Stories tagged with: Venison

September 26, 2010 - 4:51pm
5 years 1 week 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...

April 7, 2010 - 5:36pm
5 years 26 weeks ago

Local food banks are getting almost double the amount of venison from Ohio hunters to feed the hungry.

The program, Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry, received more than 110 thousand pounds of donated venison compared to about 54 thousand pounds last year. Over the past three years, the Ohio Department of Natural Resource's Division of Wildlife says it has covered the cost of processing this venison so it can be used to feed hungry Ohioans.

450 thousand meals are expected to...

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