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Albertsons Market Set to Present Fundraiser Check to Roadrunner Food Bank

(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – Albertsons Market will have a check presentation at the Roadrunner Food Bank on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 2:30 p.m. MT at 5840 Office Blvd in Albuquerque. In July, Albertsons Market ran a register campaign to give guests an opportunity to donate to the food bank by adding additional money to their grocery bill. …

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The United Family once again participates in “Aisles of Smiles” campaign to fight Muscular Dystrophy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — Through Sept. 22, The United Family will once again have the opportunity to participate in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual Aisles of Smile to raise money in the fight against the neuromuscular disease. During the campaign, guests will be able to purchase qualifying products marked with Aisles of Smiles …

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The United Family will open drive-thru flu shot clinics for the first time ever

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — Beginning Sept. 1, the United Family will launch drive-thru flu shot clinics at 18 locations across the company to create the safest and most convenient way to get a flu shot yet. The drive-thru clinics will be located in the parking lots of designated stores. Upon arrival, a pharmacy …

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The United Family celebrates National Teddy Bear Day with fundraiser for children’s hospitals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — In honor of National Teddy Bear Day, the United Family will be doing a fundraiser for children’s hospitals across the communities they serve. From Sept. 1 to Sept. 9, special teddy bears will be available for purchase in floral departments across all stores. The United Family will donate $2 …

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United Supermarkets & Mrs Baird’s celebrate the start of Teachers on the Rise program in Amarillo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AMARILLO, Texas — On Tuesday, United Supermarkets joins forces with Mrs Baird’s for the ninth year to celebrate the beginning of the Teachers on the Rise program — an effort by the two companies to recognize local teachers nominated for their work by students. Each month three teachers are recognized as outstanding …

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The United Family kicks off “Aisles of Smiles” campaign to fight Muscular Dystrophy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — On Wednesday, The United Family is set to kick off the Aisles of Smiles campaign to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The MDA was started in 1950 by a group of people looking to better the lives of those who deal with neuromuscular conditions. To this day, …

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For the ninth year, United Supermarkets & Mrs Baird’s team up for Teachers on the Rise program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — On Thursday, United Supermarkets joined forces with Mrs Baird’s for the ninth year to celebrate the beginning of the Teachers on the Rise program — an effort by the two companies to recognize local teachers nominated for their work by students. Shane Sumrow, a representative for Mrs Baird’s, says …

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United Supermarkets & Mrs Baird’s Celebrate the Start of Teachers on the Rise program, Revisits Past Lubbock-Cooper Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — On Thursday, United Supermarkets joins forces with Mrs Baird’s for the ninth year to celebrate the beginning of the Teachers on the Rise program — an effort by the two companies to recognize local teachers nominated for their work by students. A photo and interview opportunity will be held …

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The United Family Offers Easy Option for Immunizations and Flu Shots

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — With schools gearing up for another year, the United Family is providing a safe and convenient environment for parents to take care of those immunizations and seasonal flu shots. Many times, children can be out-of-date on their immunizations when the new school year rolls around. Not to mention, COVID-19 …

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School Supply Drive for local children concludes, United Supermarkets and community raise $24,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — When the final donations were tallied on Friday, the West Texas community contributed more than $12,000 for local children in need of school supplies. Due to the enhanced need caused by COVID-19, United Supermarkets will match their guests’ generosity this year by donating another $12,000, bringing the total to …

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The United Family Hosts School Supply Fundraiser July 29 – August 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LUBBOCK, Texas — From July 29 to Aug. 11, the United Family will once again partner with Lubbock-area school districts to host a school supply drive for local students in need. However, unlike in previous years, guests will be encouraged to donate at the register, instead of purchasing school supplies for donation …

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Parent Company of The United Family; Albertsons named Supermarket News Retailer of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Industry giant adapts and innovates in challenging marketplace Supermarket News has selected Albertsons Cos., the nation’s second-largest supermarket operator, as its Retailer of the Year for 2020. The past year has seen Albertsons successfully go public, spur growth and innovation in strategic areas such as e-commerce and private brands, and refresh its …

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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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