Welcome to the Hy-Vee “My Heart” Reusable Bag Program! By simply making a $2.50 Reusable Bag purchase, shoppers give $1 back to a local nonprofit selected every two months by store leadership.
Use the resources below to let your supporters know!
Check out real-time data based on the program’s lifetime sales since the first Reusable Bag was sold on October 26, 2019. Last updated: 03/18/2023
Donations This Month
Hunger Orgs. Supported
Single-Use Bags Not Used*
*See FAQs for calculations.
Every time a shopper purchases a $2.50 Reusable Bag at your given Hy-Vee location, your nonprofit will receive a $1 donation, unless otherwise directed by the Giving Tag. You can help drive bag sales and donations with an ongoing campaign to:
The more you get the word out to optimize sales and donations, the more you can maximize the benefit to your organization. Here are more easy-to-use tools that can help you create a complete campaign, so start spreading the news!
Stories from nonprofits that’ve benefited from the Reusable Bag Program.
Every two months, a new nonprofit organization will be selected at each store. Nonprofits will benefit for two months at their selected stores when chosen as a beneficiary (January-February, March-April, May-June, July-August, September-October, November-December).
The $2.50 red “My Heart” Reusable Bags are available at all Hy-Vee locations. Look for them at various registers and on the reusable bag rack. If you can’t find them, just ask an employee where they are. They’ll be happy to show you!
To find the Hy-Vee nearest to you, visit the store locator site. You can also purchase these bags in bulk – they make great gifts for friends, family, colleagues, and group members. Show them you care about them, the community, and the environment! For information on bulk orders, please contact us at
A red “My Heart” Reusable Bag costs $2.50, with $1 of that purchase going to support a benefiting nonprofit in your community.
Every two months, leadership at each store location chooses a local nonprofit to be the default beneficiary from the sale of the red “My Heart” Reusable Bag. This organization’s name is posted on the reusable bag rack during their two-month benefiting period.