Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan

Feeding Our Hungry Neighbors

For nearly 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

Give a Meal
Now through December 31

Give a Meal Campaign

The Feeding America network and Bank of America are joining forces to support the Give A Meal program. More »

December 3 - 10, 2016


Different teams of architects and engineers create structures out of unopened cans of food following a theme. The 2016 theme is “Iconic,” leaving lots of room for interpretation! More »

January 7-29, 2016

Kroger Brings Hope to the Table

Kroger is teaming up with Gleaners, 104.3 WOMC and Fox 2 Detroit in January to collect donations and help feed hungry neighbors this winter.  More »

Food Bank News


UDIM Helps Gleaners Provide Over 61,000 Gallons of Milk

Gleaners has received 39,888 gallons of fresh milk donations over the past year from UDIM, Kroger and the Michigan Milk Producers Association.    More »


Gleaners Food Bank Receives $3,400 From VG's Grocery

Ford Motor Company Fund was created in 1949. Since then it has invested nearly $1.5 billion in civic organizations around the world.   More »

Featured Story

Higher Hopes! brings hope for the holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching and the prospect of turkey dinners, pumpkin pie and football has many families eagerly anticipating the opportunity to relax and indulge. ‘Tis the season to celebrate with your loved ones, reflect on all you are thankful for and eat until you pop – but what about the families that aren’t so fortunate?

This was the thought William Birndorf had when he established Higher Hopes!, an organization with the primary objective to provide meals to poverty-stricken households whose children are enrolled in the Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Programs (Early Head Start, Head Start and the Great Start Readiness Program). Each year, they aim to distribute 1,000 full Thanksgiving Dinner Kits, which contain all of the necessary supplies to feed families and friends with a complete traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

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