Events/Food Drives

Check out the events that are benefiting Gleaners in your community and see how you can get involved! Planning an event to benefit Gleaners? Please let us know!

  • Highlight

    Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo!
    Bring a nonperishable food donation and receive a reduced admission price of $8, parking not included.

    Friday, April 18 & Saturday, April 19


    Limited Time Only

    Auburn Oaks Spring Open House
    Visit the garden center to start your spring gardening off right and receive a $5 OFF coupon when you donate 3 nutritious canned or dry goods (one coupon per family).

    Friday, April 25 - Sunday, April 27

    Girl Scout Helping Hands Food Drive
    Neighbors around Lessenger Elementary School in Madison Heights are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to help feed hungry kids.

    Saturday, April 26

    Lingenfelter Collection Spring Open House
    Come see exotic cars, muscle cars, and TONS of Corvettes....Including the new 2014 C7. Free admission. Donations will be accepted for the Lingenfelter Foundation to support numerous charities, including Gleaners.

    Saturday, April 26

    Blessing of the Bikes
    The North Shore Church hopes to raise $3,333 at the Blessing of the Bikes, providing 10,000 meals to those in need. Music, shopping, food, and kids activities will be available. Bring your bike, family, and enjoy the festivities!

    Sunday, April 27

    Ongoing Events

    Food for Fines/Food for Thought
    This spring, your local library and Gleaners Community Food Bank are partnering to alleviate hunger in southeast Michigan! Fine forgiveness offered by select libraries.

    Now - Friday, May 9

    Gridiron and the Chef: Tailgating for a Cause
    Bring two nonperishable food items to Cheli's in Downtown Detroit before the Tigers game and receive free entry into the tailgate party.

    Before all Sunday Home Tigers Games: Now - September 28

    Outnumber Hunger
    Enter the code from any specially marked General Mills packages and help Feeding America secure 5 MEALS on behalf of local food banks like Gleaners.


    Higher Grounds Coffee - Michigan SMOOTH
    A generous $5 donation to Gleaners is made for every bag of Michigan SMOOTH whole bean or ground coffee purchased.


    Project 10 Challenge
    For every 10 lbs lost, or 10 lbs of muscle gained, Project 10 will donate nutritious food to Gleaners to help a local child in need.



    Limited Time Only

    Fill the Gazebo
    Livingston residents are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items to downtown Brighton's Millpond Gazebo or to the Howell Gazebo. Donations can also be made online.

    Saturday, May 3

    Rockin' 4 Hunger, Inc presents an Evening of Music & Charity
    Proceeds to benefit Hope Center in Macomb & Gleaners. Tickets and event sponsor opportunities available now.

    Saturday, May 3

    Saturday Super Sale - Macomb Mall
    Bring a nonperishable food donation between 10 a.m. & 9 p.m., and you'll be entered to win a $5 gift card to use at the event vendor booths.

    Saturday, May 3

    Abundant Fields: Art Show and Auction to Benefit Gleaners
    An evening of art, community and philanthropy. The exhibited artists will offer a piece to auction, with proceeds benefiting Gleaners. Additionally, 10% of all art sales from the show will be donated to Gleaners.

    Thursday, May 8

    National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
    Leave a nonperishable food donation at your mailbox by 9 a.m. and your letter carrier will collect that donation and provide it to Gleaners to help our hungry neighbors.

    Saturday, May 10

    Ongoing Events

    Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee
    Join fellow car enthusiasts every Saturday from 8-10 a.m. for Cars & Coffee - a place to take your ride, share stories, and see some amazing cars at Lingenfelter Performance Engineering. Events are free; Donations for Gleaners encouraged.

    Saturday, May 3 - Saturday, September 20


    Limited Time Only

    RACE2LEAD 5K & Family Fun Run
    A portion of the race proceeds will benefit Gleaners' Hunger Free Summer initiative and the Salvation Army, providing healthy meals for local kids this summer.

    Saturday, June 14


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