Hunger Stories

Virtual learning may cause students in need to miss out on two daily meals

September 29, 2020
Gleaners Covid Distribution

Story first appeared in Oakland Press More than 310,000 children in southeast Michigan rely on free or reduced-cost breakfasts and lunches at school to provide two of their three daily…

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Food distribution needs grow with pandemic, schools reopening

September 29, 2020
Food Distribution in Schools Girl Eating Apple COVID News

Story first appeared in C&G Newspapers METRO DETROIT — The 11th year of the “Mow Down Hunger” campaign may be the most important of them all. The campaign, composed of…

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Gleaners Emergency Response Update: September

September 22, 2020

Gleaners Community Food Bank is six months into our COVID-19 response efforts. Our team has delivered an additional 11.5 million pounds of food to 325,000 households deeply affected by the…

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From Detroit to Hartland, an Urgent Moment for School-age Kids

September 18, 2020

In the weeks leading up to the start of an uncertain school year, parents with school-age children had to make hard decisions concerning their student’s learning.

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Food banks expect spike in demand as meals for kids shift back to school-delivered models

August 26, 2020

The gaps left by resuming the regular school meal programs represent the fourth wave of need to come at food providers since the pandemic began.

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Gleaners’ Emergency Response Update: August

August 19, 2020

Helping combat rising childhood hunger, welcoming back our volunteers and much more! Here are our updates and COVID-19 response efforts for August.

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Support Livingston County in Honor of the Annual Iron Chef Competition

August 13, 2020

In honor of the Iron Chef Competition, you are supporting Gleaners outreach in Livingston County that reaches an average of 1,5000 people each week.

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Summer Spells Hunger for More Kids During COVID-19

August 6, 2020

Gleaners and our partners are working hard to help kids have a Hunger Free Summer admits the current crisis.

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Partners in Food Security During the Pandemic Crisis

August 6, 2020

Gleaners continues to serve our partner agencies who continue to server record numbers of guests.

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American Legion Department working to alleviate stress for veterans and others impacted by the pandemic

July 29, 2020
American Legion

The American Legion Department of Michigan has been trying to alleviate some of the stress for those veterans and others impacted by the pandemic.

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