United Family “Pears for Pairs” Donates 1,000 Pairs of Socks to Lubbock Salvation Army

(Amarillo, Texas) – The United Family will donate 1,000 pairs of socks to The Salvation Army of Midland and the Salvation Army of Odessa following its ‘Pears for Pairs’ initiative.

The donation to the Salvation Army of Midland will take place on Tuesday, January 14 at 2:30 p.m. at the United Supermarkets located at 3552 S Soncy Rd. 

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: Tuesday, January 14, 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: United Supermarkets, 3552 S Soncy Rd., Amarillo, TX 79119


    • Paul Evans – Regional Vice President, The United Family
    • Major David Atkins – The Salvation Army


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About The United Family®

In its 104th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a 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 Albertsons LLC. For more information, please visit www.unitedtexas.com.

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