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

    Women's Power Breakfast
    Join us for breakfast and socializing with metro Detroit’s powerful women leaders as we come together to solve child hunger in southeast Michigan at the 22nd annual Women's Power Breakfast on Wednesday, April 22nd at 7-9am at Gleaners Detroit Headquarters.

    Wednesday, April 22

    Michigan First Credit Union Shred Day
    Donate 5 nonperishable food items or $5 from 10am - noon during Michigan First Credit Union's Shred Day and up to four bags or boxes of paper documents will be shredded for you.

    Saturday, April 25


    Limited Time Only

    UDM Men’s Lacrosse Food Drive
    Join the University of Detroit Mercy Men’s Lacrosse team from April 6 – 24 to help feed hungry families in southeast Michigan. Donate 2 nonperishable food items and receive a complimentary general admission ticket to the April 25th game.

    Now – Friday, April 24

    Food for Fines/Food for Thought
    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.

    Now - Friday, May 1

    Savor Detroit
    Join Hour Detroit magazine's Savor Detroit, a five-night dinner series featuring custom menus developed by the city's most celebrated chefs. Each night, a duo of chefs prepare a one-of-a-kind four-course meal complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit Gleaners.

    Monday, April 27 - Friday, May 1

    10th Annual Nonprofit Management Conference
    If you're interested in learning more about nonprofit management, then register for the 10th Annual Nonprofit Management Conference on Wednesday, April 29 in Troy.

    Wednesday, April 29

    Ongoing Events

    Detroit Free Press Marathon
    Join the 2015 Detroit Free Press and Talmer Bank Marathon and support Gleaners on Sunday, October 18! You don't have to be a marathoner to get involved, other races include a 5k, half marathon and kids fun run - walkers are also welcome!

    Now - October 18

    Sparo - Purchase with a Purpose®
    When you shop with an online merchant that partners with Sparo, select Gleaners and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to help feed our hungry neighbors in southeast Michigan.


    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 with a social mission. When you enter "gleaners" into the nonprofit code box during checkout, Glenwood will share 50% of the profit from your purchase with us.


    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.


    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

    David Summers Presents the 9th Annual Trivia Quiz Night
    Join David Summers Present the 9th Annual Trivia Quiz Night this Saturday, May 2 for a fun filled night. Tickets are $200 per table of 8. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Gleaners.

    Saturday, May 2


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