This year’s Hunt4Hunger is canceled due to a limited number of entries.
Organizer Jamey Pettigrew said there were only three entries during registration Friday evening at 6 p.m. Because cash prizes are given to the top three in each division of waterfowl and deer and fur harvesters, it wouldn’t have covered the cost given that registration was only $50 per two-person teams. Hunters are still encouraged to donate meat they have harvested to the Salvation Army.
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Earlier this month, Hunt 4 Hunger had to cancel its annual food-raising hunt for the Salvation Army because only a handful of teams came to participate. It also had to cancel the annual banquet — and it saw its top two club leaders resign their posts. Hunt 4 Hunger national director Chuck Gardner says those moves were “a stumble at most.” He fully expects the local group to pick up where it left off soon. At the same time, he expects more communication between local and national levels.
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It was a donation of wild game for a worthy cause.
On Tuesday, the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre received a donation of ground venison as part of the Saskatoon Wildlife Federation’s Hunt 4 Hunger campaign.
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