United Fund Gets Needed Shot In Arm

Sheldon, Iowa — Donations to the 2019 Sheldon United Fund have picked up, and are now almost on pace to finish on goal.

The drive continues through the rest of the year. The goal this year is $30,000.

The fund drive is now 37% finished. The funds are at about 34% of goal, at $10,233. Over $19,500 has yet to be raised. To finish on goal, the drive now needs to average about $2500 per week through the rest of the year. In the last week, donors gave $3,983.

Contributions to any or all of the organizations served by the Sheldon United Fund may be left at Citizen’s State Bank, Iowa State Bank, Northwestern Bank, or People’s Bank; 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:

· Prairie Arts Council
· Rise Ministries, Inc
· Excellence for East (Sheldon East Elementary)
· Sheldon Ministerial Association

The United Fund will be assisting 23 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year, and the board members thank the businesses and individuals of Sheldon and the surrounding communities for their continued support.

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