United Family “Pears for Pairs” Donates 1,000 Pairs of Socks to Midland and Odessa Salvation Army

(Midland/Odessa, Texas) – The United Family will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to The Salvation Army of Midland and the Salvation Army of Odessa following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative.

The donation to the Salvation Army of Midland will take place on Thursday, January 16 at 10:00 a.m. at the Albertsons Market located at 2751 County Road West. The donation to the Salvation Army of Odessa will take place Thursday, January 16 at 1:00 p.m. at the Albertsons Market located at 1002 Andrews Highway.

From October through December of 2019, 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 socks will be donated to charitable organizations in Amarillo, Midland/Odessa, Lubbock, Abilene and Wichita Falls.


Thursday, January 16th


Albertsons Market, 2751 N County Rd. W, Odessa TX 79764 at 10:00 a.m.

Albertsons Market, 1002 Andrews Hwy., Odessa TX 79701 at 1:00 p.m.


John Jameson, Regional Vice President, The United Family


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About The United Family®

In its 104th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a grocery chain with stores in 53 communities in Texas and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters and their distribution center in Lubbock, The United Family currently operates 94 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertsons LLC. For more information, please visit www.unitedtexas.com.

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