The Suburban Collection to ‘Drive Away Hunger’ with Gleaners

Originally posted on DBusiness To help households in Wayne, Oakland, Livingston, Monroe, and Macomb counties feed their families, The Suburban Collection announced its second annual Drive Away Hunger fundraising campaign in partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank. The goal is to engage staff and the community to raise funds for 375,000 meals for Gleaners by…

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3 ways food banks can help hungry kids and families this summer

Originally posted on WDIV Far too many children and families are worried about where their next meal will come from – but Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan has launched its summer programming to address hunger across Wayne, Oakland, Livingston, Macomb and Monroe counties. At a time when one in six people, including one in five…

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Families’ needs for emergency food services expected to soar this summer

Originally posted on WDIV According to projections from Feeding America, one in six people — including one in five children — across Southeast Michigan are at risk of facing hunger this summer. While the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified awareness about hunger throughout the region, it is a persistent issue that impacted vulnerable populations long before…

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