Albertsons Market & Market Street kick-off Turkey Bucks, a fundraiser to fight food insecurity during the holidays

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On Wednesday, Albertsons Market and Market Street launched their annual program, Turkey Bucks, across New Mexico.

Turkey Bucks is a program designed to help raise money for those dealing with food insecurity as the holiday season approaches. Just as it has been in the past, the need is high this year.

From now until November 24, guests will have the opportunity to make a donation at the register when they are finished shopping. It is as easy as ever to help neighbors this holiday season.

“We are so excited to once again kick off Turkey Bucks this holiday season,” said Travis Chaney, regional vice president for the United Family. “It means the world to us to be in a position to help families who are dealing with food insecurity during this time of the year. We encourage our guests to donate what they can.”

The donations will go to several food banks and other charitable organizations across the region. This includes The Food Depot, St. James Episcopal, Store House NM, El Ranchito NM and Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico. The money raised in a particular area will stay in that area.

Media Contacts:

Nancy Sharp                                                                                    Joey Marcades

Corporate Engagement Director                                                  Communications Coordinator

O: 806.791.7463                                                                              O: 806.791.8196

C: 806.786.1363                                                                               C: 806.281.8078

nsharp@unitedtexas.com                                                              jmarcades@unitedtexas.com


About The United Family®

In its 105th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 54 communities in Texas and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters and distribution centers in Lubbock, The United Family currently operates 94 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.

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