WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- More than 10,000 households in Winnebago County rely on food stamps to survive.
The average family receives $296 dollars per month. In Illinois the number of families receiving assistance increased nearly 12% from last year, but applications for the program have seen an even larger increase.
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