United Family to donate 1,000 pairs of socks to Lubbock Salvation Army

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LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) – The following is a news release from The United Family:

The United Family will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to the Lubbock Salvation Army following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative.

The donation will take place on Wednesday, January 15 at 10:00 a.m. at the Market Street located at 4425 19th Street.

From October through December of 2019, for each purchase of Rainier Fruit pears, 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 Fruit, a total of 5,000 pairs of socks will be donated to charitable organizations in Amarillo, Midland/Odessa, Lubbock, Abilene and Wichita Falls.

WHEN:            
Wednesday, January 15
10:00 a.m.

WHERE:          
Market Street                                                              
4425 19th St.  
Lubbock, TX. 79407     

WHO:              
Joseph Bunting – Produce Business Director, The United Family
Major David Worthy – The Salvation Army   

About The United Family®
In its 104th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 53 communities in Texas and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters and their distribution center in Lubbock, The United Family currently operates 94 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.

(News release from The United Family)

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