Power Up Detroit with Protein




Henry Ford Hospital Department of Nursing in collaboration with Gleaners Community Food Bank will host its first "Power Up Detroit With Protein" food drive.

Friday, Feb. 26 - Friday, March 4, 2016

Kick-Off Event: Friday, February 26 at the following locations:

6:30 - 8:30 AM - Main lobby

7:30 - 9 AM - E&R Multi-Purpose Room #2 behind cafeteria


Items to Collect
 Peanut butter
Canned tuna
Canned chicken
Nutritional protein drinks (Ensure, Boost, or comparable store brands).

Power Up Days: Bring in Tuna on Tuesday, March 1 for double points and Boost, Ensure, or store brand nutritional protein drinks on Thursday, March 3 for triple points!

Competition: The unit/area with the most points per FTE will be the 2016 Protein Champions!


Two volunteer opportunities available at the Detroit Gleaners Warehouse, Detroit, 2131 Beaufait, Detroit, 48207

Each employee who volunteers earns 30 points for their team!

1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 2016 (please sign up by Feb. 18, 2016)
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. March 5, 2016 (please sign up by Feb. 25, 2016)

 75 spots are available for each shift.

Each employee who volunteers may bring up to two guests. Only the employee will earn the 30 points for their unit. Guests must be 10 years of age or older.

 Time at Gleaners is not considered work time. Employees who would like to volunteer, but are scheduled to work,

must submit a time off request and make appropriate arrangements with their manager.

To sign up to volunteer

Please submit the following to Stephanie Melnick at smelnick@gcfb.org .

email subject line: “Power Up Detroit With Protein Volunteering”

1) Your name

2) Department/team 

3) Number of volunteers (yourself and up to two guests)  

4) Date of shift request


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