Hy-Vee Donates to Second Harvest
Hy-Vee has loaded up 20 trucks and is donating one million pounds of food to more than a dozen Feeding America-affiliated food banks across the Midwest, including Second Harvest. We received over 26,000 pounds of food yesterday from thanks to Hy-Vee! 26,000 pounds of food that goes directly to those facing food insecurity.
The donations to the food banks are part of Hy-Vee’s goodwill initiative over the holidays in 2020, designed to combat food insecurity, especially during the pandemic. Last month, more than 260 Hy-Vee and Dollar Fresh stores donated up to 100 meal kits each to a local nonprofit partner in their community that then distributed the meals to local families in need. Each kit had all the ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal for a family of four. In all, Hy-Vee donated 80,000 meals the week of Thanksgiving.
We're very thankful for the generosity of Hy-Vee over the years as we continue to support the community during these challenging times.