The fund drive is now 16% finished, with two weeks complete. The funds are already at about 27% of goal. Over $22,000 has yet to be raised. To finish on goal, the drive now needs to average about $2100 per week through the rest of the year. In the last week, donors gave $4480.
Contributions 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 benefit from your donations. This time the list includes:
- The American Red Cross
- Boy Scouts of America
- Children’s World (community daycare)
- Compass Pointe (alcohol & drug abuse treatment unit)
- Dolly Parton Imagination Library
The United Fund will be assisting 25 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year, and they thank you for your contribution.