Hy-Vee Partners with Pepsi Beverages Company and Anheuser-Busch to Donate More Than 6,000 Gallons of Water to Southern Iowa
June 8, 2018 | News & Press Releases
Latest donations will go to Adams, Clarke, Decatur, Madison, Ringgold and Taylor counties
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (June 8, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that its supplier partners Pepsi Beverages Company and Anheuser-Busch LLC will donate more than 6,000 gallons of bottled water to southern Iowa communities impacted by an ongoing boil advisory and drinking water warning.
The donations will be delivered on Friday and Sunday. Distribution sites and times are listed below. Residents in the area will be provided the bottled water while supplies last. Hy-Vee continues to work with vendors to make bottled water donations available while the drinking water warning is in place. Earlier this week, Hy-Vee donated 20,000 gallons of bottled water at the Creston, Bedford and Mt. Ayr Hy-Vee stores. The stores have also provided bottled water to food pantries and fire departments in nearby communities. The Bedford Hy-Vee will distribute free bottled water again on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. while supplies last.
WHAT: Pepsi Beverage Company and Anheuser-Busch to Donate Water to Southern Iowa Communities Impacted by Boil Order
WHEN: Friday, June 8 & Sunday, June 10, while supplies last
WHERE: Pepsi Beverages Company will provide nearly 10,000 bottles of Aquafina® water to be distributed at the following sites from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 8:
Macksburg City Hall
106 W North Street
Macksburg, IA 50155
Murray Iowa Church of Christ
430 3rd Street
Murray, IA 50174
Grand River Community Center
122 Broadway Street
Grand River, IA 50108
Ellston Fire Department
101 E. Main Street
Ellston, IA 50074
Anheuser-Busch will provide more than 51,000 cans of water to the following sites from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 10:
Prescott Fire Department
211 6th Avenue
Prescott, IA 50859
Lenox Fire Department
303 South Main Street
Lenox, IA 50851
Nodaway Community Building
300 7th Avenue
Nodaway, IA 50857
Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 245 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 80,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit www.hy-vee.com.
For more information on Pepsi Beverages Company, visit www.pepsico.com.
For more information on Anheuser-Busch, visit www.anheuser-busch.com.