Press Releases

Local Realtors To Hold Annual Food Drive

April 27, 2021

Originally posted on WHMI The 19th annual Livingston County Association of Realtors Food & Fund Drive is scheduled for next Saturday, May 1st, to help those in need of help of meeting the food needs of their family. The event will take place at 19 real estate agencies all over Livingston County with donations going…

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Gleaners Wins Detroit Free Press “Best of the Best” Award

April 21, 2021

After months of nominations and community voting, the Detroit Free Press has announced Gleaners Community Food Bank as the winner of the 2020 Best of the Best Detroit Award in the non-profit category.

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DTE Energy Foundation gives more than $100,000 to help feed families across Michigan

April 15, 2021
Gleaners Covid Distribution

Originally posted on Yahoo Finance. Detroit, March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The DTE Energy Foundation today announced it awarded more than $100,000 in grants to help Michigan emergency food banks and providers – Feeding America West Michigan, Fishes & Loaves and Gleaners Community Food Bank – to distribute meals and critical nourishment to Michiganders…

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Michigan National Guard food bank support exceeds 34 million pounds

March 17, 2021

Originally posted on DVIDS LANSING, Mich.—Michigan National Guard (MING) Soldiers and Airmen,working alongside food bank workers and volunteers across the state, have now helped distribute more than 34 million pounds of food to those in need. The Soldiers and Airmen are part of the state’s COVID-19 Joint Task Force (JTF) 172. The separate food bank…

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Wayne County Partners with Forgotten Harvest, Gleaners to Assist Residents in Need

January 29, 2021

Originally posted on waynecounty.com CARES Act funds used to help address areas battling food insecurity during COVID-19 WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. -Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced today a $400,000 program in partnership with Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners Community Food Bank to provide food assistance to residents in need as the County continues to work through…

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Food insecurity increasing during the pandemic

January 27, 2021

“When you’re food insecure, you have one problem. You don’t have two”

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Food Banks Receive Boost from Stimulus Package

January 13, 2021

Originally posted on FREEP More than a million Michiganders who receive federal food assistance will see extra benefits loaded onto their Bridge cards later this monthand food banks and pantries across the state stand to get a much needed boost.  The latest federal stimulus package earmarks $13 billion for food assistance, including a 15% increase…

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Gold for Food Program a Success

January 13, 2021

A program initially launched by a local oral surgeon has managed to raise nearly $50,000 for Gleaners Community Food Bank of Livingston County.

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Gleaners buys Taylor site, will move bulk of inventory and food distribution operations there

January 8, 2021

Gleaners buys Taylor site, will move bulk of inventory and food distribution operations there

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Gleaners Food Bank Spokesman Discusses Increased Need to Provide Food and Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2020

Gleaners Food Bank Director of Marketing, Terry Collia, joins the program to talk about the food bank’s continued service to the community during the pandemic

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