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Quarantine Boxes Provide Well-balanced Meals for Michigan’s Elderly

April 20, 2020 Comments Off on Quarantine Boxes Provide Well-balanced Meals for Michigan’s Elderly

Michigan National Guard Assists Gleaners in packaging 35,000 quarantine boxes, made possible through a partnership with the Food Bank Council of Michigan and statewide Area Agencies on Aging.

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Gleaners Community Food Bank Receives $264,000 from the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation

July 22, 2021 Comments Off on Gleaners Community Food Bank Receives $264,000 from the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation

The Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation (Dresner Foundation) has awarded Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan with two grants totaling $264,000. The first grant, awarded on March 23 2021, provides Gleaners with $96,000 to cover the direct food costs associated with food distribution at the southwest Ford Resource and Engagement Center (FREC) through the…

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How to Help Hungry Veterans for 4th of July  

July 1, 2021 Comments Off on How to Help Hungry Veterans for 4th of July  

Independence Day is just around the corner, and Americans are getting ready to celebrate the holiday weekend with fireworks, parades, cookouts, and gatherings with friends and family. But beyond the red, white, and blue displays of patriotism, thousands of local veterans are still living in poverty and struggling to put food on the table.    Food is among the most basic of needs, but hunger still infiltrates the daily lives of local veterans and their families. Here’s what you need to…

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Detroit Partners Unite After Fire Destroys Harper Food Center

March 19, 2021 Comments Off on Detroit Partners Unite After Fire Destroys Harper Food Center

On a cold Saturday evening in February, Rev. Dr. Steve Bland, Jr. of Liberty Temple Baptist Church turned on the local news as he prepared for Sunday church services. When he looked up at the screen, he was devastated by the images he saw: Harper Food Center in Detroit had just burned to the ground.…

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Celanese Corporation’s Steadfast Commitment to Our Local Community

June 25, 2020 Comments Off on Celanese Corporation’s Steadfast Commitment to Our Local Community

Gleaners is honored to receive $15,000 in support from Celanese Corporation

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Waves of Need Met with Vital Support During Pandemic Crisis

June 25, 2020 Comments Off on Waves of Need Met with Vital Support During Pandemic Crisis

Community-wide supports helps Gleaners reach an additional 150,000 households during the extended state of emergency in Michigan.

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2020 Hour: Best of Detroit

June 12, 2020 Comments Off on 2020 Hour: Best of Detroit
Loading up a Truck at an Emergency Mobile

The Best of Detroit-winning organization saw a potential food-insecurity crisis coming with the emergence of COVID-19 and sprang into action.

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Working Together to Reach Our Most Vulnerable

June 3, 2020 Comments Off on Working Together to Reach Our Most Vulnerable

More than 120 partners help Gleaners deliver emergency food to at-risk populations.

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Horizon Bank Offers Support to Southeast Michigan’s Hungry Neighbors

April 24, 2020 Comments Off on Horizon Bank Offers Support to Southeast Michigan’s Hungry Neighbors

Horizon Bank awards $5,000 to Gleaners Community Food Bank in support of increased food distribution during the state of emergency in Michigan.

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Heavy Lifting Behind the Scenes: Planet Fitness Donates $70,000 to Gleaners

June 24, 2021 Comments Off on Heavy Lifting Behind the Scenes: Planet Fitness Donates $70,000 to Gleaners

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan is grateful to maintain strong partnerships with organizations that care deeply about securing food for their hungry neighbors. Since October 2020, Planet Fitness has donated nearly $9,000 per month in support of Gleaners’ programs and initiatives, including emergency mobile food distributions across Wayne, Oakland, Livingston, Macomb, and Monroe counties.   “We have been proud to partner with Gleaners Community Food Bank for many years. Although we have not been able…

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