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SOUTH COAST SENIORS INC's Fundraiser:

4th Annual Miles for Meals Hike

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September 13, 2017

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THE STORY:

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 6, Coastal Seniors’ volunteers, along with Executive Director Micheline Kirby, will begin the 4th Annual Miles for Meals Hike to raise funds and awareness for Coastal Seniors’ Meals on Wheels program. The hike will take place along the north-west portion of the Lake Tahoe Rim Trail. The group of hikers will begin their journey at Barker Pass and head north toward Mount Rose. Along the way the group will hike to the peak of Brockway Summit and Mt. Rose Summit. The total length of the hike will be 60 miles. In order to take part in the hike each participant has committed to raising a minimum of $500 in sponsors to benefit Meals on Wheels. The fundraising goal for this year’s hike is $15,000. COASTAL SENIORS Meals on Wheels program serves over 7,500 meals per year to homebound seniors living between Stewarts Point in Sonoma County and Irish Beach in Mendocino County. The program continues to grow rapidly while funding levels fail to keep up with the demand for the service. In addition, funding for all senior nutrition programs is in danger of being slashed in the proposed federal budget. Recipients of MOW are seniors who are homebound due to illness, injury, disabilities, frailty or those who are recovering from medical procedures. This program is crucial to seniors living along the coast in isolated areas because it helps them age in place instead of living in care facilities. The program also offers seniors an opportunity for socialization, a connection to further resources, and a safety check from friendly, trained volunteers. Considering all expenses involved in operating the program (food, staff, mileage, insurance, rents, utilities, supplies, etc.), it costs almost $100,000 per year to operate the program. Only 16% of the MOW program is funded through state and federal grants. The remainder of the money is earned through donations and fundraisers like this hike.

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$15,180

MONEY RAISED
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  • Nancy & Nicolas Epanchin

    $100

  • Betsy Munson

    $50

  • Alice Ring (Diefenbach)

    $100

  • Richard Warmer

    $100

  • Bill & Margaret Owens

    $150

  • Terry & Christine Galletti

    $15

  • Paul Andersen

    $50

  • Bob & Darla Buechner, Buechner General Contractor

    $100

  • Art & Penny Dreyer

    $100

  • Mike Staples

    $50

  • B Bryan Preserve

    $100

  • Celeste Sanders

    $25

  • Carol Kennedy

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Sonny & Rosemarie

    $100

  • Martha Fischer

    $100

  • David & Evelyn Osteraas

    $50

  • Candice Lodge

    $100

  • Naomi Schwartz

    $25

  • Suzanne & Stephen Whitaker

    $100

  • Hans & Wendy Hofstetter

    $200

  • Bud & Jane Melia

    $50

  • Alfred & Loretta Thompson

    $35

  • Catherine Maynard

    $100

  • Rick and Jeanne Jackson

    $100

  • Donna Zulim

    $50

  • Paddy McGowan

    $100

  • Franny's Cup & Saucer, Barbara Burkey

    $100

  • Roland DeLongoria

    $25

  • Sonja Keasberry

    $15

  • John & Peggy Bower

    $100

  • Mike Hummel

    $50

  • Gail Jackson

    $25

  • Gail Jackson

    $25

  • Susanna Hearn

    $25

  • The Booras's

    $50

  • David Caley & Steven Winningham

    $150

  • Dianne

    $150

  • Susan Wreden

    $100

  • Sandrine Matiasek

    $25

  • David and Janet

    $200

  • Ginger English

    $25

  • Nancy Hearn

    $75

  • Harold L.

    $500

  • J. Bower

    $200

  • Coasting Home

    $115

  • Jennifer

     

  • Jennifer Massey

    $50

  • Donations via Facebook

    $180

  • Bronwyn Golly

    $100

  • Michael Flynn

    $50

  • Edward & Linda Avak

    $50

  • Ignacio Health Insurance, Vanessa Ignacio

    $500

  • Richard Henrikson

    $200

  • Jonathan & Carol Gicker

    $25

  • Good Buy Clothes

    $1,000

  • Colleen Shumway

    $15

  • Art & Gail Thompson

    $300

  • Walter Stornetta Ranch

    $100

  • Frank & Loretta Healy

    $50

  • Roberta Rams

    $400

  • Laura Schatzberg

    $120

  • Martin & Cynthia Richman

    $20

  • Jeff & Pearl Watts

    $50

  • Bill & Vicki Robinson

    $25

  • Veralee Kaiser & Brian Carter

    $250

  • Marghi Hagen

    $100

  • Cathleen Crosby

    $50

  • Lisa & Eric Kritz

    $100

  • Carolyn Andre

    $500

  • Gualala Dance Studio

     

  • Jessie Rhew

    $25

  • Erin Devlin

    $150

  • Robyn

    $50

  • Jeanne & Rick Jackson

    $50

  • Bessie & Eldon Thomason

    $50

  • Walt & Donna Stornetta

    $50

  • Harold L. for Edward

    $500

  • Edward

    $201

  • Bower Limited Partnership

    $500

  • Susan Moon

     

  • Lyle Petersen

    $20

  • Charlie Morgan

    $130

  • Lynne Barnard

    $60

  • Don Kemp

    $100

  • David & Georgia Nelson

    $300

  • John Wall

    $500

  • Clayton Yale & Laura Cortright

    $100

  • Chris Wall

    $300

  • The Wall Family Trust

    $100

  • Karen Serratoni

    $150

  • Drew McCalley & Marilyn Green

    $100

  • Cheri & Barry Feiner

    $100

  • Kathy Kretchmer & Harold Mann

    $100

  • Charles & Megan Wosaba

    $50

  • Gualala Lions Club

    $100

  • Susan & Gary

    $60

  • Patty Buechner

    $58

  • Charles De Fay

    $100

  • Mildred Davis

    $20

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101% Raised of $15,000 Goal

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The Team: $15,180 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

SOUTH COAST SENIORS INC

Amount Raised

$11,808

 

79% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Julie Bower

Amount Raised

$3,372

 

169% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Mildred Davis

Mildred Davis

DONATION: $20

11 months ago

Charles De Fay

Charles De Fay

DONATION: $100

11 months ago

Patty Buechner

Patty Buechner

DONATION: $58

11 months ago

Susan & Gary

Susan & Gary

DONATION: $60

Thank you team. 11 months ago

Gualala Lions Club

Gualala Lions Club

DONATION: $100

11 months ago

Charles & Megan Wosaba

Charles & Megan Wosaba

DONATION: $50

11 months ago

Kathy Kretchmer & Harold Mann

Kathy Kretchmer & Harold Mann

DONATION: $100

11 months ago

Cheri & Barry Feiner

Cheri & Barry Feiner

DONATION: $100

11 months ago

Karen Serratoni

Karen Serratoni

DONATION: $150

11 months ago

The Wall Family Trust

The Wall Family Trust

DONATION: $100

11 months ago