Friday, January 31, 2014

Sharing List: January 12th-31st

January 13:  One way bus ticket to Bakersfield so a woman can live with her adult daughter.  Referral:  Dee Torres, CAPSLO ($29) 1216

January 14:  Partial first month’s rent for a 68-year-old woman making a new start after being sober for 5 months.  Referral:  Larry Feldt, CAPSLO ($300) 1218

January 16:  Clothes, shoes, and underwear for 3 siblings.  Mom is currently working, but dad is unemployed.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, LINK ($200) 1219

January 16:  Diapers and wipes for newborn boy of a teen mom.  Referral:  Pieter Neethling, Family Care Network ($35.60) 1219

January 16:  Partial PG&E bill payment to prevent shut off for unemployed, single mom with cervical cancer living in an all electric mobile home.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, CWS ($300) 1220

January 16:  RTA/SCAT bus pass for the rest of the school year for 14-year-old living with his grandparents outside of school boundaries in South County.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, CWS Program Manager ($90) 1221

January 16:  Baby bathtub for family living in small travel trailer.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($ Merry-Go-Round credit)

January 18:  Jogging stroller for mother with walking as only transportation for her and her child.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($25) 1222

January 19:  Partial initial rent for a hard-working single mother and her 3-year-old.  Referral:  Eloisa Median, ECHO ($300) 1223

January 21:  PG&E payment to prevent shut off for single mother of 2 children under 12.  She is struggling not to lose her home while taking off work to help her children deal with recent domestic violence.  Referral:  Tammee Green, CAPSLO ($224.25) 1224

January 22:  Food and gas for a student who is a single mom of a 3-year-old and works part time.  Referral:  Andrea Devitt, counselor, Cuesta College ($200) 1225

January 23:  Storage payment to prevent homeless mother of 2 from losing all her belongings before housing can be found.  Referral:  Ivette Felix, LINK ($210) 1226

January 23:  Partial rent for family to move to housing and get their children back.  Husband has been working 12-hour days to save for the apartment.  Referral:  Kathleen Brintnall, ECHO ($300) 1227

January 23:  High chair for baby to learn how to self-feed.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($32.69) 1233

January 24:  Dental treatment for 8-year-old girl.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($110) 1228

January 27:  Partial payment for iPad for 1st grader to play educational games and Skype with his class and family members.  He has been through grueling treatments while staying at Ronald McDonald House since June.  He now faces a bone marrow transplant and will be in isolation there for at least 3 months.  Parents have no resources except those received through fundraisers.  Referral:  Patricia Noland, SLCUSD, facilitated by Michele Williams, his K teacher last year ($300) Cashier’s Check

January 27:  Partial rent to help a single mother of 2, who is working 2 jobs, move to housing.  Referral:  Kathleen Brintnall, ECHO ($300) 1229

January 28:  Motel stay for 2 nights for homeless grandmother, mother, and daughter.  They have used all their funds securing housing for moving into a Section 8 apartment the first of the month.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, LINK ($121) 1230

January 28:  Dental exam for young boy with active infection needing surgery.  Referral; Pacific Pediatric Dentistry ($72) 1231

January 28:  Bus passes for children of single mother of 3 going through a high-risk pregnancy and currently unable to drive.  All are victims of sexual assault going through counseling.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez ($44) 1232

January 28:  Baby shampoo, diaper cream, and body wash and lotion for mother to better care for her newborn.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($53.32) 1233

January 29:  Gas card for patient with no income to get to medical appointments.  Referral:  Drew Washer, social worker, French Hospital, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($100) 1233

January 29:  Food for woman who has taken a homeless family into her small home.  Referral:  Daniel Rodriquez, LINK ($200) 1234

January 29:  Juice extractor for single abused mother to get nutrition after having her teeth pulled after a serious infection that almost reached her brain.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez ($64.34) 1235

January 29:  Partial rent for family.  The father’s hours have been cut, they have been paying rent late, and are in danger of losing their apartment.  Referral:  Cecilia Merrill ($300) 1236

January 31:  Water bill payment for mother of 3 whose husband has left.  Her hours as a motel worker have been drastically cut in the off-season.  Referral:  Daniel Rodriguez, LINK ($94.67) 1237

Items Donated:    
-->Diapers from Kate Mavis; chairs and pictures for counseling center from Libbie Agran and chair from Naomi Blakely; excersaucers, pack-n-play, baby bath tub, and swing from Vicki McPartland and Terry Elfrink; newborn clothes from Rosemary Cleaves; pack-n-play from Art and Therese Hanlon; water heater from Sema Alptekin; toiletries from Debbie Jones; blankets from Beverly Cohen; pack-n-play from Susan Demma; kitchen items and children’s clothes from Roberta Kassak; children’s clothes form Heather Peracchi; baby clothes from Helma Smulders; help for single mom with breast cancer from Linda Williams; couch from Kathy Lamoree; sofa bed from Stephanie Barclay; electric outlet covers from Carol Tickner; mattress from Cyndy Later; microwave from Nikki Biddison; twin bed and linens from Jennifer MacArthur; toddler bed and linens from Jayne Auchterlone;

Funds Donated:   
--> Kathie Hendricks, Gail Sears, Mike, Jane, and Mikie Larkin, Judy Obermeier, Ingrid Pires, Diane Wettlaufer, Libbie Agran, Melaleuca, Linda Bertenthal, Maribeth Peterson, Vivian Levy, Sharon Westray, Devon Baird, Doreen Wetzel, Anneka Scranton, Sandra Brill, Elizabeth Curren, Marilyn Fuller, Michele Williams, Ros McQuade, Shirley Mednick, Marty and Roy Thomas, Vicki McPartland, Susan Updegrove, Diana Foch, Linda Williams, Jayne Devencenzi, Julie Jones, Mariam Shah, Cheryl Alikhan, Debbie Jones, Evelyn Greenwald, Jennifer Peracchi, Nancy Hurd, Ann Martel, Helen Hamilton, Meaghan Gilbert, Andrea Wasko, Vita Miller, Pat Cano, Elisa Feingold, Carol Devore, Leslie Jones, Marylou Gooden, Diane McKeague, Susan Hood, Elie Axelroth, Naomi Blakely, Wendy Daly, Anonymous, Elaine Gardiner, Marilyn Banducci, Barbara Rosenthal, Ann McMahon, Tess Mathews,

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Sharing List: January 1 - 11, 2014

Womenade!  What you have done so far in 2014!

January 2:  Train transportation for cancer victim to visit her son in a group home before she is no longer able to travel.  Referral:  Laurie Morgan, SAFE ($200) 1206

January 3:  High chair for child in very small apartment.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($)

January 4:  Internet fee for speech/hearing impaired woman to communicate with her family.  Referral:  Patricia Reading ($40.63) 1207

January 6:  Co-sleeper for baby sleeping in bed with parents in an RV.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Carol Tickner ($)

January 6:  Car radiator repair for developmentally delayed woman who was displaced from her rental due to a burst water pipe and is now temporarily sheltered farther from her work.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Independent Living Resource Center ($300) 1208

January 6:  Partial car repair payment for single mother of twins who is looking for employment after just graduating from Hancock’s nursing program.  Referral:  Theresa Johnson and Belinda Benassi, CWS and DSS ($283.05) 1209

January 7:  Partial payment for tires for man who does odd jobs from his truck, and it is not safe to drive.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1210

January 7:  Partial payment for propane for family living on HWY 41.  The company will only deliver 100 gallons at a time, and that is more than the family can afford.  Referral:  Romi Ramirez, LINK ($300) 1211

January 8:  Special formula for premature infant to provide nourishment until this expensive type can be covered by Cencal.  Parents have been paying out of pocket since the baby was born in late December, but now have no more money.  Referral:  PHN ($27.78) 1212

January 9:  Dental treatment for girl aged 10 and girl aged 18.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($270) 1213

January 9:  Partial rent to move mother and her 8-year-od and 16-month old to housing.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($300) 1214

January 9:  Sheets and mattress pad for mother and children receiving donated beds.  Referral:  PHN and shopping by Roberta Filadelfia ($91.80) 1215

Items Donated:  Bed and mattress pad from Dottie Andoli delivered by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer and all coordinated by Roberta Filadelfia; twin bed from Susan Updegrove; sewing machine from Susan Demma; crib from Julie Feuerstein retrofitted and delivered by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; port-a-crib and high chair from Diane Duenow,

Funds Donated:  Roberta and Bill Filadelfia, Marcy Owens, Karla Quiroga, William and Lorianna Fletcher, Judy Barclay,

Thursday, January 2, 2014

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Womenade Sharing November 16 - December 31

 November 16:  Partial dental procedure payments for an 11-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($345) 1139
November 19:  Diapers for a young baby.  Referral:  PHN ($22.65) 1140
November 19:  Kiwanis Family House stay for wife of husband suffering bone cancer and undergoing surgery at UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento.  Referral:  Barbara Putman, Wilshire Home Health nurse ($300) 1141
November 19:  RTA bus pass for a homeless client to keep appointments.  Referral:  Shawn Ison, Prado Day Center and purchased Susan Updegrove ($44) 1146
November 19:  Diapers for newborn.  Family has suffered a setback due to necessary car repairs.  Referral:  PHN and shopping by Susan Updegrove ($14.99) 1146
November 19:  Gas card for family on the Coast to come daily to be with their baby in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker, and purchase by Susan Updegrove ($100) 1146
November 20:  Utility payment for single mom with a senior in high school who is out of work due to illness.  Payment avoids shut off.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, CWS ($79.96) 1142
November 20:  Utility and medical payments for a mother who has been off work due to illness.  Referral:  Daniel Rodriquez, Los Osos Middle School LINK ($23.65, $76.82, $150) 1143, 1144, 1145
November 21:  Shoes, underwear, and coats for children of unemployed field workers. Referral:  PHN, ($200) 1147
November 21: Partial rent for middle-aged woman who has found housing and a secure new job.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($200) 1148
November 21:  Restoration of electricity service for a mother and her 3 children.  One of the children uses a nebulizer for asthma.  Mother has been using the fireplace to warm water and food.  Referral:  Pat Blackwell and Belinda Benassi, Department of Social Services ($459.71 – part from Womenade funds and part through a special Anonymous donation) 1149
November 25:  Gas and food for a Coast family.  Dad recently got a job in San Luis Obispo, and they need support until he receives his first paycheck.  Referral:  Daniel Rodriguez, Family Advocate, Los Osos Middle and Santa Lucia Middle, LINK ($200) 1150
November 25:  Dental treatment for high school girl.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($110) 1151
November 25: 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) 1152
November 25:  3 month RTA disabled bus pass for a mentally ill senior citizen living on a limited income and needing to go back and forth to Prado for food, laundry, etc. until she is able to manage better.  Referral:  Shawn Ison, Prado Day Center and purchased by Susan Updegrove ($96) 1153
November 26:  Past-due electricity payment for woman who is oxygen-dependent.  Referral:  Drew Washer, social worker, French Hospital ($284.76) 1154
November 29:  Crib and mattress for baby at risk sleeping in a bassinet.  Referral:  PHN, ($101.25) 1155
November 29:  Dental treatment for 16-year-old girl.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($110) 1156
November 29:  Rent for family of three young girls.  Mom just lost her job, and has become physically ill with anxiety.  Referral:  Andrea Blanco, Laguna Middle ($390) 1157
December 2:  Partial rent for 55-year-old bladder cancer victim who must travel to Stanford for treatments.  Her SSI has been cut to $340 a month.  Referral:  Drew Washer, social worker, French Hospital ($300) 1158
December 2: Big wheel trike for 2-year-old boy who is delayed in speech, social, emotional, and motor skills.  Referral:  PHN ($31.05) 1159
December 4:  Diapers for babies in 4 families.  Referral:  PHNs ($131.67) 1160
December 4:  Team sweatshirt for boy who made the basketball team.  His family is on a fixed income from financial aid.  Referral:  Megan Healy, Laguna Middle School counselor ($35) 1161
December 5:  2 space heaters for unheated apartment of family with a 12-month-old and a 4-month-old.  Referral:  PHN and shopping by Pat Cano ($43.14) 1190
December 4:  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) 1163
December 6:  Partial security deposit for homeless mother and son to move to housing.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Independent Living Resource Center ($300) 1164
December 6:  Partial anesthesia payment for extensive dental surgery for 1-year-old girl whose family is very low income.  Referral:  Cristina Macedo, CAPSLO ($300) 1165
December 6:  Food and gas for single mom and student whose work hours have been reduced during December and January.  Referral:  Andrea Devitt, counselor, Cuesta College ($200) 1166
December 6:  Child safety gates to protect young baby.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Pat Cano ($47.48) 1190
December 6:  Dental treatment for teen boy.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($185) 1167
December 9:  Medical treatment for teen with severe infections in his toes.  Referral:  Judith Gier, nurse, San Luis Coastal ($35) 1168
December 9:  Post partum disability application fee for mother who after a C-section is driving back and forth to LA to visit her sick baby who will be hospitalized there for at least 2 months.  Referral:  PHN ($20) 1169
December 10:  Room heaters and warm clothes for family living in unheated apartment.  Children were hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning after a bar-b-cue was brought into the apartment.  Fire department has provided carbon monoxide alarms.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker and emergency shopping by Pat Cano ($200) 1190
December 11:  Auto repair for family of 4.  Mom works and dad suffered a work injury and is disabled.  Referral:  Jose Olivera, LINK ($300) 1171
December 11:  Warm clothes and diapers for a single mom with 4 children, 2 who are very ill.  Referral:  PHN ($200) 1172
December 11:  Gas money for a mother to drive to San Francisco for cancer treatments.  Referral:  Terri Kurczewski, Child Development Resource Center ($100) 1172
December 11:  Crib mattress for baby who is at risk sleeping in a port-a-crib.  Referral:  PHN and shopping by Pat Cano ($49.99) 1190
December 11:  Heater for family living in an unheated RV.  Referral:  Caroline Halloran, CAPSLO and shopping by Pat Cano ($43.18) 1190
December 11:  Partial rent payment to allow homeless mom housing.  Referral:  Sonia Green, LINK ($300) 1173
December 11:  Partial rent to help a family complete their payment and not lose housing.  Referral:  Sonia Green, LINK ($300) 1174
December 12:  Clothes and holiday gifts for 12-year-old boy just moved to housing, and now his grandfather is dying, so his mother is out of state.  Referral:  Sami Schermerhorn, SLCUSD family advocate.   ($200) 1177
December 12:  Partial chemo payment for mother with advanced stage breast cancer.  Referral:  Yecenia Silvas, Oceano School Readiness Program ($300) 1178
December 12:  Gifts for a father trying to get stronger with AA and living in a halfway house to give to his 4-year-old boy.  Referral:  Tammee Green, CAPSLO ($150) 1179
December 12:  Food for a single mother of a 2-year-old; she is a domestic violence victim who is struggling emotionally and financially.  Referral:  Tammee Green, CAPSLO ($200) 1179
December 13:  Cancer check up for teen girl.  Referral:  Cecillia Merrill ($100) 1180
December 13:  Dental treatment for 17-year-old girl.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($110) 1181
December 13:  Diapers and wipes for babies in 2 families.  Referral:  PHN ($48.28) 1182
December 15:  Rugby scholarship for middle school boy in a large family with a single mom.  Referral:  Megan Healy, counselor, Laguna Middle ($45) 1183
December 17:  Holiday gifts for mother and son; mother is a survivor of attempted murder by her husband.  Referral:  Veronica Cablayan, LINK ($150) 1184
December 18:  Partial payment for medication for middle school student whose family will be on insurance in January.  Referral:  Megan Healy, Laguna Middle School counselor ($200) 1185
December 18:  One holiday gift each for a Morro Bay High sophomore and his 4-year-old sister living in a struggling family.  Referral:  Kathy Buehler-Lipsey, Morro Bay High ($88.22) 1186
December 19:  Tires for single mother of 2 who was displaced when her husband went to Federal prison.  Referral:  Veronica Cablayan, LINK ($190.78) 1187
December 19:  Dental treatment for 16-year-old girl.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($60) 1188 
December 20:  Gas card for parents to visit their baby in the NICU.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($100) 1189
December 20:  Car registration and gas for very low-income single mother who has opened her home to a friend and her children who lost their home.  Referral:  Tatiana Abundis, Big Brothers Big Sisters ($310.95) 1189 and 1195
December 20:  Transportation for a man living on $854 a month to take his twin daughters to his parents’ house in LA for the holiday.  The grandparents, who are low-income and having health problems, have not been with their grandchildren for the holidays for many years.  Referral:  Kelly Hannula, Independent Living Resource Center ($300) 1191
December 22:  Phone card for client to follow up with social services and a job phone interview.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi and Kayla Kerrigan ($50) 1192
December 20:  Partial rent for family of 4; dad is between jobs.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi, CWS ($141) 1193
December 23:  Partial rent for single mother of a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old who missed 2 weeks of work due to the children being sick.  This support keeps her from going back to being homeless.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi and Stephanie Keller, CWS ($300) 1194
December 23:  Dental treatments for 6-year-old girl and teen boy.  Referral:  Dr. Tran ($280) 1196
December 23:  Toiletries and personal care items for a woman who only has a short time to live.  Referral:  Gloria White, Wilshire Hospice  ($100) 1197
December 23:  Partial rent for man moving from a tent in the bushes to a sober living facility in Grover Beach.  Referral:  Larry Feldt, CAPSLO ($300) 1198
December 23:  Partial rent for single, hard-working mom whose paycheck dropped substantially, and the landlord changed his agreement to accept her payment a week late.  Referral:  Lynn Juel, CWS ($300) 1199
December 24:  Partial rent for woman who has fallen behind in her payments because of domestic violence.  She is starting a new job.  Referral:  Ivy Chavez, RISE ($300) 1200
December 26:  Diagnostic brain MRI for working mother of 4 small children.  Father only makes $900 a month.  Referral:  Cristina Macedo, CAPSLO ($300) 1201
December 27:  Stroller for new baby in at-risk family.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Roberta Filadelfia ($37.80) 1205
December 28:  Emergency food, wipes, and clothes for siblings ages 8 months, 2, and 4 who were removed from their mother’s home and placed with their dad who has no supplies for them.  He is laid off till January 6th.  Referral:  Veronica Cablayan, LINK ($200) 1202
December 28:  Jogging stroller for a mother of 2-month-old; mother doesn’t drive.  Referral:  PHN, and shopping by Pat Cano and cleaning and delivery by Jayne Auchterlonie ($40) 1203
December 31:  Gas for homeless family of 7 to take their extremely ill son to UCLA.  Referral:  Dr. Bravo, and purchase and delivery by Roberta Filadelfia ($100) 1205
Items Donated:  dresser and bookshelves from Jennifer Stokes; silverware and mixer from Barbara Putman; holiday cards from Marylou Gooden; baby clothes, toys, blankets, shoes, hats, and diapers from Mariam Shah; bookshelf from Kate Mavis; pans and kitchen items from Marylou Gooden; North County delivery by Joy Sostrin; potty purchased by Susan Updegrove from Merry-Go-Round scrip; full Thanksgiving dinner for Morro Bay High family from Bill and Edna Marie Cole; holiday cards from Anonymous, Doreen Wetzel, and Kathie Hendricks; holiday gifts for AIDS Support Network clients from Anonymous, Elaine Gardiner, Doreen Wetzel, Marylou Gooden, Linda Bishop, and Linda Jankay; port-a-crib from Sharynn and Jerry Chirpich; knit baby hats from Susan Updegrove; diapers from Kathie Hendricks; children’s toys and books from Elaine Stewart; bike for 10-year-old whose bike was stolen from Jim Ellman; homemade quilts and hats from Katie Perez;  3 hand-knit blankets from Ruth Nagano; tooth paste from Andrea Wasko; cooking oil, beans, beans, and rice from Carol Devore; stroller from Mariam Shah; for a family who lost all in a fire – diapers, food, paper products, and clothes from Meg Swearingen, clothes, toiletries, diapers, and shoes from Carol Astaire, clothes and food from Anonymous, clothes and toiletries from Michele Starling, clothes, toiletries, and paper products from Doreen Wetzel, clothes from Sue McKee, clothes, holiday gifts, blankets, and paper products from Doreen Wetzel, and food and clothes from Anonymous; blankets from Anonymous; 24 backpacks and food from Scott Cartwright and Cal Poly Golf delivered by Leanne Peterson; baby swing, bouncer, bath and baby clothes from Anna Boyd-Bucy; crib from Carol Astaire delivered by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; boys jackets and sweatshirts and puzzles from Jennifer Stokes; pajamas and toys from Kimberlee Leroux; day bed from Jennifer Childs; twin bed from Karen Muschenetz delivered by Terry Elfrink and David Buck-Moyer; toys from Lesa Smith, Whiz Kids; boys clothes and puzzles from Alison Haupt; holiday delivery for family whose children were hospitalized from carbon monoxide poisoning by Barbara Putman and Sue Horwood; holiday tree from Linda Holland; TracFone for high school student to keep in touch with social services from Jill Kaney; robe from Alice Crawford; warm clothes from Donna Jeberjahn; pots and pans from Diane Doherty; winter coats, pjs, and clothes from Lynne Oliverius; clothes, books, and toys from Elaine Stewart; toys, blankets, and clothes from Karen McDonald; pjs, clothes, and slippers from Chenoa Wilkerson; child’s jacket from Susan Hood; blankets from Arlene Versaw; gift card for family from Anonymous; Woody doll and warm clothes from Toni Higgins; toys, blankets, and wrapping paper from Marcie Lindvall; warm jackets and wrapping supplies from Linda Bishop; warm blankets and clothes from Anonymous; warm blankets from Anonymous; toys from Dawn Tyra; school supplies from Linda Jankay; kitchen items, school supplies, linens, clothes, and toiletries from Doreen Wetzel; holiday presents to a family from Jen Melton and Cloud Star, Inc.; holiday presents to a family from the Social Services and Risk Management staff at Sierra Vista Hospital delivered by Linda Bishop; holiday presents to a family from Julie Jones and friends; guitar lessons and gifts to a high school girl from Sharynn Chirpich and Therese Hanlon; coats for a struggling Coast family from Edna Marie Cole; fabric from Marylou Gooden; shirts from Kitty Rice; store gift cards from Phyllis Martinelli; toiletries from Wendy Daly and Judy Riener; toys from Anonymous; blanket from Kimberlee Leroux and jammies and toys from Genevieve Leroux; holiday gifts for the DeGroot home from Diana Henderson delivered by Julie Jones; clothes from Anonymous; picnic basket and toys from Jeanne Dukes; toiletries from Anonymous; Constant Contact network, stamps, paper, and envelopes from Anonymous; tax receipt expenses from Carol Tickner; pots and pans from Miki Monroe; baby clothes, seat, swing, and bath tub from Anonymous.  Total 4th Quarter:  $8,563.43
Funds Donated:  Colleen Spafford, Linda Murray, Adele Stern, Sandy Amborn, Elaine Gardiner, Julie Moody, Melaleuca, Helen and Ron Dunin Opportunity Grant through The Community Foundation; Kathy Long in appreciation for computer help from David Blakely, Belinda Benassi, Mona Tucker, Tom and Kathy McLaughlin, Anne Gough to honor Carol Lynn Troutner Howland, United Methodist Alternative Gift Market, Karen Pauly, Gini Griffin, Marilyn Banducci, Mary Parker, Lisa Bertrand, Carol Tickner, Newcomers of San Luis Obispo, Carol Astaire, P. Kohlen, Linda Thompson, Esther Pudlo, Terri Rademaker, Margo Zink, Donna Gallagher, Diane Brown, Artemisa Robinson, Donna Hill, Donna Perales, Bernadette Supan, Grace Gelling, Joy Tuman, Debra Valentine, Judith Polsky, Kathryn Keys, Diane Clausen, Rochelle Johnson, Romie Muller, Sondra Bernhardt, Kathy Greer, Carla Haynie, Margaret Montgomery, Lia Marie Huet, Sara Cress, Lori Hunstad, Caprice Brewer, Drew Washer, Miriam Ribeiro, Linda Adamski, Ros McQuade, Leslie Siembieda, Jean Dyer, Judy Barclay, Debra and Bob Wacker, Jan Lethers, Dorothy Mauger, Karen Steves, Betty Scully, Vicki Wyne, Donna Nisbet, Carol Strong, Julie Holland, Linda G. Garza, Joanne La Plante, Diane Graham, Jamie Herbon, Julie Edmonson, Yvonne Williams, Linda Souza, Nora Lee, Karin Blau-Thom, Linda R. Garza, Janice Schmidt, Linda Adams, Wanda Bailey, Myra Akel, Frances Norris, Nancy Schmid, Carolyn Moceri, Amy Hedges, Jane Fairbairn, Christi Nemetz, Donna Lacki, Elaine Gardiner, Jutta Jacobs in honor of the Scenic Coast Association of Realtors Foundation; Ken Riener as a Christmas gift to Judy; Elsie Deitz in honor of her friends; Carol and Jay Devore in hour of their daughter Teresa Devore Karen Daniel,             San Luis Obispo Country Club Aqua Group:  Marni Odom, Mikie Maino, Kitty Rice, Cyntha Burnside, Krist Donati, Catherine Martin, Morgan Stevens, Martha Michaloko, Sue lavagnino, Jutta Portzel, Lynn Hollister, Sandra Ahearn, Vicki Carroll; California Scenic Coast Doll Club, Lois Crotser in honor of Anne Gough, Lois Crotser in honor of Dr. Sarah Krueckel, Anonymous to Marcie Lindvall in celebration of her birthday, Shanti Gooden as a gift to her mother Marylou Gooden, William Fairbairn, Leanna Kertson, Diane Wettlaufer, Janet Cottrell, Bob and Diane Graham, Melaleuca, Roy and Linda Rawlings, Larry and Jeanette Meek, Wendy Daly, Candace Guldeman, Marty Babcock, Deborah Whitson, Linda Olson, Melodianne Duffy, Morro Bay Farmer’s Market patrons, Gwen Infante, Ginny Austin, National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter, Bruce Thompson and his wife as a holiday gift for his mother Linda Thompson, Frank and Florence Simon, Joanne and Phil Ruggles, Judith Rutter, Henry W. Bull Foundation, Karen Muschenetz, Monica and Stu Soren, Jennifer Childs in honor of her Mary Kay clients, Lisa Bertrand, Mary Parker, and San Luis Obispo United Methodist Christmas offering.  Total 4th Quarter:  $29,135.77