United Supermarkets & Kellogg’s Donate 1,000 Books to Children for Home Libraries

LUBBOCK, Texas —On Tuesday, United Supermarkets joined forces with Kellogg’s to donate 1,000 books to students at Guadalupe, Jackson and Wright Elementary Schools.

Each child at the three Lubbock ISD elementary schools will receive two books to start their own home library. Reading is widely regarded as the cornerstone for education and building a strong connection of support for reading at home is essential.

Sidney Hopper, president of the United Family, said both companies hope this initial investment in the children’s home library will inspire a life-long love of reading.

“United Supermarkets and Kellogg’s love the idea of families gathering at home for a meal, followed by some family reading time,” Hopper said. “United appreciates the partnership of Kellogg’s in securing these books.”

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Joey Marcades
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Erin Gregg
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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.theunitedfamily.com.

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