South Plains Food Bank to receive 11,000 lbs. of apples
LUBBOCK, Texas — United Supermarkets, Market Street, and Amigos will donate 11,000 pounds of apples to the South Plains Food Bank on Thursday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. Media members are invited to attend.
Now in its thirteenth year, this donation marks a continuing commitment by The United Family as an original partner of the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program, sponsored by FirstFruits Farms. FirstFruits created the program to help feed the underserved while also bringing attention to the problem of food insecurity in the United States.
Throughout the week, United Family stores throughout Texas and New Mexico will donate more than 50,000 pounds of apples to various food banks and other organizations.
WHO: United Family representatives
WHAT: Take a Bite Out of Hunger Donation Event
WHEN: Thursday, April 20 @ 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: South Plains Food Bank (5605 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Lubbock, TX 79404)
MEDIA: For questions about photo/filming opportunities or details about the event, please contact:
- Joey Marcades at 806.281.8078 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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About The United Family®
In its 107th 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.