Mission: Sharing food with all God's children
Results: HELP changed locations in 2011 and increased the program's geographic eligibility while increasing client visits to monthly. A client may visit HELP once each calendar month.
Target demographics: Low-income individuals and families in the Western Oklahoma counties of Beckham, Roger Mills, & Washita.
Geographic areas served: Beckham, Roger Mills, & Washita counties in Oklahoma
Programs: HELP is a food agency working in cooperation with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Help provides walk-up services Monday and Wednesday from 3pm-5:30pm at the Western Oklahoma Community Care Center located at 609 West Avenue E. Clients may visit the food shelf once each calendar month. Clients may visit the food bank for services once a calendar month. There is no requirement that visits be 30 days apart, simply once a month. Eligibility for Help, Inc. services is determined based on total household income information and proof of residency for Beckham, Roger Mills or Washita counties in Oklahoma. Proof of residency may be proven by driver’s license, other official identification or lease or utility bills. Eligibility information is gathered during the in-take process at the food pantry. Potential clients are invited to call 580-243-0770 with questions.