Adopt-a-Bed update

The Midway Shelter for abused women and their children would like to thank the following individuals and groups who contributed to the shelter during the month of November. A number of the listed donors contributed several times last month. Two donors chose to remain anonymous. 
The shelter couldn’t exist with people like Christine Buck, Frank and Winifred Ghiglione, Lilo Coler-Dark, and Kathryn Hanley. Betty Sanderson sent the shelter a check in November, as did Ginny Krutilek, Dawn Graeff, Lois Pryor, Kathy Paget and Louis Toepfer. 
Ann and Bob Kenyon Robert Jackson gave generously. They were joined by Donna Porter, Robert McBride and Anne Lamb. Debbie and Roland Gregoire donated in memory of Cathleen Dowdell and to celebrate Dawna Dowdell Dos Santos’ birthday. Carla McGrogan donated in memory of Marge Lanzit.
Alameda Elks Lodge #1015 sent a check to help the shelter, as did the Alameda Hospitality Club, Isle City #51 YLI, the Alameda Welfare Council, Bay Ship & Yacht Co and the Downtown Business Association. Friends sent a donation along with birthday greetings to Mary Beth. 
If you’d like to see your name listed with the generous December donors, send a check to Alameda Homeless Network, P.O. Box 951, Alameda CA 94501. To learn more, call 523-2377 or visit


Ginny Krutilek