Amarillo Market Street to Host Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Kick-Off 2019; Holiday Campaign Goal Set

(Amarillo, Texas) –  The 128th annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign will officially kick-off in Amarillo at Market Street, located at 3552 S Soncy Road, on Monday, November 25th, at two-thirty in the afternoon.

The Red Kettle Campaign, which serves as one of the largest fundraisers for The Salvation Army in Amarillo, supports a variety of programs and services, including providing food, shelter, rental assistance and respite for those in need.

“Market Street is honored to be able to be to host the kick-off for The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Program,” said Paul Evans, Regional Vice President of The United Family. “Our family recognizes the importance of this campaign to those in need within our community, and the support these Red Kettles bring to so many throughout the year,” said Evans.

The local goal for the 2019 kettle campaign, which will run through Christmas Eve, is $200,000. Throughout the campaign, bell-ringers will man the Red Kettles at local retail, grocery and shopping mall locations.

WHAT: Red Kettle Campaign Kick-Off

WHEN: Monday, November 25th, 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Market Street, 2530 S. Georgia, Amarillo, TX 79109

WHO:

    • Paul Evans, Regional Vice President, The United Family
    • Bob Austin, Chairman – Salvation Army of Amarillo, Vice President of   Student Affairs, Amarillo College

MEDIA:           For photo/filming opportunities and interviews with The United Family, please contact:

About The United Family®

In its 103rd year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 53 communities in Texas and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters and their distribution center 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 Distributing, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertsons Companies. For more information, please visit theunitedfamily.com.

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