CFR recognizes donors

To the editor:

Community and Family Resources would like to thank the dedicated volunteers, staff, and community leaders for working together in 2017 to kick start CFR’s first fundraising effort to support its new central facility. CFR appreciates the generosity of foundations, businesses, and friends who have made an early commitment to support this project. As of this week, the agency has surpassed $400,000 and received 33 gifts toward a $2 million fundraising goal.

Thank you to our early capital campaign donors: Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust, Doug and Nancy Bailey, Richard and JoAnn Beightol, Carl and Alice Bergstrom, City of Badger, City of Madrid, Dr. Jon and Andrea DeJong, First American Bank, First Presbyterian Christian Church, First Presbyterian Church in Boone, James and Susan Gill, Scott Glienke, Great Western Bank, Growmark Foundation, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Immanuel WELCA, Dr. John Justice and Paulette Gleason, Leonard A. Good Trust, Sue Murphy, Bill Lusher, New Covenant Church, Dave and Cari O’Brien, Mike and Marge Cooper, Lauris Olson and Kerry Whisnant, Jim Patton, Steve and Carol Pederson, Carol Arlo Peterson Trust, Earl Pickens, Rasch Construction, Saint Olaf Lutheran Church, Schnurr & Company, Shimkat Motor Company, John and Lin Simpson, Star Energy, Nikolas Telleen, Stan and Pamela Watne, Dave and Lisa Wilson, Leonard and Georganne Woodruff, Harvey Terpstra, Richard Trevino, and Woodruff Construction LLC.

Community and Family Resources is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency that offers a wide range of substance use, mental health, and gambling disorder treatment and prevention services. Counties served by CFR include Boone, Calhoun, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardin, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Story, Webster, and Wright. For additional information, please visit CFR’s website at or call 576-7261 or 866-801-0085.

Michelle Da La Riva

Executive Director

Community and Family


Fort Dodge