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Walmart Foundation Awards Georgia Wildlife Federation $35,000 Grant

The Walmart Foundation has provided a $35,000 grant to the Georgia Wildlife Federation to support Hunters for the Hungry.

Through its State Giving Program, the Walmart Foundation provided a $35,000 grant to the Georgia Wildlife Federation to support Hunters for the Hungry. The grant will allow more than 20,000 pounds of venison to be donated and delivered to food banks throughout Georgia.

“We are very excited that the Walmart Foundation decided to address the urgent need faced by families all over Georgia from food insecurity,” said president and CEO of the Georgia Wildlife Federation Todd Holbrook. “Their support of Georgia Hunters for the Hungry will provide more than 60,000 meals throughout the state this year. This program exemplifies the best of our outdoor traditions in Georgia and we owe the Walmart Foundation a debt of gratitude for their focus on this growing problem.”

Georgia Hunters for the Hungry is a partnership between the Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF), the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and the Georgia Food Bank Association that started in 1993. Donated deer are processed in state-inspected facilities through the program, and more than 300,000 pounds of ground venison have been brought to food banks around the state because of it. For more information, visit GWF.org.

The Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program supports organizations by awarding grants that have a positive impact on U.S. communities and help people to live better.

For more information, visit WalmartFoundation.org.

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