Sheldon, Iowa — After some exceptional giving in the drive’s early weeks, donations to the 2015 Sheldon United Fund have been a little slower the past few weeks.
The fund drive is now 48% finished. The funds are at about 49% of goal. Over $15,600 has yet to be raised. To finish on goal, the drive now needs to average about $1,860 per week through the rest of the year. In the last week, donors gave $995.
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:
- Lutheran Social Services Of Iowa
- Meals on Wheels
- Noah’s Ark Preschool
- Northwest Life Awareness Council
- Prairie Arts Council
The United Fund will be assisting 25 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year, and they thank you for your contribution.