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Hy-Vee giving away over 32,000 bananas at NorthPark Mall on May 5

If you're near NorthPark Mall on Tuesday, May 5, you can take home a free bag of bananas.

DAVENPORT, Iowa — If you're near Northpark Mall in Davenport on Tuesday, May 5th, be sure to grab your free bag of bananas.

Hy-Vee will be at the mall from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (or until supplies last) giving out over 32,000 bananas, courtesy of Dole Food Company.

Each bag will contain 2 bunches of bananas, meaning that recipients will be getting about 12 bananas each.

In the press release, the companies say that they believe it's important to provide easy access to healthy foods to families that need help during the pandemic.

They say that 13,440 pounds of bananas are being donated, and estimate that about 2,600 families will be served.

Bananas will be given out first come, first serve in the JCPenny's parking lot. Helpers wearing safety gear will be contactlessly loading the fruit into customers' cars.