Lamesa United Supermarkets Kicks Off Holiday Season with Turkey Bucks in Effort to Feed Families

(Lamesa, Texas) – United Supermarkets will provide guests the opportunity to bring holiday meals into the homes of people in need, by supporting the 2019 Turkey Bucks register campaign and food drive, a partnership with the West Texas Food Bank.

Now through November 14th, guests can purchase Turkey Bucks gifts in any amount at store registers. These monetary donations will provide pre-prepared traditional turkey dinner meal boxes to Lamesa area men, women and children who might otherwise miss out on a holiday meal.

“At The United Family, we recognize the bounty of the holiday season doesn’t make it to every table,” said Robert Taylor, CEO of The United Family. “The Turkey Bucks campaign aggregates community generosity and pairs it with organizations positioned to get the most meals to the most families – food banks and food pantries. We are excited to see how many meals we can provide this holiday season.”

The frozen meal boxes, featuring turkey and dressing, will be compiled and dispensed to families by the West Texas Food Bank in the week leading up to Thanksgiving.

WHEN: October 28th – November 14th

WHERE: United Supermarkets, 2302 Lubbock Hwy., Lamesa TX 79331

WHO: Kasie Whitley, Communications Coordinator, The United Family

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

Kasie Whitley at 817.832.6981 or email at kwhitley@unitedtexas.com

Nancy Sharp at 806.786.1363 or email at nsharp@unitedtexas.com

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 Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.unitedtexas.com.

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