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Department of Human Services and Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma talk about closing of Angel Food Ministries

DHS and Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma talk about closing of Angel Food Ministries
Oklahoman Published: October 1, 2011
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There are many people who make just enough money that they don't qualify for food stamps and other benefits, but not enough to allow them to shop for nutritious groceries at their local retailer, Burroughs said.

“The Angel Food Project helped fill that gap and meet that need for many Oklahomans,” she said. “We fully expect many of those people to now turn to our partner agencies, a majority of which are run by the faith-based community, to meet those needs.

“Sadly, those same pantries are already stretched pretty thin, and resources are not keeping up with the current demand.”

by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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