Stories tagged with: Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry

February 6, 2015 - 8:38am
12 weeks 2 days ago

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Arrest In Coshocton Couple's Slayings

COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the FBI the search is over for three suspects with ties to a double murder in Coshocton County and a string of armed robberies in three eastern states. Murder suspect, 29-year-old Robert Clark, along with robbery suspects 26-year-old Tabatha Hazel, and 28-year-old Jeffrey Caley Jr. are all in custody.

Muskingum Valley...

February 5, 2015 - 6:28pm
12 weeks 2 days ago

During the winter months donations at Christ's Table tend to be lacking. Thanks to the Farmers and Hunters Feeding The Hungry program (F.H.F.H.), this winter hundreds of families will go to bed well fed.

The program began over eighteen years ago in Maryland. Each year, during deer hunting season, hunters are encouraged to donate their kills to a participating meat processor. Those processors will then clean, butcher, package and freeze the meat free of charge and pass it on to a local...

October 15, 2013 - 5:18pm
1 year 28 weeks 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
2 years 23 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
3 years 21 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
4 years 31 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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