WICHITA FALLS TX. (KFDX/KJTL) — On Wednesday, April 28, 2021, United Supermarkets and Market Street donated 4,200 pounds of apples to the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank as part of the Take a Bite Out of Hunger program. This donation was part of a larger donation of more than 39,000 pounds of apples across the state of Texas and New Mexico.
In the first 10 years of the Take a Bite Out of Hunger program, United Family stores have donated more than 500,000 pounds of apples and fed more than 167,000 families. Now in the eleventh year, the company continues to add to that total.
“We are so proud to continue the tradition of the Take a Bite Out of Hunger donations to food banks across our communities,” Produce Business Director Joseph Bunting said.”Now in our eleventh year of this program, we understand just how much these donations mean to the food banks and the families they serve.”
Food Banks Receiving Donations:
· South Plains Food Bank – Lubbock, TX
· High Plains Food Bank – Amarillo, TX
· Food Bank of West Central Texas – Abilene, TX
· Minnies Food Pantry – Dallas, TX
· West Texas Food Bank – Odessa/Midland, 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 Food Bank of NM – Albuquerque, NM