ABILENE, Texas — The United Family will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to the Salvation Army of Abilene following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative on Thursday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m. The donation will take place at the United Supermarkets located at 2160 Pine Street in Abilene.
From October through December of 2020, for each purchase of Rainier Fruit pears, a portion of the proceeds went to purchasing socks to donate to organizations that support the homeless community.
Thanks to United Family guests and Rainier Fruit, a total of 5,000 pairs of Hanes® socks will be donated to charitable organizations in Amarillo, Midland/Odessa, Lubbock, Abilene and Wichita Falls.
*In an effort to keep everyone safe, we remind media members to wear a mask and socially distance at the event.*
WHO: United Family representatives; Salvation Army representatives
WHAT: Pears for Pairs donation presentation
WHEN: Thursday, January 21 @ 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: United Supermarkets (2160 Pine Street)
MEDIA: For questions about photo/filming opportunities or details about the event, please contact:
- Joey Marcades at 806.281.8078 or email at email@example.com
- Aaron DeHerrera, Ranier Fruit, 509-698-0703
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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