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Gleaners opening market-style store for those in need of food assistance

May 16, 2024

Originally posted on WXYZ Channel 7 Gleaners Community Food Bank announced Tuesday it is opening a retail-like experience to help emergency food services in metro Detroit. It will be called…

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Revolutionizing Food Assistance with a Retail Twist in Michigan

May 16, 2024

Originally posted on WJR by Chris Renwick Chris Renwick and Gleaners Community Food Bank’s Gerry Brisson discuss “Fresh! by Gleaners,” a novel approach in Michigan to tackle food insecurity, providing…

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Gleaners announces new market-style facility for families in need of food assistance

May 16, 2024

Originally posted on Freep.com by Nushrat Rahman A market-style emergency food assistance facility — with a drive-through, curb-side pick up and fresh produce and dairy — is in the works…

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Spreading Kindness to Kids in Need – One Cereal Box at a Time!

May 13, 2024

For the last eight years, the Wilcox family home has been overrun by cereal boxes every May. Their daughter Harper, turning nine at the end of the month, explains, “Every…

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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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