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By Dallas Smith

Beef producers help fight hunger with protein for the needy


This is the third year that the Klickitat County Cattlemen and Cattlewomen in association with Beef Harvest out of Spokane have brought the mobile food bank to Klickitat County. The Cattlemen and Cattlewomen work to raise money for the event which is matched by the state association.

Some of the money cattlemen and cattlewomen raise comes through the auction of a cow. Buyers repeatedly turn the cow back and it is resold four or five times with all of the money going towards this program. The program’s goal is to help feed people who normally can’t afford to get protein and other groceries.

Beef producers around the county participate in the program and many volunteer to help on dist...

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