Volunteer helping at MNMG

In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 19-25) Gleaners is celebrating a few of our most dedicated volunteers. Read their stories below and learn about the many ways volunteers help serve our hungry neighbors.

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Gleaners is in critical need of volunteers for many of its programs. Watch Gleaners’ very own Denise Leduc and Stacy Kessel talk to the need, as well as our many fantastic programs. After you’re done watching and learning, click on the link below to volunteer and start making a difference!

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Winter is a tough time for families in need and sometimes they face tough choices: Pay for skyrocketing heating bills or put food on the table? For some, it means going without food to make sure their family stays warm during the brutal Michigan winter. These economic tradeoffs take a toll on our hungry neighbors,…

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At Gleaners, we are constantly overjoyed by the dedication our volunteers commit each and every day. We love and embrace the unique skillsets each volunteer brings to the table, whether they’re the speediest produce packer around or a software design whiz kid. When Dave VanAsselt realized he wasn’t best suited to coach, he stepped in…

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Many hungry neighbors in southeast Michigan are benefiting from the volunteer hustle and grit of the University of Minnesota and Central Michigan University football teams. On the eve of their battle in the Quick Lane Bowl on December 28 at Ford Field, the teams huddled at Gleaners, opting to bench press potatoes instead of weights.…

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