Food stamp cuts worry pantries
GRAND FORKS — A woman walked slowly through the food pantry at the St. Joseph’s Social Care and Thrift Store in Grand Forks on Thursday, examining each shelf as a volunteer advised how much of each she could choose.
“I’m on food stamps but I don’t want to be,” she said later, growing emotional. Nerve damage in her leg has prevented her from holding a steady job the past three years, she said.
Starting today, it may get worse.
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