Iowa hunters reminded of HUSH program as deer season approaches

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Des Moines, Iowa – RadioIowa – Deer hunters in the state are urged to consider taking part in a program that benefits needy Iowans.

Iowa’s HUSH program is now in its 13th year. HUSH stands for Help Us Stop Hunger. The program is funded by hunters, who pay a dollar surcharge with each deer tag purchase. Hunters can donate their deer to HUSH, which works with 81 participating lockers to provide deer meat to the Food Bank of Iowa.

During last year’s hunting season, more than 33-hundred (3,300) deer were donated, generating over 604-thousand (604,000) meals for needy Iowa families. The first of Iowa’s two shotgun deer seasons opens on December 3.

Learn more about the HUSH program by going to To find a participating locker, click here.

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Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.

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