The United Family raises $15,500 through School Supply Drive

  • LUBBOCK, Texas — In July, The United Family partnered with Lubbock-area school districts to raise $15,500 through the company’s School Supply Drive donate-at-the-register campaign.

    Guests raised a little more than $14,200. The United Family kicked in an additional amount of approximately $1,200 to bring the total to $15,500.

    The campaign kicked-off with a school supplies shopping spree in mid-July with superintendents representing six of the public school districts in Lubbock County. United donated a $150 gift card to each superintendent to gift school supplies to their students in each district.

    During the campaign, guests were encouraged to donate at the register at any United Supermarkets, Market Street, or Amigos location. The funds donated are benefitting the following school districts: Lubbock ISD, Lubbock-Cooper ISD, Frenship ISD, Roosevelt ISD, Slaton ISD, and Shallowater ISD.

    “First and foremost, I want to thank our guests for their generosity each year during this campaign,” said Sidney Hopper, president of The United Family. “These funds will go a long way to help provide students in need with the tools they need to achieve success in the new school year. On behalf of the entire United Family, I want to wish all students, parents, teachers and coaches the best of luck in the upcoming school year!”

Media Contacts:

Joey Marcades                                                                               Abie Rampy

Communications Manager                                                              Director of Public Relations

C: 806.281.8078                                                                                C: 806.438.1194

jmarcades@unitedtexas.com                                                          abie.rampy@unitedtexas.com

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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 98 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, Praters, 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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