United Family Donates 1,000 Pairs of Socks to Salvation Army Through Pears for Pairs Initiative

ODESSA, Texas and MIDLAND, Texas — The United Family will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to the Salvation Army of Odessa and Midland following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative on Tuesday, February 2 at 2:00 p.m. With 500 pairs going to each organization, the donation will take place at the United Supermarkets located at 2751 N County Rd W in Odessa.

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 and Salvation Army representatives

WHAT:  Pears for Pairs donation presentation

WHEN:  Tuesday, February 2 @ 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: United Supermarkets (2751 N County Rd W in Odessa)

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

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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