How Venison is Donated
How Venison is Distributed
To receive venison, you must contact the food pantry that serves your community. To find your nearest pantry please see the food pantry list below.
Western and Central Food Pantries
Non-profit organizations that would like to participate in the distribution of ground venison to those in need should contact the Venison Donation Coalition, Inc.
Certain information is required to accompany wild game donations when given to a charitable organization. The meat package/wrapping must be clearly tagged, labeled, or marked with the following information:
- a statement “NOT FOR SALE”
- the type of meat (i.e. venison)
- the license number of the hunter/deer carcass number
- the name and address of the professional processor of the game
- the date of processing