The Coldest Months Can Be The Toughest

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We need your help to keep our
neighbors happy, healthy, & hopeful
this winter!

Need Assistance?

Do you need emergency food assistance? There are a number of resources available, including through Gleaners' partner agency network. We are here to help!

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Looking to Donate?

Please join us in helping provide food and hope to hungry neighbors in southeast Michigan. Together, we will end hunger in our communities.

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Want to Volunteer?

We offer several different opportunities for volunteering! From programs for children all the way to initiatives for Seniors. We would love your help!

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Our Mission

To achieve a healthy, hunger-free community by empowering the people we serve through education, advocacy, access, and community engagement; building strong, collaborative partnerships with others in the community who also win when hunger is solved; setting best practices; and cultivating and fostering an energizing and spirited workforce. We serve Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, and Livingston Counties by distributing more than 43 million pounds a food a year to nearly 500 partner agencies.

Serving Southeastern Michigan Since 1977

For more than 40 years, Gleaners has had the honor of serving our community’s most vulnerable citizens by serving as the vital link between available food and those who need it most. We are changing the conversation on how to end hunger by implementing innovative and data-driven solutions, and our efforts and leadership have been recognized by Charity Navigator, Crain’s, and more.

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Upcoming Events & Food Drives

Empty Bowls | Gleaners Community Food Bank
February 9, 2019 

Empty Bowls at Pewabic

Pewabic partners with Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan for its 27th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser.
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Bringing Hope | Gleaners Community Food Bank
Jan 5, 2019 -  Jan 27, 2019

Kroger's Bringing Hope to the Table

Gleaners volunteers will greet shoppers inside Kroger store vestibules, distribute lists of needed nutritious foods and personal items, and collect customer donations on Saturdays in January.  
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Sure On this Shining Night | Gleaners Community Food Bank
Feb 01, 2019 6:30PM

Sure on This Shining Night

Join us in the beautiful Seligman Performing Arts Center for a shining night of music, art, silent auction and delicious strolling hors d'oeuvres to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank!
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Food Bank News and Updates

Round up your spare change.

Help feed hungry neighbors with your spare change!

No one should face hunger during the giving season. Join us in making a small difference every day, by making a donation and rounding up the change on your purchases to the nearest dollar for hungry neighbors.
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Zero Hunger | Gleaners Community Food Bank

Kroger Teams up with Gleaners this January!

Gleaners volunteers will greet shoppers inside Kroger store vestibules, distribute lists of needed nutritious foods and personal items, and collect customer donations on Saturdays in January.
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Shutdown | Gleaners Community Food Bank

Announcement About the Government Shutdown

To help those who find themselves in an emergency situation, Gleaners is supplying distribution sites in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, and Monroe counties with food boxes to help employees...   
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Collaborative Discussions on Food Insecurity

Food for Thought on WJR

Hosted by Dr. Phillip Knight, Executive Director of the Food Bank Council of Michigan, the show Food for Thought’ is scheduled to air on Sunday nights at 8:00 PM after the Agriculture Report on News/Talk 760 AM WJR. Gerry Brisson, Chair of the Board of the Food Bank Council of Michigan, and President of Gleaners Community Food Bank will co-host the show. Topics include “Who’s Hungry,” “Spotlight on Senior Hunger,” and “Tools in the Anti-Hunger Tool Box – Creating the Safety Net”.

 Listen to the latest show below! More shows will be added as they’re available.

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