(USA Today ) — Anti-hunger activists are going hungry Monday (Aug. 21), in hopes of preventing deep budget cuts that they say could make millions more go hungry next year.

Religious leaders and others will fast for a day in opposition to budget cuts President Trump proposed for federal nutritional assistance programs — cuts they fear will swamp private charities that feed the poor with a flood of new needy.

The group, organized by Bread for the World, which advocates for government food aid, has fasted each month since May — first for three consecutive days, but now only once a month — and intends to

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