Stories tagged with: Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry

October 15, 2013 - 5:18pm
44 weeks 15 hours ago

Every deer harvested during hunting season can provide about 30 to 40 pounds of meat, which in turn can feed up to 200 hungry mouths.

This is according to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry Program and Tuesday morning the Muskingum and Morgan County Chapter Coordinator of FHFH, Robert Daniels spoke with local food banks regarding the program.

"Keely Warden at Christ's table is my go to person,” Daniels said. “She is the one who makes sure the different...

November 21, 2012 - 5:32pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

This gun season hunters again can help feed the hungry.

Thanks to the Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry Program, hunters and landowners can donate deer to inspected meat processors and in turn the meat will be donated to organizations that serve the needy. 

"The nice thing about it is the Division of Wildlife has a fund set aside for every dollar that's donated they match it with a dollar so obviously we need donations to help pay for the processing, that's...

December 1, 2011 - 5:00pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Hunters are being encouraged to donate their deer meat to those in need.

Each year the Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry Ministry will take donated deer, have it processed at a reduced price, and then give the venison to local food pantries. Coordinator Robert Daniels said both the meat and funding for processing is needed.

"The nice thing about Ohio, and we're unique around the country, is the Division of Wildlife provides a dollar-for-dollar match," explained...

September 26, 2010 - 4:51pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources: Division of Wildlife is teaming up with one volunteer organization once again to provide food to those in need.

It's offering to help pay for the processing costs of the leftover deer meat hunters bring to the "Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry" ministry. That donated venison heads to food banks across the state. More than 120,000 pounds were donated just last year to 44 of Ohio's 88 counties.

The volunteer organization is...

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