About 70,878 Will County residents – or about 10.3 percent of the region’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Will County Gazette analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices.
Approximately 1.9 million Illinoisans – or about 15 percent of the state’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Prairie State Wire analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices.
The United States is considered one of the top destination points for child trafficking with cases reported in all 50 states, including 143 investigated calls to the hotline for allegations of human trafficking in 2016 by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
The Illinois Department of Human Services and Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity have openings available to help SNAP recipients receive training and learn skills to gain meaningful employment.
Kiley Southall out of Wilmington, Illinois was a key member of the Conference USA champion Florida Atlantic University (FAU) women's softball squad despite starting just nine of the team's 60 games this year.
Despite her pedigree, it was easy for Florida Atlantic University's (FAU) and Minooka, Illinois native Amanda Wilson to get lost in the shuffle of a highly successful season for the Owls women's softball team.