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November 2020

Scouting for Food

November 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Gleaners Community Food Bank is teaming up with the Boy Scouts of America- Great Lakes Field Service Council for its annual Scouting for Food on November 14th.  This event is the Boy Scouts of America’s largest service project.  This year, in lieu of bags, flyer distribution will be on Saturday, November 7th.  We ask that you please use recycled bags for donating. To participate, please leave non-perishable food items on your porch the following Saturday, November 14th by 9am. The…

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December 2020

Holiday Virtual Food Drive

December 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2021 @ 12:00 am

Welcome to our holiday virtual food drive! Our friends at ATM of America and Card Network are matching all donations made here now through December 25th, up to $2,000! Give Now >

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February 2021

The 2021 Power Up With Protein Drive

February 19 @ 8:00 am - February 25 @ 11:30 pm

The Power Up Detroit With Protein drive is back for the sixth year in a row!

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March 2021

2021 Food Fight: Spring into Action!

March 15 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 11:59 pm

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, this year we are encouraging teams to use the Virtual Food Drive link provided to collect donations. It is convenient and safe. No boxes of cans in your lobby. You can distribute throughout your organization by e-mail for 100% participation. Transactions can be completed in minutes and donors receive a receipt. It is the greenest of all food drives – no transportation costs, boxes or waste. It saves the food bank valuable resources – schedulers,…

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April 2021

Warriors Against Hunger

April 1 @ 8:00 am - July 4 @ 5:00 pm

Our first annual Warriors Against Hunger Campaign will benefit our veteran-specific partner agencies.

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Michigan First Credit Union Shred Day 2021

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Get rid of old documents and confidential information in a secure manner by bringing them to Michigan First for our Shred Day event. All donations benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank.

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Michigan First Credit Union Shred Day 2021

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

Get rid of old documents and confidential information in a secure manner by bringing them to Michigan First for our Shred Day event. All donations benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank.

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June 2021

12th Annual Cereal Drive

June 4 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 11:30 pm

BECAUSE NOW MORE THAN EVER KIDS NEED BREAKFAST Year after year, the cereal drive has grown, collecting nearly 11 million cereal servings in 11 years, reaching thousands of children in our community! The 12th Annual Cereal Drive will kick off June 4 and runs through June 11. The staff at Children’s Hospital of Michigan see firsthand the impact food insecurity has on children’s health and continue to work with Gleaners Community Food Bank to keep the children and families in…

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July 2021

2021 Hunger Free Summer Food Fight!

July 19 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm

Gleaners is dedicated to serving as a reliable food resource for our communities, as it has for more than 40 years. To meet our hungry neighbors where they are, we will continue expanded and adapted distributions across Southeast Michigan to make sure kids, families, seniors, and other vulnerable hungry neighbors have access to nutritious food no matter where they live. To support our communities at this increased level, we need your help now. By participating in the 27th Annual Hunger Free Summer Plus Food Fight from July 19th through August 31st, 2021, you can help more…

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August 2021

2021 Arts, Beats, & Eats Flagstar Food Drive

August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm

Flagstar Bank is partnering with Soaring Eagle Arts, Beats and Eats as the official bank & mortgage sponsor, and hosting the 11th annual Food Drive benefiting Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Headquartered in Detroit, Gleaners operates five distribution centers in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties, which provide food to 510 partner soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters and other agencies.  Last year’s festival Food Drive provided nearly 10,000 meals for Gleaners to distribute to local individuals and…

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