Saturday, November 16, 2013

Sharing List: November 1 - 15

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November 1:  Dental treatment for 2 siblings.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($220) 1116
November 1:  Medication for 7-year-old.  Medi-Cal is not yet in place for this family.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, LINK ($216.18) 1130
 November 5:  Transportation for parents in remote area to travel to Sierra Vista to learn how to take care of their severely ill child.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($85) 1118
November 5:  3 twin beds for special needs children being taken in by a family to care for them.  Referral:  Casey Roos, Martha’s Place ($300) 1119
November 5:  Deposit for young woman who has found a room to live in.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1120
November 5:  Partial rent for a woman whose husband is out of work with an injury, and workman’s comp hasn’t started.  The woman will start a part-time second job soon.  They have 3 children and are behind on rent.  Referral:  PHN ($300) 1121
November 6:  Internet payment for woman with speech and hearing struggles to allow her to communicate with her family.  Referral:  Patricia Reading, Speech and Language Specialist ($40.63) 1122
November 6:  Partial first month’s rent for family of 7 moving into Public Housing.  Between the mother’s low-age pay and the dad’s disability, they will be able to make payments going forward.  Referral:  Larry Feldt, CAPSLO ($221) 1123
November 6:  Jogging stroller for mother of 2 to get her babies to appointments.  Referral:  PHN and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($65) 1146
November 8:  Gas card for family to go to LA for a medical treatment.  Referral:  PHN ($100) 1124
November 8:  Transportation for parents in remote area to travel to Sierra Vista to learn how to take care of their severely ill child.  They will be taking the baby home via ambulance in a few days.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social workers ($85) 1125
November 7: Track shoes for teen boy whose mother is under Women’s Shelter care.  Referral:  Shelley Benson, counselor, San Luis Obispo High ($85.99) 1127
November 8:  Dental treatment for 2 teen brothers.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($220) 1128
November 9:  Maternity clothes and underwear for young mother.  Referral:  Marissa Lomeli, CAPSLO ($100 and $17.96) 1129 and 1146
November 12:  RTA bus pass for mother to be with her newborn in the hospital.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($44) 1146
November 12:  Orthopedic shoes for a child in a low-income family.  Referral:  Marissa Lomeli, CAPSLO ($125) 1131
November 13:  Partial rent for family whose mom is in remission for breast cancer after 3 years, and is now going through testing for a blood disease.  She was the family’s sole support.  Referral:  Sami Schermerhorn, San Luis Coastal Family Resource Center. ($300) 1132
November 13:  Reinstating gas service to family with 4 children whose father was laid off, but has now gotten another job.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($203.91) 1133
November 14:  Breast-feeding pillow and front/back baby carrier for family with a new baby.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Susan Updegrove; partial payment from Merry-Go-Round credit ($43.80) 1146
November 14:  Space heater for family living in a non-insulated converted garage, and diapers for their baby.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($85.30) 1146
November 14:  Utility payments to avoid disconnection of gas and water for mother who has lost her job.  Referral:  Casey Roos, Martha’s Place ($131.91 and $177.79) 1134 and 1135
November 14:  Partial hospital anesthesia fee for 2 young girls.  Referral:  Referral:  Lorena Gomez, CAPSLO ($265) 1136
November 14:  Uniforms, shoes, and watch for a mother of 2 to start a new nursing job.  Her husband is a disabled veteran.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Welfare Services ($192.22 and $116.08) 1137 and 1138  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, County Welfare Services, ($192.22 and $116.08) 1137 and 1138
Items Donated:  Printer/copier/scanner from Marcy Owens given to the LINK; kitchen items for family moving from homelessness to a trailer from Marcy Owens, Marylou Gooden, Rita Erwin, Mary Whiteford, Naomi Blakely, Jayne Devencenzi; books from Los Osos Library and Carol Devore; rice and beans from Carol Devore and Sharon Westry; clothes for Pirate Plaza from Jennifer Ruehr; toiletries for Pirate Plaza from Jackie Miller; dining table and chairs from Lois Crotser; children’s sleeping bag, potty, and blanket from Kathie Hendricks; stroller and infant seat from Susan Updegrove; guitar and case for high school girl at risk and removed from her home from Therese and Art Hanlon, facilitated by Sharynn Chirpich, and price reduction from Grand Central Music on Broad; co-sleeper purchased for new baby with Merry-Go-Round credit by Susan Updegrove; toiletries, grocery bags, and children’s books from Jayne Auchterlonie; filing required governments forms and donating hours as our wonderful √áPA – Roger Bishop; non-profit government fee payments from Roger Bishop; children’s clothes shoes and toys from Samantha Lalush; port-a-crib and sheets from Gail Sears; mattress from Crystal Pittarelli;
Funds Donated: 
-->Lainie Wachter, Marianita Borgstrom, Carol Devore, Darlene Krouse, Tyra Solomon, Evelyn Ruehr, Maribeth Peterson, Susan Hood, Liz Curren, Sema Alptekin, Anonymous, Linda Jankay, Anneka Scranton, Diana Henderson, Judy Barclay, Ann McMahon, Belinda Benassi, Diane Wettlaufer, 

Sharing List: October 18 - 31

October 19:  Dental treatment for 2 brothers.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($220) 1101
October 21:  Double stroller for mother with a toddler and new baby with gastroschisis.  Referral:  PHN and shopping by Toni Negranti-Higgins ($40)
October 23:  Spending money for mentally ill 67-year-old living in a skilled nursing facility who has less than 6 months to live.  After a difficult life, this will allow her to feel someone cares at the end, and will give her a choice to buy candy and self-care products.  Referral:  Elaine Kilpatrick, counselor, Wilshire Hospice ($50) 1102
October 23:  Partial rent for mother of 2 young daughters who lost her husband to cancer last month.  Referral:  Barbara Putman ($300) 1103
October 24:  Food for a single mother and her child.  The mother has fallen behind because she was sick with the flu and missed work at the Morro Bay restaurant where she is a waitress.  Referral:  Daniel Rodriguez, San Luis Coastal Schools family advocate ($50) 1104
October 24:  Automobile brakes in time for a homeless mother to take her daughter to appointments in Palo Alto related to her daughter's brain surgery.  Referral:  Jose Olivera, LINK ($185.59) 1105
October 24:  Partial deposit to move a homeless family with children ages 14 and 7 from camping to an apartment, and food for them at the campsite until they move in on November 8.  Referral:  Veronica Cablayan, Housing Resources, LINK ($100 and $200) 1106 and 1108
October 24:  Gas and food for a homeless family with an 11-month old.  They are moving to housing and starting part-time jobs; this will bridge the gap until their first paychecks on November 5.  Referral:  Veronica Cablayan, Housing Resources, LINK ($300) 1107
October 25:  Gas and food for parents of baby who will be in the NICU for over a month.  The parents borrow a car and drive from North County to see their baby.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($200) 1109
October 25:  Gas for mother earning minimum wage to visit her son in a group home in Sacramento.  Referral:  Jill Doyle, MFT ($100) 1109
October 25:  Dental treatments for 2 siblings.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($99) 1110
October 25:  Potty-chair for little boy afraid of the toilet.  Referral: PHN and shopping by Toni Negranti-Higgens
October 28:  Partial rent payment for single mother who is a field worker with 2 children under age 4.  Referral:  Elena Chavez, LINK ($200) 1111
October 29:  Partial rent and deposit for man moving from the shelter into housing.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1112
October 29:  Podiatrist appointment for high school student with severe problems with ingrown toenails that will require surgery.  CHC does not have a podiatrist.  Referral:  Judith Gier, San Luis Coastal and Janice Babos, Health Dept. ($80 - $120) 1113
October 29:  Gas for family in a rural part of the county to use in a borrowed car to travel to the NICU.  Referral: Social worker, Sierra Vista ($100) 1114
October 30:  Transportation for a young family from their remote home to Sierra Vista NICU to learn how to medically take care of their severely ill child so they can bring him home.  Referral:  Marisol Gomez, Tri-Counties Regional Center ($170) 1115

Items Donated: 
Clothes chests for newborn from Joyce Rabellino and Sue McKee; furniture delivery to North County by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; couch and chair from Anonymous; children's clothes from Audrey and Mary Higgins; children's books and grocery bags from Mary Kern; children's clothes from Judy Cunningham; hair dryer and high chair from Rosemary Cleaves; children's jackets and sweaters from Jen Stokes; stroller, pack-n-play, and Bebe chair from Debbie Bennett; children's clothes from Lori Ralph; toiletries and diapers from Anonymous; baby quilts from Katie Perez; high chairs from Lori Sonnabend and Marla Lee Eaton; toiletries delivered to Prado and Grizzly Academy by Kat Tulculet; double stroller from Kate Mavis; blankets and towels for struggling family from Michele Starling, Marylou Gooden, Angela Barakat, Jayne Devencenzi, and Nancy Hurd; microwave from Laurie Coggan; towels and baby monitor from Barb Farber; can openers and grocery bags from Sharynn Chirpich; diapers from Kemay Eoyang; 3 hand knit blankets from Ruth Nagano; bed from Candace Guldeman; 50 toiletry bags from Michele Starling to Diane Donales at the Community School in San Luis Obispo.

Funds Donated: 
Ingrid Pires, Melaleuca, Patricia Streng, Joanne and Phil Ruggles, Debbie Bennett, Loretta Sonnabend, Sapphire Grace, Lynn Heinrich, Nicole Pazdan, Marla Lee Eaton, Nell Quijano, Betty Symmons, Mary Anne Morgan, Sharynn Chirpich, Leslie Jones, Lola Zybura, Christen Zybura, Susan Horwood, Kathleen Pettersen, Margaret Helley, Virginia Kenny, Amy Hedges, Linda Souza, Madeline Stevenson, Bonnie Rivera, Lori Sonnabend, Mary Weeks, Jacque Fondren, Phyllis Bettencourt, Katie Perez, Rosemary Cleaves, Judy Eisenhard, Candace Guldeman, Anonymous, Marilyn Banducci, Marilyn Fuller, Jaclynn Nisbett, Kathy Long, Barbara Lambertson, Linda Bishop in honor of Marcie Lindvall's mother Sophia Kelley, Nancy Hurd, Leslie Jones, Jayne Devencenzi, Naomi Blakely, Mariam Shah, Elisa Feingold, Jane Larkin, Shelby West, Leona Sullivan, Candyce Espinoza, Liz Miller, Lisa Bertrand, Mary Parker,