Thursday, October 8, 2015

Open Studios Art Tour Raffle for Womenade

Artists Wendy Daly, Julie Sample, Kathy Briles, and Ken Freygang will each raffle one of their art pieces to benefit Womenade.  Stop by 1775 Conejo, San Luis Obispo, October 10, 11, 17, 18 from 10 am to 5 pm!  Grateful!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

What Womenade Shared September 16th - 30th

September 16:  Partial rent or a woman to move into an apartment today.  She thought she needed just half-month payment to move in, but the landlord is requiring a full month.  Referral:  Mollie Beck, Department of Social Services ($300) 2131

September 16:  Partial rent for a mother who is the sole provider as her husband has been recently diagnosed with cancer and is struggling with side effects of treatment.  There are 4 children in the home.  Referral:  Sandra Beck, County Mental Health ($300) 2132

September 16:  Partial rent to keep housed a woman in a risky pregnancy.  Referral:  Marisela Corona, LINK ($200) 2133

September 17:  Gas cards for one family going to UCLA for an oncology appointment and another to Santa Barbara for a neurology appointment.  Referral:  Letty Mendoza Transitions-Mental Health ($150) 2134

September 17:  Gas card for a homeless mother of 2 children to get to medical appointments.  Referral:  PHN ($100) 2134

September 17:  Partial rent to prevent a family from losing housing.  Referral:  Jason  Flanagan, Peoples' Self-Help Housing ($200) 2135

September 17:  PG& E payment to restore service for man who has been in the hospital.  Referral:  Isaac Smith, Central Coast Home Hospital ($225.60) 2136

September 18:  Diapers for a struggling family.  Referral:  PHN ($69.09) 2137

September 18:  Food and clothes for a grandma who lost her job because she is taking care of her special needs granddaughter.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK ($200) 2138

September 18:  Bus ticket for man leaving the hospital to return home to his family.   Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($48.50) 2139

September 21:  Prescription sunglasses for mother to take her children to school.  Referral:  Teresa Johnson and Belinda Benassi, DSS ($144) 2140

September 21:  Partial rent to prevent eviction for woman with health issues.  Referral:  Marina Garza, LMFT ($189) 2141

September 21:  Food for a woman coming out of a care center and having trouble with insurance paying for drugs she needs.  Referral:  Rose Levinson-Cooke, Central Coast Home Health ($100) 2142

September 21:  Food for an 82-year-old homeless woman who has been ill.  Referral:  Rose Levinson-Cooke, CCHH ($100) 2143

September 21:  Rent to replace lost check number 2116 for a woman living in a trailer park.  Referral:  Jackie Yaeger, Goodwill ($200) 2144

September 21:  Gas for a single mom to take her son to Sacramento for testing.  Referral:  Stella Medina, Lucia Mar School District ($50) 2145

September 21:  Tires, and clothes for a woman with extreme anxiety and depression who is living in a travel trailer.  Referral:  Mat Chirman, Tidelands Counseling ($305.95) 2146

September 22:  Gas, RTA pass, and partial rent for  a mother and her 17-year-old daughter who are at risk of becoming homeless.  Referral:  Mat Chirman, Tidelands Counseling, and shopping by Mary Kopecky ($180, $44, and $100) 2147, 2164 and 2148

September 22:  Partial payment for glasses for a 13-year-old.  The parent paid $100, but does not have the remaining amount to pick them up.  Referral:  Dee Torres, SLO Housing Connection ($55) 2149

September 22:  Emergency gas card for a family with a seriously ill father to travel to Stanford.  Referral:  Belinda Benassi and Alice Henderson de Rodriguez, DSS ($100) 2150

September 22:  Emergency diapers for a toddler whose family has none.  Referral:  Laurabeth Medlock, Trinity SLO ($32.39) 2150

September 23:  Car repair for the father of a 17-year-old son.  The dad is looking for work.  Referral:  Eloisa Medina, ECHO ($358)  2151

September 24:  Scrubs and gas for a mom starting a new job.  Referral:  Sonia Greene, LINK (205.95) 2152

September 25:  Fitness classes for a 62-year-old woman who is severely depressed, and has been hospitalized several times for suicide attempts.  Her income is limited and her rent has increased.  She needs the classes for socialization and health.  Referral:  Dalia Ruiz, County Mental Health ($100)  2153

September 25:  Fingerprinting costs so a single mom can work as a crossing guard and yard duty assistant.  Referral:  Paterese Reynolds, County Outpatient Treatment ($60) 2154

September 25:  Partial payment for a car for an abuse victim who is working hard and has saved almost all she needs for the vehicle.  Referral:  Jessica Mondragon, RISE ($300) 2155

September 25:  Car rental for mother to take her 4-year-old to a neurologist at UCLA for his seizures.  Jack's Helping Hand paid for gas.  Referral:  Jessica Baza, CAPSLO Health Navigator ($43.45) 2156

September 25:  Gym shoes and socks for a child of an unemployed single mother of 3.  Referral:  Danilda Reyes, LINK ($50) 2157

September 25:  Partial payment for a car for a woman who was in a bad accident and has trouble walking.  She has just started working full time, and her job starts at 7 a.m., making it difficult to get there via bus.  Referral: Janet Allenspach, CAPSLO ($300) 2158

September 26:  Emergency gas so teen/field worker parents can go to Children's LA where their newborn was taken by helicopter.  Referral:  Sierra Vista social worker ($120) 2159

September 28:  Formula for the baby of a struggling mother.  Referral:  Melanie Barket, CASA for Children of San Luis Obispo County ($51.98) 2161

September 28:  Shower repair for family with 3 school-age children living in an RV.  Referral;  Frankie Irvine, Lucia Mar Unified Schools ($300) 2161

September 28:  PE clothes for siblings whose family has limited resources.  Referral:  Bessy Hoffman, LINK ($40) 2162

September 29:  Gas for a re-entry legal studies major single mom who is struggling to stay in school.  Referral:  Andrea Devitt, Cuesta College counselor ($100) 2163

September 30:  Partial rent for a single mom with two teenagers who is unable to pay October's rent.  Referral:  Katy Griffin, Highlands Church ($200) 2164

September 30:  Job interview clothes for for single pregnant mom who is moving to housing.  Referral:  Dee Torres, SLO Housing Connection ($100) 2166

Items Donated: toddler bed from Claudia Martin; grocery card for a family dealing with cancer from Alison Haupt; gas card for a mom to drive her son to Stanford from Jane Larkin; port-a-crib, diapers, and blanket from Anonymous; delivery by Sandy Amborn; sheets and baby items from Carol Astaire; diapers from Lisa Bertrand, diapers from Whiz Kids diaper drive; socks from Anonymous; for 2 little girls moving to housing, sheets from Kathy apRoberts and blankets from Jordis Dagle and Katie Perez; dishes for a family of 6 moving to housing from Marylou Gooden; linens for a mom and her 4 daughters moving to housing from Lesa Smith and Kitty Rice; food from Sandy Amborn;

Funds Donated:  Peti Johnson, Lisa Schicker, Melaleuca, Jordis Daigle, Marcia Featherston, Mary Jo Gabel, Claudia Sorensen, Katie Perez from the sale of fabric, Victoria Roberts, Jim and Kathleen Sorensen, James and Janice Paulsen, Tom and Amy Hedges, A.L. and Julie Holland, Gary and Christi Nemetz, Jack and Sydnie Lubensky, Delsales Corporation, John and Marcia Traversaro, L. and P. Demartini, Jeffrey and Linda Garza, Dale Holmes and Linda Challoner-Holmes, G. and P Eldredge, Donald Walcott and Jacquelin Jones, Edward and Kimberly Gravell, The Murphy Family, Paul and Joanne La Plante, Patrick and Ann McGlynn, Jamie Herbon, Brian and Debra Kaub, Christine and Richard Cogger, Tony and Marcia Spinelli, E. and S. Bergmann, Peter and Jacqueline Evans, Minas Kaloosian, Stephen and Linda Souza, Michael and Beverly Tabak, Jim and Judy Earnest, Jane and William Fairbairn, Tracy and Robert Tracy, Joseph and Susan Kastelic, Marchel and Susan Lachemann, Pamela and Bruce Lackey, Tom and Susan Ashford, Ken and Vivian Chaubet, Brent and Fran Norris, Martin and Myra Akel, Robert and Donna Leach, Jack and Betty Scully, Dean and Linda Adams, Michael and Lydia Nelson, Odell and Marcus Lee, Thomas Giangreco, Kathy Greer,

Open Studios Art Tour Raffle For Womenade

Artists Wendy Daly, Julie Sample, Kathy Briles, and Ken Freygang will each raffle one of their art pieces to benefit Womenade.  Stop by 1775 Conejo, San Luis Obispo, October 10, 11, 17, 18 from 10 am to 5 pm!  Grateful!