Michigan hunters donate excess meat to charity

Michigan hunters donate excess meat to charity

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As Michigan deer hunters get ready to turn their bagged bucks into steaks, roasts and burgers, they also are remembering those less fortunate than them as many hunters have started giving their excess meat to charity. 

According to WZZM13 in Grand Rapids, Barb Haveman, owner of Barb's Deer Processing, said she helped distribute nearly 2,000 pounds of donated deer meat through Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger. 

The Sportsmen Against Hunger is an organization that links hunters with participating wild game processors, to provide hot nutritious meals to our communities hungry and according to Barb, this year hunters are bringing in just as much meat if not more. 

"It is just wonderful,” she said. “Our sportsmen are really wonderful, wonderful people. Men and women both.”

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