These days, $1,000 can go a long way in schools and St. Peter's School in Quincy has several ideas on how to spend the $1,000 they won from Hy-Vee.

The check was recently present to the St. Peter's School from the Hy-Vee on Broadway. It was part pf the Hy-Vee’ Fuel Your School sweepstakes. St. Peter School was one of 55 schools across Hy-Vee’s eight-state region to receive grants as part of the company’s pledge to support local education.

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Fuel Your School, held in January, allowed customers to support schools simply by purchasing certain specific brands of products. Selected winners earned individual prizes in addition to choosing a school to win a cash donation. In all, 55 schools receive a total of $75,000 and 55 customers receive up to $12,500 in prizes.

“As COVID-19 continues, our local schools are working tirelessly to evolve and innovate teaching methods and engage with students and their families,” said Steve Labs, store director at Quincy on Broadway Hy-Vee. “This sweepstakes is a reward opportunity for our Fuel Saver + Perks customers to join us in making a difference in our local communities.”

The $75,000 donation to local schools is just one of the many ways Hy-Vee is providing relief to its local communities throughout the pandemic. Learn more at

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