Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan

Feeding Our Hungry Neighbors

For 40 years, Gleaners Community Food Bank has been "feeding hungry people and nourishing our communities." 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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Throughout southeast Michigan, more than 700,000 people will face hunger this year.

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Upcoming Events

March 20-April 28, 2017

Food for Fines/Food for Thought

Participating libraries in many communities throughout southeast Michigan will be accepting non-perishable food donations on behalf of Gleaners as we work together to help those in need. More »

April 27, 2017

Women's Power Breakfast

Join more than 600 powerful women (and men) for Gleaners' 24th annual Women's Power Breakfast and help raise one million meals for hungry children: More »

Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo
April 14, 2017

Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo

Get discounted admission with a food donation to the "egg-stravaganza” of family fun. Bunnyville activities will feature a golden egg hunt with more than 100 eggs hidden throughout the Zoo each day. More »

Food Bank News


EDPS has successful partnership with Gleaners

Providing fresh produce, canned goods and meat to members of the community on a monthly basis, EDPS partners with Gleaners for a monthly School Food Mobile Pantry.    More »


Kroger Stores Provide Thousands of Meals

Thanks to generous community partners – Kroger and Detroit News/Detroit Free Press – Gleaners is able to provide over 7,000 meals to hungry families in our community.  More »

Food For Thought on WJR

Collaborative Discussions on Food Insecurity

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”.

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