Press Releases

Final Reward Payments for United Family Team Members on COVID-19 Front Lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On March 15, The United Family established a temporary appreciation pay program for team members working on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hourly pay was increased by $2 per hour, above and beyond regular paid time and overtime. After several extensions, the company announced on June 15 that the temporary appreciation …

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Parent Company of United Supermarkets Commits $5 Million to Social Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (LUBBOCK, Texas) — On Wednesday, United Supermarkets’ parent company, Albertsons Companies, announced a $5 million donation to social justice organizations as well as to those on the front lines of the fight for equality. The donations will be split among several different organizations and initiatives. A $2 million donation toward the social …

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United Supermarkets Acquires Rights to Iconic August’s Pies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lubbock, TX)—United Supermarkets has acquired the rights to the name and recipes of August’s Pies, an iconic West Texas brand. The company began making fried pies in Lubbock in 1937 but stopped production earlier this year. “When we learned August’s Pies had ceased operations, we moved quickly to ensure the legendary brand …

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Albertsons Companies, parent company of The United Family, Commits Additional $50 Million to Community Hunger Relief in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE $50 Million Pledged to Community Hunger Relief in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Appreciation pay for frontline team members extended to May 2 Albertsons Companies, parent company of The United Family, today announced a $50 million commitment to hunger relief across the 2,200+ neighborhoods it serves in 34 states and the District of …

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United Supermarkets and Market Street Donate 11,320 Pounds of Apples to the South Plains Food Bank

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ Apple Donation Events Total More than 500,000 Pounds (Lubbock, Texas) – United Supermarkets and Market Street are celebrating a decade of giving to the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program with the delivery of 11,320 pounds of apples to the South Plains Food Bank on Tuesday, …

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United Supermarkets and Market Street Donate 6,040 Pounds of Apples to the Food Bank of West Central Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ Apple Donation Events Total More than 500,000 Pounds (Abilene, Texas) – United Supermarkets and Market Street are celebrating a decade of giving to the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program with the delivery of 6,040 pounds of apples to the Food Bank of West Central Texas …

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Albertsons Market Donates 7,440 Pounds of Apples to the Roadrunner Food Bank

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ Apple Donation Events Total More than 500,000 Pounds (Albuquerque, New Mexico) –Albertsons Market is celebrating a decade of giving to the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program with the delivery of 7,440 pounds of apples to the Roadrunner Food Bank on Monday, April 20 at 10:00 …

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Market Street Donates 6,040 Pounds of Apples to the Christian Community Action Food Pantry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ Apple Donation Events Total More than 500,000 Pounds (Lewisville, Texas) – Market Street is celebrating a decade of giving to the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program with the delivery of 6,040 pounds of apples to the Christian Community Action Food Pantry on Monday, April 20 …

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United Supermarkets Donates more than 650 meals to Healthcare Workers this Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (LUBBOCK, TX) – Team members from United Supermarkets/Market Street/Amigos will donate more than 650 meals this week to healthcare workers from Covenant Medical Center and University Medical Center. As COVID-19 dominates the healthcare community, The United Family will send Ready Meals, box lunches, snack packs and cookies to healthcare workers at COVID-19 …

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Stores Limit Guest Counts; Add One-Way Grocery Aisles in Effort to Curb COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lubbock, TX) Working alongside community partners in the fight against COVID-19, The United Family of stores announced several new measures guests will see in stores in the coming days. Beginning later this week, store guest counts will be limited to less than 20 percent of the store’s occupancy rate. When possible, guests …

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United Supermarkets to Host Groundbreaking Event in Pecos

(Pecos, Texas) –  United Supermarkets is pleased to announce the groundbreaking ceremony of its newest location in Pecos, Texas, on Friday, January 31 at 11:00 a.m. The groundbreaking, which will take place at 2783 South Cedar Street, will begin the construction of a new grocery store, pharmacy, convenience store and fuel station to serve the Pecos community. The main …

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United Family Announces Grand Opening of First WIC Location

(Lubbock, Texas) –  The United Family, along with Texas WIC, is pleased to invite the public to the grand opening of the first brick and mortar location inside a grocery store. This new initiative will premier with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, January 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the United Supermarkets at 2630 Parkway Drive. “The United Family …

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United Family “Pears for Pairs” Donates 1,000 Pairs of Socks to Wichita Falls Faith Mission

(Wichita Falls, Texas) – The United Family will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to Wichita Falls Faith Mission following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative. The donation will take place on Tuesday, January 21 at 2:30 p.m. at the United Supermarkets located at 4516 Jacksboro Highway. From October through December of 2019, for each purchase of Rainier Fruit pears, a portion of …

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United Family “Pears for Pairs” Donates 1,000 Pairs of Socks to Salvation Army of Abilene

(Abilene, Texas) – The United Family will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to the Salvation Army of Abilene following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative. The donation will take place on Tuesday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the United Supermarkets located at 2160 Pine Street. From October through December of 2019, for each purchase of Rainier Fruit pears, a portion of …

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United Family Announces Partnership with Instacart Delivery Service 

(Lubbock, Texas) –  The United Family is pleased to announce the expansion of delivery options through a new food and beverage delivery service ‘Instacart’ instacart.com. This high-powered partnership, which officially kicks-off Friday, January 17, allows for the delivery of alcohol to guests in as little as one hour. Guests will have the opportunity to order through Instacart …

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United Family “Pears for Pairs” Donates 1,000 Pairs of Socks to Midland and Odessa Salvation Army

(Midland/Odessa, Texas) – The United Family will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to The Salvation Army of Midland and the Salvation Army of Odessa following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative. The donation to the Salvation Army of Midland will take place on Thursday, January 16 at 10:00 a.m. at the Albertsons Market located at 2751 County Road West. The donation to the Salvation Army …

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