Gleaners Community Food Bank, Inc. Overview
Target demographics: We help feed hungry people in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: help sort and pack food items for hungry men, women, and children in our communities.
Geographic areas served: We partner with more than 550 soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, senior homes and other nonprofit agencies.
Programs: school-based Mobile Pantries, BackPack and SmartBite distributions, Cooking Matters courses, Fresh Food Share deliveries, and much more.
Gleaners distributes more than 41 million pounds of food annually to more than 550 soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, senior homes and other nonprofit agencies that feed hungry people in southeast Michigan.
59% of those receiving Gleaners food are children and seniors.
Every dollar donated to Gleaners provides three meals for a hungry neighbor.