Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

November 2, 2012

‘Scan for the Holiday’ Nov. 2-22

Daily Iowegian

CENTERVILLE — The Food Bank of Southern Iowa announces their fall fundraiser, “Scan for the Holiday.” 

Hy-Vee stores in Ottumwa, Albia, Centerville, Fairfield and Mt. Pleasant are actively promote this fundraiser in their stores Nov. 2–22.

The Food Bank of Southern Iowa needs your help to replenish their warehouse.  With winter nearing and federal, corporate and local donations declining they are unable to obtain the volume of food needed to supply their 160 agencies, enabling them to feed the hungry in their neighborhoods.

The fundraiser is simple. Take a “Scan for the Holiday” card up to a Hy-Vee store cashier, state the amount of money you would like to donate and this donated amount will be added to your grocery bill. “Scan for the Holiday” card will also be available by the cash register. Another option available while in Hy-Vee is to pick up a prepackaged bag of food to be added to your grocery bill then donated to the food bank.

More ways to donate? Go to to donate by PayPal or credit card. Or by mail send to Food Bank of Southern Iowa, P.O. Box 1294, 705 W. Main St., Ottumwa, IA 52501. (If donating by check write “Scan for the Holiday” in the memo line of your check).

Volunteers are needed to help during the fundraiser  with your local Hy-Vee and/or Food Bank. Call Maureen Myshock  at (641) 682-3403 or email her at need to contact Food Bank of Southern Iowa; Hy-Vee cannot approve volunteers.

With your generous donation during the cold winter in January and February, food will be available for an isolated senior, homeless, disable, unemployed and families in crisis and youth to enjoy a nutritious meal.

Their is a need for food in Appanoose and southern Iowa and The Lord’s Cupboard and SEIDA are very supportive of this fundraiser along with active participation from Centerville Hy-Vee.