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

    Metro Detroit architects and designers create colossal sculptures entirely of cans to feed our hungry neighbors through the Canstruction® competition. Structures will be open to public viewing at the Wayne State Welcome Center starting December 4th until December 12th. Judging will take place on Noel Night, December 6th with the awards presentation at 9pm at the Welcome Center.

    Thursday, December 4 - Friday, December 12

    Groupon to Help Feed Hungry People
    Purchase a Groupon today for $10 and help Gleaners provide 30 nutritious meals to hungry children, seniors, and families across southeast Michigan this holiday season!

    Monday, November 24 - Tuesday, December 1


    Limited Time Only

    WHMI's 12 Days of Gleaners
    Livingston County’s Own 93.5 WHMI is proud to team up with Gleaners to help feed Livingston County families during the holidays. A $20 donation will feed a family of four in Livingston County for Thanksgiving.

    Saturday, November 15 - Wednesday, November 26

    The Community Chorus of Detroit
    Presents "A Jubilant Song"

    Please mark your calendar for two spectacular Community Chorus of Detroit holiday concerts of seasonal music, featuring composers from Poulenc to Pentatonix, and Elgar to Billy Joel. A portion of the sale of each ticket will provide three meals for our hungry neighbors in Metro Detroit through Gleaners.

    Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13

    La Marasa
    Visit La Marasa Sundays in December for lunch or dinner and La Marsa will donate 10% of their total Sunday sales to Gleaners to support hungry Livingston County.

    Sundays in December

    Russell Street Deli's Soup Academy
    Join the talented chefs at Russell Street Deli for a 4 week course on soups, stocks, bisques, broths, & more! Basic & advanced instruction available. $150/person, with all proceeds benefitting Gleaners. 

    Tuesdays in December

    Ongoing Events

    Resurrection Cemetery Food Drive
    Resurrection Cemetery, part of the Mt. Elliott Cemetery Association, is collecting nonperishable food donations during the months of July, August and September in the main office in Clinton Township.

    Now - Tuesday, December 30

    Give A Meal with Bank of America
    From now until the end of the year, for every $1 donated through the Give a Meal program, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will give $2 more. Detroiters can help support Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners in the fight against hunger in the community.

    Now - Wednesday, December 31

    BaLu's E Store Gleaners Fundraiser
    With over 3,000 unique gifts to choose from, there’s sure to be something for everyone! Place your internet order now thru the end of the year and 20% will be donated to Gleaners. As an extra bonus, use promo code: Micgleaners14 at checkout and receive a 5% discount!

    Now - Wednesday, December 31

    2014 Taste of the NFL - Kick Hunger Challenge
    Hey Lions fans! Join Taste of the NFL in its annual online fundraising drive to feed our hungry neighbors across the country. All donations made in the name of the Detroit Lions will benefit Gleaners.

    Now - Wednesday, December 31

    Support Gleaners through Ziggedy!
    Ziggedy has over 3,500 partnered online retailers that you can shop from to earn donations for Gleaners. When you shop with Ziggedy, a percentage of your purchase will help feed our hungry neighbors in southeast Michigan.


    Hunters Helping Hungry People
    Donate all or part of your wild game to the Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger (MSAH) or Gleaners this season and help provide an important source of protein for hungry neighbors!


    Glenwood Garden: Shop For Our Cause
    Shop at Glenwood Garden, an artisan food e-market, for 10% off Thanksgiving gifts (now - 11/27) and then a one day site-wide 10% discount to celebrate Giving Tuesday (12/2).


    SellerNation: Selling Your Home Benefits Gleaners
    SellerNation is a local real estate company with low commissions, 34-day listing agreements and a passion for helping local non-profits.  When SellerNation sells your home, they’ll donate 5% of their transaction revenues to Gleaners in your name.


    Amazon Smile. You Shop. Amazon Gives.
    Shop, search & select Gleaners Community Food Bank as your charity & 0.5% of every eligible purchase will go toward helping us feed our hungry neighbors!


    Nordstrom Fashion Project
    Put your wardrobe to work! Donate your new or gently-used designer clothing, shoes, and accessories, choose Gleaners as the benefiting charity and you'll receive a $40 Nordstrom gift card.


    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.



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