United Supermarkets & Kimberly-Clark team up to donate $10,000 to Meals on Wheels Plus

United Supermarkets & Kimberly-Clark team up to donate $10,000 to Meals on Wheels Plus

ABILENE, Texas — On Tuesday, United Supermarkets and Kimberly-Clark joined together to donate $10,000 to Meals on Wheels Plus of Abilene.

Serving the area for nearly 50 years, Meals on Wheels Plus delivers 1,200 meals to residents in need each day. With the funds from the donation, Meals On Wheels Plus will continue to bring fresh meals to senior citizens in Abilene and surrounding communities.

“Meals on Wheels Plus is thrilled to be selected by United Supermarkets and Kimberly-Clark to receive this wonderfully generous contribution,” said Betty Bradley, executive director for Meals on Wheels Plus. “It will be a great help as we deliver hot meals to elderly and other eligible adults who are unable to provide balanced meals for themselves. Meals on Wheels is most grateful for this partnership that will help drive away hunger, one meal at a time.”

As a longtime supporter of Meals on Wheels, United Supermarkets recognizes the immeasurable positive impact that the organization has on those in need in the community.

“We are so thankful for the work this incredible organization does throughout the year in our community,” said Allen Smith, regional vice president for The United Family. “We are also extremely grateful for the partnership with Kimberly-Clark that made this donation possible. These funds are going to be put to good use and make a difference for a lot of people.”

Media Contacts:

Nancy Sharp                                                                                    Joey Marcades

Corporate Engagement Director                                                      Communications Manager

O: 806.791.7463                                                                              O: 806.791.8196

C: 806.786.1363                                                                               C: 806.281.8078

nsharp@unitedtexas.com                                                              jmarcades@unitedtexas.com  

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About The United Family®

In its 106th 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 96 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, USM Manufacturing, United Food and Beverage Services and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertsons Companies, Inc For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.


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