WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#MealsonWheels–Starting today, Bread for the World will regularly release infographics
illustrating the human impact of President Trump’s proposed
#skinnybudget for fiscal year 2018.
Although full budget details are still to come, there is enough top-line
information to assess the impact of the #skinnybudget on mothers,
children, the elderly, and other vulnerable people.
The first two infographics focus on taxpayers’ costs for President
Trump’s weekend trips to his exclusive Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago, since
becoming president, and how that money could be used to help seniors
receive meals and school children receive after-school snacks.
It costs taxpayers approximately $3.5 million every time Trump spends a
weekend in Mar-a-Lago, according to news reports. Since he became
president, this has reached $16.5 million which is enough to provide
114,583 poor children with after-school snacks for one year. It is also
equivalent to feeding up to 6,000 seniors for a year in the Meals on
The memes can be downloaded from Bread for the World’s Flickr page at:
School snacks infographic: http://bit.ly/2nGL6TK
Meals on Wheels infographic: http://bit.ly/2mp9V6o
Bread for the World (www.bread.org)
is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to
end hunger at home and abroad.
Bread for the World
Chris Ford, 202-688-1077