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 670,000 people will face hunger this year.

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Upcoming Events & Food Drives

Hunger Hero School Challenge
September 4 - May 31

Hunger Hero School Challenge

The Hunger Heroes School Challenge is a fun and engaging way for students to fight hunger in our community. Your school can join the monthly friendly competition to collect the most meals per student.  More »

Shred Day
October 21, 2017

Shred Day

Get rid of old documents and confidential information in a secure manner by bringing them to Michigan First for Shred Day benefiting Gleaners. More »

Scouting for Food
November 11, 2017

Scouting for Food 

The Boys Scouts will join forces with the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan for a council-wide community service project Scouting for Food, a community service project that addresses the problem of hunger in the community.  More »

Food Bank News


“Boys Scouts, Girl Scouts work together to benefit Gleaners”

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in the Detroit area are partnering to collect more than 250,000 pounds of food during the Scouting for Food campaign.  More »


“Gleaners commitment to hurricane relief”

I’m proud of our Gleaners team every day and in many ways.  Today I’m writing to let all of you know of yet another reason to be proud.   More »

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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