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Hy-Vee Partners With Hormel Foods For Hams For The Holidays

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Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 03:15 pm

West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee, in partnership with Hormel Foods and local first responders, is gearing up for its 2021 Hams for the Holidays campaign. The Fourth Annual Hams for the Holidays initiative includes stops in 14 cities this month where Hy-Vee employees, alongside local law enforcement, fire and EMS, will hand out 5,000 Hormel Cure 81 hams to families in need throughout the company’s eight-state region. Hormel hams for the holidays

“There is no doubt that 2020 was one of the toughest years we have ever faced, and so many are still struggling with food insecurity,” said Randy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee. “We are fortunate to have great partners who share Hy-Vee’s passion for giving back to the community. Since 2017, Hy-Vee’s Hams for the Holidays events have been an incredible way for us to help thousands of our neighbors in need. We look forward to continuing our efforts this spring to directly impact those in the areas we serve.” 

Fourteen events are scheduled between March 24-31, prior to the Easter holiday. Product will be safely loaded into customer vehicles using a contactless method to minimize physical contact and enforce social distancing. All event helpers will be wearing masks and gloves for additional safety measures.

“Hormel Foods is proud to partner with Hy-Vee to support hunger-relief efforts in their communities,” said Kelsey Tynan, Hormel Cure 81 brand manager at Hormel Foods. “The Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays promotion amplifies our Hormel Cure 81 Hams for Hunger program and highlights our long-standing relationship with Hy-Vee, and we are honored to work together and make such a substantial contribution for those in need.”

The following is the list of locations and start times. Each event will last for up to two hours or until all hams are distributed, whichever occurs first. 

Dates Event Location
Wednesday, March 24

5 p.m. start time

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds
100 N. Lyon Blvd. 

Thursday, March 25

5 p.m. start time

Des Moines, Iowa

Evelyn Davis Park
1400 Forest Ave. 

Thursday, March 25

5 p.m. start time

Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Boys and Girls Club 
4619 Jenewein Road

Thursday, March 25

5 p.m. start time

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fellowship Baptist Church 
3355 N. 4th Street 

Thursday, March 25

5 p.m. start time

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hospitality House
1220 Logan Avenue North

Thursday, March 25

5 p.m. start time

Peoria, Illinois

Peoria Friendship House
800 NE Madison Ave

Thursday, March 25

5 p.m. start time

Quad Cities, Illinois

SouthPark Mall
4500 16th St.

Friday, March 26

5 p.m. start time

Kansas City, Missouri

KCPD East Precinct
2640 Prospect Ave.

Monday, March 29

5 p.m. start time

Sioux City, Iowa

Riverside Park
100 Riverside Blvd. 

Tuesday, March 30

5 p.m. start time

Ottumwa, Iowa
Quincy Place Mall
1110 N. Quincy Ave.
Tuesday, March 30

5 p.m. start time

Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln Salvation Army
2526 Potter St.

Tuesday, March 30

5 p.m. start time

Rochester, Minnesota

Roy Watson Youth Sports Complex
1000 Essex Parkway NW

Wednesday, March 31

5 p.m. start time

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Veterans Memorial Stadium
950 Rockford Road SW

Wednesday, March 31

5 p.m. start time

Columbia, Missouri

Albert Oakland Park 
1900 Blue Ridge Road

Wednesday, March 31

5 p.m. start time

Topeka, Kansas

Hummer Sports Park
436 SW Oakley Ave. 

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