Des Moines Area Hy-Vee Stores Donate Over $42,000 to DMARC Food Pantry Network
On Friday, September 9, 2019, Des Moines area Hy-Vee store directors stopped by DMARC’s warehouse to present a donation of $42,940.28 to the DMARC Food Pantry Network. The stores participated in a companywide campaign earlier this year called “Feed the Need” to help replenish local food banks and pantries across Hy-Vee’s eight-state region. Hy-Vee organized the effort when it became aware of the ongoing demand for products and supplies at food banks and pantries throughout the year, especially during non-holiday times of the year.
Customers participated by simply “rounding up” their purchases to the next dollar — or a desired dollar amount — at the checkout. Hy-Vee then matched customer donations to help restock food banks and pantries that assist those living with food insecurity in local communities.
Thank you, Hy-Vee, for your ongoing support of the DMARC Food Pantry Network!