Friday, March 17, 2017

Trump’s Budget Cuts: Make America Hungry Again

Trump’s Budget Cuts: Make America Hungry Again:

Trump’s Budget Cuts: Make America Hungry Again

If you have ever spoken to a relative or friend who lived through the Great Depression, you will learn how the little things in life, that most of us take for granted, meant so much during that time. If we are lucky, we will never know the want those who lived through that period experienced. Unfortunately, 1 in 6 of us might.
It is difficult to understand the many programs Donald Trump is destroying—programs his base depends upon. It is especially tough to comprehend what will be destroyed in education. But I thought I would delve today specifically into hunger.
Two of the programs in danger described by Thomas Philpott in Mother Jones are the Child and Adult Care Program, which provides meals and snacks to about 3.7 million children everyday in day care, and Meals on Wheels which assists senior citizens and helps them live at home and not in senior living. When my own grandmother was dying, Meals on Wheels assisted my family, helping her to live as independently as possible in her home.
Hunger, for many, is difficult to grasp. We run down the grocery aisle, upset we have to food shop when we’d rather be doing something else, wondering whether it’s worth it to Trump’s Budget Cuts: Make America Hungry Again:


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