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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    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.

    Wednesday, July 15 - Sunday, September 20

    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 19


    Limited Time Only

    Opa! FEST 2015
    Take part in the largest ongoing Greek festival in the Metro Detroit area! Donate three (3) cans of food and get one (1) FREE ADMISSION.

    Friday, June 26 - Sunday, June 28

    Ongoing Events

    Gardner-White Hunger Free Summer Food Drive
    To help aid the Hunger Free Summer campaign, Gardner-White will collect nonperishable food items at all of their locations now through September 6th!  Your generous donation will help in the fight against hunger this Summer!

    Now - Monday, September 6

    Detroit Free Press Marathon
    Andrew Mehall of Russell Street Deli is running the 2015 Detroit Free Press and Talmer Bank Marathon with a goal of raising $8,000 for Gleaners in the process. You can support Andrew and help him provide meals for those in need!

    Now - Sunday, 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 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

    Hunger Free Summer Food Fight
    Gleaners invites you to participate in the 21st Annual Hunger Free Summer Food Fight! The Food Fight is an annual food and fund collection in which organizations throughout Metro Detroit compete against teams within their division to raise the most meals for kids this summer - REGISTER TODAY!

    Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 31

    Bernie Smilovitz Hunger Free Summer Golf Classic
    Join us for a great day of golf, celebrities, food and fun at the Detroit Golf Club to support Gleaners’ Hunger Free Summer campaign to raise 2 million meals for children while school is out.

    Monday, July 27


    Limited Time Only

    11th Annual Iron Chef Event
    Be part of the action as we invite two new Chefs and two new Mixologists to the Bordine’s Nursery 'Kitchen Stadium' for the Iron Chef Event of the year! Proceeds benefit Gleaners' Shared Harvest Pantry, feeding hungry neighbors in Livingston County.

    Thursday, August 6


    Limited Time Only

    Detroit UNCORKED 2015
    The 11th annual Detroit Uncorked is returning to delight the Greater Detroit community from 6-9 p.m. at Gleaners Community Food Bank.  This year’s event will benefit Gleaners and feature more than 250 world class wines, Michigan handcrafted beers and premium spirits, as well as delectable food pairings and exciting silent auction items.

    Friday, September 25


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