Facing growing charity demand, UDMO seeks help from city, county

Upper Des Moines Opportunity requested $27,000 from the Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors and the City of Storm Lake for the next fiscal year, as more residents are using the charity’s service and its facing stiff budgetary headwinds.

UDMO Executive Director Jamey Whitney told The Storm Lake Times the agency serves 2,457 individuals in Buena Vista County, two-thirds of whom reside in Storm Lake.

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