Adopt-a-Bed update

Many thanks to those individuals and groups who contributed to the Midway Shelter for abused women and their children last month. A number of the listed donors have contributed several times during January.

Among January’s donors were: D. T Dessling, Robheriert & Jane Sullwold, LeeAnn & Michael Baker, Suzanne Martin of Total Body Development and Doris Neuberger. Najee & AdilaI made a generous contribution along with: Instone Marble, Inc., Srinivasan Suresh, Louis E Rembrandt, Lisa Lucheta & Richard Vaterlaus and M. Jiminez. C.J.Kingsley gave in honor of Cherie M-M & sons. 

The Pipkin-McGrath family opened their hearts and wallets as did: Kay Fraser, Marian Breitbart, Poppy Bank, Garrienne Nakano and Barbara Anderson. The shelter also thanks: Jay Dawson, Tomorr Haxhimali, Christine Buck, Chapter UN — PEO and Mary Buck. Generous contributions were also appreciated from: Alameda Welfare Council, Lois Pryor, the Ketos Team in honor of Richard McElroy and Diane & Jim Grayson of Myrtle Beach, S.C., in memory of Carla Stagel. We couldn’t forget to thank: Ann Slauson who donated in memory of Carla McGrogan, Gaby Dolphin & Alan Pryor, David Hewitt, the Robert Lippert Foundation and Alameda Elks Lodge No. 1015.

Two donors chose to remain anonymous.

To see your name in February’s list of generous donors, send a donation to Alameda Homeless Network, P.O. Box 951, Alameda, CA 94501. For further information call 357-0205, Ext. 205 or visit



Ginny Krutilek