Adopt-a-Bed update

The Midway Shelter for abused women and their children would like to offer its thanks to those individuals and groups who contributed to the shelter during the month of August. A number of the listed donors contributed several times last month. Two donors chose to remain anonymous. 

Thanks go out to the Pipkin-McGrath family, Jay Dawson, Tomorr Haxhimali and Christine Buck. Louis Toepfer donated to the shelter last month, as did Lois Pryor, Gary & Lily Gee and Virginia Krutilek.

Mary Butler gave to remember Catherine Hilken. Mary Buck sent a donation, as did M. Jimenez, Gabrielle Dolphin & Alan Pryor and Paula Patillo-Dupree. Lance & Sandra Russum donated in memory of: Kathleen D’Azevedo, Angelica Masferrer, Marie Mulcahy, Helen Eng, Milton Howard, Jack Locke, Bill Locke, Mary Ann Wright, Eugene Schroder and Gertrude Dallas.

If you would like to help the women and children at the shelter and see your name listed among the generous September donors, send a check to Alameda Homeless Network, P.O. Box 951, Alameda, CA 94501. To learn more, call 357-0205, ext. 206 or visit


Ginny Krutilek