Press Releases

Gleaners Food Bank Receives $3,400 From VG’s Grocery As A Result of Company-wide Effort To End Hunger

October 6, 2016

100 percent of dollars raised Aug. 31-Sept. 11 will go to Gleaners (September 30, 2016 – Detroit, MI) … As a result of Gleaners Community Food Bank’s (Gleaners) partnership with the SpartanNash Foundation and the VG’s Grocery locations in Howell and Brighton, the local food pantry today received a $3,400 donation from the retail grocery…

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An Evening of Cabaret with a Purpose Comes to Beverly Hills September 30

September 13, 2016

An Evening of Cabaret with a Purpose Comes to Beverly Hills September 30 Many Voices…One Song to Hold Fundraiser Benefiting Gleaners Community Food Bank September 8, 2016 [Beverly Hills, MI] – Many Voices…One Song (MVOS) will host the first ever Sure on This Shining Night fundraiser in partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank for a…

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7th Annual Mow Down Hunger Campaign Aims to Raise 1 Million Meals

September 12, 2016

Weingartz Set to Match Gleaners Donations and Double The Impact on Childhood Hunger (Detroit, MI – September 8, 2016)… Beginning Tuesday, September 13, 2016 through Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Weingartz is partnering with Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) for the 7th Annual Mow Down Hunger campaign. Weingartz, Michigan’s family-owned and locally operated…

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August 19, 2016

Food & Funds Collected by Over 5,000 Employees at 40+ SE MI Businesses & Organizations  (August 17, 2016 – Detroit, MI) … Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) is proud to announce that the 22nd Annual Hunger Free Summer Food Fight raised enough food and funds to provide over 329,000 meals to hungry…

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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 will be Granderson’s first community program in the City of Detroit since leaving the Tigers in 2009– reuniting with former teammate and camp co-host, Tigers…

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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 12th Annual Iron Chef Competition to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners). Doors open at 6:00 pm and the competition begins at…

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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 29, 2016 more than forty southeast Michigan businesses and organizations will help feed hungry children this summer as they participate in the 22nd Annual Hunger…

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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 the 10th stop on its 2016 nationwide hunger-relief tour this morning to donate more than 35,000 pounds of protein to Gleaners Community Food Bank. The…

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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 38,000 square foot market is located at 32393 John R Road in Madison Heights, MI.  The festivities will began at 9:00 a.m. with congratulatory remarks by state, county…

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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 Engine Build Facility in Wixom will open its doors and parking to the public. As in years past, the location will be the gathering spot…

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