Oklahoma Beef Community Gives Back During Challenging Times Local Rancher Raises $5000 for the Beef for Backpacks Program

Oklahoma’s beef farmers and ranchers continue to give back to the community during these challenging times by supporting the Beef for Backpacks program. The program provides essential high-quality protein in backpacks distributed by local food banks to chronically hungry children. Started in 2012, the program gives more than one million meat sticks to kids each year. Recently, Oklahoma rancher, Monte Tucker, Vice-Chairman of the Oklahoma Beef Council auctioned off beef rib-eyes steaks to benefit the Beef for Backpack program. In total, the auction raised $5,000 through various donors including the winning bid of $2,000 made by Mr. and Mrs. Bob…

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