Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Nipomo Elementary Summer Food Distribution

The lunch program at the Nipomo Elementary School has 1 week to go. We're up to 650 lunches served over the last 6 weeks. Not bad for the first year and no publicity! Rosemary Cleaves and her team are incredible!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Latest Sharing: July 1 - 16

July 5:  Partial rent for family of 6 to move into section 8 housing.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1012
July 5: Dental treatment for young boy.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($75) 1013
July 8:  Food for a single mom and her 4 children to supplement the food they are receiving from Loaves and Fishes, and gas to take one of the children to doctors in San Luis.  Referral:  Vickie Jarvis, CAPSLO ($200) 1014
July 8:  Crib for young toddler.  Referral:  PHN, Coast; scrip from Merry-go-Round ($46.42) 1015
July 10:  Crib for new baby girl.  Referral:  Teresa Johnson and Louise Tobin, CWS ($140.39) 1016
July 10:  Bouncer for newborn baby boy.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Roberta Kassak ($)
July 10:  Partial dental surgery payment for 2-year-old boy.  Referral:  Dr. Walker ($50) 1017
July 11:  3 port-a-cribs for homeless families needing them immediately because the shelter is infested with bedbugs, and they had to throw theirs away.  Referral:  PHN and Della Wagner, CAPSLO Shelter Program Manager ($113.40) 1018
July 11:  Dental treatment for 2 young girls.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($220) 1019
July 12:  Remaining fees for a boy, a good student, to play high school football.  He has already sold the little bit of things he has and worked little side jobs to pay for the football equipment.  His family is low income, and most of their money goes to help a younger son with serious health problems.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, LINK ($150) 1020
July 12:  Gas for parents from remote area of the county to visit their sick baby in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($100) 1021
July 16:  2 bus tickets for parents from San Miguel to visit their ill newborn in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker, and ticket purchase and delivery by Lois Crotser ($)
July 16:  Partial motel payment for physically and mentally disabled woman with no transportation.  She has been evicted, and the motel stay will allow time for counselors to find her housing.  Referral:  Linda Quesenberry, Transitions Mental Health ($300) 1022

--> Items Donated:  Children’s clothes, blankets, and toys from Arlene Versaw; high chairs from Marla Lee Eaton and Barbara Putman delivered by Arlene Versaw; newborn formula from Bonnie Rivera delivered by Arlene Versaw; stroller from Gail Sears; roll away bed from Karen O’Grady delivered by Roberta and Bill Filadelfia; 2 toddler beds from Jayne Aucterlone delivered by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; children’s clothes from Jennifer Stokes; shirts for 5 field workers from Rosemary Cleaves;
Funds Donated:  Ingrid Pires, Mary Parker, Lisa Bertrand, Janet Kourakis, Susan Stenovec, Dana Easton, Linda Murray, Colleen Spafford, Debbie Bennett, Judy Barclay, Carol Astaire, Carol Tickner, Diane Wetlaufer, Business Management Training, Spirit Winds Physical Therapy, Spirit Winds Physical Therapy Event,

Monday, July 1, 2013

End of the Quarter Sharing List/June 17 - 30

Donated from 2003 to July 30, 2013:                                     $ 277,024.74
Donated 2nd quarter, 2013:                                                   $    15,105.95
Needs filled 2nd quarter:                                                       $    15,002.40
Balance July 30, 2013                                                             $     1,291.83  
June17:  Phone bill payment for woman with multiple health problems.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, Paso Robles LINK ($58) 1491
June 17:  Gas cards for 2 families of limited means to visit their newborns in the NICU where they will be for the next month.  Referral:  Sierra Vista, social worker ($150) 1007
June 18:  Diapers and wipes for a baby with allergy problems.  Referral:  PHN ($57.28) 1492
June 20:  Partial tuition to Cal Poly’s EPIC Engineering Camp.  The student didn’t qualify for a scholarship because his parents have a home…but it is in foreclosure.  Referral:  Andre Blanco, Laguna Middle School ($300) 1008
July 21:  2 port-a-cribs for newborns.  Referral:  PHNs, and payment from Merry-Go-Round scrip
June 24:  Full summer swim lessons for homeless brothers ages 4 and 5.  Referral:  David Lichti, CAPSLO, Play Therapist ($230) 1493
June 24:  Emergency dental treatment for a man in pain for weeks.  Referral:  Marissa Lomeli, CAPSLO ($98) 1494
June 26:  Partial rent for grandmother with full custody of her mentally ill granddaughter.  Referral:  Naomi Blakely ($300) 1009
June 27: Partial payment to restore water service to family of 6 whose parents have been out of work due to illness and hospitalization.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi and Amy Wallace, CWS ($300) 1010
June 28:  Dental treatment for 17-year-old girl.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($110) 1011

Items Donated:  Quilt squares from Rebecca McAllister; can openers from Diana Foch; double breast pump and front baby carrier from Kristen Escobar; nursing pillow from Doreen Wetzel; crib mattress and linens from Kimber Black; clothes from Helma Smulders; pack and play and stroller from Jeanne Dukes delivered by Jayne Auchterlone; art table and baby bath from Jessica Arnett; children’s clothes from Helma Smulders; boy clothes from Jen Stokes; grocery bags from Anonymous, toiletries and Spanish children’s books from Jayne Auchterlone.

Funds Donated: GAP Foundation, Elisa Feingold, Melaleuca, Wines for Humanity, Marilynn Banducci, John and Marcie Lindvall, Tess Mathews, Tim Banducci Golf Tournament;