Hunger Stories

Bride Finds Balance by Volunteering at Gleaners on Eve of Her Wedding

December 10, 2015

For one Detroit area bride to be, helping in the fight against hunger proved to be the perfect elixir to the frenzied, final hours of planning her wedding. “I never…

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Energetic volunteer lights up Gleaners Mercado Food Pantry in Mexicantown

November 16, 2015

“I know their faces,” said Joe Pilat, referring to the hundreds and hundreds of hungry kids and families he serves as a devoted volunteer of Gleaners Food Hub Pantry within…

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Gleaners and PepsiCo Partnership Will Help Hungry Families Access Fresh Food

November 11, 2015

My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery Program unveiled at press event Thanks to an innovative new program and partnership with PepsiCo Corp., Gleaners will help hungry families get the fresh, nutritious food…

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Cooking Matters: Research Study Shows Improvement for Women with Diabetes

September 18, 2015

As a registered dietician and health educator, Viki Shayna, PhD, had been frustrated by unsuccessful programs that aimed to improve participants’ health, especially diabetes. 92% of diabetes cases are related…

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Comerica continues to Care about hunger relief in southeast Michigan

September 8, 2015

Last year, Madison Electric launched a campaign to celebrate its 100th Anniversary and to raise funds which they donated to local charities – like Gleaners Community Food Bank. Community partners,…

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