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The Suburban Collection looking to ‘Drive Away Hunger’ with fundraiser for Gleaners Community Food Bank

September 27, 2021

Originally posted on Macomb Daily One in five children across Southeast Michigan may be at risk of going hungry, according to Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks. Hoping to help children and their families in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne, Livingston and Monroe counties, The Suburban Collection is partnering with Gleaners Community Food Bank on its second annual…

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Suburban Collection works with local Michigan food bank: ‘This is helping people right in our backyard’

September 27, 2021

Originally posted on MegaDealerNews The Suburban Collection is helping Southeast Michigan alleviate food insecurity through its partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank. Along with Farmington Hills Suburban Collection dealerships, Troy-based dealerships are participating in the second annual Drive Away Hunger campaign to raise funds for 375,000 meals by the end of November. “We saw people being out of work and…

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Warner Supports Gleaners with Food Donation

September 24, 2021

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP, one of Michigan’s largest law firms, opened its first Detroit office in April 2021 with the commitment to support area charities and nonprofits.

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Gleaners Community Food Bank and Weingartz are partnering on the 12th annual Mow Down Hunger campaign

September 23, 2021

Originally posted on Press & Guide More than 300,000 children in Southeast Michigan rely on free or reduced-cost breakfasts and lunches at school to provide two of their three daily meals. As children have had their educations disrupted during the continued COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more important to make sure children also have nutritious food…

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Suburban Collection Teams with Gleaners for Virtual Food Drive

September 13, 2021

Originally posted on C&G News TROY — The Suburban Collection, a series of car dealerships and lots based in Troy, has teamed up with Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeast Michigan to raise funds to help those in danger of going hungry. They are doing this through a virtual food drive, which is collecting money…

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Howell dentist inspired to give back by grandmother’s survival after Armenian genocide

September 13, 2021

Originally posted on Livingston Daily Howell dentist Shant Bedikian knows how food insecurity impacts a family. His own family escaped genocide and religious oppression in the Middle East. Access to nutritious food was not a given. His grandmother Azadouhi Bedikian was a survivor of the Armenian genocide by the Ottoman Empire, which occurred between 1915 and…

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The Suburban Collection to ‘Drive Away Hunger’ with Gleaners

August 23, 2021

Originally posted on DBusiness To help households in Wayne, Oakland, Livingston, Monroe, and Macomb counties feed their families, The Suburban Collection announced its second annual Drive Away Hunger fundraising campaign in partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank. The goal is to engage staff and the community to raise funds for 375,000 meals for Gleaners by…

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Community food program to provide a ‘Hunger-Free Summer’ for Southeast Michigan kids

August 12, 2021
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They say hot months in the state are always a challenge as school lunch programs come to a halt. And now, due to the pandemic, the situation has gotten worse.

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Collaboration is Key to Providing Children with Summer Meals

August 6, 2021

On a sunny summer day in Detroit, dozens of children leave their apartments to congregate at the neighborhood park. Full of excitement, they run to the field to exchange high fives with their coaches, a local group of professional soccer players. It’s the third week of Community Kicks, and the children can’t wait to enjoy another day of soccer training, nutrition education, and healthy…

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UnitedHealthcare Donates $750K to Michigan Nonprofits

August 6, 2021

Originally posted on DBuisiness UnitedHealthcare, headquartered in Minnesota, is awarding $750,000 in Empowering Health grants to four community-based organizations in Michigan to expand access to care and address the social determinants of health for uninsured individuals and underserved communities. In total, UnitedHealthcare is donating $11.4 million through Empowering Health grants across 18 states and the…

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