- Associated Press - Friday, June 20, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has set an application deadline of July 15 for meat processors that want to participate in the 2014 Hunters Helping the Hungry program.

The program provides ground venison to Nebraskans in need.

The application form and program guidelines are available online at OutdoorNebraska.com/HHH under Processors and Charitable Organizations.

Deer donation will run from Sept. 1 through Jan. 16. Processors wishing to participate for a shorter period of time are encouraged to contact the program coordinator. Game and Parks will contact eligible applicants by Aug. 1.

Contact Teresa Lombard at 402-471-5430 or teresa.lombard@nebraska.gov for more information.