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03/02/2021

Hy-Vee awards $75K to 55 schools across the Midwest

Sandra Levy
Senior Editor
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Hy-Vee is awarding $75,000 to 55 schools across its eight-state region as part of its commitment to support local communities and schools throughout the pandemic. The schools were chosen by Hy-Vee customers who were selected as winners of the Fuel Your School sweepstakes. All 55 customers won prizes up to $500 in value in addition to selecting a school to support with a monetary donation from Hy-Vee.

Fifty customers received up to $200 in prizes and $1,000 awarded to the school of their choice in Hy-Vee’s eight-state region. In addition, five grand prize winning customers received up to $500 in prizes and $5,000 awarded to the school of their choice in Hy-Vee’s eight-state region.

The grand prize winners of the Fuel Your School campaign include:

  • Franklin Middle School in Springfield, Ill.;
  • Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, S.D.;
  • Odessa High School in Odessa, Mo.;
  • St. Malachy School in Creston, Iowa; and
  • Sunset Terrace Elementary in Rochester, Minn.

The $75,000 pledge to local schools and $12,500 in additional prizes for Hy-Vee customers contribute to Hy-Vee’s commitment to supporting teachers, students and customers in response to the pandemic.

Fuel Your School ran from Jan. 1 to 31 when customers entered for the chance to win prizes and an award a portion of Hy-Vee’s pledge to a school of their choice. In total, Hy-Vee received more than 200,000 unique entries across its eight-state region. 

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