September 2, 2014

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Donate your deer to Hunters for the Hungry Print E-mail

Kentucky Hunters for the Hungry is a charitable volunteer run organization comprised of responsible hunters and conservationist who encourage hunters to harvest and donate deer each season. KHFH is a statewide hunger relief program dedicated to providing a healthy source of protein to needy Kentuckians. Their mission is to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in Kentucky by processing and distributing donated venison to those in need, to provide an outlet for hunters to help their communities and promote environmental stewardship through wildlife management.

• An estimated 684,000 people live in poverty in the Commonwealth.

• One in every four Kentucky children is living in poverty. In some counties as many as 55% of children are living in poverty.

• Kentucky ranks fifth in the nation for percentage of residents living in poverty at 17%.

As KHFH coordinates with deer processors and Dare to Care Food Bank to distribute venison. They work tirelessly to obtain the funding to cover the processing fees. Donations of any size are always welcome via check or PayPal. Donations are fully tax deductible.

In addition to helping financially support KHFH, they also need your extra meat. Tell your processor that you’d like to donate to’s that easy!

KHFH typically processes 50,000 - 70,000 pounds of venison per year, which provides between 400,000 and 500,000 meals to needy families throughout the commonwealth.

Encourage your friends and family members to harvest an extra deer or two this season and donate their deer to any of their 57 processors listed on the website! If you own property and have an abundant amount of deer, please consider allowing hunting! KHFH! Help Feed the Hungry in Kentucky will pay for the processing!

Visit for more information on how you can help needy Kentuckians.

Donations can be mailed to: KY Hunters for the Hungry, 500 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 2400, Louisville, KY 40202.

“A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor" Proverbs 22:9