Today, your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Charter One Foundation and other generous donors, providing six meals per dollar for children who are at risk of hunger and malnutrition while school is out this summer.
With a demand at an all-time high, Gleaners has to purchase more food than ever in order to meet the needs of our 550 food pantries, soup kitchens and community agencies.
Virtual Food Drives can be done from your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone, and your dollar goes further due to our bulk purchasing power and efficient distribution network. Learn more →
This season, every time a Detroit Tigers pitcher throws a strikeout, Trader Joe's, in partnership with the Detroit Tigers Foundation, will make a donation of $20 to Gleaners Community Food Bank to help feed hungry families in southeast Michigan.
Join us at the largest ongoing Greek festival in the metro Detroit area! OPA! Fest is held at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Troy and provides an experience of Greek culture, hospitality and food...along with the music of Enigma! FREE admission by bringing three nonperishable food items!
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Join us in a ride to erase hunger. Starting at Biker Bob's in Taylor, MI, this poker run will visit four Gleaners locations, stopping at each for refreshments, raffles, and giveaways. Registration fees will go toward helping Gleaners feed hungry children, families, and seniors in southeast Michigan.
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Jennifer thrives on challenge and feels energized by a full day of work.
She is also incredibly compassionate. She says she can identify with the struggles that many people find themselves facing. “There is a time when everybody has some rough spots,” she says.
Wayne State University’s Pi Kappa Alpha Delta Nu fraternity's membership of 85 young men have been integral to Gleaners’ Double Your Donation Day campaigns, helping us staff our phone bank from 6 am to 11 pm.
Each month, Gleaners distributes close to 400,000 pounds of food at schools across southeast Michigan through our school-based mobile pantry program. Read what Van Dyke Public Schools' social workers and families have to say about the program here →
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