VNU Receives Donation from Den Hartog Industries


December 12, 2019

Village Northwest Unlimited receives donation from Den Hartog Industries, Inc.  

Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon, IA is excited to announce that it has received a generous gift to the “Building on our Promises” campaign. 


Den Hartog Industries, Inc., (DHI) is a leading plastics manufacturer and metal fabricator located in Hospers, Iowa.  Village Northwest Unlimited has enjoyed a long time partnership with Den Hartog Industries, Inc., Ryan Haack, Director of Development comments, “DHI has been a tremendous supporter of adults with disabilities, and Village Northwest Unlimited for decades. Their generosity to the individuals we serve is a testament to who they are as individuals and as a company. Their recent gift to this campaign will help fundamentally change the lives of the residents who live on our campus.  We are thankful for them, and could not be more grateful for their ongoing support.” 


Barry Whitsell, President and CEO said, “John G. Den Hartog and the extended members of the Den Hartog family, have always been faithful partners of the Village.  In the past they have provided work opportunities for those we serve, been corporate sponsors of events and supported overall the mission of the Village to provide Purpose, Privacy and Dignity.  We are grateful that they recognize the importance of our capital campaign and have come alongside us to see these two new homes on our campus built this coming year.  During this season of giving, they are a family and a company that truly gives back to their community and we are grateful for their giving spirit.


Village Northwest Unlimited is nationally recognized as one of the premier providers of services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or traumatic brain injuries.  Village Northwest Unlimited builds successful lives for 180 individuals by providing opportunities and choices in residential, vocational and social programs while fulfilling its mission of providing Purpose, Privacy and Dignity.

                                                                                    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ryan Haack, Director of Development
Village Northwest Unlimited
330 Village Circle – Sheldon, IA 51201
712-324-5405 (office)

Pictured Left: Paul Truesdell, Vice President, DHI

Pictured Right: Barry Whitsell, President/CEO, VNU