Saturday, July 15, 2017

What Womenade shared July 1st - July 15th


July 3:  Gas to help a mother of a son who has autism, her toddler, and her preschooler; she is struggling financially while her husband is incarcerated. Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($100) 3841 4

July 3:  2 pair of special shoes for a senior woman who has deformities and bone spurs.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE  ($280.95) 3842 1

July 3:  Partial payment for mattresses for 2 seniors who are sisters who were previously homeless.  One is disabled with spinal issues.  Referral:  Brittany Venia People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 3843 2
July 3:  Partial utility bill payment for a single father with 2 daughters; dad’s hours were cut back at work.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 3844 3

July 6:  Partial rent for a woman who has been ill.  Referral:  Shelia Johnson,  Mountainbrook Church ($200) 3845 1

July 6:  Food for a single mother and her 3 children; she utilizes Loaves and Fishes and works for minimum wage but has childcare expenses in the summer.  Referral:  Amber Balais, LINK ($100) 3846 4

July 6:  Glasses for a woman with very low income who takes odd jobs that come along just to pay rent.  Referral:  Amanda Duda, County Department of Social Services ($179) 3847 1

July 6:  Move out rent for a single mother and her 3 toddlers to leave a monthly rent of $1,400 and move to affordable housing at $546.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($333) 3848 4

July 7:  Rent for a single mom with 2 children; her mother passed away and she was unable to work for 2 weeks.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 3849 3

July 7:  Gas so a single mother with 3 children can pay for gas to get to her new job until her first paycheck.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($50) 3850 4

July 7:  Partial rent for a mother who is a victim of domestic violence and her children.  She has just  secured summer childcare, so she can look for a job.  Referral:  Ana Chavez, RISE ($300) 3851 3

July 7:  Coronary Calcium Score for a woman with a heart condition who cannot afford the procedure.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Los Osos Community Resource Center ($99) 3852 1

July 7:  AAA towing fee renewal and campsite payment for a woman living in her van; she has been warned by authorities for parking on the streets.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($80 and $155.95) 3853 and 3854 1

July 7:  Clothes for the 2 sons of a mother who is a survivor of domestic violence who had to leave behind all of their belongings to escape her abuser.  Referral: Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($100) 3855 3

July 7:  Work clothes and shoes for a 17-year-old who just found employment in a restaurant so he can help out his father who is ill.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 3856 1

July 7:  Diapers and wipes, for a 19-month perinatally drug exposed child being cared for by his grandmother.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($25) Debit 2

July 7:  Diapers, wipes, and a gas card for a mother who is a victim of domestic violence; she is caring for her toddler and has little income.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($70.62) Debit 2

July 10:  Partial rent for a single woman whose work hours have been cut.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($300) 3857 1

July 10:  Partial rent for a single mother who is short due to medical expenses; she has undergone re-certification to have her rent lowered in the future.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 3858 3

July 10:  Partial rent for a Veteran so she can move to housing.  Referral:  Brandy Bowser, CAPSLO ($200) 3839 1

July 10:  Gas so a single father can take one of his daughters who is suffering from epilepsy to Stanford.  Referral:  Tonya DeRose SAFE ($50) 3860 3

July 10:  Diapers for a a young baby whose mother is out of work due to shingles.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($19.46) 3861 2

July 10:  Emergency rent to prevent eviction of a Veteran and his family.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH/VASH ($285)  3862 4

July 11:  Emergency motel stay for an abuse victim and her 1-year-old until permanent housing can be established.  Referral:  Pauline Perez, ALPHA ($230.95) 3863 2

July 13:  Amtrak ticket to Redding so a Veteran can resolve legal issues that are preventing her from getting housed.  Referral:  Kathleen Martin, HUD-VASH ($66) 3864

July 13:  Emergency gas and food for an elderly disabled grandmother, her husband, and granddaughter who are victims of the Alamo Fire.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Department of Social Services ($100) 3865 3

July 14:  Deposit for a domestic violence victim to prevent her from living on the streets.  Referral:  Desiree Garcia, County District Attorney’s Office, Victims Witness Assistance ($90) 3866 1

July 14:  Partial rent in a garage for an elderly woman who recently lost her husband and now she is diagnosed with cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 3867 1

July 14:  Car payment for a mother and 2 children who live in their vehicle after her husband left her and they were evicted for not being able to pay rent.  Referral:  Karla Esquivel, Transitions-Mental Health ($295) 3868 3

July 14:  Emergency RTA pass for a woman in crisis who needs to get from South County to San Luis for treatments.  Referral:  Nathaniel Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($44) 3869 1

July 14:  Towing of a vehicle owned by a mother of 3; her abusive partner sabotaged her vehicle by not replacing the oil when he did an oil change, and the motor blew out.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Women’s Shelter Program ($69) 3870 4

Items Donated:  school supplies from Michele Starling, Jennifer Foraker, and the staff at Rabobank; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; school supplies from Rawley Regier in memory of a great teacher - Vinetta Negrante; school supplies from Karen Blum, Lisa and Kevin McClory, and Anonymous; toiletries and grocery bags from Jayne Auchterlonie; clothes from Leanne Peterson; delivery by Kat Tuculet; washer from Cynthia Alvarez; pack n play from Kelli Marks; high chair from Laurel Garrison; diapers, children's games and safety latches from Mailee Lewis;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Patty Aguilar, Wendy Castleman, Tidelands Counseling, Lisa Bertrand, Tami Lundquist, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Steel, Barbara Torrey, Donette Dunaway, Peti Johnson, Jeannine Andrews, Rabobank Employees, Linda Albright and Alan Baer, Anonymous, Mary Parker, Dana Paquin, Michele Williams, Kathy Greer, Robert Otten, Nancy Terrell, Phil and Joanne Ruggles, Heather MacFarlane, David Blakely in honor of Betty Hesters’s birthday, Sue Smith, Karen Horst, Joy Tuman gifts in honor of Mother's Day and her birthday, Ann McMahon, Marylou Gooden, Amy Miller

Saturday, July 1, 2017

What Womenade Shared June 16th - June 30th

June 16:  Smog check to keep a family that is homeless mobile in order to get to appointments and resources.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($53.75) 3787 4

June 16:  Partial rent for a family; both parents work, but mother was not able to work over 2 months due to illness.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 3788 4

June 16:  Quarters so a homeless family with an infant can wash their clothes at a laundromat.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($30) 3

June 16:  Partial rent for a teen couple; the dad just got laid off and is looking for work.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 3789 3

June 16:  Adult diapers for a patient with end stage renal disease who is on dialysis.  Referral:  Ben Albracht, Central Coast Home Health, and shopping by Kathy Gisler ($61.22) 3791 3

June 16:  Bike for a 9-year-old whose bike was stolen from their porch.  Referral:  Yesenia Silvas, Lucia Mar Unified Schools, special support from Lanie Wachter, and shopping by Kathy Gisler ($75.39) 3791 4

June 19:  Household bedding, cleaning supplies, and hygiene supplies for a Veteran mother and her 3 children moving to housing.  Referral:  Rocio Willard, CAPSLO ($200) 3792 6

June 19:  Clothing for a mother, her 13-week-old, and 4-year-old, here now to escape being killed by her husband in Guatemala.  Referral:  Rabbi Janice Mehring, and delivery by Naomi Blakely ($200) 3793 2

June 19:  Newborn supplies for a baby due this week.  Referral:  Blanca Flores, CHC Women’s Health ($100) 3794 2

June 19:  Partial rent for a tenant who got a job which caused her rent to be raised before she received a paycheck.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($138) 3795 1

June 19:  MRI for woman with metastatic breast cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($385) 3796 1

June 19:  Car brake repair for a woman living in a Safe House, so that she can safely drive to her job.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Women’s Shelter Program ($300) 3797 1

June 19:  Radiation therapy payment for a breast cancer patient who works as a housekeeper in a motel.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($368.98) 3798 1

June 19:  Rent payment to prevent eviction for a woman who was formerly homeless and is disabled.  There was a mix up in her SSI, and she is unable to pay all of her rent.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill SLO Housing Connection ($300) 3799 1

June 19:  Partial rent for a single mom with 2 children whose husband passed away.  She missed 2 weeks of work due to depression and anxiety.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 3800 3

June 20:  Gas for a man needing help getting to treatment.  Referral:  Amy Carlisle,
County Drug and Alcohol Services ($50) 3801 1

June 20:  RTA pass for a woman needing help getting to treatment.  Referral:  Amy Carlisle, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($44) 3802 1

June 20:  Air cooler for a trailer in North County for a woman who has been homeless for 6 years due to sexual assault and is now moving to housing.  Referral: Claudia Guzman, RISE ($202.04) Debit 1

June 20:  Car payment to prevent repossession for a woman who is starting a new job as a care giver next week.  Referral:  Nicole Janikowski, Independent Living Resource Center ($300) 3803 1

June 20:  Partial rent to prevent eviction of an elderly woman with serious health issues and her son.  Referral:  Shane Ostafin, County Resource Specialist ($300) 3804 2

June 21:  LiveScan and care giver registrations for a woman who has a job offer.  Referral:  Erica Burns, Goodwill ($300) 3805 1

June 21:  Medication for a man whose prescriptions are not covered by insurance.  He is in the process of switching doctors next month to change medications.  Referral: Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($300) 3807 2

June 21:  Gas so a shelter client can move her belongings from a storage unit in Oceano to her new living situation in North County.  Referral:  Susan Lamont, RISE ($50) 3808 1

June 21:  Underwear for the 14-year-old son of a Veteran who lost his job because of a criminal background.  Referral:  Rocio Willard, CAPSLO ($50) 3809 2

June 22:  Storage unit rent for a mother who is homeless and living out of her car.  She has a new job housecleaning and is in treatment in order to reunify with her child.  Referral:  Brooke Dace, County Department of Social Services ($130 and $81) 3810 and 3811 2

June 22:  Water bill payment to prevent shut off for a mother and her children.  Referral:  Myra Valencia, SAFE/CAPSLO ($121.19) 3812 3

June 22:  RTA pass so a Veteran can get to interviews for jobs.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH/VASH ($44) 3813 1

June 22:  Bunk beds for 2 Foster girls moving to housing.  Referral:  Jena Kuhnle, Child Welfare Services ($150) 3814 3

June 23:  Dental work to benefit the overall health of an elderly disabled man.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($116) 3815 1

June 23:  Battery for a motorized wheelchair for woman who is disabled.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($225.03) 3816 1

June 23:  Bus ticket to Texas so a woman, a victim of abuse, can return to her family.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($215) 3817 1

June 23:  Storage unit payment for single mother who is  homeless, constantly working, and not getting ahead.  Referral:  Maribel Rodriguez, LINK ($200) 3818 2

June 24:  Infant car seat for a newborn.  Referral:  Blanca Flores, CHC Women’s Health ($129.29) Debit 2

June 26:  Car repair so a mother can get to work, treatment, and see her daughter in Foster care while she is in treatment.  Referral: Elisa Leigan, County Intensive Outreach Program ($188.58) 3819 2

June 27:  RTA pass for a 24-year-old man who is without housing or transportation to treatment.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($44) 3820 1

June 27:  Tires so a single father can safely transport his daughter.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, S.A.F.E. ($159.99) 3821 2

June 27:  Motel and diapers for a teen mom, her husband, and their 3 children. Their credit is low due to hospital bills.  She is starting classes at Cuesta.  Referral:  Andrea Devitt, Cuesta College ($105.95) 3822 5

June 27:  Maternity clothes for work at a preschool for a single mom expecting a child.  Referral:  Pauline Wickham, Cal Poly ($150) 3823 2

June 27:  Overdue Verizon bill for a 48-year-old gentleman hospitalized with cancer.  He has a wife and 2 elementary aged children.  Referral:  Gloria Caine, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 3824

June 27:  Gas and food for a family with 5 girls living at a homeless shelter.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($105.95) 3825 6

June 27:  Motel stay for a wife and her son; her husband, a home hospital patient lost his life in a fire over the weekend, and the family lost all their possessions.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health Home Care ($305.95) 3826 2

June 27: Partial payment for car insurance for a woman who has succeeded in the treatment program, and needs her car for work.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($200) 3827 1

June 27:  Partial payment for car repair for a woman who was in an accident with her ex-boyfriend who crashed her car and left her.  Referral: Matias Bernal, RISE ($250) 3828 1

June 27:  Partial rent payment so a woman with severe mental illness can use her funds for bifocals, job certification, and car repair.  Referral:  Alicia Dueck, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 3829 1

June 27:  New tires so a single mom with 4 daughters can transport her special needs child to doctor appointments.  Referral:  Karina Ayala, CAPSLO ($300) 3830 5

June 27:  Storage payment to prevent a woman who is homeless from losing her belongings; she is trying to get the help she needs.  Referral:  Erin Roberts, County Health Department ($175) 3832 1

June 28:  Emergency formula for an infant of a homeless mother who will be re-enrolled in WIC.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and shopping by Kathy Gisler ($82.78) 3833 2

June 28:  Hair cut for a woman under severe emotional and financial stress; she is applying for jobs and going to interviews and is very self-conscious about her appearance since she hasn’t had a hair cut in over a year.  Referral:  Kim Richards, Tidelands Counseling ($60) 3834 1

June 28:  Guardianship legal work for a grandparent.  Referral:  Lizzy Dembosz, Kinship Center ($50) 3835 2

June 29:  Partial first month’s rent for a family with an autistic son who is moving from homelessness to a studio apartment.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill ($200) 3836 3

June 29:  Partial rent in Sober Living for a mother who is attempting to reunify with her daughter.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 3837 3

June 29:  RTA pass for a woman who needs to get to appointments and treatment.  Referral:  Nancy Jambor, County Health Department ($44) 3838 1

June 29:  Gas card for a family with 3 children, here with political asylum, to go to Immigration in LA, and food for the children.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($200) Debit 5

June 29:  Truck repair for a family of 5 with 3 little girls who are living under a bridge.  This repair will allow the dad to pull their RV into a camp site.  Referral:  Riccardo Vazquez, ECHO Shelter ($200) 3839 5

June 29:  Partial rent for a family of 5; father just lost one of his jobs.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($250) 3840 5


Items Donated:  air mattress, mattress pad, sheets, and blanket from Ladonna Rinn; 3 bags of school supplies, lunch boxes, and backpacks from Anonymous; toys from Anonymous; backpacks from Amanda Sorenson; 5T clothes from Sarah Levanway; 2 cases of diapers from Kathie Hendricks; school supplies and backpacks from Olivia Glidden and Kathie Hendricks; baby boy clothes from Kathie Hendricks; strollers, port-a-crib and accessories from Tina Fisher; videos and toys from Kathleen Marie; toys and books from Alana Pucci; crib from Blanca Flores; dishes for 8 from Margaret George; diapers and Desitin from Anonymous; composition books, shoes, and toiletries from Andrea Wasko and Meaghan Gilbert; school supplies from Mark and Jordis Daigle; books, toys, and school supplies from Marylou Gooden; Cal Poly household donations to help 3 families and more via Susan Updegrove; school supplies from Rochelle Johnson; washer and dryer from Darlene Krouse delivered by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; crib from Jennifer Nordstrom; binders and pens from Anonymous; toaster oven from Jennifer Carver; stroller from Andrea Chmelik; sheets from Ruanne Payne; silverware sets from Marylou Gooden; baby clothes and baby shoes from Tina Fisher; silverware from Anonymous; school supplies from Anonymous;

Admin Funds Donated:
  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin

Funds Donated:  Jayma Newland, Kat Tuculet, Leslie Rotstein, Central Coast Circle of Friends, Sandra Baers, Don Smilovitz, Melaleuca, Diane Wettlaufer, Sarah Coplen, Lauren Rueda, Jim Allen, Forest and Anne Crowe in honor of Dr. Karen Kolba’s compassion and skills, Cindy Nelson, Janet and Joe Kourakis, Elyse Yukelson-Ungar in honor of Naomi Blakely, Maggie Ragatz, Lainie Wachter, Artista Muerta, Maryalice and Bart Jones in memory of her brother Jim Ricketts and his wife Dorothy, Kathy Gisler, Maija Beaudoin, Melodianne Duffy, Cindy Hahn, SCORE, Kroger/Ralph’s, Modene Reed, Colleen Spafford,

Friday, June 16, 2017

What Womenade Shared June 1st - June 15th

June 1:  Food for a mother and her children.  The father has been taken to a detention center for deportation, the mother just had surgery, and the family is being evicted from their apartment.  Referral:  Dessa Drake, Templeton School District ($305.95) 3725 4

June 2:   RTA pass for an 18-year-old man who is homeless and needing to get to multiple treatments every week.  Referral: Holl-lee Lawrence, County Adolescent Co-Occurring Disorders ($44)  3726 1

June 2:  Gas card so a mother can take her 3-year-old to appointments; they live in a rented room and her partner has been laid off.  Referral: Public Health Nurse ($50) 3727 3

June 2:  High school yearbook for a graduating senior; his mom has been hospitalized with a terminal illness, and they can't afford the yearbook cost.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($85) 3728 2

June 2:  High school yearbook for a graduating senior daughter of a single mom; the teen has so much pride from working hard to achieve amazing grades.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($85) 3729 2

June 2:  Groceries for a low-income 58-year-old man who is recovering from a stroke and suffering from depression.  Referral: Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($200) 3730 1
June 2:  Food for a woman who just got out of the hospital and has no food in her house.  Referral:  Beth Belingheri, Central Coast Home Health ($200) 3731 1

June 2:  Carpet cleaning for a woman preparing for her annual home inspection; her service dog had a recent flea infestation.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People's Self-Help Housing ($65) 3732 1

June 2:  SKYPE payment so an upper elementary girl can talk to her mother in prison.  They have had no physical contact for 9 months.  Referral:  Dana Francis, Cayucos School ($90) 3733 2

June 2:  Smog check and car insurance so a mother can take her teen daughter to resume counseling; her daughter suffers from depression and suicidal thoughts.  Referral:  Dana Francis, Cayucos School ($150.81 and $65) 3734 and 3741 2

June 2:  Partial Cal Poly Architecture Summer Camp payment for a high school junior with a 3.8 GPA who lived in a small trailer for most of her life, and has recently moved to housing.   Referral:  Andrea Blanco, San Luis Coastal Schools ($300) 3735 2

June 2: Partial rent for a woman who missed a week of work due to abuse by her partner.  Referral:  Janett Garcia, RISE ($100) 3736 1

June 2:  Partial rent for a young mom who works and has a baby girl; she is short rent due to paying to renew her Dacca.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 3737 2

June 2:  Partial deposit so a father and his children, ages 3 and 4, can move to housing.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, CAPSLO ($300) 3738 3

June 2:  Rental deposit for a single woman in her 50s who is disabled and lived at Maxine Lewis Shelter for 2 years.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($50) 3639 1

June 2:  Partial rent for a mother and her 3 children; mom had to quit her job to take care of her daughter who was hospitalized due to complications from T1 Diabetes.  Referral:  Tammee Vonderheide, CAPSLO ($300) 3640 4

June 2:  Medication for a 71-year-old patient with COPD; she is very low-income, taking care of 2 great grandchildren, and dealing with prescription costs of $500 monthly.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($300) Debit 3

June 3:  Car repair for a woman who just moved to housing.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Women's Shelter Program ($167) 3742 1

June 5:  Food for a pregnant woman on a special diet who is working 2 jobs and caring for her 2 children after her husband walked out on her.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 3743 4

June 5:  Support for a severely medically fragile woman being evicted: storage for her belongings and food for her strict diet.  Referral:  Desiree Garcia, DA's Office Advocate ($189 and $50) 3744 and 1

June 5:  Partial rent for a stroke survivor who can not return to work for a few more months.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People's Self-Help Housing ($300) 3745 1

June 5:  Partial payment for textbooks for a woman accepted into the nursing program at Allan Hancock.  Referral:  Beverly Cook, America's Jobs ($300) 3746 1

June 5:  Partial rental deposit for a homeless Veteran who has attained housing.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($300) 3747 1

June 6:  Gas so a caregiver can drive a child to therapy appointments and summer school.  The family is under extreme stress and dire financial difficulties.  Referral;  Kim Richards, Tidelands Counseling ($100) 3748 4

June 6:  Partial rent for a woman recovering from brain tumor surgery and her husband who has difficulty walking but still works in a winery.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 3749 2

June 6:  Car repair for a family with few resources.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($300) 3750 4

June 6:  Liver ultrasound for a 58-year-old female farm worker.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($201 and $34) 3751 and 3752 1

June 6:  Tires for an 84-year-old woman who is homeless for the 1st time; she spends her time volunteering for her church and visiting shut-ins.   Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($156.50) 3753 1

June 6:  Gas card so a family here with political asylum can drive to Santa Maria for an appointment with Immigration, and underwear and shoes for the children.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($50 and $100)  3754 4

June 7:  Schizophrenia medication for the son of a single mother.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($268) 3755 2

June 7:  Partial payment for HIV/HEP C medications for a mother who is reuniting with her daughter next week.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($300) 3756 2

June 7:  Payment to release a car that was impounded for a man who is homeless.  Referral:  Nicole Holst, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 3757 1

June 7:  Summer program registration for a child whose mother doesn't have money to secure the spot.  Support is available for fees going forward.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($60) 3758 2

June 7:  Fire extinguisher for a hospice patient on oxygen who lives in rural Santa Margarita in a trailer.  She is low-income, on Social Security.  Referral:  Ben Albracht, Central Coast Hospice, and shopping by Kathy Gisler ($) 1

June 7:  Medical payment for a single father of 2 young children.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($210) 3759 3

June 8:  Smog check for a mother so she can get her car registration. Referral:  Ashley Totah, County Child Welfare Services ($40) 3760 2

June 8:  Microeconomics textbook for a graduating student taking Economics at Cuesta in the summer.  He is a wonderful student whose father is on permanent disability and mother is currently unemployed.  Referral:  Shelley Benson, San Luis Obispo High School ($121.95) 3761 3

June 8:  Gas card so a single mother of 5 children, a domestic violence victim, can go to an appointment in Salinas.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($50) 3762 6

June 8:  Partial payment for enrollment in Addiction Studies courses at Cuesta for a woman who is 6 months clean and doing very well in a new job.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 3763 1

June 8:  PG&E bill payment for a single father of 4 who has worked 2 jobs for 13 years without any help, but recently lost 1 of the jobs when the business closed.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($174.96) 3764 5

June 8:  Partial rent for an abuse victim who has no family to help her.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($200) 3765 1

June 8:  Partial payment to replace a vehicle window for a woman who has left her abuser and moved into a shelter.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($200) 3766 1

June 9:  Gas so a woman can get to therapy and court, and look for housing.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($50) 3767 1

June 9:  Scrubs, shoes, and underwear for a woman who found employment with an in-home care company.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($105.95) 3768 1

June 9:  YMCA fees and initial payment for a boy to attend summer childcare while his dad looks for work and mom goes to school.  Referral:  Laurena Manke, CAPSLO ($149) 3769 3

June 12:  Gas and food for a family whose baby boy will be in the NICU for at least a month.  Referral:  Sierra Vista Hospital social worker and delivery by Kathy Gisler ($200) Debit 3

June 12:  Partial payment for tires for a family that is currently homeless.  Referral:  Ricardo Vazquez, ECHO Shelter ($100) 3770 4

June 12:  Booster car seat for a single mom with 3 children who got a ticket for not having a seat for her 1st grader.  She is a hard-working lady who works in the fields.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($43.09) 3772 4

June 12:  Tires for a Veteran and his family of 4 who got housed in February; he just lost his job due to the company's closure.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH/VASH ($300) 3773 5

June 13:  Final car payment for a woman whose car was totaled on Highway 42; she has another car, but can't pay on the totaled car and the new car, and is considering resigning from her employment because she can't afford the gas expense.  Referral:  Raye Fleming, CAPSLO ($300) 3744 1

June 13:  Clothes so 3 high-risk children who worked hard all year can attend their middle school's promotion ceremonies.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($105.95 and $105.95) Debit 3
June 14:  Gas so a mother can take her daughter to doctors' appointments.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($50) 3775 2

June 14:  PG&E payment to prevent shut off for a mother and her 3 children; bill is late in payment due to illness.  Mother is doing well in treatment and has made many positive changes for her children.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($289) 3776 4

June 14:  Partial initial rent for a working mom who cares for her son who suffers from mental illness.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($300) 3777 2

June 14:  Gas so parents can visit their 4-month-old baby who is hospitalized due to cystic fibrosis complications; gas is also needed to take him to appointments in Madera.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker, and shopping by Kathy Gisler ($100) 3

June 15:  Gas and food for a man who finally moved from a tent to housing; he just started a new job, but won't get paid till July.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 3778 1

June 15:  Partial payment for Diabetes medications for this month.  Plans are in place for coverage going forward.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($305.95) 3779 2

June 15:  Partial payment for car repair for a mother and infant daughter who are living in the vehicle.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 3780 2

June 15:  Replacement apartment keys for an elderly woman who keeps losing hers due to health issues.  A modification is in place so this won't happen in the future.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People's Self-Help Housing ($20) 3781 1

June !5:  Cooling unit for a 33-year-old medically fragile woman living in a studio apartment in North County; she has several debilitating diagnosis including a rare disorder, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health ($176.78) Debit 1

June 15:  Partial rental deposit for a father who is disabled and his 2 young boys.  Referral:  Shona Pruitt, Women's Shelter Program ($300) 3782 3

June 15:  Partial water bill payment to prevent shut off for a family whose mother is looking for work.  Referral:  Patty Ramirez, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 3783 4

June 15:  Gas bill payment for a single mom who has not worked this month due to illness.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($149.10) 3785 4

June 15:  Motel stay for a mother and her infant while the plumbing is fixed in the church where they are staying.  Referral: Sonia Greene, LINK ($214.69) 3786

Items Donated:  art supplies from Dennis Peters, Amanda Sorensen, and Robin and Blair Renteria; delivery by Marcie Lindvall; wipes, diapers, and baby blanket from Trilogy; children's clothes from Sarah Levenway; children's blankets from Jane Hamilton; 3 laptop computers from Candace Guldeman; 2 cases of diapers from Kathie Hendricks; 4,000 diapers from Lisa and Kevin McClory; full size keyboard and stand from Brian and Joyce Arnold;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  Patty Aguilar, Tidelands Counseling, Wendy Castleman, Elise Wheeler, Ann McMahon, First Presbyterian Church Board of Deacons, Anonymous, Lisa Bertrand, Barbara Torrey, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Steel, Donette Dunaway, Anne Julian, Andrea Devitt and Dave Voss, Toni Torrey, John and Marcie Lindvall, Diana Phillips, Ann Mathias, Jane Lefebre. Lisa Guy, Linda and Roger Bishop, Marie Allen, Kellie-Rae Eaton, Scott Adams/Central Coast Foot Clinics, Kathy Fritzley, Anonymous, Peti Johnson, Michele Williams, Kathy Greer, Dana Paquin, John Spatafore, Nicole Pazden/Elder Placement Professionals, Marilyn Reasoner, Bob Campbell, Tim Banducci, Joanne and Phil Ruggles, Colleen Spafford, Marcie Owens, Cheryl Lesinski, Mary Parker, Heather Macfarlane, Chris Blair, Fred Donati, Ann Miller, Sue Smith, Karen Horst, John Harmon/Your Cause PG&E,

Thursday, June 1, 2017

What Womenade Shared May 16th - May 31st

May 16:  Bike for a man who has no way to get to drug treatment sessions.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Intensive Outreach Treatment, and shopping by Judy Obermeier ($200) 3720 1

May 16:  Truck repair for a father of 3 children ages 3, 2, and 1; he works for a roofing company and needs his truck to do dump runs for work.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Child Welfare Services ($328.92) 3667 5

May 16:  Partial rent for to prevent a patient’s eviction.  Referral:  Blanca Flores, CHC Women’s Health ($300) 3668 1

May 16:  RTA pass so a client can get to drug treatment sessions.  Referral:  Amy Carlisle, County Intensive Outreach Treatment ($44) 3669 1

May 16:   Bassinet for a newborn whose mother had surgery so she can’t climb stairs; the baby needs to sleep with her in the living room.  Referral:  Elizabeth  Barbosa, CAPSLO ($48.75) Debit 2

May 17:  Catheter supplies for a patient with severe medical issues.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($205.95) 3670 1

May 17:  Partial rent for a woman who has not worked for 5 months due to serious illness and her husband just lost his job.  They have 3 children.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 3671 5

May 17:  Gas so a woman living in a shelter can go to Montana to see her mother who is on Hospice with just a short time left.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($100) 3672 2

May 17:  Gas and phone payment so a single mother of 6 children can continue to look for work.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($50 and $50) 3673 and 3674 7

May 17:  Motel stay for a young girl who was kicked out of her home by her step-mother; this allows Social Services time the get a plan in place moving forward.  Referral:  Sheila Johnson, Mountainbrook Church ($300) 3676 1

May 17:  Food and household items for a highly stressed mother; she needs a tumor removed and to focus on her daughter’s mental health.  Referral:  Laura Gaisie, Transitions-Mental Health ($200) 3677 2

May 17:  Motel stay for a mother and her 2 children until they can move into ECHO Shelter.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($79.26) 3678 3

May 17:  School bus fee for the remainder of the year for the child of a single mother who was injured at work.  Referral:  Maribel Rodriguez, LINK ($50) 3679 2

May 18:  Clothes and shoes for a 10th grade boy who left our area and has now returned without any of his belongings and is living with family friends.  Referral:  Heather Bakich, Atascadero High ($250) 3680 1

May 18:  Used, portable air conditioner for a Veteran with health problems.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH/VASH ($100) 3681 1

May 18:  Tax preparation fee for taxes from 8 years ago.  No one would do them free.  The Veteran is in subsidized housing and will not be re-certified if he owes back taxes.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH/VASH ($100) 3682 1

May 18:  Partial utility bill payment to get the electricity turned back on for a single mother and her 2 children.  Referral:  Janett Garcia, RISE ($100) 3683 3

May 18:  Partial payment for braces for a 14-year-old girl.  Referral:  Diana Hernandez, CASA/Court Appointed Special Advocates ($300) 3684 1

May 19:  Partial rent for a 60-year-old woman with uterine cancer; she had a complete hysterectomy last month and now faces chemo and radiation.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 3686 1

May 19:  Emergency rent to prevent a woman’s eviction today.  The deposit left her short on rent money, but she will be able to pay going forward.  Referral;  Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services ($300) 3687 2

May 19: Shoes, socks, and backpack for a 15-year-old who only has sandals and a child’s backpack.  Referral:  Christina Hinek, Family Care Network ($155.95) 3688 1

May 22:  Car insurance so a man who is homeless can take a job delivering pizzas.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($188.47) 3689 1

May 22:  Partial payment so a boy can attend a school field trip to San Francisco with his class.  His mother has been able to raise $200 for the trip.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300) 3690 2

May 23:  Support for a domestic violence survivor and her 3 young children.  Mom has been out of work 2 months with mental issues, but is now ready to return.  Gas is needed to get to work, and food until her first pay.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($150) Debit 4

May 23:  Bike and helmet for a new single mom, a who had her car repossessed.  With a bike, she can ride along side her children, ages 12, 9, and 5, to school and appointments.  Attempts were made to find a used or donated bike.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi and Kayla Kerrigan, Child Welfare Services ($225) Debit 4

May 23:  Car payment for a domestic violence victim who is pregnant and has a 5-year-old.  She just left her abuser.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 3691) 3

May 23:  Ambulance bill payment for an elderly woman living on Social Security.  Referral:  Valerie Darnell, South Bay Community Center ($200) 3692 1

May 23:  Transmission repair for a senior couple so the husband can get to work at a winery.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($365) 3693 2

May 23:  Tires so a family that is homeless can take their 7-year-old to Children’s Hospital Madera for uncontrollable seizures.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($181.56) 3694 4

May 23:  Car registration for an older Veteran  on a fixed income.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($114) 3695 1

May 24:  Diapers and wipes for a toddler with Scabies.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($25) 3696 2

May 24:  Diapers, wipes, and gas card for a newborn and parents who are homeless and currently in a motel.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($60) 3696 3

May 25:  Gas so a client can get to school and treatment sessions.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol services ($50) 3697 1

May 25:  Partial fee payment so a student in a low-income family of 7 can go on the school trip to San Francisco with his class.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($250) 3698

May 25:  Partial fee payment so a girl who was sexually abused and is in therapy can attend the class trip to San Francisco with her school.  She lives with her single mom and 3 sisters.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($300)  5

May 25:  Bus pass and baby items for a 17-year-old new mom.  She lives with her mother who is mentally challenged, has continued to attend school, and will go to Cuesta next year.  She needs to travel from Paso Robles daily to be with her newborn in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker and shopping by Judy Obermeier ($144) 3720 3

May 25:  Partial rent for an older lady who is blind due to diabetes; she lives with her daughter and her 2 children, but the daughter missed work because she hurt her back helping her mom.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 3700 4

May 25:  Partial rent of a family; dad lost his job, and mom just got a minimum wage job, but won’t be paid till June 9th.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($300) 3701 4

May 25:  Motel stay for a mother in a high risk pregnancy so she has somewhere to rest during the day; ECHO is not a day shelter.  Referral:  Maribel Luna, El Camino Homeless Organization ($300) 3702 2

May 25:  Partial rent for a newly diagnosed lung cancer patient who is a single mother of  3 children. Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 3704 4

May 25:  Partial rent for a single mom farm-worker with an 11-year-old son undergoing cancer testing.  She has missed work due to taking her son to medical appointments.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($375) 3705 2

March 26:  Gas card so a farm worker can go to UCSF for a liver transplant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($100) 3706 1

May 26:  Clothes so an 18-year-old former Foster boy can begin to look for work and apply to college.  Referral:  Marcy Benson, County Department of Social Services ($205.95) 3707 1

May 26:  2 pair of shoes and pairs of socks so a Veteran can go to work at a restaurant.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, PATH ($100) 3708 1

May 26:  Deep house cleaning for a low-income man on oxygen 24/7, who  has spondylosis of the lower back and degenerative arthritis.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($180) 3709 1

May 26:  Utility payment to prevent shut off for a single mother of 2; mother’s hours have been cut, and she is looking for a second job.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Paso Robles Housing Authority ($179.32) 3710 3

May 26:  Partial rent for a mother of 3 who works as a waitress; her hours have been cut and her childcare has gotten more expensive.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Paso Robles Housing Authority ($300) 3711 4

May 27:  Emergency gas card so the son of a mother with cancer can take her for care.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 3712 2

May 30:  Eye doctor appointment for a high school boy.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($45) 3713 1

May 30:  Partial rent for a room in a trailer for a family of 3; dad was recently deported, leaving mom and 2 daughters behind.  Referral:  Mariana Gutierrez, San Luis Coastal Unified Schools ($200) 3714 4

May 30:  Bus pass for transportation to treatment for a man who has relapsed and is also struggling with mental health symptoms.  Referral:  Kim Schwab, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($44) 3715 1

May 30:  Smog check, DMV registration, and car insurance for a man who is homeless and living in his truck that holds all his belongings.  Referral:  Jeff Pienack, Transitions-Mental Health ($40, $180, $60.08) 3716, 3717, and 3718 1

May 31:  Partial rent for a Veteran who had his rent suddenly increased.  Plans are in place going forward.  Referral:  Jeannette Saenz, CAPSLO ($300) 3719 1

May 31:  Partial rent for a woman who is a victim of sexual assault.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 3721 1

May 31:  Wheelchair repair for a 56-year-old woman.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health ($75) 3722 1

May 31:  Car payment for an abuse victim.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($300) 3723 1

Items Donated:  pots and pans from Edna Marie Cole and Naomi Blakely; end table, towels, silverware, and kitchen items from Marylou Gooden; twin bed from Liz Johnston; chairs, lamps, and table from Noni Smyth; clothes from Shannon Matuszewicz; crib from Marie Schur; crib and high chair from Devin Hahn; toothpaste from Leslie Jones; kitchen items and linens from Russ and Cindy Nelson; new linens from Teri Ernst; tv from Debra Richards; diapers from KeMay Eoyang; pillows, towels, and linens from Pat Cano; children’s clothes from Kristin Heenan, Sandy Amborn, and Helma Smulders; diapers from Marja Raflee; yarn from Diane Denman, Anne Gough, and Judy Lang; toddler clothes from Marian Gregory; Rocking toy from Lesa Smith and Whiz Kids Toys!; 2 gift cards from Old San Luis BBQ; gifts from Louisa’s Place; gift cards from Taste, French Quarter, Yarns at the Adobe, Amanda Ducket - Twig and Arrow, Marine Layer, Laguna Grill, Upper Crust, Cassidy Pope, Neighborhood Acai and Juice Bar, Andrea Fine, Savannah Casteel, Apple Farm, The Cliffs, and Sea Venture; dinner napkins from Picking Daisies; jewelry from Hands Gallery; socks from Charles Shoes; wine from Filipponi Ranch Winery; co-sleeper and newborn girls clothes from Natalie Risner; grocery bags from Sharynn Chirpich; detergent from Linda Walker-Hill; diapers and detergent from Heidi Boatman, women's clothing, shoes, and household goods from Jan Dreyer, baby crib from Nancy Morgan; baby furniture, clothing, shoes, toys, and children’s items from Esther Lambertson; toiletries from Lola Zybura; detergent and toiletries from Joann Stevens; diapers and detergent from Lori Connolly;

Funds Donated:  Diane Wettlaufer, Linda Albright, Jayma Newland, Leslie Rotstein, Kat Tuculet, Jan Jones, 5 Cities Alumni Newcomers Club, Melaleuca, Tom and Kathy McLaughlin, Anonymous - Network for Good; Robin Chavez, Eva Lipson, Bob and Moira Wunderlich, Lauren Rueda, Sarah Coplen, Maggie Ragatz, Carrie Zinn, John Bruce Baas, Robert Otten, Kathy Gisler, Deborah Bowers, Judith Brown, Dawna Davies - Davies Company Real Estate, Mila Vujovich-La Barre, Claudia Ramos, Janis Woolpert, Carol Devore, Susan Harper, Jordis and Mark Daigle, Fran and Brent Norris, Michael Devitt, Mary Jo Devitt, Claudeis Selby, Patricia Webb Rupprecht, Carolyn Diaz De Padilla, Aaron Rodrigues, Cherie Moore, Kim Infante, Louis Tedone, Peter Canessa, Greg and Rona Goode, Kathy Boland, Susan Hood, Sherri and Eric Prater, Steve and Lana Nelson, Karla Cool, Melodianne Duffy, SCORE San Luis Obispo, Cindy Hahn, Ilse Outcalt, Lynn De Leo, Rosemary Cleaves, Susie McCutcheon, Lynn Heinrich, Carol Chenot, Wendy Castleman, Ann Mathias, Linda Walker-Hill, Gwenyth Carton, Marla Lee Eaton, Barbara Crawford, Lori Connolly, Phyllis Bettencourt, Kathie Cohl, Leslie Jones, Jan Jones, Janice Battaglia, Mary Weeks, Janice Chagoya, Ardith Julien-Heinrich, Nicki Bywater, Judy Eisenhard, Madeline Fay, Mary Anne Morgan, Marilyn Knollenberg, Margaret Helley, Lola Zybura, Christine Zybura, Bonnie Rivera, Candace Guldeman, Dyann Campagna, Joann Stevens, Lori Sonnabend, Barbara Deel, Joan Rice, Mary Lois Franks, Katie Perez, Mary Gregory, Heidi Boatman, Madeline Stevenson, Mariam Shah, Judy Obermeier,

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

What Womenade Shared May 1st - May 15th

May 1:  Partial rent for a mother of 2 children who lost her job when the business closed; she found a new job, and will be able to sustain going forward.  Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 3621 3

May 2:  Partial trailer park rent for a single mother and her 3 children; all have suffered life-threatening abuse.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 3622 4

May 2:  Partial rent for a mother of 3 boys who is working 2 jobs, and trying to piece things together.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($300) 3623 4

May 2:  Birth certificate for a little boy whose mother can’t afford it.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($28) 3624 2

May 2:  Contact lenses for a man who has been wearing his for 2 months and there is a fear of infection.  Referral:  Cindy Nelson, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($140.42) 3625 1

May 2:  Groceries for a man who is currently too weak to ride his bike to and from Prado.  Referral:  David Lichti, MFC ($100) 3626 1

May 2:  Lift chair motor replacement for a disabled man who has been falling since his chair broke, making his health problems worse.  Referral:  Nicholas Cline, People’s Self-Help Housing ($274.95) 3627 1

May 2:  4 RTA passes for disabled parents and their children; the mother just had surgery and cannot drive.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($176) 3628 4

May 2:  RTA pass so a single mother of 4 can get to treatments, to and from work, and to school to pick up her children.  Referral:  Nathaniel Reynolds, County Drug and Alcohol Services  ($44) 3629 1

May 2:  Food for a family moving out of the shelter into housing and awaiting their first paychecks.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO ($100) 3630 3

May 3:  Partial payment for a mattress for a senior man who is low-income and disabled; his current mattress has springs coming through the fabric.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($228) 3631 1

May 3:  PG&E payment to prevent shut off for a mom who has been off work while 1 of her children has been very sick.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($198) 3632 3

May 3:  Partial rent for a woman who has been out of work on medical leave; there are also other family problems.  Referral:  Angela Rico, CAPSLO ($300) 3633 2

May 3:  Partial rent for a mother and her children; the mother was hit by a truck while riding her bike to pick up her children from school.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 3634 3

May 4:  Partial rent for a single mom and her elementary children; her husband is behind in child support, and now he has been deported because he was here without papers.  Referral:  Julie Badalamenti and Kathleen LeMieux, Vineyard Elementary ($300) 3635 3

May 4:  Partial rent for a family with 4 children; the father has been out of a job for a month, and is actively searching for another.  Referral:  Ana Hernandez, CAPSLO ($300) 3636 6

May 4:  Partial rent for  a young father who is going to Stanford for jaw cancer.  He works at a fast food restaurant.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($300) 3637 3

May 4:  Food for a client moving out of Sober Living and into an apartment.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 3638 1

May 4:  Gas card so a family can take their newborn to doctor appointments.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($100) 3639 3

May 4:  Medication for a patient with a chronic condition that insurance doesn’t cover; other options are being explored for the future.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Behavioral Health ($255.95) 3640 1

May 4:  Underclothes for a single mother and diapers for 1 of her 2 children.  Referral:  Amber Balais, LINK ($150) 3641 3

May 4:  Storage of a family’s belongings for 1 month while they stay at a motel; the ranch where the father was working sold, and he will not be paid at his new job until June 6.  Referral:   Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($66.50) 3642 4

May 5:  A single mother who has been diagnosed with lung cancer is deteriorating quickly, and has many medical bills.  Payment for gas and clothes for her 11-year-old daughter.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($200) 3644 2

May 5:  PG&E payment to prevent shut off tomorrow for a single mother of 3 children; she works, but her husband left the family, and her income is very low.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($208.91) 3645 4

May 5:  Partial rent for an older woman, a former farm worker.  Last year she lost her husband to cancer, and now she has breast cancer.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($350) 3646 1

May 5:  Bassinet for a new baby for a family living in a small space.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($48.93) Debit 3

May 5:  Partial rent for a pregnant woman who lost her boyfriend of 14 years, the father of her unborn child.  He died suddenly last week of a heart attack at the age of 28 of an birth defect that wasn’t detected until after his passing.  She is grief-stricken and her doctor has placed her on immediate disability to ensure she will have a healthy baby girl.  State Disability is pending.  Referral: Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 3647 2

May 5:  Deposit to move a senior couple out of a shed and into housing.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($300) 3648 2

May 6:  Diapers for a 2-year-old.  Referral:  Tomoko Shoat, Martha’s Place Children’s Center ($31.23) 3649 2

May 6:  Food and clothes for a single mother and her daughter who has Autism.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK (200) 3649 2

May 8:  Dial-a-Ride passes so that a woman who is disabled can get to treatment.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($60) 3650 1

May 8:  RTA month pass so a client can get to treatment sessions.  Referral:  Alicia McAllister, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($44) 3651 1

May 8:  Partial rent for a mother and her teen daughter.  The mother lost weeks of work while taking her daughter to UCLA for a serious virus.  Referral:  UCLA Health ($300) 3652 2

May 8:  PG&E payment to prevent service from being shut off for a low-income woman; plans are in place going forward.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($209.72)  3653 1

May 9:  Professional clothing so a woman living in a Safe House can take a new job in a law office.  Referral:  Yesenia Alonso, Women’s Shelter Program ($200) 3654 1

May 10:  Food for a family of 7; a family member was recently diagnosed with cancer, and they have medical bills that are not covered by insurance.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 3655 7

May 10:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 2 girls; mother has just started a new, better-paying job.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($150) 3656 3

May 10:  Gas so a woman can get from Paso to San Luis for counseling services.  Referral:  Barbara Turk, County Child Welfare Services ($50) 3657 1

May 10:  Gas and humidifier for a single mother and her children who left most of their belongings behind after suffering physical, emotional, and financial abuse.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50 and $38.60) 3657 and Debit 3

May 10:  Emergency gas so a brain cancer patient could be taken immediately to Stanford.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($100) 3657 2

May 11:  Partial payment for a front tooth root canal for a junior college student working full time who suffered child abuse, became emancipated at age 12, and has a history of eating disorders which damaged her teeth and took a toll on her health in general.  Referral:  Barbie Bliss, retired Public Health Nurse and literacy group volunteer ($300) 3658 1

May 11:  Partial storage payment for a mother’s unit that is full of her children’s belongings.  Mother is doing well, and reunification is looking good.  Referral:  Jena Kuhnle, County Child Welfare Services ($300) 3659 4

May 11:  Partial rent for a mother who lost work hours in the winery fields due to rain.  She works hard, and has a daughter graduating this year.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina ($350) 3660 3

May 11:  Partial payment for a mattress for a hospital bed for a lady with major back problems.  Referral:  Jerry Mihaic, Independent Living Resource Center ($200) 3661 1

May 12:  Work shoes for a woman who is starting a job in a local hotel.  Referral:  Dee Torres-Hill, SLO Housing Connection ($50) 3662 1

May 12:  Partial rent to prevent eviction of a man who lives SSI and has had financial difficulties this week.  Referral:  Maribel Rodriguez, LINK ($154) 3663 1

May 12:  Partial utility bill payment for a woman with mental health stress; she has just found a new job, and this support increases her ability to learn her new job.  Referral:  Bridget Coombs, Department of Rehabilitation ($300) 3664 1

May 12:  Gas for a single mom with limited income who, after paying for rent and food, doesn’t have gas to take her children to school.  Referral:  Mary Jo Anderson, Paso Robles School District, donated by Kat Tuculet ($100) 4

May 12:  Long legged lateral immobilizer with hinge knee brace for a single mom who works full time who was seen at Noor Clinic.  Referral:  Michele Brooks RN ($185.01) 3665 3

 May 15:  Therapy for a senior woman who was recently sexually assaulted; she suffers severe depression and this event brought back trauma from past assaults.  Referral:  Claudia Guzman, RISE ($135) 3666 1

Items Donated:  baby wipes from Sharon Lechner, art supplies and notebooks for kids from Karen Kolba; diapers, wipes, and art supplies from Marla Bretches; clothing form Grace Moore; shopping bags from Gini Griffin and Jayne Auchterlonie; clothes from Monique Grajeda; 2 thermal sleeping bags from Cindy Nelson; backpack food from Elizabeth Damon-Mitchell; 50 books and art pieces from Anna Unkovich; strollers from Colleen Ryan-Rowe and Elaine Elmore; 2 adult Electra bikes from Nicki Bywater; dishes, cookware, and other kitchen items from Betsy Umhofer; professional clothes from Rose Fowler; delivery by Madeline Faye; 2 twin beds, rail, and linens donated and delivered by Mary Anne Morgan, Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; bed from Sharon Connors; household kitchen items from Paula Ranney; bed from Kristy and Paul D’Ambra; walker from Anonymous; sheets and blanket for a Foster girl from Lisa Lazzara; walker and 3 gas cards from Kat Tuculet; children’s clothes from Amanda Birdsong and Alisa Weisch; office clothes from Marya Bolyanatz; delivery by Rosemary Cleaves;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Anonymous, Rita Erwin,

Funds Donated:  The Mortgage House Fund - Roxanne Carr, Anonymous, Sharon Lechner, Rosemary Cleaves, Jeanie Petit, Debra Jackson, Judy Eisenhard, Karen Kolba, Jeanne Wilbanks, Grace Moore, Patty Clark, Marla Lee Eaton, Janice Chagoya, Peggy Freehauf, Mischelle Townsend, Melodianne Duffy, SCORE, Cindy Hahn, Tidelands Counseling, Patty Aguilar, Wendy Castleman, Denise Fourie for Kiley Goode’s Senior Project for Womenade, Lisa Bertrand, Jean Steel, Barbara Torrey, Jayne Devencenzi, Donette Dunaway, Karen Kolba, San Luis Obispo First Presbyterian Women, Colleen Spafford, Ann McMahon, Karen Tacket for Kiley Goode’s Womenade event, Kathy Greer, Dana Paquin, Michele Williams, Lira Amaya, Tracey Vardas, and Alison Piemons/PG&E Corporation Foundation/YourCause; Peti Johnson, Diana Henderson, Butch and Pam Fisher, Marilyn Reasoner, Heather MacFarlane, Phil and Joanne Ruggles, Freddi Quin, Carol Cape, Emy Young, Donna Nisbet, Catherine Scrivano, Nancy Palmer, Anne Mullan, Lynnette Di Bari, Patricia Rallis, Freddi Quin, Gail Ryan, Nancy Doherty, Margie Markus, Myra Akel, Laura Baggett, Arlene Shinderman, Terri Einhorn, Michele Schneiderman, Suzanne Schwake, Nancy Walters, Cheryl Briskey, Rhonda Richard, Lori Brief-Chavez, Karen Richards, Elaine Morin, Bayle Nix, Deborah Fielkowski, Dorothy Hollibaugh, Anna Currie, Kathleen Harvey, Gail Schwartz, Ellen Polinsky, Lori Giancola, Susan McMillan, Joyce Meredith, Linda Lee, Peggy Smith, Rebecca Robinson, Judy Jochum, Carol Burgstahler, Sharon Thacker, Carol Morrison, Julie Frank, Susan Zweig, Carolyn Tenney, Gretchen Hartsook, Patti Reed, Sharron Polkinghorne, Jo Anne Painter, Barbara Swenson, Judy Cunningham, Carole Kraiss, Christine Mateer, Elizabeth Steen, Barb Adams, Nikki Nestor, Nora Lee, Linda Adams, Adriana Kuhn, Mary Firestone, Carol Strong, Jimmie Brewer, Rebecca Larsen, Vivian Chaubet, Peggy Graue, Lydia Nelson, Barbara Underwood, Nancy Schwager, Marcia Johnson, Jennifer Eaton Fieger, Mary Dixon, Myriam Biniskiewicz, Corinne Belsterling, Bonnie Keller, De Hampton, Valerie Mecchi, Marie Kyle, Nancy Bayliss, Liz Murray, Julie Holland, Judith Thompson, Julia Rosenberg, Shelley Cole, Karen Pelz, Patricia Haines, Diane Johnson, Kathy Lewis, Nancy Kraus, Denise Hernandez, Barbara Watkins, Susan McMillan, Judith Richards, Cindy SH AU, Rosemary Nelson, Amy Hedges, Jamie Herbon, Valerie Serbein, Christina Martin, Nancy Kraus, Nancy Schmid, Janice Schmidt, Karen Gassaway, Robin Schneider, Valerie Van Meter, Rosemary Remacle, Janice Paulsen, Tina Scobel, Debra Day, Diane Niehaus, Sandra Shaw, Diane Martin, Rhonda Madden, Yvonne Williams, Donna Caley Leach, Gwendolyn Bachman, Deborah Art, Dorothy Mauger, Marcia Hashimoto, Barbara Watkins, Claudia Sorensen, Priscilla Smith, Marcia Traversaro, Sharon Con, Janet Chaney, Linda Blonsley, Elizabeth Steen, Claire Granbery Barbara Swenson, Betty Scully, Jane Fairbairn, Fran Norris, Dawn Van Ness, Ronni Gohr, Patricia Dauer, Carole Moyer, Kim Hayashi, Myra Akel, Deborah Art, Anonymous, Fred Donati, Robert Otten, Sue Smith, Karen Horst, Sandy Richardson for Kiley Good’s Fundraiser for Womenade, Ann Miller, Anne and Forest Crowe in honor of the kindness of Dr. Karen Kolba, Marla Bretches, Mary Parker, Gaye Galvan,

Sunday, April 30, 2017

What Womenade Shared April 16th - April 30th

April 17:  Bicycle repair for a homeless Veteran who is at risk, but has made great progress in the last year.  Referral:  Alan McKean, State of California Employment Development ($50) 3567 1

April 17:  Partial rent for a mother and her 2 daughters; mother is on leave of absence from current employment and doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Natalia Ruiz, County Behavioral Health ($300) 3569 3

April 19:  Bus pass for a Veteran who is looking for work.  Referral:  Kate Zeiss, HUD/VASH ($44) 3570 1

April 20:  Motel stay for a woman who had to quit her job to help care for her partner who is in the hospital fighting for his life.  Referral:  Sheila Johnson, Mountainbrook Church ($300) 3571 2

April 20:  Sober Living rent for a woman doing well in treatment.  Referral:  Heather Sorenson, County Behavioral Health ($300) 3572 1

April 20:  Gas card for a single father to travel to Bakersfield to take a test for a truck driver job.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($50) 3573

April 19:  Medication for a 72-year-old patient with COPD; she and her husband are just over the qualifying income for Medi-Cal, but finances are tight due to expensive medications she must take.  Referral;  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($300) 3574 2

April 20:  Bus pass so a mother who has a high risk pregnancy can get to medical appointments.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($44) 3575 2

April 20:  Gas and diapers for a young mom with a 3-year-old.  Mom is a domestic violence victim and child was exposed, and they had to go to the shelter with just the clothes on their backs.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($50 and $39.86) 3576 and 3581 2

April 20:  Work clothes for a woman who has just found employment.  Referral:  Amy Carlisle, County Intensive Outreach Treatment ($150) 3577 1

April 20:  Household items for a woman moving out of the shelter to housing.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($100) 3578 1

April 20:  Partial rent for a woman who had to use rent money to repair her car.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($115) 3579 1

April 20:  Bus pass so a patient new to treatment can keep appointments.  Referral:  Amy Carlisle, County Intensive Outreach Treatment ($44) 3580 1

April 20:  Impound fee for a homeless person so he can get to work.  His vehicle was impounded for being on the street too long.  Referral:  Jose Camacho, Family Care Network ($280) 3582 1

April 20:  Deposit for housing for a survivor of sexual assault who has been evicted from her home and her car broke down.  Referral:  Susan Lamont, SART/RISE ($100) 3583

April 20:  Partial rent for a widow whose husband just passed away and now she is a single tenant.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($100) 3584 1

April 20:  Partial rent payment in Sober Living for a woman who is starting a new job. Referral:  Corey Hoffman, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($300) 3585 1

April 20:  Ultrasound for a gentleman.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($248) 3586 1

April 20:  Post Office box and food for a pregnant woman who is a survivor of human trafficking and domestic violence. Referral: Sonia Greene, LINK ($45 and $100) 3587 and 3596 2

April 20:  Partial rent to prevent a family’s eviction.  The father lost work hours due to the rains.  Referral:  Flor Ponce, CAPSLO ($300) 3588 4

April 20:  Seated walker for a 95-year-old who has terrible arthritis in her knees making walking painful and difficult.  Referral:  Leslie Grimsby, Central Coast Home Health ($65.43) Debit 1

April 20:  Room rent and gas for a woman who is struggling.  Referral: Trista Ochoa, Transitions-Mental Health ($90 and $50) 3589 and 3599 1

April 21:  Partial payment of utility bill to prevent shut off for a woman who is doing well in her treatment sessions.  Referral:  Rosie Armendariz, County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services ($200) 3590 1

April 21:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for a woman working very hard in treatment.  Referral:  Rosie Armendariz, County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services ($220) 3591 1

April 21:  Partial rent for a mother of 4 children whose husband has left.  She just gave birth to a baby who is blind, and she has to stay home from work a few more weeks to get support services in place for the child.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($250) 3592 5

April 21:  Emergency utility payments to prevent shut off for a family at risk.  Referral:  Dot Stauble, CAPSLO ($169.62 and $49.08) 3593 and 3594 4

April 21:  Partial rent for a victim of abuse.  Referral:  Jennie Nostrum, RISE ($100) 3595 1

April 21:  Gas card so a woman starting back to school can get a ride from a friend.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, CAPSLO ($50) 3597 2

April 21:  Gas card so a woman living in a rural part of the county can get rides to school.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, CAPSLO ($50) 3597 2

April 21:  Gas card so a domestic violence victim can take her daughters to school and attend counseling.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE ($50) 3598 3

April 21:  Underwear and socks for sisters in 3rd and 5th grades whose clothes were stolen when their father was washing them at a laundromat.  Referral:  Amber Balais, LINK ($100) 3600 3

April 21:  Partial rent for a 71-year-old with emphysema who receives only $183 a month on Social Security.  Her sister has had to leave her job to take care of her.  Referral;  Shelley Kilcoyne, Central Coast Home Health ($300) 3601 3

April 24:  RTA pass for a client to get to treatment from Atascadero to Paso.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds and shopping by Edie Kahn ($44) 1

April 24:  RTA pass so a woman who has just moved to housing can get to mental health treatment.  Referral: Nathaniel Reynolds, County Co-occurring Disorders Program and shopping by Edie Kahn ($44) 1

April 24:  Gas to help a grandmother foster her grandchild and move her to where she lives.  Referral:  Brooke Dace, County Department of Social Services ($50) 3602 2

April 24:  Partial payment for braces for a girl who has a hard time eating and bites her tongue and lips.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($300) 3603

April 24:  Partial payment for car repair for the husband of a 62-year-old woman who is dying of metastatic kidney cancer.  He has taken time off from work to care for her, and finances are very tight.  Referral:  Kelly Allen, Dignity Health Hospice ($300) 3604 2

April 25:  Entry fees so 2 middle school students in at-risk families can participate in the Color Fun Run.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($30) 3605 2

April 25:  Late car payment for a Veteran who is entering into support with Drug and Alcohol.  Referral:  Cindy Nelson, County Drug and Alcohol Services ($298) 3506 1

April 27:  Car rental for a senior woman whose car broke down; she needs her transportation for her childcare job that requires her to transport children.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($256.22) 3507 1

April 27:  Costco membership so a single mother of 4 children can make her Calfresh dollars go farther.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($60.95) 3608 5

April 27:  Partial deposit for a woman who has secured a job and is moving out of the shelter.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO Shelter ($300) 3609 1

April 27:  Car payment for a homeless Veteran so he doesn’t lose his transportation and his place to live.  Referral:  Thomas Potter, CAPSLO ($300) 3610 1

April 27:  Motel stay for a single mom with three children in the Cambria School District.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($110.47) 3611 4

April 28:  Clothes for a toddler girl in a struggling family.  Referral:  Brooke Dace, Department of Social Services ($100) 3612 2

April 28:  Partial rent for a mom recently separated who has a severely handicapped son with Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy; it will be a few weeks before services will be in place for her and her child.  Referral:  Maribel Rodriguez, LINK ($300) 3613 2

April 28:  Utility payments for a senior who is disabled; she used her available funds for emergency dental care.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($136.16 and $42.43) 3614 and 3615 1

April 28:  Utility payment for a single mother who is in dispute with her boyfriend for financial assistance.  Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($193.69) 3616 3

April 28:  Partial rent for a single father looking for work and beginning full custody of his daughter.  Referral:  Micaela Cholico, County Department of Social Services ($300) 3616 2

April 28: Knee scooter for a large man who had 2 toes amputated.  Referral:  Kevin Reeder and Kevin Mikelonis, Transitional Food and Shelter ($289) 3618 1

April 28:  Diapers and utility bill payment to prevent shut off for a single mother with 3 young children, 1 of whom is special needs.  The father is in prison.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($31.23 and $300) 3619 and 3620 4
 
Items Donated:  grabber for senior couple with arthritis from Marla and Robert Eaton; baby clothes, diapers, and toiletries from Megan Duke; 2 Bob strollers from Mariam Shah; children’s toys, books, and quilts from Julie Diffenbaugh delivered by Dana Lundy; cases and packages, of diapers, wipes and toiletries for babies from Central Coast Women’s League delivered by Jane Thomas and  Pat Gordon; professional clothes from Sue McKee; kitchen items, dishes, and bedding, and heels from Carol Astaire; baby clothes and high school toiletries from Dianne Lane; 2 adult walkers from Risa Brown; delivery by Carol Tickner; children’s clothes from Lisa Jouet;

Admin Funds Donated:  Anonymous, Freddi Quin, Martha Chivens, Rosemary Cleaves,

Funds Donated:  Ann Miller, Jayma Newland, Leslie Grigsby, Heidi Boatman, Diane Wettlaufer, Judy Eisenhard, Leslie Rotstien, Kat Tuculet, Melaleuca, Jackie Miller for Kiley Goode’s Womenade event, Julie Schultz, Anonymous, Marilyn Baty, Carrie Zinn, Janice Chagoya, Tyra Solomon, Genii Myers, Diane Koletzke, Lisa Gadsby, Michelle Blanc, Sophidion Foundation, Anonymous, Elaine Paulson, Jo Ann Jennings, Kathleen Martinelli, Jane Thomas, Jennifer Langford, Elise Carraway and Frank Nerli, Judy Eisenhard, Ingrid Pires, Sarah Coplen, Lauren Rueda, Leah St. James, Kristina Barckley, Maggie Ragatz, Linda and Roy Rawlings, Sue McCutcheon, Robert Otten in honor of Elisa Leigan’s diaper drive for Womenade (County Drug and Alcohol Services), Kathy Gisler, Kathie Hendricks,

Sunday, April 16, 2017

What Womenade Shared April 1st - April 15h

April 3:  Partial rent for a woman who just moved to housing and has had to repair her car.  Referral:  Samantha Crouse, ECHO ($300) 3534 1

April 3:  Month RTA bus pass so a man in Sober Living can get to work and treatments.  Referral:  April Madden, County Behavioral Health and shopping by Edie Kahn ($44)

April 3:  Month RTA bus pass so an abuse victim can look for work.  Referral:  Martin Gonzalez, RISE, and shopping by Edie Kahn ($44)

April 3:  Assistance with making a patient’s home safe and accessible; she is a single mother with a fractured leg and traumatic brain injury.  Referral:  Jessica Devereaux, Wilshire Community Services ($350) 3535 3

April 3:  Dental bill payment so a man who is physically disabled can be seen by a dentist.  Referral:  Fiona Phillips, People’s Self-Help Housing ($98) 3536 1

April 3:  Partial payment for rent in a Sober Living home for a woman who has maintained a perfect record in treatment; she is unable to work due to a major heart condition.  Referral  Heather Sorensen, County Behavioral Health ($300) 3537 1

April 4:  Diapers, clothes, shoes, school supplies, and and gas for a single mom and her 3 children.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($213.01) 3538 4

April 4:  Partial rent for a single mother and her 4 boys, one of whom has a severe mental health disorder.  SSI payments stopped because of an error, and she is frantic not to go back to homelessness again.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 3539 5

April 4:  Utility payment to prevent shut off for a family of 3; the father was taken by ICE and the mom is working hard to keep the home stable as possible, and has been able to pay all the bills except the gas bill.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($158.72) 3540 4

April 4:  Partial rent for Sober Living for a woman who recently got a job, and will not be able to pay her rent until she gets her 1st paycheck.  She just got a 3-day pay or quit notice.  Referral:  Elisa Leigan, County Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program ($300) 3541 1

April 5:  Rental assistance for a woman with a severe mental illness. She had unexpected medical bills this month; she lives on $325 SSI monthly, as does her spouse.  Referral:  Alicia Dueck, Transitions-Mental Health ($300) 3542 1

April 5:  Mattress for a very low-income senior.  She has things stuffed under her current mattress to try to make it more even.  Mattress Specialists in Paso is providing special consideration for this purchase.  Referral:  Brittany Venia, People’s Self-Help Housing ($200) 3543 1

April 5:  Partial rent for a woman in her 50s who was injured at work.  Referral:  Tito Ponce, People’s Self Help Housing ($215) 3544 1

April 5:  Partial payment for gymnastics for a 7-year-old who is being cared for by her grandma after her mom died of an overdose.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($150) 3545 2
 
April 5:  Car payment for an older couple who fell on hard times because his wife has an illness and can’t work for several months.   Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($182.37) 3546 2

April 5:  Water bill payment for a Veteran who just moved to a new apartment; he will start a job soon.  Referral:  Esther Castillo, HUD/VASH  ($93.80) 3547 1

April 6:  Clothes for a 10-year-old girl who is being reunited with her mom, a Veteran.  Referral:  Jennifer Woodward, County Health Agency ($105.95) 3548 2

April 7:  Utility payment for a single dad of a 9-month-old who has a restraining order against the mom.  Referral:  Amber Balais, Link ($200) 3549 2

April 7:  Clothes for the son of a single mother of 4 children.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($100) 3550 5

April 7:  Purchased and donated Depends for an 85-year-old man on Hospice care.  He and his wife are low-income; she works at a local store.  Referral:  Megan Richert, Central Coast Home Health ($50) 3551 2

April 7:  Gas card for a woman to go to work; she has been ill and unable to work the last 3 weeks.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($50) 3552 2

April 7:  Food, personal items, and gas for a homeless woman who is currently sleeping on a couch in someone’s home.  Referral:  Elizabeth Karsh, MFT ($150) 3553 1

April 7:  Emergency rent to prevent eviction for a woman and her son.  The mother’s work hours were cut.  Referral:  Brenda Vaughan, ARK ($300) 3554

April 7:  Partial rent to prevent eviction of a grandmother who has been ill.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($240) 3555 1

April 7:  RTA month passes so a mother can visit her newborn daily in the NICU at Marian Hospital to bond, breast feed, and learn how to care for her infant.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and purchasing by Edie Kahn ($88) 3

April 8:  Shoes for a student who wears ones that are falling apart, or she just wears her socks.  Referral:  Jack Greer, Michelle Specht, and Heather Senecal, San Luis Obispo High School ($75) 3556 1

April 9:  Baby carrier for a single mother with 4 children.  She needs a special carrier for her new infant that she can wear to prevent further injury to her back while she works cleaning homes.  Referral:  Elizabeth Barbosa, CAPSLO ($98.67) Debit 5

April 10:  Partial payment for a breast feeding pump for a new mother suffering from severe postpartum depression.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse ($200) 3557 2

April 10:  Pillow cases for brothers who were just reunited with their mother in her Sober Living Home.  Referral:  Public Health Nurse, and shopping by Edie Kahn ($) 4

April 11:  Rental assistance for a family of 3; the mother lost her job and will not be able to start her new job until next week.  Referral:  Rocio Hernandez, Coastal Family Resource Center/San Luis Coastal Unified School District ($300) 3558 3

April 11:  Gas card so an 18-year-old mother with a 6-month-old son can get to treatments where she has been very successful.  Referral:  Holl-Lee Lawrence, County Behavioral Health ($50) 3559 2

April 11:  Cleaning supplies so a group of volunteers can clean and organize a home that a family with 3 children will be moving into after a year of homelessness.  Referral: Christina Combs, Family Care Network ($50) 3560 4

April 11:  Overdue utility bill payments for a cancer patient and spouse who have used a lot of energy trying to keep the patient warm.  They are in the process of being evicted.  Referral:  Amanda Hartman, Dignity Health Home Health ($168.09 and $172.86) 3561 and 3562 2

April 12: Partial rent to prevent a Veteran from eviction; he is currently actively seeking employment.   Referral:  Jason Flanagan, People’s Self-Help Housing ($92) 3563 1

April 13:  Partial rent to prevent a Veteran’s eviction.  He is behind due to loss of work.  Referral:  Michael Ostash, HUD/VASH ($300) 3564 1

April 14:  Partial payment to CHC for emergency dental care for a woman in great pain.  Referral:  Jane Hill, LCSW ($300) 3565 1

April 15:  Sterilization and transportation of tools so that a little girl can have dental surgery.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar Schools ($150) 3566 2

April 15:  Partial rent for a mother of 4 children whose husband has left.  She just gave birth to a baby who is blind, and she has to stay home from work a few more weeks to get support services in place for the child.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($250) 5

Items:   toiletries and tub mat from Doreen Wetzel; bounty of toys from Lisa; adult clothes from Anonymous; clothes and shoes from Bryan Duggan; clothes from Donna Jeberjahn; clothes and shoes from Candie and Phil Guldeman; men’s Depends from Women’s March donations via Lisa Lazzara; adult clothes from Anonymous; deliveries by Linda Jankay and Linda Bishop; jacket from Carol Devore; clothes from Vita Miller; adult clothes from Kat Tuculet, diapers from Karen Blum, books and toys from Sharynn Chirpich, changing table and maternity clothes from Allie Kirschner; clothing from Gladys Porter; clothes for infants from Lainie Wachter; clothes and cloth bags from Evelyn Ruehr; women’s clothes and shoes from Rose Fowler; children’s books from Therese Hanlon; women’s clothes from Lisa McClory; bedroom set from Noni Smyth; delivery by Carol Tickner; food from Anonymous; maternity clothes from Amy Hinshaw-Zingo; crib from Nicole Ripley; maternity clothes from Lisa Lazzara; wipes from Anonymous; food for family with 4 children from Elizabeth Mitchell; infant toys from Lesa Smith and Whiz Kids Toys!; food and children’s clothes from Anonymous;

Admin Funds Donated:  Dana Starkovich, Leslie Jones, Bonnie Heikes, Rosalyn Phillips, Jackie Miller, Barbara Bell, Dana Easton, Anonymous Matching Donor, Vicki Wyne, Ann Palmer, Wendy Daly, Roost Co-Working Matching Donor; Naomi Blakely, Mariam Shah, Darlene Krouse, Lynda Allen, Karen O’Grady, Susan Hood, Jeri Corcoran-Martin, Jeannette Powles, Jana Coulston, Shelly Johnson, Karen O’Donnell, Carol Schmidt, Lisa Lazzara, Rawley Regier, Karen Blum, Jessica Griffiths, Kristi Ross, Marcy Owen, Ann Mathias, Nancy Shearer, Phil and Polly Gammons, Mo McGee, Candace Guldeman, phone payment for the year from Tom and Jayne Auchterlonie, Anonymous, Tari Haberfield, Phyllis Martinelli, Mona Tucker, Maggie Maly, Marylou Gooden,

Funds Donated:  Grover Beach Rotary, Patty Aguilar, Lisa Bertrand, Tidelands Counseling, Marilyn Banducci, Wendy Castleman, Fred Donati, Anonymous, Cindy and Russ Nelson, Tiffany Dietrich, Reese and Lauren Rueda with congratulations and love to Quinn Brady and her family, Kathy Long, Jayne Devencenzi, Jean Steel, Barbara Torrey, Marilyn Fuller, Donnette Dunaway, Andrea Brown for Baywood Navy, Susan Hood, Jana Coulston, Jeri Corcoran-Martin, Lynda Allen, Linda Quesenberry, Vita Miller, Jeannette Powles, Jay and Carol Devore, Evelyn Ruehr, Sue Wild, Liz Curren, Michelle Clark, Darlene Krouse, Anneka Scranton, Anonymous, Naomi Blakely, Shelly Johnson, Diana Foch, Claretta Longden, Judy Riener, Movie Group, Gini Griffin, Karen O’Donnell, Rawley Regier, Karen Blum, Leslie Jones, Anonymous, Michele Williams, Dana Paquin, Kathy Greer, Sally Equinoa, Elise Wheeler, Maggie Maly, Marilyn Reasoner, Peti Johnson, Phil and Joanne Ruggles; Phil and Polly Gammons, Heather MacFarlane, Polly Sackrider, Ann Tiber, Marian Kaser, Sue Smith, Karen Horst,