Detroit News: Food Security Requires Collaboration

More than 700,000 people in southeast Michigan regularly do not get the meals they need; 47 percent of these households have at least one employed adult. More than 300,000 children receive at least one meal a day at school and return home to bare cupboards. Some children have no prospects for a weekend meal.

Read More

Gleaners Gets 20 Tons of Food for Needy Families’ Pets

Detroit — Old Mother Hubbard is getting a hand with filling her cupboard with food for pets from a Detroit food bank. On Wednesday, Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit distributed some 40,000 pounds of pet food to its partner agencies to help feed needy families’ pets in the area. The 20 tons of food equals…

Read More