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YMCA of the Okobojis selected as Beneficiary in Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program

Thu 12-26-2019 1900 41st Street Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-The YMCA has been selected for the Hy-Vee resusable Bag program, KUOO's Becky Thoreson has details:

YMCA of the Okobojis selected as Beneficiary in Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program 

The YMCA of the Okobojis has been selected as a beneficiary for the month of January in the Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program that supports local non-profits.

YMCA Communications Director Kyle Struve says, a portion of the proceeds will go to the YMCA.  "It starts in January.  Hy-Vee, the local Hy-Vee, here, they have like a reusuable bags program, if you buy the reusable bags in the store, we get a little kick back for the month of January for that.  We're trying to encourage people to buy those reusable bags.  That runs the whole month of January so, anybody that buys one starting January 1st through the 31 days of January."

The YMCA will use the funds raised toward financial assistance to subsidize memberships, camperships and program costs  for local kids and families.

For details click here.