12 Days Of Gleaners Targets Child Food Insecurity

12 Days

Originally posted on WHMI 93.5 With just days left in WHMI’s 12 Days of Gleaners, officials are highlighting the food needs of children in Livingston County. The annual partnership between WHMI and the Gleaners Community Food Bank makes sure local families in need get a full-course holiday meal with a $25 donation, which is being…

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Detroit Partners Unite After Fire Destroys Harper Food Center

On a cold Saturday evening in February, Rev. Dr. Steve Bland, Jr. of Liberty Temple Baptist Church turned on the local news as he prepared for Sunday church services. When he looked up at the screen, he was devastated by the images he saw: Harper Food Center in Detroit had just burned to the ground.…

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Dresner Foundation Awards Gleaners With $96,500 Grant

(DETROIT – Jan. 1, 2019) … Gleaners Community Food Bank (Gleaners) has received a $96,500 grant from the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation (Dresner) allowing the organization to support food programs for children and families at its two Ford Resource and Engagement Centers in Detroit. Through “Food at FREC,” Gleaners provides low-income families with nutritious…

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Fighting Food Insecurity in Detroit

September 8, 2015 | By Melinda Clynes of Model D Media This story looks at how Michigan programs and their Detroit counterparts are working to ensure our youngest eaters are putting wholesome and healthy food into their bodies.  When a child becomes unhealthy early in life, everyone shoulders the burden – the wealthy and the…

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