Through Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry, an outreach ministry, a Peachtree Corners man harvests deer meat to donate to non-profit organizations.
Deers. They're graceful animals admired for their beauty. But in and around Peachtree Corners without any real predators, their numbers have grown out of proportion. To help control the over population, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GDNR) encourages the harvesting of anterless deer during the regular hunting season. But in suburban areas including Peachtree Corners, where hunting with a rifle is illegal, bow hunters can be the most cost effective for deer management in suburban areas. Controlling the population of deer has a two-fold benefit; deer-related damage to ornamentals and property and deer-vehicle collisions with cars can be reduced, and the meat can help feed many who count on organizations such as the Norcross Co-…
With community leaders assisting, the Restoring Hope! Initiative will help those in need in the Norcross area.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Norcross Cooperative Ministry is launching a new program to raise $4.2 million for those in need in the greater Norcross area. The Restoring Hope! Initiative is a five-year project that consists of three initiatives: Transform Lives, where the Norcross Co-Op will work closely with a minimum of 100 families over the next five years to help them break the cycle of poverty and return to a productive lifestyle. Provide New and Expanded Services, which will increase food distribution and emergency housing and begin to provide non-food items to families in need. And to Educate and Communicate, where the ministry will expand local awareness of the needs in the greater Norcross area. Senior Pastor Randy Pope of Perimeter Church and Jim Ellis…