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

Hunger Free Summer Food Fight

July 15 - July 26

You can make a difference for a hungry child this summer! When school lets out, nearly 300,000 southeast Michigan children lose access to school-provided meals. By participating in the Hunger Free Summer Food Fight, you can help these kids enjoy a healthy and happy summer.

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Bernie Smilovitz Golf Classic

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Please join us at the historic Detroit Golf Club to make an impact on the lives of our community’s children while enjoying a day of golf on the newly improved Donald Ross designed course following the Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA tournament, June 2019.

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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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