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

    "Hunger-Free In The D" Radiothon
    Tune in to WJR 760-AM on Monday, November 27th at 6am-9am. The Paul W. Smith Show will be broadcasting live from Glenaers. The Celani Family Foundation will match every donation made to Gleaners and Capuchin Soup Kitchen - dollar-for-dollar - up to $100,000. Help Gleaners Community Food Bank and Capuchin Soup Kitchen provide meals to hungry neighbors in Metro Detroit this holiday season. Make your gift today at

    Monday, November 24


    Limited Time Only

    Lake to Lake Food Drive
    Help Lake Trust Credit Union feed hungry families in southeast Michigan by bringing a nonperishable food item to a Lake Trust Branch near you on Friday, November 21st.

    Friday, November 21

    Plymouth Whalers Food Drive
    Help the Plymouth Whalers feed hungry families in southeast Michigan by bringing in 5 nonperishable food items or a $5 donation for 5 chances to win some great prizes including a $500 gift card.

    Saturday, November 22

    Maranata Romanian Church of God
    On Saturday, November 22 the Maranata Romanian Church of Good is hosting a food drive to help feed hungry families in southeast Michigan. Bring nonperishable food items, plastic bags, and more on or prior to November 22. 

    Saturday, November 22

    WHMI's 12 Days of Gleaners
    Livingston County’s Own 93.5 WHMI is proud to team up with Gleaners to help feed Livingston County families during the holidays. A $20 donation will feed a family of four in Livingston County for Thanksgiving.

    Saturday, November 15 - Wednesday, November 26

    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 benefitting Gleaners. Only 12 spots are available, so sign up today!

    Tuesdays in November

    Ongoing Events

    Art Van Together We Can Food Drive
    Join Art Van Furniture and WXYZ-Channel 7 to help feed hungry families this holiday season. Drop off nonperishable food donations to any Art Van Furniture store in the Metro Detroit area.

    Now - Monday, November 24

    Hunger Free In The D
    Help Gleaners and Capuchin Soup Kitchen provide 10,000 holiday meals to hungry neighbors in Metro Detroit and The Celani Family Foundation will match every donation made dollar-for-dollar - up to $100,000. Make a gift today at

    Now - Wednesday, November 24

    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, December 30

    Give A Meal with Bank of America
    From now until the end of the year, for every $1 donated through the Give a Meal program, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will give $2 more. Detroiters can help support Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners in the fight against hunger in the community.

    Now - Wednesday, December 31

    BaLu's E Store Gleaners Fundraiser
    With over 3,000 unique gifts to choose from, there’s sure to be something for everyone! Place your internet order now thru the end of the year and 20% will be donated to Gleaners. As an extra bonus, use promo code: Micgleaners14 at checkout and receive a 5% discount!

    Now - Wednesday, December 31

    2014 Taste of the NFL - Kick Hunger Challenge
    Hey Lions fans! Join Taste of the NFL in its annual online fundraising drive to feed our hungry neighbors across the country. All donations made in the name of the Detroit Lions will benefit Gleaners.

    Now - Wednesday, December 31

    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, for 10% off Thanksgiving gifts (now - 11/27) and then a one day site-wide 10% discount to celebrate Giving Tuesday (12/2).


    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.


    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.



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