for a high school student who lives with her grandmother whose limited funds go to food and housing.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($187.98) Debit 2

December 13:  Clothes and gas for a newly homeless family with 3 children.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($205.95) 4383 5

December 13:  Gas and food for a single mother of an infant girl.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($105.95) 4386 2

December 13:  Clothes for 3 children ages 14, 13, and 10 who have experienced many health issues.  Referral:  Haley Ortez, County Mental Health ($200) 4387 5

December 13:  Clothes for a large man who has to purchase his clothes on line.  Referral:  Alisha Dozier, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($105.95) 4388 1

December 13:  Bus pass for a mother with disabilities who is having financial struggles.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($44) 4389 1

December 13:  Past due vehicle registration for a single mother with 3 children.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($194) 4390 4

December 13:  Partial rent for a mother and her 3 girls; father is in a detention Immigration facility.  Referral  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4391 5

December 13:  Baby monitor so a part-time caregiver can hear her Parkinson’s patient when she is working downstairs and a jar opener for the hospice patient to use when she is alone.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health Home and Hospice ($52) Debit 2

December 13:  Court documents for the mother of a young girl.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Stand Strong ($44) 4392 2

December 13:  Storage payment so a woman can get her clothes and family momentous out before they are auctioned.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Intensive Outreach Program ($115) 4393 1

December 14:  Food for a mother whose purse was snatched and she lost her WIC checks and grocery money.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($150) 4395 4

December 14:  Gas so an elderly patient just diagnosed with cancer can get to treatments; her husband suffered a stroke recently.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology ($50) 4396 2

December 14:  Formula and diapers for a baby staying with his mom at Bryan’s House.  Referral:  Sandy Wortley, Bryan’s House, and shopping by Karen Harris ($44.40) 4397 2

December 14:  Medication for a man who is very sick but it is taking too long to get per-authorization from the insurance company.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools, ($71.95) 4398 1

December 14:  Partial payment for car repair for a single mother and her children who are homeless and living in the vehicle.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 4399 3

December 14:  Toys for 50 children living in Section 8 housing in Paso Robles.  Special support form Fred Donati, discount from Whiz Kids Toys, and shopping by Elaine and Calista Stewart ($483.25) Debit

December 14:  Diapers for for 2 girls, 1 a kindergartner who is disabled.  Referral:  Sonia Greene ($48.84) Debit

December 15:  Partial payment for transportation so an abuse survivor and her 2-year-old daughter can escape her abuser.  Referral:  Jamie Hutchcraft, Community Counseling Center ($205.95) 4401 2

December 15:  Partial rent for a woman with limited funds.  Referral:  Rev. Rod Richards, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, San Luis ($300) 4402 1

December 15:  Electricity bill payment to prevent shut off on the 19th for a family with children.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($350) 4403 4

December 15:  Storage for a Veteran’s belongings for 3 months; he has been evicted.  Referral:  Kathleen Martin, HUD/VASH ($ 147.15) 4404 1

December 15:  Disposable under pads for a patient who is suffering side effects from Chemotherapy.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology Health Center ($40.17) Debit

Items Donated:  gift card from Eldonna Edwards; clothes and children’s items from Anonymous; 3 bags of groceries from Congregation Beth David High Holy Days Project; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; 2 bikes and baby carrier from Andrea Chmelik; children’s clothes, jackets, and blanket from Kathie Hendricks, blankets from Judy Pinkston; books, toys, blankets, gloves, beanies, jackets, and shoes from Kristina Fleming; teen jewelry and gifts from Rawley Reiger; hand knit throw blankets from Angela Freberg; microwave from Julie Butler; sweater, blankets, and delivery by Karen Harris; new car booster seats from Kelly Ferguson; toys from Sara Bartlett; jackets, dresses, and pants from Marilyn Dippell; stamps from Jackie Johnson; toys from Whiz Kids and their holiday tree shoppers; diapers from Diana Henderson; boxes of toys from Sara Bartlett; dish-ware set and household items from Mary Dean; sports equipment, jackets, and Christmas tree from Greg Baxley; warm blankets from Jean Steel; gas dryer from Jillian Dubois; couch and side tables from Leslie Jones; Target gift cards from Nicki Bywater and Sharon Setchell; holiday gifts from Ashley Santos-Guillen; backpack food from Joan Thomas; vacuum, griddle, clothes, and 13 handmade blankets from Judy Pinkston; 13 handmade baby hats from Donna Ped; baby clothes from Jenn Woodward; doll house from Liz Espy; 4 large bags of warm jackets from Kathie Hendricks; delivery by Sue McCutcheon;

Funds Donated:
  Wendy Castleman, Patty Aguilar, Tidelands Counseling, Colleen Spafford, Polly Gammons, Linda Murray, Priscilla Alquist, Edna Marie Cole and Bill Hilton, Peti Johnson, John Harmon, Patti Reed, Arlene Shinderman, Nancy Kraus, Evi Alford, Patricia Hunt, Janet Harmon, Robin Parker, Michael Madden, Deborah Art, Nancy Warren, Marcia Traversaro, Ellen Polinsky,
Anne Marie McReynolds, Kathleen Harvey, De Hampton, Arlene Shinderman, Deborah Art, Myra Akel, Sharon Con, Janet Wood, Angela Braun, Jamie Herbon, Diane Brandt, Dale Lane’s State Farm Insurance, Kathryn Stepkowski, Donna Leach, Catherine Walker, Natalie Bobuen, Nancy Trudeau, Janice Paulson, Vicki Wyne, Yvonne Williams, Carole Lynn Moyer, Nancy Warren, Stephanie Armiger, Stacie Reeve, Cynthia Bader, Claudia Sorensen, Elizabeth Steen, Kelly Devany, Janet Pettis, Sandra Tiffany, Sharon Thacker, Judy Cunningham, Marjorie Lane-Mangogna, Patricia Rallis, Maureen Burke, Susan Zweig, Gail Ryan, Vicki Kefford, Nora Lee, Sharee Howell, Marcia Szatmary, Charlotte Varner, Donna Rubin, Delsales Corporation, Nancy Warren, Evi Alford, Carole Lynn Moyer, Jane Fairbairn, Carole Kraiss, Judy Earnest, Jane Fairbairn, Deborah Art, Jamie Herbon, Robin Parker, Donna Rogers, Susan McMillan, Betty Scully, Catherine Walker, Terri Einhorn, Kathryn Stepkowski, Patti Reed, Pamela Lackey, Mary Ahler, Donna Rogers, Christopher Sorensen, Stacie Reeve, Deborah Art, Betty Scully, Anonymous, Lisa Bertrand, Marcy Owens, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Steel, Barbara Torrey, Donette Dunaway, Mary Anne Morgan, Grace Church San Luis Obispo Women’s Ministry, Ginny Kenny, Rita Erwin, Ken and Judy Riener, Lisa Bertrand, Marcy Owens, Elder Placement/Nicole Pazdan, Robin White, Joann Stevens, Wendy Hallin, Mariam Shah, Leslie Jones, Diane Campagna, Christin Zybura, Lola Zybura, Mary Weeks, Ardith Julien-Heinrich, Susan Demma, Arlene Versaw, Janice Battaglia, Patty Jo Andrews, Janice Chagoya, Constance Balding, Karla Cool, Ann Mathias, Tina Doherty, Wendy Castleman, Gail Applegate, Robin Pisz, Madeline Fay, Mary Anne Morgan, Kathy Cohl, Carol Chenot, Nicole Pazdan, Madeline Stevenson, Gwen Carton, Theresa Tuchman, Isle Outcalt, Linda Walker-Hill, Nancy Forrest, Linda Walker-Hill, Jan Jones, Susie McCutcheon, Marla Lee Eaton, Cheryl Garnsey, Marilyn Knollenberg, Nicki Bywater, Bonnie Rivera, Lori Connolly, Bonnie Rivera, Candace Guldeman, Rosemary Cleaves, Anonymous, Nancy Terrell, Dana Paguin, Michele Williams, Tom and Kathy McLaughlin, Corrie Johnson in honor of Teresa Galida and Lauren, Gary and Muriel Harkins, The Henry Bull Foundation, Marie Allen, Dianna Van Houten, Dianne Lane, Pacific Eye, Russ and Cyndi Nelson, Anonymous, Mary Dean, Mary Parker, Jean Graham, Carrie Miller, Christine Peterson and guests, Mary Parker, Heather Ortiz, Lindsay Haring, Nicole Kyker, Marianne Emigh, Carol Chenot and Lookie Loop event, Sandra St. Pierre, Cheryl Goodman, Linda Vleit, Rosemary Cleaves, New Life Doll Ministry, Phil and Joanne Ruggles, Nancy Loe and George Libbey, Heather MacFarlane, Kimberly Kelly in honor of her mom Penny Kelly, Kate Porter, Carol Hurd, Kathleen MacLane, Abbey Kelly and Nightmare on Main, Inc., Anonymous, Beach Bum Holiday Rentals in appreciation for Myra Akel, Anonymous, Cheryl Goodman, Jan Jones, 5 Cities Newcomers, Heidi Boatman, Mardee Whitehouse, Wanda Stuerman, Marilyn LaFrenais, Leah Greeley, Fred Donati, Karen Horst, Sue Smith, Ann Miller,  Carol Winger, Nancy Badrigian, San Luis Obispo County Retired Teachers Association, Irene Annoni, Marcie and John Lindvall, Paula Schroeder, HumanKind Fair Trade, Judith Rutter, Larry and Jeanette Meek, Celest Gray, Jesse Sostrin, Nancy Rye,

Saturday, December 2, 2017

What Womenade Shared November 1st - 30th

November 1:  Temporary housing until a bed opens up for a woman who is working hard and attending all her wellness groups.  Referral:  BriAnna Webb-Almanza, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 4237 1

November 1:  Utility payment to prevent shut off for a woman who is going back to school, and has just gotten a part time job, but is having trouble catching up.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill Central Coast ($271.83) 4238 1

November 1:  Storage unit payment so a woman, who lives in her car and just received her 4-year-Sobriety Chip, doesn’t lose her belongings.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($90) 4239 1

November 2:  Emergency food for a mother and her daughter; mother had unexpected eye surgery and medication costs that depleted her resources.  Referral:  Karin Trub, Big Brothers/Big Sisters ($75) Debit

November 2:  Motor home registration and smog check for a woman living in the motor home.  Referral:  Dan Keller, Transitions-Mental Health ($80 and $213) 4220 and 4241 1

November 2:  Partial rent for a woman out of work due to illness.  Referral:  Nicole Janikowski, Independent Living Resource Center ($250) 4242 1

November 3:  Phone and service for a student and his mother so they can connect up after school to go to the shelter together (Minors are not allowed in without the presence of an adult.).  Referral:  Matthew Clarke, Chris Jespersen Day Treatment ($224.95) 4243 2

November 3:  Motel stay to avoid homelessness for a woman moving to Transitions housing.  Referral:  Jennifer Eisen-Kearns, Transitions-Mental Health ($305.95) 4244 1

November 3:  Registration of a vehicle for a single older woman to use for transportation and living.  She has been able to find a 10-hour-a week job.  Referral:  Magda Williams, Community Health Center ($300) 4245 1

November 3:  Partial co-pay to allow a woman to have surgery on the 9th.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4246 1

November 4:  Gas so a single mother of 2 can take one of her children to appointments at County Mental Health.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($50) 4247 3

November 4:  Gas so a single mother can take her child to Cottage Hospital for an appointment on the 7th.  Referral: Marisela Corona, Link ($50) 4247 2

November 4:  Partial rent for a mother of 2 who has been very ill, and used her rent money to travel to Stanford for medical testing.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 4248 3

November 6:  Gas so a man who is working hard to provide for his family can get to treatment.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Behavioral Health ($50) 4249 4

November 6:  Gas so a a domestic violence survivor, single pregnant mother with 2 children, can get to medical appointments.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE  ($50) 4250 4

November 6:  Food for a 62-year-old very low income man who returned home after hip surgery with only a loaf of bread and half a carton of milk in his fridge.  He is being signed up for Meals on Wheels.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($188) 4251 1

November 6:  Children’s clothes for a mom who works 2 jobs and struggles financially since the father was legally removed from the home after domestic violence.  Referral:  Yecenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness ($100) 4252 4

November 6:  Motel stay for a a mother and her 15-year-old daughter to give her time to get their car legally registered so they can live in it.  Referral:  Angela Febles, Family Care Network ($205.95) 4253 2 November 7:  Bike lock and bike lights so a client can get to treatment sessions.  Referral:  Alisha Dozier, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($50) 4254 1

November 7:  Windshield repair for a mother living in her car with her young child.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($49.95) 4255 2

November 7:  Alarm clock so a high school student can wake up for school, and clothes for his mother.  Referral:  Jennie Xiong, Nipomo High School ($200) 4256 2

November 8:  Food for a woman doing well in treatment who has used available funds to move to housing with her fiancĂ© and his twins.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Behavioral Health ($100) 4257 4

November 8:  Partial rent for an elderly man who washes dishes at a restaurant and missed work due to illness.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4258 1

November 8:  Partial rent for a 58-year-old woman who works in the fields and missed work when she fell recently. Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($300) 4259 1

November 8:  Partial rent for a woman who got ensnared in payday loans; a plan is in place going forward.  Referral:  Catherine Manning, People’s Self-Help Housing ($319) 4260 1

November 8:  Partial rent for a woman who had a stroke and is hospitalized for rehab.  Referral:  Catherine Manning, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4261 1

November 8:  Car brake repair for a woman to drive safely to treatments and to visitation with her child.  Referral:  Brooke Dace, County Social Services ($206.47) 4262 2

November 8:  Partial payment for new tires for a woman who is currently homeless.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($200) 4263 1

November 8:  Doctor appointment at CHC for a working mother who has been seriously ill.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($120) 4264 3

November 8:  Payment to to clean an apartment so a family isn’t evicted.  Referral:  Trista Ochoa, Transitions-Mental Health ($250) 4265 4

November 8:  Car repair for a grandma who is caring for twins aged 11 and a 14-year-old while their father is at UCLA for open heart surgery.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 4266 6

November 8:  Kids Essentials drink for a 10-year girls sick with ARFID and severe PTSD who has not eaten solid food since July.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 4267 5

November 8:  Partial rent for a mother who hasn’t been able to work in recent weeks because her twins have been sick; diapers for the twins.  Referral: Danilda Reyes, LINK ($250 and $23.99) ) 4268 and 4272 3

November 8:  Partial rent for a single working mother who is struggling to support her children ages 10, 6, and 1.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($300) 4269 4

November 8:  Rental deposit for an elderly man who has been forced to move to a new location.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH ($250) 4270 1

November 9:  Bike so a high school student who is working hard can get to school.  Referral:  Lisa Martinez and Emily Francis, Nipomo High School ($205.95) 4271 2

November 9:  Formula for a young baby.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($25.99) 4272 2

November 9:  Gas so a father can take his little girl to Stanford for a medical evaluation.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($100) 4273 2

November 9:  Under clothes for a single mother and shoes for her boys age 8 and 2.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($200) 4274 3

November 9:  Two tires and window wiper blades for a client who is on a fixed income that is consumed by rent and medical payments.  Referral:  Lynn Grizzard, County Mental Health ($278.84 and $27.99) 4275 and 4276 1

November 9:  Emergency car seat for a 2-year-old baby of a teen mom who is just using the car’s regular belt.  Referral:  Brandy Blackburn-Herndon, CAPSLO and shopping by Nicki Bywater ($) 2

November 9: Partial PG&E payment to prevent shut off for a mother and her 3 boys; father was arrested and will be in jail for a long time.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($250) 4277

November 9:  Emergency clothes for a 13-year-old girl whose clothes were destroyed.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi and Jocelyn Leonard, Child Welfare Services ($205.95) Debit

November 9:  Rent for a women to move to Sober Living.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach Treatment ($350) 4278 1

November 9:  RTA pass so a client can get to treatment sessions.  Referral:  Paterese Reynold, County Intensive Outreach Treatment ($44) 4279 1

November 10:  Medical appointment and medical test for a single mother of 3 who works in the winery fields.  Referral: Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($45 and $61) 4280 and 4281 4

November 13:  Work shoes for a client with limited means.  Referral:  Colleen Ryan, SLO Coastal Therapy ($50) 4282 1

November 13:  Gas so a patient can get to cancer treatments.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology & Hematology Health Center ($50) 4283 1

November 13:  Gas so a mother participating in Family Treatment Court and doing well in treatment can get to sessions; she is eager to be reunified with her children.  Referral:  Nancy Jambour, County Behavioral Health ($50) 4284 3

November 13:  Driver’s license for a homeless mother who is employed and trying to make a better life for her child.  Referral:  Esther Fink, Family Care Network ($33) 4285 1

November 14:  Partial payment for tires for a cancer victim so she can safely get to treatments.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology & Hematology ($200) 4286

November 14:  Motel stay and clothes for a woman living in her truck. Referral:  Natalia Ruiz, County Behavioral Health ($200) 4287 1

November 15:  Gas for a single father who suffered a brain injury in a car accident; he was just awarded full custody of his 2 children, and needs assistance to get his kids to school and himself to his new job.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($50) 4288 3

November 15:  Specialized food for an elderly man with a brain injury, epilepsy, and diabetes who was just released the hospital after an extended stay.  Referral:  Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($100) 4288 1

November 15:  Underwear, socks, sweats, and vitamins for a single mother with epilepsy who was recently released from the hospital after another brain surgery.  Beanies from Julie Jones. Referral: Kari Bowron, Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center ($150) 4288 3

November 16:  Gas so a mother suffering severe depression can get to treatment.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 4289 3

November 16:  RTA pass so a woman survivor of intimate partner violence can get to treatments.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($64) 4290 1

November 16:  Gas so a parent can get her daughter to and from a behavioral day program in Atascadero.  Referral:  Alisa Welsch, Tri-Counties Regional Center ($100) 4291 2

November 16:  Food for a family; father has been out of work due to an intestinal infection.  Application has been made to Cal-Fresh.  Referral:  Stella Medina, LMUSD ($105.95) 4292 4

November 16:  Partial rent for a single mom and her child; mother works in a motel, but her child got sick and she missed work.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($200) 4293 2

November 16:  Air purifier for a mother and her 3 high school children. 2 of the children struggle with asthma, and have neighbors who smoke, and the smoke is aggravating their asthma.  Referral:  Karla Quiroga, Access Support Network ($214.49) Debit 4

November 17:  Food for a family with 3 children.  The father, who was employed for 16 years, was seriously hurt at work; mother is looking for a job.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services ($200) 4294 5

November 17:  Bus pass so a mother can get to a grocery store and accompany her children to activities.  Referral;  Karla Quiroga, Access Support Network ($44) 4295 4

November 17:  Partial rent so a family of 4 can move to a 2-bedroom apartment.  Father has had to go to Fresno to find field work.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($315) 4296 4

November 17:  Security deposit and glasses for an elderly woman in the 50 Now housing program.  Referral:  Allison Mee, County Adult Protective Services ($100 and $65) 4297 and 4298 1

November 17:  Bus pass for a new client starting treatment.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach ($44) 4299

November 17:  Partial car payment for a single mother of 2 who lost her job and is frantically trying to find another.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($200) 4300 3

November 20:  Food and clothes for a family with 3 children.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($200) 4301 5

November 20:  Car payment for a single mother of 4 who works 52 hours a week, but one of her children’s medical problems has set the family back financially.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($226) 4302 5

November 20: Gas for parent to travel to treatment and to visit with her children.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($50) 4303 3

November 20:  Food for a client who has moved to a studio apartment after being homeless.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 4303 1

November 20:  Partial payment for medication.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($50) 4303 1

November 20: Partial moving expenses for a patient who is seriously ill with cancer.  Referral:  Leslie Grigsby, Central Coast Palliative Care ($205.95) 4304 1

November 20:  Partial payment for genetic counseling for a man with lots of cancer in his family.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 4305 5

November 20:  Partial rent for a single mother of 3 who recently moved her family to housing.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services ($300) 4306 4

November 20:  Partial payment for utility bill to prevent shut off.  Referral:  Rosie Armendariz, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($200) 4307 1

November 20:  Utility payment for prevent shut off for a woman who is currently off work.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($228.01) 4308 1

November 20:  Partial payment of emergency moving expenses for an abuse victim leaving her home for safety.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($100) 4309 1

November 21:  Diapers, food, and gas for a father caring for his children and living in a 5th-wheel.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($125.85) 4310 4

November 21:  Phone so an abuse survivor can schedule job interviews.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($46.77) Debit 1

November 21:  Partial deposit for a mother and her toddler who are moving to housing after being homeless since August.  Referral:  Jill Anderson, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($100) 4311 2

November 21:  Background checks so a mother and her children can move to housing tomorrow.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH ($60) 4312 3

November 21:  Copies of birth certificate and marriage license so a woman can move to Section 8 housing and begin to work as a psych tech at Atascadero State Hospital.  Referral:  Laura Lewis, Goodwill Central Coast ($15 and $28) 5313 and 4314

November 22:  Replacement school supplies for a woman who fled sexual assault.  Referral:  Matias Bernal, RISE ($50) 4315 1

November 22:  Clothing for a mother’s 7-year-old son.  Referral:  Kasey Austin, County Behavioral Health ($100) 4216 4

November 22:  Car repair for a single mother who is working on reunification with her 4 children.  Referral:  Alycia Payne, LINK ($191.23) 4317 5

November 22:  Partial deposit to help a single mother and her 3 children move out of a substandard one-room rental and to a Section 8 apartment.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($200) 4318 4

November 27:  Partial payment for a refrigerator for a single mother with a baby and 3 young children.  Referral:  Rocio Willard, CAPSLO ($300) 4319 5

November 25:  Gas and food for a family traveling multiple times to Children’s Hospital LA with their 2-year-old recently diagnosed with cancer.  Referral:  Viridiana Ruiz, SLO Oncology Center ($200) 4320 4

November 27:  Shoes and a hair cut for a man who has been homeless for 2 years, and is now applying for job placement.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($54.95) 4321 1

November 28:  Greyhound bus ticket so a mother can return to Arkansas to be with her children after doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Else Mai Curry, County Social Services ($190.95) 4322 4

November 28:  Clothes for a family struggling with basic needs. Yecenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness ($100) 4323 4

November 28:  Partial rent for a mother who works full time, but missed 2 weeks while one of her children was ill.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 4324 4

November 29:  Partial rent for a father while he gets eye surgery so that he can see well enough to go back to work.  Referral;  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Public Schools ($300) 4325 3

November 28:  Refurbished computer from the Exploration Station for a single mom.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Service ($25) 4326 2

November 29:  Childcare assistance while a single mom starts her new job as a dishwasher in a restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($165) 4327 4

November 29:  Car repair for a single mother of 3 children whose husband left them.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($287) 4328 4

November 30:  Partial payment for a utility bill for a single mom in treatment.  Referral: Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach Treatment ($200) 4329 3

November 30:  Partial house payment for a woman who has taken in her 2 nephews because their mother is in the hospital with a broken spine from an accident 1 month ago.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 4330 4

November 30:  Partial rent for a mother of 2 children who is their sole provider since her husband was recently deported.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($300) 4331 4

November 30:  Partial rent for a woman who is disabled and had unexpected recent bills.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4332 1

November 30:  Partial rent for a young mom with a 6-year-old who is struggling after domestic violence.  Referral:  Ana Chavez, RISE ($200) 4333 2

November 30:  Partial payment for a specialized chair for a senior woman with a disability that affects her spine, back, and neck.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($300) 4334 1
November 30:  Phone activation so a woman can schedule appointments.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE $65.95 Debit 1

November 30:  Gas card for a woman who fled domestic violence with only her clothing and her vehicle.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) Debit 1

November 30:  Gas card so a survivor of intimate partner violence can get her children to school and herself to her job.  Referral:  Martin Gonzales, RISE ($50) Debit 3

November 30:  Partial security deposit so a senior woman, whose landlord is raising rents and no longer accepting Section 8 vouchers, can move to another Section 8 apartment.  Referral:  Mike Vosburgh, HASLO ($300) 4335 1

November 30:  Car repair so a single mother of 3 can drive to her new job.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($162) 4336 4

November 30:  Lice treatment so a child, who has frequent extended absences, can return to school.


Items Donated:  Clothes from Anonymous; treadmill to San Luis High from Tom McLaughlin; crib transportation by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; TV from Cheryl Lesinski; cases of diapers and groceries from Kathy Hendricks; 2 home made quilts from Katie Perez; children's clothes from Desiree Stegner; bed, coffee table, and love seat from Shy Smith; child gate from Evelyn Ruehr; baby clothes from Faith Wu; baby girl clothes from Heather Segal; new toddler clothes and riding toy from Lisa Lazzara; TV and dining table from Jen Melton; dining table from Mary Ahler; Thanksgiving dinner for a family from Madeline Stevenson; couch from Marla Lee Eaton; 40 backpacks from Faith Wu; diapers from Kemay Eoyang; grabber from Kelli Cole; stroller from Diana Magallon; skillet from Lisa Lazarra; 4 Thanksgiving dinners from Nanette Morreli; crock pot and stroller from Amanda Sorensen; pack n play from Mariah Byrd; couch from Michelle Miller; dining table and chairs from Barb Williams; toddler bed from Heather Erguiaga; toys and games from Faith Wu; pack n play from Desiree Stegner; pack n play from Kathy Meyer; backpack food from Richard Margetson and People Helping People and Central Coast Circle of Friends; couch and recliner from Michelle Miller; toiletries from Jayne Auchterlonie and Marylou Gooden; pack and play from Desiree Stegner; books and toys from Mariam Shah; doll and chair from Anonymous; stamps from Mary Dean; 3 Thanksgiving dinners from the Naess Family; beanies from Julie Jones; air mattress from Colleen and Tim Spafford; twin bed from Maggie Maly; table and chairs from Mailee Flower; teen gifts from Lainie Wachter; queen mattress from Casper Sleep; couch from Marla Lee Eaton; table and chairs from Vickie Rabourn; stroller and teen gifts from Melissa Christine; book from Leslie Jones; 2 pack n plays from Jerry and Sharynn Chirpich; toiletries from Jayne Auchterlonie; grocery bags from Pat Cano; delivery by Kat Tuculet; Delivery by Linda Jankay; stroller from Diane Garman; pack n play and blankets from Janice Karr; Women’s clothing from Lisa Lazarra; Whiz Kids gift card from Jordis Daigle; children’s clothes from Jane O’Brien Kroener; 4 gift cards from Mailee Flower Lewis and family; new bike and helmet for an 8th grade boy from Nicki Bywater; bags full of new toys from Mariam Shah; 2 Hats for Hope wig gift certificates from Nancy Johnson; Visa card from Anonymous; diapers from Marion Gregory; toys from Erika Callero; new backpacks from Dana Starkovich; new jacket, clothes, and art supplies from Kathie Hendricks;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Wendy Castleman, Tidelands Counseling, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Barbara Boyer, Ruth Reasor and Reid Hogle, Gayle Leaf, Michael McGee, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Steel, Lisa Bertrand, Barbara Torrey, Cindy Nelson, Colleen Spafford, Donette Dunaway; Patricia Minter, Rebecca Ebeling, Janet Wood, Marie Kyle, Stephanie Armiger, Myra Akel, Gail Ryan, Angela Braun, Margie Markus, Catherine Walker, Robin Parker, Cheryl Eastman, Carole Moyer, Dorothy Hollibaugh, Wanda Cook, Donna Rubin, Pearl Pelatt, Lori Michele Brief-Chavez, Fran Norris, Greg and Jean Morton, Anonymous, Peti Johnson in memory of her brother Ron, Marti Lindholm, Dana Paquin, Michele Williams, Kathy Greer, Nancy Terrell, Joann and Stan Benson in honor of Rosemary Cleaves, Carrie Zinn, Rosemary Cleaves, Anonymous, Mary Parker, Mary Dean, Heather MacFarlane, Kathleen MacLane, Sue Girard, Bonnie and Mac Brinton, Joanne and Phil Ruggles, Diane Ludin, Ann Miller, Ellen Morrison, Eventbrite Kiley Goode Event, Jayma Newland, AmazonSmile, Jane Broshears, Barbara Bell, Daniella Magnano, Jennifer Langford, Whiz Kids Toys, Vicki McPartland, Carol Chenot, Leslie Siembieda in honor of Amy Stien, Marty and Roy Thomas, Wendy Daly, Jerry and Sharynn Chirpich, Janet Gusar, Jan Jones, Leslie Jones, Elise Wheeler, Jim and Deborah Whitson, Kat Tuculet, David and Naomi Blakely, Mariam Shah, Kate Stulberg, Karen McDonald, Carrie Zinn, Vicki Wyne, Linda Burke, Belinda and Robert Benassi, Marilyn Wills, Anne Stewart, Maribeth Peterson, Elsie Deitz, Liz Curren, Jana Coulston, Susan Hood, Carol Devore, Lynda Allen, Darlene Krouse, Evelyn Ruehr, Anne Tiber, Anneka Scranton, Vita Miller, Diane Wettlaufer, Rosemary Cleaves, Lynn Grizzard, Dana Easton, Tess and Dan Mathews, Fred Donati, Melaleuca, Diana Henderson, Bonnie Connich, P.E.O. Sisterhood Chapter VF Atascadero, Sue Smith, Karen Horst, Cathy Francis, Ellen Sheffer, Anonymous, Priscilla Gruenewald, Mary Shellenberger, Nipomo Womens Club Corporation, Gabriele Weidner, California Scenic Coast Doll Club, Ellen Morrison, Candace Guldeman, Sarah Coplen, Gwen Infante, Calandra Park, Maggie Ragatz, Artista Muerta, Lainie Wachter, United Methodist Church - San Luis Obispo - Alternative Give Market, Nancy Johnson, Gini and Robert Griffin, Anonymous, Ann McMahon, Karen Horst, Colleen Wolfe, Carol and Jay Devore, Donna Howard, Jan Dreyer in honor of Madeline Fay and Mary Anne Morgan for all they do, Susan Malmgren, Michelle Blanc, Elaine Gardiner in honor of the Nativity of Our Lady Church Women’s Bible Study Group, Barbara Neuman, Leslie Rotstein, Gloria Benedict, Linda Thompson, Judith Gilbert, PESTT Group, Nancy Shearer, Janis Woolpert, Vicki Carroll, Jocelyn Williams, Daphne Meyers, Phyllis Martinelli, Chuck and Lois Crotser, Madelyn Millholland and Warren Lowry, Kathy Gisler, Linda Olson, Claudeis Selby, Dana Starkovich, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Sharon Westray, Joann and Stan Benson in memory of Robert DiCorcia, Melodianne Duffy, Bob and Carol Kerwin, Sally Hopkins, Lisa Lazarra, Teresa Galido, Gay Groomes, Cindy Hahn,

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,