LUBBOCK, Texas — United Supermarkets, Market Street & Amigos will donate 7,000 lbs. of apples to the South Plains Food Bank on Wednesday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m. Media members are invited to attend.
Now in its eleventh year, this donation marks a continuing commitment by United Supermarkets and Market Street as original partners 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 bringing attention to the problem of food insecurity in the United States.
Over the next week, United Family stores in Texas and New Mexico will donate more than 39,000 lbs. of apples.
*In an effort to keep everyone safe, we remind media members to be prepared to observe COVID-19 safety protocols at the event.*
WHO: United Supermarkets Representatives
South Plains Food Bank Representatives
WHAT: Take a Bite Out of Hunger Apple Donation
WHEN: Wednesday, April 28 @ 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: South Plains Food Bank (5605 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Lubbock, TX 79404)
MEDIA: For questions about photo/filming opportunities or details about the event, please contact:
- Joey Marcades at 806.281.8078 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Nancy Sharp at 806.786.1363 or email at email@example.com
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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