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President Trump announces cuts to food stamps

The Trump administration announced new changes to the Federal Food Stamp Program.

The Trump administration announced new changes to the Federal Food Stamp Program.

Nearly 700,000 people will lose their benefits because of the new work requirements. Local food pantries are gearing up for what they expect will be surge in demand after the trump administration finalized stricter work requirement rules for food stamps.

Click here for details on the new requirements.

The cuts are expected to affect hundreds of households across the Quad Cities.

The changes to the SNAP program are estimated to save the government more than $5 billion over five years.

The change will take effect next April.

Grace Bible Fellowship Pantry Moline is located at 1535 36th Ave Moline, Illinois. To volunteer or make a donation, call them at (309) 797-7001.