Hurricane Victims Apply For Food Aid In Pitt County

The Food and Nutrition Services in Pitt County opened their doors Saturday to Hurricane Irene victims and hundreds of people lined up to apply for food aid

The doors opened at 8 a.m. and by noon officials say over seven hundred people had come in to apply for food.

The program has been set up for those who are were not receiving food aid prior to August and people who received food stamps prior to august but failed to apply for food replacement due to Irene.

Officials say the amount of food aid received is based on how many people live in your household and the amount of overall loss that you have suffered.

Officials say this aid is temporary and it is required that you bring some form of identification when you come in to apply.

In Pitt county, officials say they will be open Saturday through Wednesday September 14th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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