Adopt-a-Bed update


The Midway Shelter for abused women and their children would like to thank the generous individuals and groups who contributed to the shelter in March. A number of the listed donors contributed several times last month. One donor chose to remain anonymous. 

March donors included Christine Buck, Star Harbor, Paula Patillo-Dupree and Virginia Krutilek. Susanne Hamilton and Don Cary sent a donation, as did Robyn Wu, Louis Toepfer, Val Gerhart and Jason Klechka. Carolyn Hewes donated to the shelter in memory of her cousin Mary McDonald. 

Lance and Sandra Russum sent a donation to remember Linda Fenn, Mark Coffman, George McCulley, Helen La Croix, Frank L. Skiles, Sr., Manuel Hinojosa, Blair Furbush, Dona Hoard, David Cary, Barbara Speier and Margaret Roschitsch.

Joanne Robinson sent a check to help the women and children, as did the Alameda Community Fund, Carrie and Steve Wasson, Andrea and John Medulin and Patrick and Cathy Kelly. Meghan Thornton donated to the shelter last month, as did Dolores and Michael Radding, Luzanne and Tom Engh and Rich and Susan Sherratt. 

Elaine Kofman helped the shelter with a donation. She was joined by Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, Karey Jones, Immanuel Lutheran Church Ladies Aid Society and Heather Chicoine. 

If you would like to see your name among the generous April donors, send a donation to Alameda Homeless Network, P.O. Box 951, Alameda CA 94501. To learn more, call 523-2377 or visit


Ginny Krutilek

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