Audra Coffman has not stepped foot in a grocery store in weeks.
The mother of three said she has found an alternative to headache-inducing trips to the store where her kids try to sneak nine kinds of cereal into the basket. She started ordering groceries online for curbside pickup and said she will never look back.
Coffman said she can walk around her house, add items to the online grocery cart as she goes and get exactly what she needs through United Supermarkets’ STREETside program. By not being tempted by in-store impulse buys, she said she thinks her family is eating healthier, as an added bonus.
“It saves me money, it saves me time,” Coffman said. “I just wish there was someone who would come to my house and put it all away and clean the fridge out.”
Recalling the days of carrying two toddlers and a newborn around the store, Coffman said she wished the service was available then but knows it is helping other families now.
“I just know there are mamas out there with little, little ones who are completely blessed by this service,” Coffman said. “I just wish this had come along sooner.”
Chris Farr, eCommerce manager for United Supermarkets, said the stores launched the service as soon as they could.
What started as a basic delivery service to home-bound seniors offered at the 50th Street and Indiana Avenue Market Street location is now called STREETside. STREETside allows customers to grocery…