The United Family donates more than 200,000 rolls of toilet paper to food banks, 26,500 rolls to West Texas Food Bank

ODESSA, Texas, and MIDLAND, Texas — On Thursday, the United Family donated 26,500 rolls of toilet paper to the West Texas Food Bank.

This donation is part of a larger donation of more than 200,000 rolls of toilet paper to food banks across Texas and New Mexico. As communities across the country saw toilet paper fly off shelves last year due to COVID-19, they were reminded of how important even the most basic necessities are for everyone.

The United Family is thankful for the opportunity to provide these unique donations to the food banks that continue doing incredible work throughout communities in both states. Overall, the donation represents a value of approximately $90,000 and it will go to more than a dozen organizations.

Food banks receiving donations include:

  • South Plains Food Bank – Lubbock, Tx
  • High Plains Food Bank – Amarillo, Tx
  • Give Hope – Abilene, Tx
  • Food Bank of West Central Texas – Abilene, Tx
  • Minnies Food Pantry – Plano, Tx
  • Tarrant Area Food Bank – Ft. Worth, Tx
  • North Texas Food Bank – Plano, Tx
  • West Texas Food Bank – Odessa, Tx
  • Concho Valley Regional Food Bank – San Angelo, Tx
  • Wichita Falls Area Food Bank – Wichita Falls, Tx
  • Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico – Clovis, NM
  • Roadrunner Food Bank – Albuquerque, NM
  • Storehouse New Mexico – Albuquerque, NM

Media Contacts:

Nancy Sharp                                                                          Joey Marcades
Corporate Engagement Director                                            Communications Coordinator
O: 806.791.7463                                                                        O: 806.791.8196
C: 806.786.1363                                                                         C: 806.281.8078
nsharp@unitedtexas.com                                                        jmarcades@unitedtexas.com

About The United Family®

In its 105th 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, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.


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