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Corporate Sponsorship

Sponsor an Event or Fundraising Campaign

Gleaners has five major fundraising events and matching gift campaigns each year, attracting more than 3,000 donors/guests who want to support the mission.

If your workplace provides a match or event sponsorship/co-sponsorship for one of these efforts, you will receive mention in all media and press promotions, including Gleaners’ website, publications, and social media. To learn more about match opportunities and sponsorships, contact Stacy Averill, Senior Director of Marketing, at 313-571-0363 or saverill@gcfb.org or review our list of upcoming events.

Support a School Food Mobile Pantry


Gleaners has Food Mobile pantries in more than 80 schools in our five-county service area providing approximately 150 families (correct number??) each week with 30 pounds of nutritious food. A sponsorship of $10,000 helps Gleaners fund the annual cost of the participating school. To learn more, contact Cecile Aitchison at 313-923-3535 (ext. 201) or caitchison@gcfb.org.

Sponsor a Mobile Billboard


Sponsor signage on one of our food pick-up/delivery trucks — or “mobile billboards” — that travel thousands of miles each year throughout the metro area. For more information, please contact Stacy Averill at 313-571-0363 or saverill@gcfb.org.

Host a Food or Fund Drive


Host a food and/or fund drive at your place of business, school, church or other groups. Traditional food drives provide our partner agencies (describe??) with a variety of needed food items which they can then distribute to their area residents in need. Check out how to set up a Virtual Food Drive by visiting: Food & Fund Drives webpage.