What kind of person steals bikes from homeless women? The Bicycle Tree very generously donated bicycles to WISEPlace and found a sturdy bike rack for us. For many of our residents, a bicycle is their only means of transportation. We arrived to find the bicycles stolen! We know you will help us turn this day of disappointment into a day of joy. Please support our iheartoc campaign which runs until noon today. Make a donation.
Your gift makes an immediate positive impact on homeless women in our county.
Thanksgiving Dinner and Valentine's Day Tea
The WISE Thing To Do (TWTTD), has hosted two special day events for WISEPlace. The guild members include: Maeva Hutter, Julie Onken, Barbara Wood, Alice Stylianou and Kathi Bowman. They prepared and served a superb traditional Thanksgiving dinner at the Positive Step house for current and former WISEPlace residents. They also decorated and gave each program participant a gift. It was especially nice to have a holiday dinner in the more intimate setting that the house provides.
The ladies of this guild also hosted a Valentine's Day Tea in conjunction with the February shower for 7 "Steps"program graduates. The guild did a beautiful job of decorating the Enderle Room with red and white hearts and flowers for the occasion and provided lovely tea sets and a wide array of proper tea fare. The table decorations included gifts for all of the residents festooned with balloons.
They rounded out their portion of the program with a fun game and prizes. Maeva Hutter and Barbara Wood also volunteer at WISEPlace on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. This guild is providing much needed incremental support to our program!