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Dave Zarek: Lifelong Leader, Inspiring through Action

April 16, 2024

A life-altering wrestling injury ended community activist Dave Zarek’s plans to attend the Naval Academy. “At 19 years old, I died on the operating table,” he said. Multiple major surgeries…

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Sheila Ford Hamp Announced as Keynote Speaker for Women’s Power Breakfast 

March 13, 2024

Sheila Ford Hamp, Principal Owner and Chair of the Detroit Lions, will be the keynote speaker at Gleaners’ 31st annual Women’s Power Breakfast, to be held Tuesday, May 7, 2024,…

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Golden Celebration: Food Pantries Achieve Top Award 

February 27, 2024

Gleaners recognizes partner pantries’ completion of the Nutrition Pantry Program.  Staff members and guests recently celebrated the outstanding achievements of three partner food pantries: Farley Hill, Fish & Loaves, and…

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Gleaners Community Food Bank Selected to Join Ford Fund’s $5 Million Initiative to Bridge Transportation Gaps in Southeast Michigan and Other U.S. Cities

January 11, 2024

DETROIT, January 8, 2024 — Gleaners Community Food Bank is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Ford Motor Company Fund (Ford Fund) as part of a $5 million investment…

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Gleaners’ Food Collection Weekends Set to Take Place at 80 Michigan Kroger Stores in January

January 4, 2024

Collection events will be held across various counties in support of Kroger’s Zero Hunger | Zero Waste initiative NOVI, Michigan (Jan. 3, 2024) – Embarking on the new year with…

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Fox 2 Detroit – a Newsworthy Partner in our Efforts to Solve Hunger!

December 19, 2023

As 2023 comes to an end, we look back with gratitude for every volunteer, donor, community organization, business and friend whose support helped power our work throughout the year. Gleaners…

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Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist Visits Gleaners

December 19, 2023

Originally posted on Michigan Advance Detroit – During a news conference in Detroit, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist joined Gleaners Community Food Bank and community leaders to announce that the Working…

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12 Ways Gleaners is Serving Livingston County

November 16, 2023

From November 11 through November 22, 2023, we’re celebrating the 12 Days of Gleaners with 12 specific examples of how Gleaners is working throughout Livingston County to address food insecurity.  …

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Metallica Donates $100K to Detroit Charities Following Concerts

November 16, 2023

Originally posted on WXYZ.com Metallica donated $100,000 to several Detroit charities following the band’s shows at Ford Field in Detroit over the weekend. The band’s charity, All Within My Hands,…

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10,000 Meals – A Diwali Celebration of Light

November 9, 2023

After providing care to local children for more than 100 years (combined) as pediatric specialists, Drs. Ashok and Ingrid (Sharada) Sarnaik may be officially retired – but they haven’t stopped…

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