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United Fund Giving Up Slightly

Sheldon, Iowa — Giving to the 2017 Sheldon United Fund is up slightly this week.

The drive continues through the rest of the year. The goal this year is $31,000.

The fund drive is now 47% finished. The funds are at about 53% of goal, at $16,414. Over $14,500 has yet to be raised. To finish on goal, the drive now needs to average about $2125 per week through the rest of the year. In the last week, donors gave $1000. In the previous week, donors gave $760.

Contributions to any or all of the organizations served by the Sheldon United Fund may be left at five locations in Sheldon: Citizen’s State Bank, Iowa State Bank, Northstar Community Credit Union, Northwestern Bank, and Peoples Bank, or you can also send them to PO Box 41, Sheldon, IA 51201. Explanations of the organizations are also available at the dropoff points.

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

·Village Northwest Unlimited – Therapy Equipment
·The American Red Cross
·Sheldon Boy Scouts
·Children’s World
·Compass Pointe (NW Iowa Alcohol & Drug Treatment)

The United Fund will be assisting 26 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year, and they thank you for your contribution.

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