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

    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

    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 - Sunday, September 20

    August

    Limited Time Only

    Trattoria da Luigi presents Dine Out for Hunger
    Luigi and his staff are donating all profits, including tips, to support Gleaners Community Food Bank’s Hunger Free Summer campaign. All proceeds at Dine Out for Hunger will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Citizens Bank and other generous donors to provide meals to hungry kids this summer.

    Monday, August 3

    2015 Hartland Softball Tournament to benefit Gleaners
    Head to Hartland, MI for some softball fun at TAGS Sports Complex. This open tournament will host Men's, Women's, (Competitive and Recreational divisions) and Coed division softball games. The tournament has raised over 60,000 meals to-date, and is looking to bring that total to over 100,000 this year!

    Saturday, August 8

    California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser
    Join us for an event where giving won't just feel good, it'll taste good too! Bring this flyer to CPK at Partridge Creek Mall and 20% of your check will be donated to Gleaners.

    Wednesday, August 19

    Fury for a Feast
    Join us for live music, great food, and over a dozen bourbon barrel aged beers at the 3rd Annual Fury for a Feast to benefit Gleaners. Over the past two years, Fury for a Feast has raised over $8,000 and 1,800 pounds of food for Gleaners.

    Saturday, August 22

    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

    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

    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.

    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 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

    September

    Limited Time Only

    25th Annual Grosse Pointe Board of Realtors Golf Outing
    Join the fun at Gowanie Golf Club in Harrison Township with 18 holes of golf, cocktails, dinner, and a raffle that includes two Apple watches or Apple TVs! A portion of event proceeds will benefit Gleaners.

    Monday, September 14

    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, delectable food pairings, live entertainment and exciting silent auction items.

    Friday, September 25

    Vine & Dine 2015
    Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber & Gleaners present the 12th Annual Vine & Dine - Sip, Savor & Stroll at Cranbrook Institute of Science. Featuring bites from 15+ local restaurants like Big Rock Chophouse, Cameron’s Steakhouse, Streetside Seafood & more. Sips from Griffin Claw Brewing Company, Hills Fine Wine and Spirits, Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council & more. Proceeds benefit Gleaners.

    Wednesday, September 30

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