• Help provide one million meals
    to hungry children!

    Join with metro Detroit's powerful women as we come together to alleviate child hunger in southeast Michigan.

    Help provide 1 million meals to hungry kids!

    Women's Power Happy Hour

    Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    Women's Power Happy Hour

    5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Spirits, Savories, Socializing and Fabulous Silent Auction

    The Zenith at The Fisher
    3011 W. Grand Boulevard, Detroit 

    Online sales are closed. Tickets can be purchased at the door!

    Women's Power Breakfast

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    Women's Power Breakfast

    7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Coffee & Networking
    8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast & Program

    Gleaners' Detroit Headquarters
    2131 Beaufait, Detroit

    Women's Power Breakfast Tickets

    Million Meal Match - $1 = 6 Meals! Donate today and your gift will be matched!

    Give online: www.gcfb.org/MillionMealMatch

    Call us: 855-315-FOOD (3663)

    Text-to-Give: Text MMM to 41444
    Follow the link to donate any amount by credit or debit card.
    Message and data rates apply.
  • 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 →

  • DTE Energy Gardens Need Wheelbarrows

    The DTE Energy Farm Needs 20 Wheelbarrows!


    The DTE Energy Farm is in desperate need of wheelbarrows this season. They do not need to be new, only in decent working condition.

    If you have a wheelbarrow to donate or would like to help purchase one for the farm, please contact Kate Long at klong@gcfb.org

    Learn more about the DTE Energy Farm →


  • Thomas Tatar

    Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Tatar Supports Gleaners
    this Season


    The Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Red Wings Foundation are proud to announce that all 24 players, along with head coach Mike Babcock, are participating in a number of charity programs throughout the 2014-15 season.

    Tomas Tatar will donate $100 per point during the 2014-15 season to Gleaners Community Food Bank's BackPack Program. The BackPack Program sends a bag with six meals home with hungry elementary students.

    Click to read more →

  • Support Gleaners at these upcoming events


    Food for Fines/Food for Thought

    Now - Friday, May 1

    Do you have an overdue library book? See if your library is participating in the 3rd Annual Food for Fines/Food for Thought this spring. When you bring in nonperishable food items from March 23 - May 1 at select libraries, you'll receive fine forgiveness in return.
    Learn more →

    Amazon Smile. You Shop. Amazon Gives.


    Shop smile.amazon.com, search and select Gleaners Community Food Bank as your charity, and 0.5% of every eligible purchase will go toward helping us feed our hungry neighbors!
    Learn more →


Get to Know a Gleaner


When volunteers come to our Livingston Shared Harvest pantry, they meet Delores Watters, our Livingston Volunteer Coordinator. She works with over 140 volunteers and numerous groups weekly to rotate shifts within our pantry

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Volunteer Spotlight:
Susie Fenstern


Susie Fenster is an active community member with a love for healthy cooking, nutrition and fitness.

“It’s been a great learning experience that’s allowed me to merge my business and marketing background with my interests in community involvement, healthy eating, and supporting local farmers,” she shared.

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MGM Grand Detroit

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During the month of February, MGM Grand Detroit’s team members participated in their 3rd annual “At the Heart of Hunger” food drive to help feed hungry men, women and children in southeast Michigan. 

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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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