The donation will be used to support summer learning & literacy programs, Safety Around Water, youth sports and other healthy activities for youth in the community.
“We’re so grateful to Hy-Vee for their support of the important work we do in our community,” Charles Mercer, Executive Director of the John R. Grubb Community YMCA, said. “Thanks to the generosity of donors like Hy-Vee, the John R. Grubb Community YMCA is able to provide programs and services that meet the needs of residents in one of our most underserved areas.”
“Hy-Vee’s whole team is here to be a helpful smile to everyone we serve, and we share that commitment to helping others with the Y,” said Brad Waller, assistant vice president of community relations for Hy-Vee. “We’re proud to partner with the John R. Grubb Community Y as they serve those in their community. We know that by working together, we can make a stronger community and a brighter future for all of us.”
About Hy-Vee, Inc.
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 85,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. In fiscal 2017, Hy-Vee donated more than $50 million to support charitable causes across our eight-state region. For additional information, visit www.hy-vee.com.