Mow Down Hunger Today!

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  • Mow Down Hunger in Our Own Backyard 

    Mow Down Hunger Today!

    Help us raise 1 million meals for hungry kids. Weingartz will double your donation!

    Starting now through Tuesday, October 6, your generous donation, along with Weingartz 100% matching donation, will help us mow down hunger in our own backyard.

    Please join the Weingartz family and help us feed our hungry neighbors.

    Donate Today →

  • Gleaners efficiency 2014 94 cents of every $1What We Do

    For more than 38 years, Gleaners Community Food Bank has been "feeding hungry people and nourishing our communities.” Last year, Gleaners distributed 34 million pounds of emergency food to more than 510 partner soup kitchens, shelters and pantries in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties. 

    Of every dollar donated, Gleaners uses 94 cents for food and food programs. One dollar provides three meals for a hungry neighbor.


    Learn more about Gleaners →


  • Kroger Pour it Forward

    Kroger's Pour it Forward

    Donate Milk Today

    Milk is often requested at local food banks, but for too many families it's rarely available.

    Give the gift of milk today – donate at your nearest Kroger by purchasing a $1, $3 or $5 voucher at checkout.

    All donations will benefit Feeding America food banks like Gleaners.

    Learn more →

  • Community Partnerships Provide a Higher Impact on Hunger Relief

    The U.S. economy is recovering and job growth continues, but thousands of southeast Michigan households still don't earn enough to meet basic needs, and many others need assistance due to unforeseen financial crises. 

    In this video, Gerry Brisson, Gleaners Community Food Bank President and Kirk Mayes, Forgotten Harvest CEO discuss the need for community partnerships in hunger relief.

    View the video on YouTube →
    Read more in our latest Harvest magazine (pg 6) →

  • 2015 Detroit UNCORKED

    Detroit UNCORKED 2015

    Friday, September  25


    The 11th annual Detroit Uncorked is returning to delight the Greater Detroit community from 6-9 p.m. at Gleaners Community Food Bank.
    This year’s event will benefit Gleaners and feature more than 250 world class wines, Michigan handcrafted beers and premium spirits, delectable food pairings, live entertainment and exciting silent auction items.

    Learn more →

  • 2015 Vine & Dine

    Vine & Dine 2015

    Wednesday, September 30


    Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber & Gleaners present the 12th Annual Vine & Dine - Sip, Savor & Stroll at Cranbrook Institute of Science.

    Featuring bites from 15+ local restaurants like Big Rock Chophouse, Cameron’s Steakhouse, Streetside Seafood & more. Sips from Granite City Food & Brewery, Hills Fine Wine and Spirits, Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council & more. Proceeds benefit Gleaners.

    Learn more →

  • Support Gleaners at these great community events!


    The Auction:
    A Team Brewing Event @ Cap N Cork Homebrew Supply

    Saturday, September 19

    The Auction, a Team Brewing Event is a unique homebrewing competition that melds skill, cunning and teamwork into one ruthless event. On top of all that proceeds will go to help support Gleaners. 5% of Cap N Cork sales that day, as well as all of the silent auction and raffle proceeds will go to Gleaners.
    Learn more →

    Michigan Design Center Sample Sale

    Friday, October 2 & Saturday, October 3

    Find designer floor samples, discounted up to 80 percent off retail price and available immediately during this two-day shopping event. Admission is a nonperishable food donation to benefit Gleaners.
    Learn more →


Spotlight: Food Fight!

2013 Hunger Free Summer Food Fight Results

The third decade of the annual Hunger Free Summer Food Fight kicked off with the collection of 27,685 pounds of food and $42,613, for an impressive 50,303 days of meals for hungry kids in need! But that's not all...

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Spotlight: Viki Shayna, PhD

Cooking Matters: Diabetes Research Study

As a registered dietician and health educator, Viki Shayna, PhD, had been frustrated by unsuccessful programs that aimed to improve participants' health, especially diabetes.

After volunteering at a Gleaners Cooking Matters class, Viki realized this program was different.

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Comerica Cares

Comerica Cares

Comerica Cares about hunger relief in southeast Michigan. They provide ongoing support with donations to Gleaners' events and fundraising campaigns, by hosting their annual "Shred Day" food drive, and sending volunteers each month to help at our Detroit distribution center.

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Gleaners Partner Profile

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St. Joseph Family Support in Troy helps families move from crisis to stability. "Most people just need a little help for a little while and that's why we're here.

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