Press Releases

Gleaners and Weingartz ‘Mow Down Hunger’ to Provide 1M Meals

September 29, 2020

Gleaners Community Food Bank and Weingartz have partnered for the 11th annual Mow Down Hunger campaign, which runs Sept. 14 to Oct. 6.

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Virtual learning may cause students in need to miss out on two daily meals

September 29, 2020
Gleaners Covid Distribution

Story first appeared in Oakland Press More than 310,000 children in southeast Michigan rely on free or reduced-cost breakfasts and lunches at school to provide two of their three daily meals.  With many schools only offering virtual and/or hybrid instruction as a result of COVID-19, it’s important to get children the food they may be…

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Food distribution needs grow with pandemic, schools reopening

September 29, 2020
Food Distribution in Schools Girl Eating Apple COVID News

Story first appeared in C&G Newspapers METRO DETROIT — The 11th year of the “Mow Down Hunger” campaign may be the most important of them all. The campaign, composed of a partnership between Gleaners Community Food Bank and Weingartz, began Sept. 14 and concludes Oct. 6. Weingartz, a Michigan-based and family-owned retailer, will match donations…

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Cross Complete of Michigan Provide $100,000 to Gleaners Community Food Bank to Address Food Insecurity

August 20, 2020

DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2020 – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Cross Complete of Michigan are addressing food insecurity in Southeast Michigan with a $100,0000 donation to Gleaners Community Food Bank.  Established in 1977 and headquartered in Detroit, Gleaners has decades of experience providing families in need with access to nutritious food and related…

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Gleaners Launches Summer Food Service Program to Provide a ‘Hunger Free Summer’ for Local Kids

June 29, 2020

Summer meal sites begin serving kids in need on July 1.

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DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Collects 500K Servings for Virtual Cereal Drive

June 25, 2020

DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan, through its partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, raised more than 500,000 servings of cereal as a part of the 11th Annual Cereal Drive.

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Celanese Corporation’s Steadfast Commitment to Our Local Community

June 25, 2020

Gleaners is honored to receive $15,000 in support from Celanese Corporation

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Gleaners’ Emergency Response Efforts Supported By DTE Energy Foundation Match Program Grant

June 24, 2020

DETROIT— Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan’s (Gleaners) received a $94,468 donation from DTE Energy’s matching gift program for its expanded emergency response efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. A significant number of individual donations from DTE Energy employees, contractors, retirees and board members were matched by the DTE Foundation to achieve the total donation…

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Bank of America Awards Gleaners $300,000 in Support of the M.I.L.K. Movement

June 4, 2020

Investing in the lives of children throughout southeast Michigan.

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Aramco Americas helps families fight hunger through donations to five food banks

May 19, 2020
Aramco Americas

Aramco Americas is helping hungry families and addressing food shortages in communities where it operates, through donations to five food banks nationwide.

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