• What We Do

    Gleaners efficiency 2014 94 cents of every $1For more than 37 years, Gleaners Community Food Bank has been "feeding hungry people and nourishing our communities.” Last year, Gleaners distributed 41 million pounds of emergency food to more than 550 partner soup kitchens, shelters and pantries in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties. 

    Of every dollar donated, Gleaners uses 94 cents for food and food programs. One dollar provides three meals for a hungry neighbor.


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  • NALC Stamp 2014

    National Association of Letter Carrier's 

    Stamp Out Hunger 

    Help make the 22nd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive a success! Leave nonperishable food donations next to your mailbox on Saturday, May 10th and your friendly letter carrier will deliver it to a local food bank or pantry. All donated food will be given to hungry families and individuals in your community at no cost.
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  • Gleaners Harvest - Winter 2014 - Front Cover

    Read about solutions to end hunger in the latest Gleaners Harvest!

    In Gleaners Harvest we share the stories of people who inspire us every day to work harder and smarter.

    Read about the people that your support is helping.

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    Support Gleaners at these upcoming events


    Lingenfelter Collection Spring Open House

    Saturday, April 26

    Come see exotic cars, muscle cars, and TONS of Corvettes....Including the new 2014 C7. Free admission. Donations will be accepted for the Lingenfelter Foundation to support numerous charities, including Gleaners.
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    Blessing of the Bikes

    Sunday, April 27

    The North Shore Church hopes to raise $3,333 at the Blessing of the Bikes, providing 10,000 meals to those in need. Music, shopping, food, and kids activities will be available. Bring your bike, family, and enjoy the festivities!
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    Food for Fines/Food for Thought

    Now - Friday, May 9

    This spring, your local library and Gleaners Community Food Bank are partnering to alleviate hunger in Southeast Michigan! Fine forgiveness offered by select libraries.
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Get to Know a Gleaner

Kate Long

Kate Long managed a farm in Ann Arbor before joining Gleaners as our community garden coordinator two years ago.

"I went to Michigan State to get a Master’s in horticulture... I did some volunteering on a garden and I loved it. I knew it was it.”

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Volunteer Spotlight

joanne sycko

Joanne Sycko, one of Gleaners' Cooking Matters volunteer instructors, says that leading the courses reminds her of the happiness teaching her own children to cook gave her.

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Donor Spotlight

pie day

foodjunky, an online platform for ordering food for group dining, pulled together an amazingly fun way to raise funds for hungry neighbors in honor of one of their favorite holidays:
"Pi Day".

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Gleaners Partner Profile

issam tawfik

St. Joseph Family Support in Troy helps families move from crisis to stability. "Most people just need a little help for a little while and that's why we're here.

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