Crunch, Prowl helping 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Feed Minnesota


If you were recently at the Hy-Vee store in Plymouth, you may have seen Wood wolves Crunch mascot and Lynx mascot Prowl shopping and awareness.

“After the pandemic, our communities continue to face challenges,” said Jennifer Ridgeway, executive vice president of Timberwolves and Lynx. “And we want to encourage people to come here to Hy-Vee and support our community. The Timberwolves and Lynx, Prowl, Crunch, we’re all here together!”

“When you checkout, you can either donate $ 5 or donate $ 10,” said Jeff Thompson, store manager at Plymouth Hy-Vee. ” It is very simple. When you donate $ 10, you get a free ticket to the Crayola Experience for every $ 10 donation, a value of $ 26.99. Your donation can buy either a snack box or a meal kit for those in need. “

Dan Hanson, a Plymouth resident, said he had no hesitation in donating to the registry.

“I like helping people when I can, I mean, I am, you know, I’m not well off myself but I can certainly afford five bucks here when I go shopping and if that helps anyone. ‘an if not going through these tougher times is what I want to do, “said Hanson.

“We will be using these donations as they arrive to create snack packs and distribute them,” said Tami Hedrick, national director of development for Matter. “Our goal is 50,000 just in the next two months here so we can help children who are experiencing this food insecurity that we have never seen before.”

When you shop at Hy-Vee, through July 4, you can help 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS feed Minnesota this summer.