Adopt-a-Bed update

The Midway Shelter for abused women and children would like to thank the generous people who donated to the shelter in January.  A number of the listed donors contributed several times. Three donors chose to remain anonymous. 

The shelter would like to thank Girl Scout Troop #31402 and its leader Katherine Legg; members of the First Congregational Church UCC, the Home of Truth Spiritual Center and the First Presbyterian Church of Alameda all sent the shelter money in January. The Alameda Welfare Council also donated to the shelter last month.

The shelter couldn’t go on without the generosity of people like Diana Schmidt, Ted and Rabbitcarole Brassmassery, Caroline Queener and John Platt and David Graber. Christine Buck, Marliz Beland and Betty Sanderson each sent in a donation, as did Ann Casper and Mark Irons. Virginia Krutilek donated in January. She was joined by Virginia and David Miller and Jeanne Egbert.

Generous couples like Kathryn Sue Munn and Charles Hodgkins; Leslie and Kerry Kurasaki; Patty and Tom Olson; Beth Strachan and Dan Neuschafer all donated to the shelter in January. 

Marion E. Yeaw sent a donation, as did Christine Orozco, Lee Anne and Michael Baker and Garrienne Nakano. Lenore and Alvaro Garcia donated in memory of Hal Wondolleck. Tom and Luzanne Engh gave to the shelter in memory of Mary Sucio.

Joanne Robinson sent the shelter a donation, as did Lois Pryor, Catherine Atcheson, Barbara Anderson, Louis Rembrandt and Christina Orozco.

If you’d like to see your name listed among the generous February 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