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

    Pewabic Empty Bowls
    Come purchase a handmade bowl donated by local students and artists, participate in a silent auction to benefit Gleaners, and enjoy a light lunch of bread and soup donated by local restaurants on Saturday, February 28th from 11am - 2pm.

    Saturday, February 28

    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


    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 - Saturday, February 28


    Limited Time Only

    Michigan Design Center Sample Sale
    Don’t miss your chance to purchase designer furnishings at deeply-discounted prices at the Michigan Design Center's biggest sale of the year! Admission is a nonperishable food donation to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank.

    Friday, March 20 & Saturday, March 21

    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.

    Monday, March 2 - Tuesday, March 31

    Ongoing Events

    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 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 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.


    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.


    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.


    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

    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



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