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!

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    Hunger Free Summer
    Child hunger is a critical problem, but together we can solve it. Make a gift today and you'll help Gleaners provide 2 million more meals to hungry children this summer!

    Now - Monday, September 1

    Summer Concerts at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
    Thanks to Freedom Hill, Gleaners is able to offer its supporters tickets to some fabulous shows this summer! Tickets to selected concerts are $10, no service charge, and include free parking. Proceeds go to Gleaners’ mission to feed hungry people.

    Now - Wednesday, August 27


    Limited Time Only

    Hunger Free Summer Food Fight!
    Your business or organization is invited to participate in the 20th annual Hunger Free Summer Food Fight: a friendly contest to collect food and funds to help feed hungry children in southeast Michigan.

    Now - Friday, August 1

    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.

    Now - Saturday, September 20

    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.

    Now - Sunday, September 28 (Before all Sunday Home Tigers Games)

    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, September 30

    Erebus - The Haunt with a Heart
    Purchase tickets online using promo code EAT, receive a $3 discount, and $5 will be donated to Gleaners!

    Now - Fall 2014

    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.



    Limited Time Only

    Arise Detroit! Neighborhoods Day 2014
    Help the Michigan Science Center stock a local pantry and SAVE up to $3 per person on museum admission.

    Saturday, August 2 & Sunday, August 3

    10th Annual Iron Chef Event
    Enjoy delectable restaurant tastings, cocktails, a silent auction, socializing, and fun! Proceeds benefit Gleaners' Shared Harvest Pantry, feeding hungry neigbhors in Livingston County.

    Thursday, August 7

    Action Water Sports - Learn to Ski/Wakeboard
    Pine Lake Ski School and Spray Masters Water Ski Team would like to invite you to our Learn to Ski/Wakeboard charity event. $15/participant. All proceeds to benefit Gleaners and Spray Masters Water Ski Team.

    Thursday, August 14

    Macy's Shop for a Cause
    Purchase a $5 Shopping Pass for exclusive savings on August 23rd. Save 25% on regular, sale & clearance items - including home - all day! 100% of pass proceeds benefit Gleaners.

    Saturday, August 23


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