Sheldon, Iowa — Donations to the 2018 Sheldon United Fund continue to come in, with the funds continuing ahead of pace.
The drive continues through the rest of the year. The goal this year is $31,000.
The fund drive is now 38% finished. The funds are at about 50% of goal, at $15,365. Over $15,600 has yet to be raised. To finish on goal, the drive now needs to average almost $2000 per week through the rest of the year. In the last week, donors gave $2155.
Contributions to any or all of the organizations served by the Sheldon United Fund may be left at any of the four Sheldon banks, or you can also send them to PO Box 41, Sheldon, IA 51201. Explanations of the organizations are also available at the banks.
Each week we’re mentioning a few of the organizations that can benefit from your donations. This time the list includes:
|·Sheldon Boy Scouts|
|·Compass Pointe (alcohol & drug treatment center)|
|·Dolly Parton Imagination Library (provides books for Sheldon CSD students)|
|·Family Crisis Center of Northwest Iowa|
|·Foster Grandparent Program|
|·Sheldon Girl Scouts|
The United Fund will be assisting 21 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year, and they thank you for your contribution.