Appreciates ABATE donation

To the editor:

Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. would like to thank ABATE for the donation of toys to Webster, Hamilton and Wright counties. UDMO is a community-action agency that provides a variety of services to low income individuals and families. UDMO will continue to make a difference in communities with the generous support of the ABATE organization and other community members. Thank you to all those who participated in the ABATE toy drive. Together we can and do make a difference in our communities. To get involved and to help UDMO help others please feel free to contact your local UDMO office: Webster County, 576-7774, Hamilton County, 832-6451 and Wright County, 448-3704.

Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and one of 19 community action agencies in Iowa. UDMO’s service area includes these 12 Northwest and North Central Iowa counties: Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Hamilton, Humboldt, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Webster and Wright. The agency helps prepare children for life-long learning, helps families become more self-sufficient, helps communities improve and expand housing opportunities and helps local governments by working in conjunction with general relief offices to provide emergency assistance programs and services to residents in need. Our Central office is located at 101 Robins Street in Graettinger.

Please feel free to contact our executive director, Jamey M. Whitney, at (712) 859-3885, Ext. 125.

Mary Ohrtman

Fort Dodge