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UPDATE: Late Donation Puts Sheldon United Fund Over The Top

Sheldon, Iowa — When 2018 ended the Sheldon United Fund Campaign Committee had thought they had fallen just short of their $31-thousand goal. That changed Wednesday.

Cindy Runger is part of the Sheldon United Fund Committee, and she says that an anonymous donor put the 2018 United Fund Drive over the top with a contribution Wednesday afternoon.

With Wednesday’s donation, Runger says the 2018 United Fund Drive finished above their goal with a total of $31,029.

The United Fund will be assisting 21 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year. Runger says the United Fund Committee greatly appreciates the generosity of the Sheldon businesses and individuals who made the drive a success.

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Original post 11:16 am, January 9th, 2019

Sheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon United Fund has wrapped up for 2018, and the total for the year was just a bit short of the goal.

The 2018 goal was $31,000. The drive finished up at $29,819.

The funds finished at about 96% of goal, short about $1200. In the last week, donors gave $4,404.

The United Fund will be assisting 21 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year. Spokesperson Cindy Runger says, “Board members greatly appreciate the donations from the businesses and individuals of Sheldon and the surrounding communities. Our fund drive would not be successful without all of the support.”

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