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5 Ways to Support Gleaners on Hunger Action Day! 

September 20, 2022
HungerActionDay

Gleaners joins the Feeding America food bank network in observing September as Hunger Action Month®, with Hunger Action Day taking place on Friday, September 23.   Hunger is hidden; it exists…

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An increasing need: Nonprofit food providers serving Detroit amid inflation

September 8, 2022
Gleaners Cow Truck

Originally posted on Model D Media: On a grey morning in early August, a handful of people gather on the cement patio outside of the Capuchin Services Center in Detroit’s Gratiot Town-Kettering…

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‘Hunger Heroes’ Raise Food and Funds for Gleaners

August 16, 2022
Hungerheroes

During the 2021-2022 school year, an incredible 66 schools and districts competed for the “Hunger Heroes” title by raising the most food and funds for Gleaners Community Food Bank. After…

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It’s Your Community: Safety Nets and Collaboration

August 15, 2022

Originally posted on WJR Gleaners President and CEO Gerry Brisson and Lighthouse MI President and CEO Ryan Hertz joined host Vanessa Denha Garmo for It’s Your Community, airing on WJR…

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Local Musician Donates Album Sales to Gleaners Community Food Bank

August 8, 2022
SiloamPool performing

Originally posted on WHLF Detroit-native, international recording artist and humanitarian SiloamPool is donating all proceeds from her new album, “Simple Complexity,” to Gleaners Community Food Bank during the month of August as part of…

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Culver’s distributes free food, donates $10,000 to Gleaners

August 8, 2022

Originally posted on Detroit Free Press Get ready for some free cheese curds and frozen custard coming to downtown Detroit. Culver’s “From Wisconsin With Love” food truck tour is making a…

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Food banks, meal programs struggle to meet rising demand as federal aid runs short

July 15, 2022
Car lined up for food

Read full version on Crains. Please note there is a paywall for subscribers. Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan has burned through 2 million pounds of reserved shelf-stable food…

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WDIV: Navy Week Detroit Kicks Off at Gleaners

July 12, 2022
Volunteers sorting food

Originally posted on Click On Detroit Detroit is celebrating Navy Week for the first time since 2015, with events leading up to the Thunder Over Michigan Airshow. Musical events performed…

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Gleaners’ Guests Share How Inflation is Impacting Daily Life 

July 12, 2022
Car lined up for a community mobile distribution

On a Friday afternoon, a Gleaners semi-truck pulls into the parking lot outside of the Oakland County Health Department in Southfield. It’s packed to the brim with fresh produce, gallons…

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Gleaners’ Meet Up And Eat Up Offers Free Lunch For Kids

July 11, 2022

Originally posted on CBS Detroit (CBS DETROIT) – Thousands of kids depend on meals that are usually provided in school, and often times they go hungry in the summer. Gleaners is…

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