FORT WORTH, Texas — On Friday, March 19, Market Street will join Hormel Foods to donate approximately 396 hams to the Tarrant Area Food Bank. The presentation will take place at 2600 Cullen St. in Fort Worth at 9:30 a.m.
This contribution is part of a much larger donation across the company’s footprint in Texas and New Mexico. In partnership with Hormel, 95 stores have earned more than $58,000 worth of hams, which equates to approximately 3,891 hams, through sales programs.
“We are absolutely floored by the number of hams we are able to donate to our communities this year,” said Scott Nettles, business director for meat and seafood for the United Family. “We hope these hams bring some joy and nourishment to folks as the Easter holiday approaches.”
“Tarrant Area Food Bank is appreciative of the support from both The United Family and their vendor, Hormel, in generously donating the hams that will go to so many families in need right now,” said President and CEO Julie Butner. “With the recent winter storms in Texas and the on-going pandemic, we are seeing a more than doubled need for food in the 13 counties we serve, and these hams will provide hearty, nutritious meals in addition to the boxes we are already distributing.”
Here is the full list of food banks receiving ham donations:
- Food Bank of Abilene, Inc.
- North Texas Food Bank
- High Plains Food Bank
- Storehouse New Mexico
- RoadRunner Food Bank
- Tarrant Area Food Bank
- South Plains Food Bank
- West Texas Food Bank
- Wichita Falls Area Food Bank
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About The United Family®
In its 105th 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 95 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.
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