New Berlin, Wis. –(Ammoland.com)- Sportsman Channel and Comcast are teaming up to host a Hunt.Fish.Feed. event in Houston on Wednesday, October 15, serving a special pork chili verde at the Star of Hope Mission. Special guests: Sportsman Channel host, Brian “Pigman” Quaca, who donated the meat used for the meal, along with Sportsman Channel host and wild game executive chef Scott Leysath will help local volunteers prepare and serve the donated pork dish.
Sportsman Channel’s Hunt.Fish.Feed. program will serve and feed more than 350 people in need and has served more than 23,000 meals to the less fortunate across the country since 2007.
Additionally, Mayor Annise Parker will declare, Wednesday, October 15 as “Hunt.Fish.Feed. Day” in the city of Houston.
“Hunt.Fish.Feed. provides a unique way for the network, as well as hunters and fisherman from the area, to help those less fortunate,” said Ben Lines, vice president of marketing at Sportsman Channel. “Plus, we are proud to serve our veterans at the Star of Hope Mission. Ensuring quality of life for those who have fought for our country is a part of Sportsman Channel’s ‘Salute to Service’ mission.”
“We’re excited to once again join Sportsman Channel’s Hunt.Fish.Feed. initiative to raise awareness of hunger here in Houston and help meet the needs of those affected by it,” said Ralph Martinez, senior vice president for Comcast’s Houston region. “This event is a great compliment to the Star of Hope’s mission of meeting the needs of homeless men, women and their children.”
Since its inception in 2007, Sportsman Channel’s Hunt.Fish.Feed. events have prepared and fed more than 23,000 meals to less fortunate members of society across the United States. The unique outreach program taps an underutilized food source—game meat and fish donated by sportsmen and women—to feed those struggling with hunger across America. Join the conversation about Hunt.Fish.Feed. online at http://facebook.com/huntfishfeed
Wednesday, October 15, 2014Star of Hope 1811 Ruiz Street Houston, TX 77002 Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Special Guests: Scott Leysath, host of The Sporting Chef and Brian “Pigman” Quaca, host of Pigman: The Series.
“We are honored and grateful that the Sportsman Channel staff and personalities are visiting us once again,” said Scott Arthur, Public Relations Director of Houston’s Star of Hope homeless mission. “Their effort to help feed those less fortunate is admirable and very welcomed. We prepare and serve about 15,000 meals each week in all of our facilities – and we can always use the help,”
Star of Hope is a faith-based family of ministries meeting the needs of about 1,200 of Houston’s homeless men, women and children every day. The mission helps those in crisis with their immediate needs, and offers longer term life changing, structured recovery programs, focused on education, employment, spiritual growth, personal development and recovery from substance abuse. Star of Hope is funded through public and private donations including the United Way, churches, civic/community groups, corporations, grants and foundations. They have more than 7,000 volunteers help them annually. Learn more at http://sohmission.org
Sportsman Channel is found on Channel 131 (SD) and 709 (HD) in the Houston area.
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About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel/Sportsman HD is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to honoring a lifestyle that is celebrated by millions of Americans. The leader in outdoor television, Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and informative programming that embraces outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, and reveals it through unique, surprising and authentic storytelling. Sportsman Channel embraces the attitude of “Red, Wild & Blue America” – where the American Spirit and Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure. The network also is dedicated to promoting our nation’s military heroes and veterans, as well as providing a voice for conservation throughout the United States. Sportsman Channel reaches more than 36 million U.S. television households. Stay connected to Sportsman Channel online at www.thesportsmanchannel.com; Facebook, (facebook.com/sportsmanchannel); Twitter (twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl and twitter.com/SportsmanPR) and YouTube (youtube.com/TheSportsmanChannel).