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Governor Abbott Temporarily Closes State Parks

Governor Abbott Temporarily Closes State Parks

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the closure of all state parks and historic sites as part of the state’s efforts to strengthen social distancing practices. More details about the closure can be found here.MORE

Interfaith Outreach Services Giving Out Food To Families In Need

Interfaith Outreach Services Giving Out Food To Families In Need

Interfaith Outreach Services is giving out food to families in need including peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, canned goods, and cereal. Normally Interfaith says they give out a maximum of 2,000 pounds of food each month, but right now they’re giving that much out every week. Best of all during this time of social distancing, the…MORE

Resources For Parents With Children During Covid-19

Resources For Parents With Children During Covid-19

The Wichita Falls Non-Profit Leaders COVID-19 Task Force has made some resource recommendations for parents with children during the coronavirus outbreak. One of the Task Force’s concerns is the possible increase in child abuse during this stressful crisis. Resources to help parents during this time of social distancing can be found here.MORE

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank To Distribute Kid’s Cafe Meals

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank To Distribute Kid’s Cafe Meals

The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank will be distributing grab and go Kid’s Cafe meals at two locations in Wichita Falls starting next Tuesday. The meals will only be given out to children aged 1-18 years old and they can be picked up by walking or driving up to pick up sites. There is a…MORE

Domestic Violence Cases Growing During Quarantine

Domestic Violence Cases Growing During Quarantine

Shelter in place orders meant to curb the spread of the Coronavirus continues to become more common. What’s come with is police seeing a rise in domestic violence calls. “Home is not always safe for everybody,” Michelle Turnbow, executive director of First Step said. There are resources available for those who are victims of domestic…MORE

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