A recent cut of food stamp benefits is hitting close to home for some Texomans.
A Wichita Falls non-profit definitely experienced some changes since the cuts kicked in November 1st.
The Food Pantry in Wichita Falls gives food to people in need. Since the food stamps cut, The Pantry has seen quite a significant increase of people needing help to feed their families.
"We have had an increase of people this month," said Food Pantry Director Aimee Brown. " 296 new people besides the ones that wee normally have. So, we are getting a lot more people."
The Food Pantry was started after the 1979 tornado to help those affected by the devastating storm. The non-profit has been going strong for thirty-four years.
You can help. The pantry is at Floral Heights Methodist Church. It is located at 2214 10th Street in Wichita Falls. The phone number is (940) 723-7151