The Suburban Collection looking to ‘Drive Away Hunger’ with fundraiser for Gleaners Community Food Bank

Originally posted on Macomb Daily One in five children across Southeast Michigan may be at risk of going hungry, according to Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks. Hoping to help children and their families in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne, Livingston and Monroe counties, The Suburban Collection is partnering with Gleaners Community Food Bank on its second annual…

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Suburban Collection works with local Michigan food bank: ‘This is helping people right in our backyard’

Originally posted on MegaDealerNews The Suburban Collection is helping Southeast Michigan alleviate food insecurity through its partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank. Along with Farmington Hills Suburban Collection dealerships, Troy-based dealerships are participating in the second annual Drive Away Hunger campaign to raise funds for 375,000 meals by the end of November. “We saw people being out of work and…

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Gleaners Community Food Bank and Weingartz are partnering on the 12th annual Mow Down Hunger campaign

Originally posted on Press & Guide More than 300,000 children in Southeast Michigan rely on free or reduced-cost breakfasts and lunches at school to provide two of their three daily meals. As children have had their educations disrupted during the continued COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more important to make sure children also have nutritious food…

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Gleaners Receives $100,000 Grant from Morgan Stanley Foundation

With a longstanding commitment to children’s health and access to nutritious food, the Morgan Stanley Foundation has awarded Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan with a $100,000 grant. The funds will support Gleaners’ expanded School Food Mobile distributions, which provide nutritious food to school families. Gleaners is one of 28 food banks that received grant funding from Morgan Stanley as part of a $2.1 million gift to Feeding America® member food…

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Suburban Collection Teams with Gleaners for Virtual Food Drive

Originally posted on C&G News TROY — The Suburban Collection, a series of car dealerships and lots based in Troy, has teamed up with Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeast Michigan to raise funds to help those in danger of going hungry. They are doing this through a virtual food drive, which is collecting money…

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Howell dentist inspired to give back by grandmother’s survival after Armenian genocide

Originally posted on Livingston Daily Howell dentist Shant Bedikian knows how food insecurity impacts a family. His own family escaped genocide and religious oppression in the Middle East. Access to nutritious food was not a given. His grandmother Azadouhi Bedikian was a survivor of the Armenian genocide by the Ottoman Empire, which occurred between 1915 and…

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The Suburban Collection to ‘Drive Away Hunger’ with Gleaners

Originally posted on DBusiness To help households in Wayne, Oakland, Livingston, Monroe, and Macomb counties feed their families, The Suburban Collection announced its second annual Drive Away Hunger fundraising campaign in partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank. The goal is to engage staff and the community to raise funds for 375,000 meals for Gleaners by…

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Collaboration is Key to Providing Children with Summer Meals

On a sunny summer day in Detroit, dozens of children leave their apartments to congregate at the neighborhood park. Full of excitement, they run to the field to exchange high fives with their coaches, a local group of professional soccer players. It’s the third week of Community Kicks, and the children can’t wait to enjoy another day of soccer training, nutrition education, and healthy…

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UnitedHealthcare Donates $750K to Michigan Nonprofits

Originally posted on DBuisiness UnitedHealthcare, headquartered in Minnesota, is awarding $750,000 in Empowering Health grants to four community-based organizations in Michigan to expand access to care and address the social determinants of health for uninsured individuals and underserved communities. In total, UnitedHealthcare is donating $11.4 million through Empowering Health grants across 18 states and the…

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Iron Chef Sponsors Matching Dollars For Fundraiser

Originally posted on WHMI A fundraiser to help put healthy food on Livingston County tables is taking place in the temporary absence of a popular cooking competition. Due to what was described as “unforeseen circumstances”, combined with the restaurant industry being hit hard by the pandemic, Gleaners Community Food Bank was forced to cancel the…

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