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2131 Beaufait
Detroit
Michigan 48207
USA
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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.

Mission:
Feeding Hungry People and Nourishing Our Communities.

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.
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01/10/13
A wonderful organization: the cleanest facility imaginable; careful, frugal management of resources; hard-working staff; good use of volunteers; excellent collection and distribution of life-saving food supplies. A Detroit treasure... more »
11/07/12
Gleaners does a terrific job collecting surplus food, repackaging fold into snack and meal boxes for schools in economically challenged area, providing practical food preparation demonstrations/lessons, and nutrition education. They even had a vegetable garden on a vacant lot adjacent to the ... more »
12/21/09
I had worked as a Clinical Social Worker for almost 30 years. I worked in Protective Services in Detroit, MI; schools in Algonac & Rochester, MI; treatment homes in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI; and a children's hospital in Pontiac, MI. In all, I serviced both rich and poor; in all places, I saw the need... more »
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