Together We Can Beat Summer Hunger! When school is out, hunger sets in.

Need Assistance?

Do you need emergency food assistance? There are a number of resources available, including through Gleaners' partner agency network. We are here to help!

Looking to Donate?

Please join us in helping provide food and hope to hungry neighbors in southeast Michigan. Together, we will end hunger in our communities.

Want to Volunteer?

We offer several different opportunities for volunteering! From programs for children all the way to initiatives for Seniors. We would love your help!

Serving Southeastern Michigan Since 1977

To achieve a healthy, hunger-free community by empowering the people we serve through education, advocacy, access, and community engagement; building strong, collaborative partnerships with others in the community who also win when hunger is solved; setting best practices; and cultivating and fostering an energizing and spirited workforce.

Events & Food Drives

Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee Powered by LaFontaine

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

We welcome everyone! No admission, but our cars and coffee benefits our local Gleaners Food Bank. Any donation you would like to bring is greatly appreciated whether it be a nonperishable food donation or a monetary donation!

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Zero Hunger Emergency Food Drive

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

DOZENS of Local Law Enforcement and First Responders will host a Food Drive on July 27th and August 3rd. Local Police Officers will be arriving on-site with their patrol vehicle to collect food from 11am-3pm to go directly to Food Banks in need to help feed hungry families this Summer.

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Iron Chef Competition

Iron Chef 2019

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

LET THE CULINARY BATTLES BEGIN! The 15th Annual Iron Chef competitions will be our biggest yet, with an evening of delicious food and great company. Competitions, restaurant tastings, a silent auction, and MORE await.

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News and Updates

Every Kid Deserves a Hunger Free Summer

Jul 11, 2019

Ask local kids what nutritious food means & you’ll hear “strong energy” and “brain power.”

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The 10th Cereal Drive Sets Record: 3,080,617 Servings of Cereal!

Jun 25, 2019

The energy and excitement was palpable at the kickoff of the Children’s Hospital Cereal Drive in Detroit.

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Gleaners Named 2019 Food Bank of the Year

Apr 25, 2019

We’re honored to announce Gleaners has been named Food Bank of the Year by Feeding America. But we couldn’t have done it alone. None of this would have been possible without you!

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