Friday, February 15, 2013

Latest Sharing List - Jan. 1 - Feb. 14

January 2:  Partial rent for family of 5.  Payment prevents family, whose farm work hours have been cut back, from losing their home.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, Paso Robles LINK ($400) 1335
January 2:  Diapers for baby in struggling family.  Referral:  PHN, South County ($20.50) 1336
January 3:  Partial rent for young, single mother.  She has been homeless and now qualifies for an apartment.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, Paso Robles Link ($400) 1337
January 5:  Safety gate to keep a baby away from stairs.  Referral:  Caroline Halloran, CAPSLO, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($23.75) 1338
January 8:  Room heater for family of 5 living in a single unheated room.  Referral:  PHN, North County, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($64.79) 1358
January 8:  Cell phone and minutes card for mother of 4 now also caring for her 3 and 5-year-old niece and nephew since their parents are incarcerated.  Referral:  Erin Holmes, County social worker, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($36.58) 1358
January 9:  2 cribs for North County babies.  Referral:  PHNs, and shopping by Roberta Filadelfia ($212.85) 1339
January 9:  10 pound blanket to help an autistic boy sleep at night, and subsequently be able to attend school more.  Referral:  Laurie Morgan and Stella Medina, South County SAFE ($103.49) 1340
January 9:  Partial rent to prevent woman from being evicted.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, Paso Robles Link ($200) 1341
January 9:  Partial rent for family of 4 with a new baby on the way.  Father was laid off work 2 weeks ago.  Referral:  Martha Landells, Early Head Start ($300) 1342
January 9:  Food for woman who has lost her job due to grief issues.  Referral:  Ingrid Pires, Hospice Partners ($100) 1343
January 10:  Diapers, clothes, and food for young baby in family having many problems financially.  Referral:  PHN, North County ($32.38 and $200) 1343 and 1358
January 11:  Counseling sessions for 20-year-old parents of a 15-month-old boy.  Dad works 2 jobs earning $34 a month too much to qualify for Medi-Cal and the baby’s age is 3 months too old to qualify the parents for ALPHA counseling support.  Referral:  PHN, San Luis ($165) 1344
January 11:  Port-a-crib for young baby.  Referral:  PHN, San Luis, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($25.92) 1358
January 14:  Diapers for a new baby.  Referral:  PHN, San Luis Obsipo, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($34.55) 1358
January 15:  Diapers for a toddler.  Referral:  PHN, South County, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($34.61) 1358
January 14:  Dental treatments for 10-year-old girl.  Referral:  Elizabeth/Dr. Tran ($157.52) 1345
January 18:  Water bill payment for veteran and his wife who are dealing with medical and financial problems.  Referral:  Bonnie Allen, Cayucos Food Distribution ($200) 1346
January 18:  Glasses for 10-year-old girl.   Referral:  Gateway Medical ($60) 1347
January 21:  Large stroller for baby whose parents walk as their transportation.  Referral: Belinda Benassi, County Social Services, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($40) 1358
January 12:  Double stroller for twins.  Referral: Belinda Benassi, County Social Services ($75) 1348
January 22:  Glasses for 18-year-old boy.  Referral:  Gateway Medical ($60) 1349
January 22:  A single mother died this month leaving behind 3 children.  Her parents have depleted their funds with burial costs and the purchase of a van large enough to transport the children.  Partial payment of legal fees for guardianship of their grandchildren.  Referral:  PHN, San Luis ($250) 1350
January 23:  A 62-year-old woman has been made homeless due to medical and burial bills after the loss of her daughter from cancer.  Payment of outstanding utility bills, so that she can move into affordable housing.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Independent Living Resource Center, North County ($66.57 and $58.18 and $88.66 and $103.07) 1351 and 1352 and 1353 and 1354
January 25:  Dental treatment for young boy.  Referral:  Elizabeth Doll/Dr. Tran ($110) 1355
January 28:  Partial payment for automobile tires for an abused woman.  Referral:  Lisa Martinez, San Luis Obispo Women’s Shelter, and shopping and delivery by Carol Tickner ($200) 1358
January 28:  Partial rent for a young mother of an 8-year-old.  The mom, a Vet who served for 6 years, is an LVN recently laid off, and she recently lost her parents in an auto accident.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Independent Living Resource Center, North County ($300) 1356
January 28:  Partial rent for a mom who missed work due to a family member’s death and the illness of her daughter.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi and John Soderlund, County Social Services ($300) 1357
January 29:  Gas for a North County family to visit their newborn in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista, social worker; purchase and delivery by Carol Tickner ($100) 1358
January 30:  Gas for mom to take toddler to medical appointments.  Referral:  Vickie Jarvis, CAPSLO and shopping by Carol Tickner ($100) 1358
January 31:  Dental treatment for 6-year-old girl.  Referral:  Elizabeth Doll/Dr. Tran ($110) 1359
February 2: Underwear for 3 boys living in a motel with their mother who is about to give birth to twin boys.  Referral:  PHN, North County ($35.98) 1361
Feb 4:  Refurbished computer for single Veteran mother of 4.  Referral:  Tammee Green, CAPSLO ($25) 1362
February 4:  2 nights in a motel for parents and their baby while landlord repairs flooring in their apartment.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi and Kayla Kerrigan, County Social Services, with payment delivered by Naomi Blakely ($134.44)
February 5:  After school child care registration for a single mom of 4 special needs children who is ready to continue her own education.  Referral:  Dana Francis, counselor, Sinsheimer Elementary ($60) 1363
February 5:  Specialized baby bottles for infant in struggling family.  PHN, Coast ($71.16) 1364
February 7:  Food for a family whose car repairs drained their finances, and for another family is facing reduced construction work hours.  Referral:  PHN, First Time Mother’s Program ($200) 1365
February 7:  Dental treatment for brothers aged 14 and 15.  Referral:  Elizabeth Doll/Dr. Tran ($320) 1366
February 8:  Clothes for a struggling young woman in Atascadero.  Referral:  PHN ($100) 1367
February 8:  Funds for homeless San Luis Obispo woman to buy clothes with the assistance of her caseworker.  She needs appropriate clothing to wear to court, and has not been able to find the size she needs at thrift stores.  Referral:  Melanie Bustamante, Transitions Mental Health Homeless Outreach Team ($150) 1367
February 8:  Partial rent for a woman who fell behind on her payments due to an injury that left her unable to work.  Referral:  John Soderlund and Belinda Benassi, County Social Services ($300) 1368
February 12:  Partial health insurance payment for cancer victim who is in the middle of treatment and is on SDI.  Referral:  Michelle Ellis, Heart Cancer Resource Center ($300) 1369
February 12:  Partial rent payment for mother of 3, one with a disability.  Referral:  Naomi Blakely ($300) 1370
February 12:  After school program registration fee for a 6th grade girl in a large blended family.  Parents are hard working; opportunity will help in her readiness for middle school.  Referral:  Dana Francis, counselor, Sinsheimer Elementary ($60) 1371
February 14:  Monthly flat rate phone fee for mother and her daughter who cares for younger siblings when mom works and goes to counseling.  Phone is needed to contact law enforcement in the event the father approaches the family and to keep in contact with social service providers.  Referral:  Erin Holmes, County Social Services ($70) 1373
February 14:  Clothes and underwear for a 15-year-old girl abandoned by her mother and left under the care of her 19-year-old sister.  The girl is depressed and misses a lot of school due to the poor condition of her clothes.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, Paso Robles LINK ($150) 1374
February 14:  Partial rent for woman laid off from work and suffering depression. She was approved for eviction prevention and rental assistance funds with the Housing Authority, but due to the City of Grover Beach opting out of ESG funds, she is now not eligible to receive the funding.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Independent Living Resource Center ($300) 1375
February 14:  Dental exams and treatments for 4 children ages 12 – 17.  Referral:  Elizabeth Doll/Dr. Tran ($440) 1376
Items Donated:  Baby clothes, diapers, wipes, diaper cream, formula, stroller, and pack-n-play from Alison Haupt; port-a-crib from Pamela Nargie; baby clothes form Deborah Melton; crib from Kelly Alonso-Palt; children’s clothes, shoes, toys, and backpacks from Roxanne Pryor; stroller from Mariam Shah; lamp from Leslie Jones; stroller from Nicola Miller; crib mattress from Cynthia Perrine and crib sheets from ALPHA; toiletries from Jayne Auchterlone; port-a-crib, children’s clothes, and stroller from Alison Haupt; children’s clothes from Mission Thrift; toddler bed from Helma Smulders; children’s clothes from Pat Cano; children’s hats from Tara Smith; baby bottles and baby coat from Jacqui Lunsford; blankets from Meghan Hoetker; clothes from Marcie Lindvall; children’s underwear from the Child Development Center; baby bathtub, sleeper, soap, and towels from Alison Haupt and Jill Kaney; blankets, diapers, coats, hats, and mittens from Mariam Shah; children’s clothes from Debbie and Jason Bond; baby clothes and diapers from Alison Haupt; blankets from Leslie Cosgrave and Tracy Shewchuk; heater and toiletries from Roz Phillips; rocking chair from Janie Holland; bouncer, baby bath tub, and towels from Jill Kaney; blankets from Alison Haupt; toiletries delivered to Prado and Grizzly Academy by Kat Tuculet; baby girl clothes from Alison Haupt; port-a-crib and crib from Linda Holland; 2 port-a-cribs and towels from Erin Schimke; Baby toys and chair from Joanna Gilbert; crib bedding from Jill Baitenby Boaz, Alison Haupt, and Stephanie Barclay; toddler bed, mattress, and sheets from Jayne Auchterlonie delivered by Roberta and Bill Filadelfia; children’s clothes, twin bedding from Erika McGuire; baby girl clothes from Tomi McDonald and Alison Haupt; duffle bags from Skye Coddington; hand knit blankets from Ruth Nagano; crib delivered and set up by Richard and Carol Tickner; clothing and bedding delivered to North County by Joy Sostrin; crib, mattress, linens, and high chair from Barbara Rauenzahn; newborn bouncer, swing, and blankies from Alison Haupt; newborn blankets from Jill Kaney; newborn blankets, toys, books, diapers and wipes from Marylou Gooden; baby clothes, bouncer, bath tub, gift card, and baby carrier from Alison Haupt; hand knit blankets from Stephanie Barclay; toddler bed from Jayne Auchterlone delivered by Roberta Filadelfia; diapers, wipes, Target gift card, bather, bouncer, carrier, mom’s breast friend, clothes, and rattles from Alison Haupt; baby blankets from Stephanie Barclay; vacuum from Judy Riener; 2 cases of wipes, and case of toiletries from Anonymous; swing and bouncer from Colleen Wiest; space heater from Katrina Clouser; 3 large boxes of toiletries from June Gelling; high chairs from Bonnie Rivera and Phyllis Bettencourt; bike and clothes from Elaine Stewart; clothes from Jen Stokes; children’s clothes from Helma Smulders; child safety gates, baby bath tubs, port-a-crib, 3 strollers, changing table,  sheets and blankets, baby clothes from the United Methodist Children’s Center; crock pot from Jayne Devencenzi; baby clothes from Bonnie Pope; girl clothes from Terri Kurczewski; double stroller from Pattie Bottorff Wiley; clothes from Kathy Greer, and Alison Haupt, and gift card from Alison; school supplies from Stacy Jeffers; toiletries from Bonnie Allen and Estero Bay Alliance for Care; art box for 1st grader from Beckie Geddes; file cabinet from Linda Blonsley; clothes and toiletries from Helma Smulders; art supplies from Carol Astaire; children’s clothes from Morro Bay Presbyterian Church; diapers and toiletries from Kitty Rice; can openers from Barbara Jennings; children’s books from Tina Doherty; bags and food from Monica Soren; blankets, puzzles, books, art supplies, can opener and vegetable peelers from Lori Sonnabend; diapers from Madeline Fay and Mary Ann Morgan; diapers from Madeline Stevenson; wipes from Nancy Shearer; toiletries delivery by Kat Tuculet; laundry of a bounty of donated children’s clothes by Jayne Devencenzi;
Funds Donated: Elizabeth Curren in honor of Carol Devore, Marcie Lindvall in honor of Wendy Daly’s birthday, Kathy Hendricks, Engle & Associates, Insurance, eScrip, Diane Wettlaufer, Melaleuca, Dana Easton, Commission on the Status and Roll of Women/United Methodist Church, San Luis, Ingrid Pires, Madelyn Millholland, Linda Rawlings, Elaine Gardiner, Connie Buffa, Barbara Neuman, David Blakely, Sharynn Chirpich, Nanette Tarpinian, Donna Jeberjahn, Vanessa Fujimoto, Nancy Hurd, Jayne Devencenzi, Jane Larkin, Wendy Daly, Naomi Blakely, Ros McQuade, Gail Sears, Marylou Gooden, Diana Foch, Marilyn Fuller, Leslie Jones, Clytee Ramsey, Lisa Rivers, Judy Riener, Mary Parker, Emily Lyon, Julie Schultz, Rosemary Cleaves, Libbie Agran, Marianita Borgstrom, Karen Muschenetz, Susan Hood, Elizabeth Curren, Jeannette Powles, Carol Devore, Evelyn Ruehr, Darlene Krouse, Jacquelyn Miller, Anne Tiber, Sema Alptekin, Andrea Wasko, Gwen Infante, Debbie Bennett, Colleen Spafford, Linda Murray, Phyllis Martinelli, Carol Astaire, San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church, B. Anthony’s and Company, Jewelers, James and Donna Howard, Monica Soren, Rosemary Cleaves, Lynn De Leo, Marla Lee Eaton, Phyllis Bettencourt, Mary Weeks, Joy Pickell, Carla Haynie, Betty Symons, Nancy Shearer, Melanie Smith, Tina Doherty, Liz Miller, Janice Chagoya, Kitty Rice, Kathy Forenza, Lori Sonnabend, Kathleen Dautremont, Judy Eisenhard, Margaret Helley, Susan Demma, Gail Applegate, Kathleen Perez, Madeline Stevenson, Royann Garge, Ginny Kenny, Nell Quijano, Candace Guldeman, Madeline Fay, Leslie Jones, Ann McMahon,

B. Anthony & Company Jewelers

B. Anthony and Company Jewelers donated $575 to San Luis Obispo County Womenade from their holiday promotion.  We are grateful to owner, Brad Bilsten, and his staff for supporting the community through Womenade. 

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Economics of Being a Women Donates to Womenade

The Economics of Being a Woman financial education series will be offered monthly in San Luis Obispo through Oct 2013, and registration is now open for all months at the introductory price of $199.

They are happy to support San Luis Obispo County Womenade by donating a percentage of the proceeds for each referral  received.

Andrea C. Wasko, MBA
805.242.2185 or 408.267.5015