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 »

Hops Against Hunger
September 1-30, 2017

Hops Against Hunger

Michigan’s food banks are joining forces with local breweries and restaurants to raise money for hunger relief through the Hops Against Hunger campaign. More »

Detroit Uncorked
October 6, 2017

Detroit Uncorked 

The 13th annual Detroit Uncorked premiere wine tasting is returning to Gleaners to delight the Greater Detroit community.   More »

Food Bank News


“The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Michigan 2017”

How much does a family of 4 need to earn in Detroit to meet their basic needs? The 2017 Self-Sufficiency Standard commissioned by the Food Bank Council of MI has the answer.   More »


“Gleaners to Receive Semi-Truckload of donated pet food”

In an effort to keep families together through challenging times, PetSmart’s Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program is donating 39,000 lbs. of pet food (190,000 pet food meals) to Gleaners.   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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