Last week, The fund was at $19,933. This week we are told it’s up to $24,684, an increase of over $4700. While that’s great news, the fund does need to average over $3600 per week until the end of the month to finish on goal. Since it seems many people give to the United Fund as a Christmas gift or end of the year tax write off, reaching the $33,000 goal seems doable.
The fund drive is now 87% finished. However, the funds are still only at about 75% of goal. Over $8,000 has yet to be raised.
Contributions may be left at any of the four Sheldon banks, or you can also send them to PO Box 41, Sheldon. 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.