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Austin Hy-Vee giving away more than 5,700

Austin Hy-Vee will give away more than 5,700 free peaches to customers with a contactless, drive-thru event this Tuesday.

The giveaway will start at 10 a.m. and continue until noon or while supplies last. The peaches will be distributed to customers for free on a first-come, first-served basis and will take place in the west area of the store parking lot.

The 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. No walk-ups will be allowed.

In partnership with its fruit supplier SunWest Fruit Company, Hy-Vee is donating fresh produce to customers as the COVID-19 continues to impact individuals and families across Minnesota. Hy-Vee is giving away nearly 20 peaches to the first 280 customers. In total, approximately 1,600 pounds of fresh produce will be donated.

As more families continue to become financially impacted by the pandemic, Hy-Vee and SunWest Fruit Company believe it’s important to provide access to high-quality produce during this time of need.