Press Releases

Curtis Granderson & Cameron Maybin Join Forces to Host Youth Baseball Camp

August 4, 2016

WHO: Curtis Granderson (NY Mets) and Cameron Maybin (Detroit Tigers) join forces to host a Grand Kids Youth Baseball Camp at William Clay Ford Field on Saturday, August 6th at 9:30AM.  The camp…

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Gleaners 12th Annual Iron Chef Competition: A Culinary Battle to Help the Fight Against Hunger

August 3, 2016

(July 28, 2016 – Brighton, MI) … On Thursday, August 11, 2016, two local chefs will enter the “Kitchen Stadium” at Bordine’s Nursery (MAP) in Brighton to compete in the…

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Local Businesses Battle to Fight Hunger and Feed Children

June 19, 2016

22nd Annual Hunger Free Summer Food Fight: Local Businesses Battle to Fight Hunger and Feed Children (July 19, 2016 – Detroit, MI) … Monday, July 18, 2016 through Friday, July…

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Smithfield Donates More Than 35,000 Pounds of Protein to Gleaners

June 10, 2016

Donation Will Provide More Than 140,000 Servings to Help Alleviate Increased Need In Southeastern Michigan During Summer Months DETROIT – June 10, 2016 – Smithfield’s Helping Hungry Homes program made…

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168 Asian Mart Donates $2,000.00

June 6, 2016

MADISON HEIGHTS, Michigan – 168 Asian Mart, the largest Asian market in Michigan, celebrated their first anniversary with a special presentation to Gleaner Community Food Bank on Thursday, June 2, 2016.  The…

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Cars & Coffee: Car Enthusiasts Start Their Weekend Together Benefitting Gleaners Community Food Bank

May 10, 2016

WIXOM– Car enthusiasts are invited to start each summer weekend enjoying auto “show and tell” at Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee.  Each Saturday morning, June 4 – August 27, Lingenfelter’s North…

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Ford Fund Donates $100,000 to Buy Formula and Diapers

March 20, 2016

Ford Mobile Food Pantries rolled through metro Detroit today delivering baby formula and diapers to food banks and other nonprofits. Ford Motor Company Fund – the philanthropic arm of Ford…

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Let the Food Fight Begin!

March 9, 2016

Caring businesses and organizations in Monroe County and southeast Michigan’s Downriver communities are battling to help feed local families during the first-ever Gleaners Community Food Bank Downriver-Monroe Food Fight running…

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PepsiCo’s PepsiCorps, Forgotten Harvest and Gleaners Team Up to Provide More Affordable Food, More Efficiently to Detroit Families in Need

October 26, 2015

PepsiCo Foundation Donates Trucks to Kick Start Food Delivery Programs Detroit, MI, October 26, 2015 – Two new food delivery programs developed by PepsiCo employees and Metro Detroit’s two largest…

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