The United Family Joins One Voice Home, Voice of Hope & Open Door to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking on the South Plains

Lubbock, Texas — In observance of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the United Family will be joined by One Voice Home, Voice of Hope and Open Door on Tuesday, January 19 at 1:30 p.m. to raise awareness of the issue of human trafficking on the South Plains.

The United Family will use this opportunity to launch a new initiative across all of its store locations as well as its United Express fuel stations. The initiative will be to place stickers inside every bathroom to not only raise awareness of the problem, but to also provide information that could help a victim.

In addition, One Voice Home, Voice of Hope and Open Door will speak about the work they are doing to help sex trafficking survivors from across the region. The time will also be spent explaining another initiative — the Texas Blue Sand Project. With the help of the United Family, these organizations will ask for the community to participate in this project.

*In an effort to keep everyone safe, we remind media members to wear a mask and socially distance at the event.*


Tony Crumpton, CMO of the United Family

Angelos Lambis, Director of Fuel & Convenience for the United Family

Hillary Cobb, Executive Director of One Voice Home

Jamie Wheeler, Survivor Housing Director of Open Door

Kristin Murray, Executive Director of Voice of Hope


Human Trafficking Awareness Media Event


Tuesday, January 19 @ 1:30 p.m.


United Express in Wolfforth (1110 Donald Preston Dr.)

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

Media Contacts:

Nancy Sharp
Communications & Community Relations Manager
O: 806.791.7463 O: 806.791.8196

Joey Marcades
Communications Coordinator
C: 806.786.1363 C: 806.281.8078

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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