Trump Cuts Food Stamps: How it Effects Your Benefits

TRUMP Makes Big Cuts to Food Stamps

There are cuts coming for food stamp recipients – thanks to the Trump Administration. If you are an able-bodied adult without children (ABAWD) and currently receiving food stamp benefits, you may lose them. In fact, nearly 700,000 Americans are at risk of losing their food stamp benefits. In this article, we will go over everything you need to know about all the changes coming to the Food Stamps Program, including: What is the new Food Stamps rule? Who is at risk for being cut from Food Stamps? When do the Food Stamp cuts go into affect? Why did they pass […]

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Millions could lose food stamps under new work requirement

"New Food Stamps Rules"

Having failed to expand work requirements for millions of Americans who receive food stamps (SNAP) through the 2018 farm bill, the Trump administration is moving ahead with plans to introduce a rule to restrict the number of people that can receive food stamps without working. In this post, we will review in detail the new work requirements food stamps and how it will affect current SNAP recipients and those who apply for benefits in the future. One thing is immediately clear: If the proposed rules go through, nearly 3 million people currently on food stamps could be at risk of […]

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Will Food Stamps Be Paid During The Government Shutdown?

"Will Food Stamps Be Paid During The Government Shutdown?"

The food stamps program (SNAP Benefits) is one of the biggest safety net available to low-income individuals in the United States. The program currently helps 38 million struggling individuals and families put food on the table. In addition, the program has also help life many people out of poverty. In 2017, SNAP benefits lifted 3.4 million people out of poverty. That’s why when there is a government shutdown, food stamps beneficiaries become very concerned about what will happen to their benefits during the shutdown. In this post, we will review what happens to SNAP benefits during a shutdown and whether […]

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How The Government Shutdown Affects Food Stamps

"How The Government Shutdown Affects Food Stamps"

(Last Updated On: January 18, 2019 – See below for information about February food stamps if Government Shutdown continues).  We have been getting lots of questions from our readers about how the government shutdown affects food stamps benefits. In this post, we will answer the question in detail, including whether benefits are going to be distributed on time. The post will cover: What Happens to Food Stamps Office During Shutdown Will Food Stamps Be Distributed on Time During Shutdown? Update on the Shutdown What Happens to Food Stamps Office During Shutdown? According to a report by CNN, the USDA office […]

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Why Only 42% of Eligible Seniors Apply for Food Stamps

"How to Help Seniors apply for food stamps Benefits"

Many seniors struggle with meeting their basic needs, including nutrition. One of the causes of this issue is the low participation of senior citizens in the food stamps program. In this article, we will examine the reasons why only 42% of eligible seniors participate in the food stamps program, versus 83% for the general population and what can be done to encourage eligible seniors to apply for food stamps. America’s Growing Senior Population The senior population in America continues to grow as the baby boomers reach retirement age. According to data from the National Council on Aging, in 2015, 48 […]

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Apply for Hurricane Michael Disaster Food Stamps

"Apply for Hurricane Michael Food Stamps"

During the week of October 7th, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall. The hurricane swept through the Florida Panhandle, Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. The brunt of the storm hit the Florida Panhandle, devastating communities like Mexico Beach, Panama City, Blountstown and Bristol. FEMA made a major disaster declaration on October 7th, which means affected communities can get federal aid, including Hurricane Michael Disaster food stamps. If you have been impacted by the storm in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia and need food assistance, we will walk you through how to apply for disaster food stamps and get help quickly. If you […]

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