The United Family raises $70,000 for disaster relief across the Texas panhandle
Community Foundation of West Texas receives $29,173.20
LUBBOCK, Texas — On Tuesday, The United Family presented the Community Foundation of West Texas with a check for $29,173.20 following the conclusion of the company’s Panhandle Disaster Relief donate-at-the-register campaign.
This is only part of the $70,000 total raised during the campaign, including a $10,000 match from The United Family. The other portion of $40,826.82 was given to the Amarillo Area Foundation. The funds will be used by both organizations to assist people across the region impacted by the recent natural disasters.
In early July, The United Family launched the campaign to raise funds for disaster relief across the region following the devastating impacts of severe weather, flooding, and tornados. United Family team members in several communities had a front-row seat as the severe weather caused damage across the region.
“We are deeply thankful to our guests for answering the call and helping us raise these funds for our communities,” said Sidney Hopper, president of The United Family. “This is a true example of Texans helping Texans, and we are proud to have been a small part of making that happen. We will always be ready to help our communities through the tough times.”
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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.