Hunger Stories

A Look at Hunger Ahead

July 9, 2020

Today, the tides of hunger have dramatically shifted. With ongoing hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are facing a new reality ahead—one that places hunger at the forefront of concern.

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Dedicated to Delivering Nutritious Food During a State of Emergency

May 20, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people in need are facing even more barriers when it comes to accessing well-rounded meals. While millions of households across Michigan have lost income, the price of groceries grew by 2.6% in April.

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Record Number of Guests Served by My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery

April 30, 2020
The delivery arrives!

Gleaners’ pop-up grocery market is safely and efficiently serving the senior community in southeast Michigan.

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Reaching New Households Through Bi-Weekly Drive-up Food Distributions

April 22, 2020
Picking up food at a mobile distribution

Over the past five weeks, the Gleaners team has distributed food to those in need at a rate and quantity our organization has never experienced.

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Metro Detroit head shaving fundraiser raises $20,000 for Gleaners

April 21, 2020

3 friends raise money for Gleaners Community Food Bank

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National Volunteer Week at Gleaners

April 20, 2020
Volunteer helping at MNMG

In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 19-25) Gleaners is celebrating a few of our most dedicated volunteers. Read their stories below and learn about the many ways volunteers help serve our hungry neighbors.

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Tour Our New Drive-up Distribution Sites

April 14, 2020
Loading up a Truck at an Emergency Mobile

Earlier this morning, Stacy Averill, our Senior Director of Community Giving & Public Relations, toured one of our new drive-up food distribution sites in Detroit.

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Delivering 100 Tons to Livingston County Families During the State of Emergency

April 6, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has brought a heightened urgency to serve people affected by the state of emergency—including 300,000 kids who are missing the free and reduced meals they rely on every day.

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Full Food Security for School-age Children

April 1, 2020
Best Food Forward Kids!

The Best Food Forward initiative works with community partners to integrate programming into the lives of children and their families.

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Data Helps Tackle Hunger

April 1, 2020

Link2Feed is cloud-based software made specifically for food banks and their partner agencies

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