Adopt-a-Bed update

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

The women and children of the shelter thank: Kathryn Hanley, the Pipkin-McGrath family, Christine Buck, Tomorr Haxhimali, Jay Dawson, Lee Jester, Gaby Dolphin & Alan Pryor for their generous gifts. Virginia Krutilek made a contribution along with: Mary Butler in memory of  P.A.G., Lois Pryor, Mary Buck, Alameda Community Fund, Louis Toepfer and the Adelphian Club of Alameda.

Fern Borst & John Porter donated in March as did: Lance & Sandra Russum in memory of Herbert Cheung, Barbara Cannon, Perri Hale, Dorris Pryor, Margot Brown, Bessie Reynaud, Walter Sasser and Peter Wong. We’d like to thank Luke Perry, Patricia Shaerian, Susann Green and Royce Gladden; Jon & Maggie Maiers, Thuy T. Bui DDS, Ronald & Jennifer Feliciano, Khai Nguyen DDS, Doan-Trang Huyen DDS, Joann & Roger Dorn for their generous donations.

We can’t forget the generosity of: Mike Bui Inc., Maria & Rudy Falkner, Dance Arts Project, Victoria & Eric Kuhns and Margaret & Anthony Mariani. And we couldn’t have done without the help of: Richard & Judith White, Donna Marchetti, Jesus & Annabeth Vargas, David Barr, Susan Davis, Angelita Baylosis, Patrick Nguyen, organizer of the March 17 musical event. Two donors chose to remain anonymous.

To see your name among the April donors, send a contribution to Alameda Homeless Network, P.O. Box 951, Alameda 94501. For further information call 357-0205, Ext. 206 or go to


Ginny Krutilek