LUBBOCK, Texas —On Tuesday, October 22, United Supermarkets joins 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.
Lubbock ISD has approved media to attend the event inside the school library for the presentation event. Please arrive early and bring a driver’s license to check-in at the school office. Masks are required.
Dr. Kathy Rollo, Superintendent, Lubbock ISD
Sidney Hopper, President, The United Family
Kathy McDonald, Kellogg Company
Alma Cunningtubby, Principal, Guadalupe and Jackson Elementary Schools
Kelly Brownfield, Principal, Wright Elementary School
WHAT: Donation of 1,000 books for home libraries
WHEN: Tuesday, October 20 @ 10:00 a.m. (Please arrive early to check in at the school office)
Guadalupe Elementary School Library, 101 N. Ave. P Lubbock, TX 79401 (On the north side of the overpass on Ave. Q, just past the Clovis Highway, take the exit for North Ave. P and turn right onto Ave. P)
For photo/filming opportunities, interviews or more information, please contact:
C: 806.786.1363 C: 806.281.8078
**Please be prepared to wear a mask and social distance during the event. Thank you.**
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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