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Donated deer hides benefit disabled veterans

Donated deer hides benefit disabled veterans

  • 11/21/2023 11:56:00 AM
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Hunters donated more than 4,500 deer hides to Elks Lodges across Iowa last year, which was an increase of nearly 600 hides from the 2022 season. The deer hides are used by the Veterans Leather Program to make professionally-crafted leather gloves for veterans in wheelchairs and also turned into leather used for therapy programs for recovering veterans.
Donated deer hides benefit disabled veterans

Donated deer hides benefit disabled veterans

  • 11/18/2020 6:46:00 AM
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Hunters donated more than 4,100 deer hides to Elks Lodges across Iowa last year, which was a slight decrease from the 2018-2019 season. The deer hides are used by the Veterans Leather Program to make professionally-crafted leather gloves for veterans in wheelchairs and also turned into leather used for therapy programs for recovering veterans.