Christmas Acres Donates $27,024 To Christian Needs Center


(Le Mars) — On Tuesday, Rob Scheitler owner of Christmas Acres, the elaborate Christmas light display located west of Le Mars on Impala Avenue, made a donation to the Christian Needs Center of Le Mars.  Scheitler presented checks amounting to $27,024. The money was from collections by visitors to Christmas Acres this past holiday season.  Scheitler presented the checks to Christian Needs Center manager, Susan Van Driel.  She explains what the donation means to the center.

(photo contributed.)

Since Christmas Acres began donating to the Christian Needs Center back in 2012, more than $132,000 has been contributed to the center to help those people with limited means.

Van Driel explains the mission of the Christian Needs Center.

Van Driel says the Christian Needs Center assists several individuals and families each month.

The Christian Needs Center manager says people have a need for the center’s services all year long.

Christian Needs Center is open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.