The United Supermarket Family is stepping up for Texas again, this time with Hormel Hams just in time for Easter weekend.

Easter weekend is just around the corner (Easter is Sunday, April 4th). Some families will have one less thing to worry about with the help of United and Hormel.  United will donate nearly 400 hams to our own South Plains Food Bank today, with other donations taking place across Texas. We'll let the press release take it from here:

LUBBOCK, Texas — On Monday, March 15, United Supermarkets and Market Street will join Hormel Foods to donate approximately 396 hams to the South Plains Food Bank. The presentation will take place at 5605 MLK Blvd. at 10:00 a.m. 

This contribution is part of a much larger donation across the company’s footprint in Texas and New Mexico. In partnership with Hormel, 95 stores have earned more than $58,000 worth of hams, which equates to approximately 3,891 hams, through sales programs.

“We are absolutely floored by the number of hams we are able to donate to our communities this year,” said Scott Nettles, business director for meat and seafood for the United Family. “We hope these hams bring some joy and nourishment to folks as the Easter holiday approaches.”

“We are excited to receive a popular protein item from United Supermarkets to be able to give to our families we serve. With ham being our most requested items during our Christmas Distribution, this will definitely be a treat. We continue to be grateful for the United Family,” said Jenifer Smith, Chief Operations Officer at the South Plains Food Bank. 

Here is the full list of food banks receiving ham donations: 

  • Food Bank of Abilene, Inc.

  • North Texas Food Bank

  • High Plains Food Bank

  • Storehouse New Mexico

  • RoadRunner Food Bank

  • Tarrant Area Food Bank

  • South Plains Food Bank

  • West Texas Food Bank

  • Wichita Falls Area Food Bank


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