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Hy-Vee to Donate More than 25,000 Gallons of Bottled Water to French Island Community

Hy-Vee is donating five semi-trucks of bottled water to French Island community in Wisconsin.

March 24, 2021 | News & Press Releases

Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today it will donate more than 25,000 gallons of bottled water – which equates to five semi truckloads – to the town of Campbell, a community within French Island, Wisconsin, impacted by PFAS water contamination.

The bottled water donated by Hy-Vee will be available for pickup by local residents from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, at the Days Inn, east side of the parking lot, located at 101 Sky Harbor Drive in La Crosse.

Residents from the French Island community will be able to pick up two 24-packs of bottled water per person in their family, while supplies last. The donation is enough to supply 4,000 people for the next several days. Hy-Vee employees will assist in distributing the water on Thursday afternoon.

Hy-Vee is known for taking care of the communities it serves. The grocery chain has plans to construct a future store in the area where the former Sears in La Crosse was located.

WHAT:        Hy-Vee Distributes Free Water to French Island Community

WHEN:       3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
                    Thursday, March 25

WHERE:     Days Inn (east lot)
                    101 Sky Harbor Drive
                    La Crosse, WI 54603


About Hy-Vee, Inc. 

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 275 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $11 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 88,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit