The United Family® raised $58,968 for the High Plains Food Bank

AMARILLO, Texas, 2016-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The United Family® announced today the company’s annual holiday food drive and Amarillo guests raised $58,968 for the High Plains Food Bank, which includes a $10,000 matched donation from the company.

During the food drive, guests were able to donate nonperishable food at any United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos locations in the Amarillo area, or purchase a can mobile for a cash donation during checkout.

“With the help of our guests, The United Family was able to donate a substantial amount to help families in need throughout the Amarillo community,” said Shelby Crews, senior community relations manager for The United Family. “We are confident this donation will have a positive impact throughout Amarillo, and are grateful to our guests for sharing support at a time when local food banks need our support the most.”

Guests were encouraged to donate items such as meat, tuna, soup, fruits, juices, vegetables, rice, macaroni and cheese, Hamburger Helper® , Rice-A-Roni® , instant potatoes and cereals and peanut butter.

About The United Family®
In its 99th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 36 communities in West Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters in Lubbock and distribution centers in Lubbock and Roanoke, The United Family currently operates 66 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 Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.unitedtexas.com.

 

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