United Supermarkets and Market Street set to present American Cancer Society with check and teddy bears following September fundraiser

LUBBOCK, Texas — United Supermarkets and Market Street are set to present Lubbock’s American Cancer Society chapter with a check as well as teddy bears following a September fundraiser based around National Teddy Bear Day and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 17 at the Market Street on 98th Street and Quaker Avenue at 10:00 a.m.

The month of September represents Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and it has National Teddy Bear Day. United Supermarkets and Market Street took this opportunity to raise some money (and teddy bears) for the children’s programs of local American Cancer Society chapters.

From September 9 to the end of the month, special teddy bears were available for purchase in every store with a floral department. For each teddy bear purchased, a $1 donation was collected to donate to a local American Cancer Society chapter in the area.

WHO:   Bradley Gaines, The United Family

                Abby Scioli, American Cancer Society

WHAT:  Check/Teddy Bear Presentation with American Cancer Society

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 17 @ 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Market Street, 4205 98th St, Lubbock, TX 79423

MEDIA:  For photo/filming opportunities, interviews or more information, please contact:

Media Contacts:

Nancy Sharp                                                                                    Joey Marcades

Corporate Engagement Director                                                  Communications Coordinator

O: 806.791.7463                                                                              O: 806.791.8196

C: 806.786.1363                                                                               C: 806.281.8078

nsharp@unitedtexas.com                                                              jmarcades@unitedtexas.com  


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 94 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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