HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY IN NEED OF VENISON – Even a
package or two would make a difference this year!
Hunters for the Hungry is seeing first hand the impact
of this devastating economy. Program
director, Laura Newell-Furniss reports that donations of venison are
down by 40% through this summer’s damage permits and the bowhunting
While everyone is feeling the effects, the poor are suffering the most.
Imagine what it would be like not to have food for your family;
this is what many people are facing.
We must think afresh about how we can help one another to get
through this time. We
are asking all hunters to consider donating a package or two of venison
out of the meat they are having processed for their families.
A pound or two will make such a difference.
The feeding programs that we work with are reporting
increases of three to four times the number of people coming in for
help. In year’s past, when
we received calls for food we would be able to send them to one of our
processors within a day or two at the most.
That is not the case now. In
this time of such great need, we ask the hunters of
The program also accepts donations of entire deer and
will pay the processing fees on those deer.
For a complete listing of where you can donate your legally
harvested field-dressed deer, call 1-800-352-4868 or go to 2011
processing locations here on the website- www.h4hungry.org.
Your help has never been more needed!
Please consider donating a large bodied deer that would yield
Hunters for the Hungry, through the generosity of hunters and financial
contributors, has provided 18.2 million quarter pound servings of
venison since the program began in 1991.
People wanting to assist this hunger-relief organization
can contact them at 1-800-352-4868, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations and requests for more information can be mailed to
Hunters for the Hungry,