AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — United Supermarkets, Market Street, and Amigos presented March of Dimes in Amarillo with a check for $60,817, announced The United Family.
The United Family said the funds were part of a larger donation of $227,005 from The United Family to March of Dimes West Texas.
“We are so grateful to The United Family and their guests for the overwhelming support this year,” said Delia Case, executive director for March of Dimes West Texas. “The dollars raised through this campaign will help support our moms and babies across West Texas as we work to identify and tackle their most urgent needs. Our goal is to make a brighter future for all families.”
The West Texas campaign, chaired by The United Family President Sidney Hopper, goes from the Panhandle south to Midland/Odessa, Abilene and San Angelo and east to Wichita Falls. Locally, United Supermarkets store director Fernando Noriega chaired the Amarillo March for Babies. Since 2001, The United Family and its guests have raised more than $1.3 million to support the mission of March of Dimes said The United Family.
“We are so proud to be in a position where we can partner with an organization like the March of Dimes,” said Sidney Hopper, president of the United Family. “We know that these funds will further support their mission of fighting for the health of all mothers and babies. The United Family has been a longtime supporter of the March of Dimes mission. We are so proud to be a small part of that mission.