Gerry’s Blog

Partnerships Help Get Millions of Servings of Milk to Families in Need

November 6, 2019
Gleaners Milk Delivery via Milk Truck

Sharon Toth, CEO of the UDIM, is a proud partner of Gleaners. Toth has worked with dairy farmers for more than 30 years. Through the UDIM, they provide milk.

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The Michigan Harvest Gathering is Happening Now, and You Can Help

October 29, 2019

The Michigan Harvest Gathering is a food, fund, and awareness campaign that brings organizations like Gleaners and the Secretary of State together to draw additional attention to the issue of food insecurity in Michigan.

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Wayne State University Tackles Food Insecurity On Campus

June 26, 2019

With so much focus on paying for college, unfortunately the issue of food insecurity can sometimes get pushed to the side.

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The Opportunity Index Provides a Better Understanding of Community Challenges

April 17, 2019

How much assistance do people need? The Opportunity Index measures economic, educational, health and civic factors by zip code to help answer just that.

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Lunch Shaming and the Hunger-Free Student Bill of Rights

April 3, 2019

Lunch shaming has an embarrassing, negative impact on a child in front of their peers.

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You Can’t Have A Food Secure Child Without A Food Secure Household

January 27, 2019

According to recent research from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 13 million children in the United States live in food insecure homes, the long-term effects of which can have a detrimental effect on the bodies, minds, and behavior of children. Kids living in food-insecure households tend to have a lower health-related quality…

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