Thursday, May 9, 2013

Latest Sharing List: April 2 - May 9

April 2:  Port-a-crib for new baby.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Anne Appel
April 3:  Umbrella stroller for mother to get around with her toddler.  Referral:  PHN, South County and shopping by Anne Appel
April 5:  Dental treatment for 2 small boys.  Referral:  Elizabeth Doll/Dr. Tran ($160) 1416
April 5:  Partial rent for family whose father was in an accident leaving the mom as the only financial support at this time.  Referral:  Ivette Feliz, LINK ($300) 1417
April 5:  Partial rent for family that has suffered a family member's suicide.  Referral:  Tala Romero, Sequoia Head Start ($300) 1418
April 8:  Partial rent for mother and her 3-year-son to move from homelessness to housing.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1419
April 8:  Wisdom teeth extraction for 16-year-old teen mom in pain.  Referral:  Leona Gray and Angela Alton, Lucia Mar School District  ($300) 1420
April 9:  Gas card for mother to travel to the hospital daily from Cambria to be with her baby in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($100) 1421
April 9:  Diapers and sensitive skin wipes for a child with serious gastrointestinal problems.  Gas card for the mom, who is struggling financially, to take her son to a specialist in L.A.  Her 1-year-old daughter was recently hospitalized for pneumonia. Referral:  Judith Gier, San Luis Coastal nurse ($57.19) and ($100) 1421
April 9:  Bus pass for mother to ride from Nipomo to the hospital daily to be with her child in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($64) 1422
April 9:  Partial rent for single woman living in Section 8 housing.  She is learning money management that will allow her to make future payments independently.  Referral:  Bonnie Allen, Estero Bay Alliance for Care and Cayucos Food Distribution ($255) 1423
April 10:  Emergency dental treatment for a woman in pain, and treatment for a 12-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy.  Referral:  Elizabeth Doll/Dr. Tran ($265) 1424
April 11:  Gas for abuse victim working to visit her son in a Sacramento therapeutic group home.  Referral:  Jill Doyle, MFT ($100) 1425
April 12:  Past due and reconnection fee for gas for a family of 5, including 2-year-old twins.  Dad is on dialysis and mom works cleaning houses and doing lawns.  Referral:  Guadalupe Sanchez, LINK ($380.49) 1426
April 12:  Food for mother and 7-year-old.  She has just lost her job, and needs food to carry over until support services begin.  Referral:  Vickie Jarvis, CAPSLO ($100) 1427
April 12:  Diapers for the 7-month-old baby of a single dad.  The mother is in jail.  Referral:  Vickie Jarvis, CAPSLO ($29.15) 1427
April 12:  Propane for hot water for a 22-year-old mother of a 6-year-old son living in a rural situation with her mom who is disabled; her father died last year.  Referral:  Danilyn Quezada, Glenna Petrush, and Belinda Benassi, Child Welfare Services ($393.63) 1428
April 15:  Baby supplies for victims of domestic violence; mother and baby being discharged from the hospital.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker and shopping by Anne Appel
April 15:  Diapers for South County babies.  Referral:  Yecenia Silvas, Lucia Mar School District ($58.30) 1429
April 19:  Teeth extractions and treatment for infection for a homeless father. ($300) 1430, plus $250 from the Morro Bay Presbyterian Church, and $250 from Deborah Whitson 1449
April 24:  A single mother whose spouse recently passed away needs emergency dental care for her 15-year-old daughter.  All means of financial support is gone and Healthy Families is not able to help. Referral:  Carol Bernard, Foster Care and Belinda Benassi, CWS Program Manager ($300) 1431
April 24:  Initial payment for an elementary student to have an audiology exam.  The student has had a difficult year with much medical, psychological and educational testing.  Although the parents have insurance, their deductible is $3,500, and so they are paying out of pocket for all visits.  A recent neurology exam was over $500.   Referral:  Joan Duffy, San Luis Coastal school nurse ($100) 1432
April 24:  Gas card for pregnant woman due in 2-weeks to obtain free items from the Tree of Life in Atascadero.  Referral:  Melanie Bustamante, Homeless Outreach, Transitions Mental Health ($50) 1433
April 24:  Partial payment to move disabled, homeless cancer victim's belongs from Northern California to a local apartment.  Special discount from ASAP Movers.  Referral:  PHN ($200) 1434
April 24:  Partial rent for young woman who has had a tumor removed from her brain and will need a year or more of recovery time.  Referral:  Dr. Lauren Stowe ($300) 1435
April 24:  Senior pictures and announcements for a CASA teen.  Referral:  Susan Quirk, CASA ($100) 1436 and 1437
April 25:  Dental exams, x-rays, cleaning, and treatment for 2 children.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($230) 1438
April 26:  Formula, wipes, and diapers for 15-year-old mom in the Hands on Parenting Program.  Referral:  Martha Lewis, LMUSD ($77.13) 1439
April 26:  Dental exam, x-rays, and cleaning for 2 children.  Referral:  Dr. Flores ($220) 1440
April 29:  Eye glasses for 10-year-old girl.  Referral:  Gateway ($60) 1441
April 29:  Computers for 7 teens to access school portals for homework and for parents to search for jobs.  Computers are free from Exploration Station; $25 each is for software licensing.  Referral:  Tammee Green, CAPSLO ($175) 1442
April 29:  Port-a-crib for teen mom's new baby.  Referral:  PHN ($20) 1443
May 1:  Front auto tires for a single disabled mom to get her daughter safely to school.  Referral:  Sami Schermerhorn, San Luis Coastal Schools ($150) 1444
May 1:  Past due medical payments for woman with cancer.  Referral:  Michelle Ellis, Hearst Cancer Resource Center ($106.14, $60, and $55.83) 1445, 1446, 1447
May 2:  Dental treatment for young girl.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($160) 1448
May 5:  High chair for 7-month-old baby; the family has no dining room furniture.  Referral: Louise Tobin, County Social Services and shopping by Jeanne Dorn ($)
May 6:  Food for grandfather taking care of an extended family of 6 as the only wage earner working 2 jobs.  Referral:  Andrea Devitt ($100) 1450
May 6:  Diapers for toddler in need.  Referral:  PHN ($29.15) 1450
May 7:  Computer for a family of 4.  Computers are free from Exploration Station; $25 each is for software licensing.  Referral:  Dana Francis, counselor, San Luis Coastal ($25) 1452

May 7:  Partial payment for a motel stay for mother and newborn, so that her 6th grade Type 1 Diabetic son can attend a nearby camp with his peers.  The camp would not allow her to stay on site because of the infant.  Referral:  Penny Crawford, nurse, Atascadero Unified School District ($300) 1453
May 7:  Diapers for young baby.  Referral:  PHN ($29.15) 1454
May 7:  Clothes for 2 South County teen boys living in a group home and being served by Tri Counties Regional and County Welfare.  CWS can only provide $141 per year for clothes and Teen Closet didn't have many clothes in their sizes.  Referral:  Mary Illingworth, Jack's Helping Hand and Kathryn Arceneaux, TCRC ($200) 1454 

May 7:  Dental treatment for 2 children.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($138.61) 1455
May 8: Partial car repair payment that will allow passage of a smog check so an unemployed, single mother of a 5-year-old autistic child can provide transportation to school and medical appointments.  Referral:  Guadalupe Sanchez, LINK ($200) 1456
May 9:  Diapers for the 5-month baby of a 17-year-old mom; the mom just graduated from high school, and is searching for a job.  Referral:  Stephanie McDonnell, Family Care Network ($22.65) 1457
May 9:  Replacement tires for a hard-working single mother of 3 who is currently driving on bald tires.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($299.46) 1458
Donated Items:  New baby and new mother items from Melissa Lapidus; delivery to North County Health Dept. by Joy Sostrin; puzzles, baby girl clothes, and baby spoons from Alison Haupt; 2 cases of diapers from Kemay Eoyang; stroller from Susan Updegrove; Laguna backpack food from Linda Bishop; twin bed from Diane Ludin; baby clothes from Rosemary Cleaves and Helma Smulders; breast pump from Aimey Adams; crib from Jaimie and Jason Brown; 2 strollers and port-a-crib from Jerry and Sharynn Chirpich; diapers, underwear and socks from Roberta Kassak and Alison Haupt; computer from Christine Gibbens; North County deliveries by Joy Sostrin, Roberta Filadelfia, and Naomi Blakely; 100 donation slips from Linda Jankay, clock radio from Candace Guldeman and alarm clock from Linda Holland; prom dresses from Carrie Barber-Gorton, Makena Tolley-Ojeda, Jen Melton, and Melissa Beebe, and prom shoes from Beckie Geddes; prom dress and shoes from Mariam Shah; fabric from Kathi Settle, toddler bed from Roberta Filadelfia; baby clothes from Pat Cano; sewing machine from Judie Devine delivered by Jayne Auchterlone and Naomi Blakely; sewing machine, attachments, 4 spool surger machine, thread, and fabric from Bonnie Heikes; sewing machine and sewing supplies from June Gelling; phones, Bluetooth, chargers, and hearing headset from Kitty Rice; from an anonymous donor: pan, baking dish, several blankets, pillows, bedspread, towels, clocks and clock radios, pencil sharpener, and folding chairs; baby clothes from Bonnie Pope; port-a-crib from Barb Wright; high chair, potty, and toys from Jamie Mello; high chair from Florence Simon; crib mattress and toys from Stephanie Barclay; girl clothes from Kate Mavis; toiletries from Jayne Auchterlone delivered by Kat Tuculet; hand knit baby blankets from Ruth Nagano; baby boy clothes from Anonymous; strollers from Susan Updegrove and Sharynn Chirpich; crib sheets from Sharynn Chirpich; baby clothes from Rosemary Cleaves; North County delivery by Joy Sostrin; hand cart from Miner's Ace Hardware; toddler bed from Jayne Auchterlone; toys from Robert Wren;
diapers from Lori Sonnabend and Pati Girata, 4 children's quilts from Katie Perez; diapers and toiletries from Bonnie Rivera; diapers from Mary Anne Morgan; 
Funds Donated:  Mary Parker, BP Foundation and Madelyn Millholland, Claudeis Selby, Andrea Waterbury, Tom and Kathy McLaughlin, Lisa Bertrand, Judy Barclay, Easter offering from San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church, Marilyn Fuller, Carol Tickner, donation for bank checks from Linda Jankay, Diane Wettlaufer, Diane McKeague, Diana Henderson, Diana Foch, Leslie Jones, Melaleuca, Sally Equinoa, Kathy Hannula, Wendy Daly, Ros Mcquade, Monica Soren, Monica, King, Elisa Feingold, Pat Cano, Naomi Blakely, Laurie Coggan, Carol Devore in memory of Donna Howard's mother, Chris Cooke, Marylou Gooden, Mona Tucker, Steve Dinielli, Terry Haberfield, Janice Noll, Lisa Olivares, Delores Arellano, Sam and Gloria Arellano, Cory and Annabelle Balaam, Marge Van Beurden, Leslie Colunga, Sam Goldstein, John Saurwein, Mary Jacobson, Jeff and Cassie Brunker, Lisa Gilbert, Dan Reddell, Trudy Mullins, Joe Prian, Don Doyle, Edgar Childres, Travis Rich, Liz Childres, Ramie Manderscheid, Sharon Baldwin, Fidelity National Title Company, Florence Simon, Ian Saude, Andrea Devitt, Lisa Bertrand, Ingrid Pires, Lainie Wachter, Deborah Whitson, Pismo Beach/5 Cities Rotary, Mary Parker, L. Dickhaut, Carol Devore, Marianita Borgstrom, Linda Williams, Darlene Krouse, Elizabeth Curren, Anne Tiber, Jean De Bruyn, Linda Mueller, Barbara Rosenthal, Edna Marie Cole, Evelyn Ruehr, Susan Hood, Rosemary Cleaves, Barbara Crawford, Lori Sonnabend, Carol Taylor, Barbara Jennings, Sapphire Grace, Susan Demma, Barbara Cotton, Janice Chagoya, Joanne La Plante, Mary Weeks, Katie Perez, Susan Horwood, Barbara Putman, Christi Nemetz, Joy Pickell, Amy Hedges, Lola Zybura, Bonnie Rivera, Pati Girata, Marla Lee Eaton, Carol Nulton, Nicole Pazdan, Madeline Stevenson, Royann Garge, Barbara Deel, Mariam Shah, Nell Quijano, Madeline Fay, Leslie Jones,