White-tailed Deer

Photo: Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

GWF program pays deer processors to process, package ground venison for food banks

By Terry Lewis, Albany Herald

ALBANY — The Georgia Wildlife Federation runs the Hunters for the Hungry program in Georgia. Through the program, hunters can donate a field-dressed deer to a local processor. GWF pays for the meat to be processed, and then it is distributed to a local food bank.

“After the hurricane (Michael), Dougherty County District 4 Commissioner Russell Gray contacted us about expanding the program into storm-affected counties.” GWF Conservation Resource Manager DeAnna Harris said. “From that conversation, Hart’s Deer Processing came on board. “ Read more at the Albany Herald

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