United School Supply Drive

The United Family® To Host School Supply Drive
Kick-Off Event July 20
(LUBBOCK, Texas)The United Family®, along with Lubbock Independent School District, will host a school supply drive for students in need in area school districts including: Lubbock Independent School District, Frenship Independent School District, Cooper Independent School District, Roosevelt Independent School District and Slaton Independent School District. From July 20 through Aug. 3, guests may purchase school supplies and drop them into barrels located at the front of any Lubbock location of United Supermarkets, Market Street or Amigos. Additionally, they can make a cash donation during checkout.
The drive will kick off with a special shopping spree event for superintendents of participating school districts. Each school receiving donations will directly issue them to families and children in need.
WHEN:                       Wednesday July 20, 2016
                                    10 a.m.
WHERE:                     United Supermarkets
                                    2703 82nd Street
                                    Lubbock, Texas 79423
WHO:                          Leadership in attendance will include:
·         Robert Taylor, President, The United Family
·         Dr. Berhl Robertson, Jr., Superintendent, Lubbock ISD
·         Danny Davis, Assistant Superintendent, Cooper ISD
·         Andy Penney, Director of Public Relations, Frenship ISD
MEDIA:                       Photo opportunities and interviews with leadership will be available following the kick-off event.
For photo/filming opportunities and interviews, please contact:
·         Mary Myers at 806.543.4091 or email at mmyers@unitedtexas.com
·         Kerri Fulks at 972.499.6617 or email at kerri.fulks@hck2.com
About The United Family®
In its 100th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 41 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 73 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Marketand 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.