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Here are the Mainers who will suffer from Trump’s Meals on Wheels cut

Meg Haskell | BDN Dottie Ham, 80 of Bangor, looks over her delivery from the Meals on Wheels program, administered in the Bangor area by Eastern Area Agency on Aging. The meals are prepared locally, frozen and delivered by volunteers, who also check up on clients' welfare.

President Donald Trump’s budget calls for the elimination of this program that feeds 2.4 million older Americans. Here’s a recent look at how it works in Maine by BDN reporter, Meg Haskell. In the article, Haskell notes how Meals on Wheels began and how it is currently funded. “Federal funding for Meals on Wheels was established […]