United Supermarkets set to donate 1,000 pairs of socks to the Salvation Army of Abilene through Pears for Pairs initiative

  • ABILENE, Texas — United Supermarkets will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to the Salvation Army of Abilene following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative on Tuesday, February 28 at 10:30 a.m. The donation will take place at the United Supermarkets located at 2610 Pine St. in Abilene.

    For each purchase of Rainier Fruits pears and apples during the fall and winter months, a portion of the proceeds went to purchasing socks to donate to organizations that support the homeless community.

    Thanks to United Family guests and Rainier Fruits, a total of 5,000 pairs of Hanes® socks will be donated to charitable organizations in Amarillo, Midland/Odessa, Lubbock, Abilene and Wichita Falls.

    WHO:  United Family representatives

                      Salvation Army representatives

    WHAT:  Pears for Pairs donation presentation

    WHEN:  Tuesday, February 28 @ 10:30 a.m.

    WHERE: United Supermarkets (2610 Pine St.)

    MEDIA:  For questions about photo/filming opportunities or details about the event, please contact:

Media Contacts:

Joey Marcades

Communications Manager

O: 806.791.8196

C: 806.281.8078


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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.


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