United Supermarkets teams up with local law enforcement for ‘Cops 4 Kids’ initiative

LUBBOCK, Texas — Once again, United Supermarkets will team up with local law enforcement agencies across Texas for the ‘Cops 4 Kids’ initiative throughout the summer and year.

The ‘Cops 4 Kids’ initiative, which began four years ago, was initially developed to promote positive interactions between children and police officers. United Supermarkets supplies local law enforcement officers with coupons for a free coke or Icee at United Express locations. The police officers then hand them out while they are in the community.

 “As we all know, law enforcement is a vital part of any community,” said Marcus Young, director of asset protection for The United Family. “There is no better time than now for law enforcement to strengthen their bonds with the community. The United Family wants to be a part of that. We hope these coupons open up opportunities that create positive communication.”

To find out more about Cops 4 Kids, follow along on United Supermarkets’ Facebook page.

Media Contacts:

Abie Rampy                                                                                    Joey Marcades

Public Relations Director                                                                Communications Manager

O: 806.791.7463                                                                              O: 806.791.8196

C: 806.786.1363                                                                               C: 806.281.8078

abie.rampy@unitedtexas.com                                                        jmarcades@unitedtexas.com  

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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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