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The Suburban Collection donates 1 million meals to Drive Away Hunger

February 26, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across southeast Michigan, it set forth a chain of events that caused food insecurity to skyrocket overnight. Children lost access to free and reduced meals at school. Working parents faced mass layoffs and furloughs at their workplaces. Seniors and other high-risk groups struggled to safely shop for groceries. Feeding America…

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Wayne County Partners with Forgotten Harvest, Gleaners to Assist Residents in Need

January 29, 2021

Originally posted on waynecounty.com CARES Act funds used to help address areas battling food insecurity during COVID-19 WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. -Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced today a $400,000 program in partnership with Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners Community Food Bank to provide food assistance to residents in need as the County continues to work through…

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Food insecurity increasing during the pandemic

January 27, 2021

“When you’re food insecure, you have one problem. You don’t have two”

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Food Banks Receive Boost from Stimulus Package

January 13, 2021

Originally posted on FREEP More than a million Michiganders who receive federal food assistance will see extra benefits loaded onto their Bridge cards later this monthand food banks and pantries across the state stand to get a much needed boost.  The latest federal stimulus package earmarks $13 billion for food assistance, including a 15% increase…

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Gold for Food Program a Success

January 13, 2021

A program initially launched by a local oral surgeon has managed to raise nearly $50,000 for Gleaners Community Food Bank of Livingston County.

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Gleaners buys Taylor site, will move bulk of inventory and food distribution operations there

January 8, 2021

Gleaners buys Taylor site, will move bulk of inventory and food distribution operations there

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Gleaners South Campus Announcement

January 7, 2021

On Thursday, Jan. 7, Gleaners’ President & CEO Gerry Brisson made a short but exciting virtual announcement about the organization’s future, our commitment to Detroit, and our increased ability to serve our community.

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Gleaners Food Bank Spokesman Discusses Increased Need to Provide Food and Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2020

Gleaners Food Bank Director of Marketing, Terry Collia, joins the program to talk about the food bank’s continued service to the community during the pandemic

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Adrian Peterson: Today on Thanksgiving, let’s help fight hunger in Detroit

December 3, 2020

Detroit Lions own Adrian Peterson gives to Gleaners

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Dresner Foundation Awards Gleaners With $81,500 Grant

November 4, 2020

In support of the food distribution programs at the Mercado Food Hub at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center.

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