United Supermarkets & Market Street to donate nearly 40,000 lbs. of apples across Texas & New Mexico; Food Bank of West Central Texas to receive 4,200 lbs.

ABILENE, Texas — United Supermarkets and Market Street will donate 4,200 pounds of apples to the Food Bank of West Central Texas on Thursday, April 29 at 9:00 a.m. Media members are invited to attend.

Now in its eleventh year, this donation marks a continuing commitment by United Supermarkets and Market Street as original partners of the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program, sponsored by FirstFruits Marketing of Washington. FirstFruits created the program to help feed the underserved while bringing attention to the problem of food insecurity in the United States.

Over the past week, United Family stores in Texas and New Mexico have donated more than 39,000 lbs. of apples.

*In an effort to keep everyone safe, we remind media members to be prepared to observe COVID-19 safety protocols at the event.*

WHO:  Unites Supermarkets/Market Street Representatives

Food Bank of West Central Texas Representatives

WHAT:  Take a Bite Out of Hunger Apple Donation

WHEN:  Thursday, April 29 @ 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Food Bank of West Central Texas (5505 N 1st St, Abilene, TX 79603)

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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