Press Releases

Gleaners Food Bank launches ‘Hunger Free Summer’ program to provide free meals to kids

June 30, 2021

Originally posted on WXYZ Gleaners Community Food Bank will provide meals to children all summer in hopes of providing a “Hunger Free Summer” for kids in Southeast Michigan. “Summer has always been a difficult time for families and children facing hunger, and last summer we saw some of the greatest community need we have ever…

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Smoked meat company donates nearly 2000 pounds of meat to Gleaners Community Food Bank

June 30, 2021

Originally posted on WXYZ A San Antonio, Texas smoked meats company donated nearly one ton of premium sausages to the Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit. Kiolbassa has been making donations across the country as part of their “Links of Love” community enrichment initiative. Gleaners Food Bank was the sixth stop on the tour. “We…

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Families’ needs for emergency food services expected to soar this summer

June 29, 2021

Originally posted on WDIV According to projections from Feeding America, one in six people — including one in five children — across Southeast Michigan are at risk of facing hunger this summer. While the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified awareness about hunger throughout the region, it is a persistent issue that impacted vulnerable populations long before…

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Gleaners adds dozens of food distribution sites this summer

June 25, 2021

Originally posted by The Detroit Free Press Starting next week, children in metro Detroit can get free meals through a summer food program run by Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, which is adding 66 distribution sites. Families can get fresh groceries through drive-thrus, pick up prepared meals once a week, and grab breakfast…

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Aramco Americas supports five food banks nationwide as food insecurity continues

June 25, 2021

Originally posted on americas.aramco.com The donations fund the purchase of food and help expand the capacity of distribution networks and special programs for those in need in Houston, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, and Detroit.  The total value of the donations is $500,000. Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks, estimates that most…

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Michiganders continue to face hunger this summer. Here’s how you can help.

June 10, 2021

Michiganders continue to face hunger this summer. Here’s how you can help.

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Ice Mountain Brand 100% Natural Spring Water Brings Bottles Full Circle With New 100% Recycled Bottles and ‘Made For A Better Tomorrow’ Campaign

May 14, 2021

On May 11, 2021, Ice Mountain® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water announced Made For A Better Tomorrow, a campaign that aims to drive recycling and donate water to communities in need. In tandem with this campaign, Ice Mountain is launching better bottles, which have long been 100% recyclable and are now also made with 100%…

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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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