Congressman Beto O'Rourke stops by Wichita Falls Area Food Bank - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Congressman Beto O'Rourke stops by Wichita Falls Area Food Bank during campaign

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -

U.S. Congressman Francis "Beto" O'Rourke (D, TX) made a campaign stop in Wichita Falls as he makes his way around the state. O'Rourke is running for Senator Ted Cruz seat.

Before his meet and greet at the Highlander Public House, O'Rourke made a stop at the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank to make some "Power" food packs for children in need.

Rep. O'Rourke said nonprofits like the Food Bank helps thousands of people. He said he wants to make sure they can continue to help those in need.

"I've met a lot of people who are having a hard time getting to work or having a hard time living on a social security check," Rep. O'Rourke said. "They are going to have a hard time getting by."

Copyright 2017 KAUZ ALL Rights Reserved

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • The Latest: Trump doesn't like Kim Jong Un's attitude change

    The Latest: Trump doesn't like Kim Jong Un's attitude change

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:32:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:15:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page  in Singapore. U.S. We...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page in Singapore. U.S. We...

    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.

    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.

  • Records: Teen suspect said he 'drove at' Maryland officer

    Records: Teen suspect said he 'drove at' Maryland officer

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:43:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:14:24 GMT
    A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer. (Source: Baltimore County Police/CNN)A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer. (Source: Baltimore County Police/CNN)

    The officer, who wasn't immediately identified, was run over by a Jeep and fatally injured, authorities say.

    The officer, who wasn't immediately identified, was run over by a Jeep and fatally injured, authorities say.

  • Wichita Falls continues to see car burglary spike

    Wichita Falls continues to see car burglary spike

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:00:19 GMT
    Raidsonline.com has all the statistics of the car burglaries in Wichita Falls. (Source: WFPD)Raidsonline.com has all the statistics of the car burglaries in Wichita Falls. (Source: WFPD)

    From May 7 to May 20 the Wichita Falls Police Department has received 35 reports of car burglaries and 45 vehicles being broken into. 

    From May 7 to May 20 the Wichita Falls Police Department has received 35 reports of car burglaries and 45 vehicles being broken into. 

Powered by Frankly