United Fund Giving Slows, Still On Pace Overall

Sheldon, Iowa — Donations to the 2015 Sheldon United Fund are slowing, but the fund drive is still on pace to finish on goal.

The drive continues through the rest of the year. The goal this year is $31,000.United Fund 2015 The funds are now at $14,314.

The fund drive is now 42% finished. The funds are at about 46% of goal. Over $16,500 has yet to be raised. To finish on goal, the drive now needs to average about $1,770 per week through the rest of the year. In the last week, donors only gave $295.

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:

  • Family Crisis Center of Northwest Iowa
  • Foster Grandparent Program
  • Girl Scouts
  • His Little Ones Preschool
  • Love In the Name of Christ

The United Fund will be assisting 25 different organizations in Sheldon and the surrounding communities this year, and they thank you for your contribution.