Nearly $3000 Given To United Fund In Last Week

Date posted - November 9, 2015

Sheldon, Iowa — After a slowdown for a few weeks, the Sheldon United Fund got some nice donations in the last week that amounted to nearly $3000 or nearly 10 percent of the goal.

The drive continues through the rest of the year. The goal this year is $31,000.United Fund 2015 The funds are now at $18,228.

The fund drive is now 54% finished. The funds are at about 59% of goal. Over $12,000 has yet to be raised. To finish on goal, the drive now needs to average about $1,700 per week through the rest of the year. In the last week, donors gave $2,919.

Contributions may be left at any of the four Sheldon banks, or you can also send them to PO Box 41, Sheldon, IA 51201. Essays explaining each organization are available at the banks.

Each week we’re mentioning a few of the organizations that benefit from your donations. This time the list includes:

  • Rise Ministries, Inc.
  • Sheldon Ministerial Association
  • Sheldon Prairie Museum
  • Sanford Sheldon Home Health & Hospice
  • Sheldon Trails Committee

The United Fund will be assisting 25 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year, and they thank you for your contribution.

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