Did you know you can give back to Tennesseans in need just by taking part in the age-old tradition of deer hunting?
Hunters for the Hungry
A milestone for the program was met this deer season with historic numbers from generous hunters who donated—an all-time high—3,116 deer.
The Federation is celebrating a quarter of a century of the program as the 2022 deer season opens this weekend.
It’s been an eventful 20 years for Michael, and he is nowhere near done with his work in conservation.
Tennessee Wildlife Federation received more than 2,500 deer donations to its Hunters for the Hungry program during the 2021–2022 season. These donations provided Tennesseans in need with more than half a million servings of fresh venison.
This week, thanks to the generosity of hunters and processors who participate in Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry and our own Matt Simcox and Amy Hall, we were able to support Tennessee tornado relief efforts.
In his 15 years with the program, Keith Clow has processed 530 deer providing 90,000 servings of protein to locals in need.
Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program is now accepting deer donations for the 2021 deer season. More than 55 deer processors across the state are accepting donations of deer to feed Tennessee families in need.
This season, Tennessee deer hunters and our supporters answered the call—and then some!
This February, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program to process 2,600 pounds of venison to help feed Tennessee’s hungriest.
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