The USDA United States Department of Agriculture is the main federal government organization that oversees SNAP food stamps. The agency is reporting that the number of Americans on this benefit program has decreased about 5% year over year as of July 2017.
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While there are many large, national charities agencies in the United States, the Salvation Army may be one of the biggest as well as most popular. They operate across the country in sites ranging from thrift stores to churches, community centers, summer camps, rehab centers, and dozens of other locations.
Fewer teenagers gave birth in 2016 than at any time in our nation’s history, at least as far back as the CDC has been calculating it. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the birth rate of females under the age of 19 is now at 2.3%, which is a record low. The rate has continued to also trend down, and the birth rate decreased 9% from 2015. This decrease will put much less strain on those financial aid programs that help pregnant women, which is great news.
While the final projections are still to come later in 2017, it is currently estimated that the over 60 million people that are enrolled in the social security program can expect as much as a 2.2% increase in 2018. If it comes to fruition, this will be the largest increase in six years, and that amount will be about 700% greater than the 2017 increase.