Press Releases

Consumers Energy Foundation Awards Gleaners a $5,000 Grant to Combat Childhood Hunger

February 13, 2020

This month, Consumer Energy Foundation awarded Gleaners $5,000 to support our BackPack Program.

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Children’s Foundation Awards Gleaners $50,000 Grant to Improve the Health of Children in Michigan

January 23, 2020
A Happy Delivery of Milk

Fresh milk offers nutrients to help kids grow up healthy and happy. The USDA recommends children receive three servings of dairy each day. But for families struggling to put food on the table, milk is often out of reach. At Gleaners, milk is the most requested item by those we serve, yet it is rarely…

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Carrier Transicold Donates Refrigeration Units to Help Michigan Food Bank and its Mobile Grocery Service for Low-Income Families

December 30, 2019

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, has received some ‘cool’ assistance from Carrier Transicold in the form of three transport refrigeration units

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Michigan Noodles & Company Locations Fight Childhood Hunger During Hunger Action Month

August 29, 2019

Grand Rapids-based Pasta Per Trio, the Michigan franchisee of Noodles & Company (Noodles) (NASDAQ:NDLS), announced today that it will partner with No Kid Hungry® for the fourth consecutive year to help end childhood hunger in America.

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Grand Traverse Pie Company Within Reach of its Goal

June 27, 2019

Grand Traverse Pie Company is passionate about being an active and supportive community business. This summer Grand Traverse Pie Company is dedicated to ensuring kids throughout Michigan and Indiana have a hunger free summer.

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Gleaners Receives Morgan Stanley Grant

June 2, 2019

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its School Food Mobile Pantry Program.

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Gleaners Awarded for ‘Outstanding Impact’

May 9, 2019

Gleaners is proud to have earned the “Outstanding Community Impact” Award, which recognizes partnerships whose practices improve the well-being of people, animals and the planet.

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Gleaners Named 2019 Food Bank of the Year

April 25, 2019

We’re honored to announce Gleaners has been named Food Bank of the Year by Feeding America. But we couldn’t have done it alone. None of this would have been possible without you!

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Walmart, Sam’s Club & Feeding America Team Up

April 22, 2019

(DETROIT – April 22, 2019) – One in eight Americans in communities across the U.S. struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including nearly 1 in 6 residents in southeast Michigan. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Feeding America® and Gleaners Community Food Bank are kicking off its sixth…

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Dresner Foundation Awards Gleaners With $96,500 Grant

January 12, 2019

(DETROIT – Jan. 1, 2019) … Gleaners Community Food Bank (Gleaners) has received a $96,500 grant from the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation (Dresner) allowing the organization to support food programs for children and families at its two Ford Resource and Engagement Centers in Detroit. Through “Food at FREC,” Gleaners provides low-income families with nutritious…

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