Donate in memory of Tom Sheets

Donors in the community are coming together to purchase a blocking sled for the Independence Mustang Football to use this coming football season. This blocking sled will be purchased in memory of Tom Sheet and his many years of dedication to the Mustang Football program.

Here’s how you can donate to this cause:

  • Online donation
  • Write a check to the Mustang Foundation with the name Tom Sheets in the memo line.
    • Checks can me mailed to: Mustang Foundation, Inc. c/o Rob Robinson, P.O. Box 229, Independence, Iowa 50644
    • Checks can be dropped off to any local BankIowa location


The Mustang Foundation Inc. (Foundation) is a 501 (c) (3) public charity and is qualified by the IRS to receive tax-deductible gifts, bequests, devises or transfers.

The Foundation is organized exclusively for the charitable, educational, and scientific purposes which benefit or support extra curricular activities of the Independence Community School District. A nine-person board appointed in staggered terms by the Independence Community School District Board governs the Foundation.

The Foundation’s assets are made up of endowments as well as restricted nonendowed funds for specific short-term projects. Past projects have included, but are not limited to, funding for an all-weather track, gifts for mentoring programs, gifts for classroom reading programs, funds for softball / baseball complex improvements, sponsoring guest fine arts performers, class and whole-grade field trip funding support, funding to construct a stand alone multi-purpose athletic facility, funding for after school and summer education programming, and funding for theatre productions and sound equipment upgrades.

Questions regarding the Foundation can be directed to board member and treasurer Rob Robinson at 319-334-7181 or