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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

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