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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

Founders Detroit: Outer Limits Party 2019

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - September 29 @ 12:00 am

Join us Saturday, September 28th for our inaugural Founders Detroit: Outer Limits Party. In true Founders fashion, we are pushing the limit and taking the party outside with live music, special grill offerings (check back for details regarding the food), and of course, some of our favorite beers that we have been saving for just the right occasion.

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2nd Annual DAC M.I.L.K. Gala

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for an amazing evening of food, drinks, live music, dancing and more! Members of the DAC are joining together with Gleaners to nourish kids and support our community.…

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News and Updates

Gleaners CEO, has Passion for Helping the Hungry

Aug 27, 2019

“My genuine interest is to create a safety net that works for everyone. It’s still what drives me today,” he said. “You can see the difference when people don’t have to worry about having enough food. It changes their life.”

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Top chefs go head-to-head in ‘Iron Chef’-style challenge for Livingston meal assistance

Aug 9, 2019

Six chefs from Livingston County and other southeast Michigan towns faced off Thursday night in an Iron Chef-style cooking competition.

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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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