Adopt-a-bed update


The Alameda Homeless Network on behalf of the Midway Shelter for abused women and their children extends it heartfelt thanks to those individuals and groups who have contributed to the shelter during the month of February. A number of these generous donors have contributed several times during this period. One donor wished to remain

We’d like to thank Barbara Anderson; Linda Clerkson and Girish Balachandran; A. Louise and Carl Champion; and Robert McBride. Mary Scott donated in memory of Mary Kennedy. Paula Patillo-Dupree showed her generosity as did Sothera Sang; Tim and Rose Leaphart; the Women’s Fellowship at First Congregational Church; and Betty Sanderson.

The Isle City Institute #51 YLI opened their wallets and their hearts, as did Penny Cozad; Marilyn Appezzato; Louis and Susan Freeman; Joanne Robinson and Virginia Krutilek. The women and children at Midway Shelter would also like to thank Barbara Wildman; Mary Ruth Tarpley; Juelle-Ann Boyer; Susan and Richard Osanna; and Diane Coler-Dark. Bev Moore’s gift to the center honored Krutilek and Robinson.

Mary Lee Kieffer and Audrey Aljoe gave generously to the shelter in February, as did Maryle Eade; Linda and Bruce Tripp; Ann Walker and Patricia Sahadi. The firm of Hewitt, Jones & Fitch; the Bank of Marin; Dolores Bartalini; Jan Ortner; Suzanne Martin; and Beverly Church all gave in February, as did Dorie Behrstock; Rich and Susan Sherratt; an Lois Pryor.

If you would like to join this list of generous people send your donation to Alameda Homeless Network, P.O. Box 951, Alameda, CA 94501. To learn more call 523-2377 or visit

— Ginny Krutilek