Hunters for the Hungry
is a statewide program that allows hunters to donate deer meat to people in need.
The Hunters for the Hungry
program will help offset some of the losses, Cole said, by providing needy families with a source of protein, often the most expensive part of their diet.
As for his other comments on meat, many hunters donate the meat to local food banks under the Hunters for the Hungry
The meat is often donated to Hunters for the Hungry
or similar organizations.
Through Hunters for the Hungry
, instituted by the Tennessee Wildlife Federation in 1998, hunters can take their deer to a participating processor and have all or a portion of the meat processed and donated to a food bank or soup kitchen.
He added the deer donation registry isn't designed to take the place of Hunters for the Hungry
, which pays processors a flat fee to cut up deer mad then distributes the meat to food banks and shelters.
Bob DeLaney is an active member of the Greenwich Sportsmen and Landowners' Association, which is the largest single venison donor to the Hunters for the Hungry
Program in Bob's home state of Connecticut.
"I'd like to use it for our next Boy Scout fundraiser and our fund raiser for the Hunters for the Hungry
Since 1991, the Texas Association of Community Action Agencies (TACAA) has hosted Hunters for the Hungry
, a collaborative effort of meat processors, nonprofit organizations, private groups and individuals who are concerned about the state's hunger problem.
The idea is borrowed from "Hunters for the Hungry
" and "Hunters Against Hunger" programs that have cropped up in several other states and at a couple of other Oregon Hunter's Association chapters.
Virginia's Hunters For The Hungry
has served more than 3.3 million pounds of venison since 1991.