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Deer Meat Donations fall to 17-Year Low in Va.

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Deer meat donations are down by more than 11 tons compared to last year, according to Hunters for the Hungry.

The non-profit reports that 140,472 pounds had been donated as of Dec. 16. That's the lowest total in 17 years.

The organization hoped to process about 370,000 pounds of meat this hunting season. It is sending letters to hunters who previously provided deer to help make up the shortfall.

Hunters for the Hungry pays a minimum fee to processors to prepare the meat and then distributes it to food banks, pantries and other feeding programs across Virginia.
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