The United Family® announced today the company's annual holiday food drive raised $65,088 for the High Plains Food Bank, which includes funds donated by guests and a $10,000 matched donation from the company.
During the food drive, guests were able to donate nonperishable food at any United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos locations in the Amarillo area, or make a cash donation during checkout.
"We are grateful for the generosity of our guests, which will greatly impact many Amarillo families in need this holiday season," said Mary Myers, communications and community relations manager for The United Family. "This donation is a testament to our community coming together to support the local food bank when they need our help the most."
Guests were encouraged to donate items such as meat, tuna, soup, fruits, juices, vegetables, rice, macaroni and cheese, Hamburger Helper®, Rice-A-Roni®, instant potatoes and cereals and peanut butter.
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