From Sportsman Channel - Sportsman Channel’s Hall of Famer John Riggins & Chef Scott Leysath Host Network’s Hunt.Fish.Feed. Event in D.C for The Cable Show 2013
Event Expected to Feed More than 700 People in Need
New Berlin, Wisconsin — Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American sportsman, announced today Sportsman Channel TV hosts John Riggins and Scott Leysath will help host and cook at the network’s unique Hunt.Fish.Feed. event in Washington D.C. for The Cable Show 2013 at two locations on Sunday, June 9. Sportsman Channel’s Hunt.Fish.Feed. is a unique outreach program that taps an underutilized food source—game meat and fish donated by sportsmen—to feed those struggling with hunger across America.
Sportsman is partnering locally with The Cable Show 2013 to help organize, staff and transport volunteers to serve a lunch at So Others May Eat and dinner at Central Union Mission. Between both shelters, volunteers will have served more than 700 people with venison donated by local hunters thanks to the Mule Deer Foundation. Hunt.Fish.Feed. has served more than 14,000 meals since its inception.
Both Riggins and Leysath have
their own shows on the network. Riggins, an NFL Hall of Famer and former New
York Jets and Washington Redskins running back, hosts the celebrity-loaded
series “Riggo on the Range” and Leysath, an Executive Chef of more than 25
years, hosts “Dead Meat” and “Hunt.Fish.Cook.”
Union Mission is where Hunt.Fish.Feed had its start in 2007.
especially honored to bring our Hunt.Fish.Feed. back to where it began to D.C. and
work with the shelter where we started, Central Union Mission. We look forward
to working with our partners at The Cable Show and the shelters to make this a
successful and impactful event,” said Gavin Harvey, CEO of Sportsman Channel.
"Programs like Hunt.Fish.Feed provide unique avenues to help the needy,
especially during an economic time that finds more and more people in need
“As an avid
sportsman and chef, I’ve always placed a high priority on harvesting game,”
said Riggins. “Sportsman Channel’s
Hunt.Fish.Feed. is an extraordinary program that helps deliver nutritious and hearty
meals to thousands at a time when food and money donations are down at shelters
and facilities all across this nation. I’m proud to be part of this network and
its unique program, and I look forward to helping serve those in need this
Sunday in my hometown.”
About Sportsman Channel:
Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel, and Sportsman HD, is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to the sportsmen and women in the U.S., delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on hunting, shooting and fishing activities. Sportsman Channel reaches more than 32 million U.S. television households and is available in HD. Visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl) and Like on Facebook, facebook.com/sportsmanchannel