Market Street grocery stores to donate more than 50,000 pounds of apples across Texas & New Mexico

Minnie’s Food Pantry to receive 6,040 lbs. of apples

PLANO, Texas — Market Street, as part of The United Family, will donate 6,040 pounds of apples to Minnie’s Food Pantry on Wednesday, April 19 at 9:00 a.m. Media members are invited to attend.

Now in its thirteenth year, this donation marks a continuing commitment by The United Family as an original partner of the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program, sponsored by FirstFruits Marketing of Washington. FirstFruits created the program to help feed the underserved while also bringing attention to the problem of food insecurity in the United States.

Throughout the week, United Family stores throughout Texas and New Mexico will donate more than 50,000 pounds of apples to various food banks and other organizations.

WHO:  Market Street representatives

Minnie’s Food Pantry representatives

WHAT:  Take a Bite Out of Hunger Donation Event

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 19 @ 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Minnie’s Food Pantry (661 18th St, Plano, TX 75074)

MEDIA:  For questions about photo/filming opportunities or details about the event, please contact:


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About The United Family®

In its 107th 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 96 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, USM Manufacturing, United Food and Beverage Services and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertsons Companies, Inc For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.


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