Hy-vee will be giving away nearly 650 free jumbo watermelons this (Friday) afternoon at Quincy Place Mall.
According to a press release, Hy-Vee, in collaboration with their melon supplier Sol Group, will be giving away nearly 650 free jumbo seedless watermelons to customers at Quincy Place Mall. The event will start at 1:00 p.m. and continue until 4 p.m., or while supplies last. According to the release, each watermelon weighs around 20 pounds, for a total donation of 13,000 pounds of produce.
Watermelons will be distributed to customers on a first-come, first-served basis. Products will be loaded into customer vehicles in the parking lot of the northeast side of the mall using a contactless method to limit physical contact. All event helpers will be wearing gloves and masks. No walk-ups will be allowed.