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SV Temple of Michigan Raises $15,000 for Gleaners

May 9, 2022

This past month, SV Temple of Michigan raised $15,000 – or 90,000 meals – for Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeast Michigan. This generous contribution was the result of a…

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Gleaners Distributes Record-Breaking 71.4M Pounds of Food

May 6, 2022

Originally posted in Harvest 2022 Within the pages of the 2021 Gleaners Harvest Magazine & Annual Report, Gleaners announced another record-breaking fiscal year, distributing 71.4 million pounds of food across…

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Adapting to a Virtual World

April 25, 2022

Originally posted in Harvest 2022 Volunteering at a distribution center. Organizing a food drive. Attending nutrition education classes. These beloved programs at Gleaners all had the potential to be crushed…

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Metro Detroit food banks and pantries seeing longer lines, more families as prices rise

April 19, 2022

Originally posted on Detroit Free Press On a Thursday morning, a long line of cars, stretching down Vernor Highway and West Grand Boulevard, headed for a drive-thru in Southwest Detroit, where people picked…

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Partnering for a Hunger Free Future

April 19, 2022

Originally posted in Harvest 2022 Every two weeks, Glenda arrives an hour early to receive food at Gleaners’ mobile distribution site at the Northwest Activities Center in Detroit. She waits…

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More Michiganders go without food as pandemic fallout persists

April 18, 2022

Originally posted on Oakland Press Connie Miller said she will keep working to feed people as long as there’s a need, and in recent years, that need has grown. Miller,…

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Expanding our Capacity to Serve

April 12, 2022

Originally posted in the 2022 Harvest Edition “Food help in Livingston County.” It was the first time Jacob had ever typed those words into a search engine, after 25 years…

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Inflation hits home: Metro Detroit food banks see increased demand as food prices rise

April 11, 2022

Originally posted on WXYZ Detroit DETROIT (WXYZ) — Every Wednesday at Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit, you’ll find volunteers with Forgotten Harvest busy packing grocery carts full of…

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Higher prices for food, gas squeeze food banks, pantries and clients

March 21, 2022

Originally posted on The Record Newspaper DETROIT — A trip to the grocery store is giving shoppers sticker shock over staples such as a gallon of milk. Imagine the pocketbook…

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Gleaners Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

March 17, 2022

“We are so grateful to receive our twelfth four-star rating from Charity Navigator,” said Patrick Schulte, Chief Development Officer of Gleaners. “This badge of honor speaks volumes about the hard work of our team members, the integral partnerships in our community, and the trust our donors and volunteers put in Gleaners.”  

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