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 650,000 people will face hunger this year.

Help Fight Hunger

Upcoming Events & Food Drives

Monday, July 16 - Friday, July 27, 2018

Hunger Free Summer Food Fight

When school lets out, nearly 300,000 southeast Michigan children lose access to school-provided meals. By participating in the Hunger Free Summer Food Fight, you can help these kids enjoy a healthy and happy summer.  More »

July 23, 2018 11:00 am

Hunger Free Summer Golf Classic

Join us on July 23rd for our Bernie Smilovitz Hunger Free Summer Golf Classic benefiting Gleaners Community Food Bank presented by Andiamo Ristorante. More »

Iron Chef
August 9, 2018

2018 Iron Chef Competition

Join us for the 14th Annual Iron Chef Culinary and Mixology Competition at Bordine's Nursery in Brighton.
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Food Bank News and Updates

“Gerry's Tableside Chat: Hunger Free Summer"

One of the biggest campaigns of the year has arrived! Learn all about Hunger Free Summer in this week's Tableside Chat. More »

"Ride Out Hunger: Media Alert"

Kroger will partner with MotorCity Harley-Davidson to host Ride Out Hunger, its first Poker Run motorcycle ride to support Zero Hunger | Zero Waste in local Michigan communities. 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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