DETROIT – Ninety-five cents of every dollar donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank goes toward food and food programs.  One in five Michigan children struggle with hunger, leading to poor nutrition and lowered performance in school. Gleaners, a Detroit-based organization, provides food to more than 500 soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters and other agencies throughout Metro Detroit. Approximately 39…

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“The Ford Thirty Under 30 program is an innovative corporate leadership course that empowers young employees to work with and learn about philanthropic organizations.” – Ford Thirty Under Thirty The program is a year-long course run by the Ford Motor Company Fund and represents Ford’s ongoing efforts to develop young employee leaders and innovators who…

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In 1922 Henry Ford donated 13 Model Ts to help disabled American veterans get to and from appointments. It was just one of his many philanthropic endeavors. He also created several trade schools, created or donated land for libraries, university and college campuses, hospitals, churches, recreational facilities, and highway interchanges. You probably don’t know this,…

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Ford Mobile Food Pantries rolled through metro Detroit today delivering baby formula and diapers to food banks and other nonprofits. Ford Motor Company Fund – the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company – donated $100,000 to Gleaners Community Food Bank to purchase enough formula to feed 7,000 infants for a month.  “Meeting the most basic…

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