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Gleaners, Kroger asking for food donations during tough times

January 17, 2023

Originally posted on ClickonDetroit.com 93 Kroger stores participating in food drive Gleaners and Kroger are hoping you can help them feed those in need by donating food during tough times. The two have…

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Donates $20,000 to Gleaners

January 12, 2023

On Wednesday, January 4, 2023, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Rho Omega Chapter presented a $20,000 check to Gleaners Community Food Bank. This generous gift was provided through…

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Meijer deploys first all-electric semitrucks with donation to Gleaners

December 20, 2022

Originally posted on detroitnews.com Detroit — Meijer Inc. deployed its first two all-electric semitrucks on Thursday in a donation run of more than 40,000 pounds of food to Gleaners Community Food…

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Kroger Makes Donating Food Easy with January In-store Drives

December 20, 2022

Harsh winter weather brings many obstacles, from higher utility bills to transportation barriers. Many people in need might have to choose between staying warm or going hungry. Luckily, there is…

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Walmart, Bimbo Bakeries, and Tyson Foods Partner Give Back to Local Communities

December 9, 2022

Organizations teamed up to donate 40,000 pounds of food to Gleaners Community Food Bank DETROIT, MI (Dec. 6, 2022) –For the sixth year in a row, Walmart, Bimbo Bakeries USA…

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Bank of America Donates $75,000 to Gleaners, Forgotten Harvest

December 5, 2022
2022 Bank of America Check Presentation

On Friday, December 2, 2022, leadership from Bank of America Detroit presented donations to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan and Forgotten Harvest, as part of the bank’s commitment…

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Gleaners Wins Governor’s Service Award!

November 17, 2022

Originally posted on Michigan.gov Winners will be honored at the Fox Theatre on Nov. 17 in Detroit Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission today announced 46 individuals,…

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Detroit Lions Foundation collaborates with Gleaners Community Food Bank

October 31, 2022
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Originally posted on clickondetroit.com DETROIT – Sunday, as the Detroit Lions took on the Miami Dolphins, fans had a chance to give back to the community. The Detroit Lions Foundation teamed up with Gleaners Community…

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Dairy plays a vital role in food security

October 20, 2022

Originally posted on Michigan Farm News Milk is one of the most frequently requested items at food banks, but it’s one of the least likely to be donated because temperature…

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Food banks feel strained as COVID-19 resources end, inflation hits with heightened need

October 3, 2022

Originally posted on Detroit Free Press Back in January, Brother Rob Roemer said about 40 people came to the food bank at Capuchin Services every day. By June, it was…

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