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Food banks get needed red meat from Ohio hunters
234,000 meals created from the venison of 1,170 deer
by WKSU's KABIR BHATIA


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234,000 meals created from the venison of 1,170 deer
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Ohio’s food banks are getting a much-needed boost this year thanks to the state’s deer hunters. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports.
Food banks get needed red meat from Ohio hunters

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Ohio hunters donated 1,170 white-tailed deer that ended up at food banks this year, creating enough venison for 234,000 meals. Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Vicki Ervin says food banks, facing federal budget cuts, especially like venison.

“Any type of red meat is needed now more than ever. Any time they can get protein into their doors, they appreciate it.”

Ervin adds that controlling the deer population is a bonus, and this year’s donations are down slightly due to a smaller deer population. She says hunters wishing to donate should contact Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry, which maintains a list of certified meat processors in Ohio. Deer season began in late September and runs through Superbowl Sunday, February 2.
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