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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    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.

    Monday, March 23 - Friday, May 1

    Women's Power Happy Hour
    Join us for sips, savories, and socializing with metro Detroit’s powerful women leaders as we come together to solve child hunger in southeast Michigan on Tuesday, March 31st from 5:30-7:30pm at the woman-owned restaurant and tiki lounge, The Zenith at The Fisher in midtown Detroit.

    Tuesday, March 31

    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

    March

    Limited Time Only

    Big Boy Restaurants Food Drive
    Help Big Boy this month by dropping off nonperishable food items to any Big Boy Restaurant location in Michigan to help feed our hungry neighbors.

    Now - Tuesday, March 31

    Howell Buffalo Wild Wings March Madness
    Join Buffalo Wild Wings - Howell this March Madness season to help provide food for our struggling neighbors! When you, order select appetizers and drinks a portion of your purchase will be donated to Gleaners.

    Now - Tuesday, March 31

    Tony Sacco's Coal Oven Pizza Food Drive
    Join Howell's Tony Sacco's Coal Oven Pizza this March to help provide food for our struggling neighbors! When you order the pizza of the month or a dessert, a portion of your purchase will be donated to Gleaners.

    Now - Tuesday, March 31

    WSU Criminal Justice Student Organization Food Drive
    Help Wayne State University Criminal Justice Student Organization collect nonperishable food items across campus from March 2 - March 31.

    Now - Tuesday, March 31

    April

    Limited Time Only

    Frequency Festival Spring Break 2015
    Enjoy mix sets of EDM, Hip Hop & Trap Music with live performances of Lil Debbie, Play-N-Skills, Fly Panda and the Rej3ctz at the Frequency Festival Spring Break 2015. A percentage of each ticket sold will help feed hungry families in southeast Michigan.

    Thursday, April 2 & Saturday, April 4

    Bunnyville At the Detroit Zoo
    Bring a nonperishable food item to the Detroit Zoo's 24th annual Bunnyville celebration on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4 and receive a reduced admission fee.

    Friday, April 3 & Saturday, April 4

    Liberty Tax Service Roadside Party
    Join Liberty Tax Services on Saturday, April 4 and 11 from 11am - 5pm for food, prizes, family fun, and music with DJ Vive at the "Roadside Party." Bring 5+ nonperishable food items and receive 55% off tax preparation services.

    Saturday, April 4 & 11

    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.

    Monday, April 6 – Sunday, April 24

    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

    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 benefiting Gleaners.

    Tuesdays in April

    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!

    Ongoing

    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.

    Ongoing

    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.

    Ongoing

    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!

    Ongoing

    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.

    Ongoing

    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.

    Ongoing

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

    Ongoing

    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.

    Ongoing

    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.

    Ongoing

     

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