Albertsons Market & Market Street kick-off Turkey Bucks, an annual fundraiser to fight food insecurity during holiday season

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On Tuesday, 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. As it has been in the past, the need is high again this year.

From November 1 to November 14, 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, food pantries and other charitable organizations across the region. This includes West Texas Food Bank, The Food Depot, St. James Episcopal, Storehouse New Mexico, El Ranchito de los Niños, Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, and Food Bank of the Concho Valley. The money raised in a particular area will stay in that area.

Media Contacts:

Nancy Sharp                                                                                    Joey Marcades

Corporate Engagement Director                                                  Communications Manager

O: 806.791.7463                                                                              O: 806.791.8196

C: 806.786.1363                                                                               C: 806.281.8078

nsharp@unitedtexas.com                                                              jmarcades@unitedtexas.com  

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About The United Family®

In its 106th 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 96 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, USM Manufacturing, United Food and Beverage Services and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertsons Companies, Inc For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.


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