Gleaners Food Bank


Gleaners: Join The Nation’s Largest Food Drive May 11

How big is it? Gleaners hopes to surpass last year’s total of 1.2 million pounds of food in donations.

CBS Detroit–05/09/2013

Truck-loads of donations arrive for Gleaners Community Food Bank. (WWJ/Florence Walton)

Heaping Helping Of Chicken Donated To Gleaners Food Bank

Hiller’s Market in Plymouth and Miller Amish Country Poultry Friday donated 5,200 pounds of chicken to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeast Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Kids In Detroit

Volunteering not only teaches kids about the needs of others, it also instills in them a sense of responsibility and purpose. These local volunteer opportunities give kids a chance to make a difference in their own community.


A Gleaners Food Bank worker unloads food collected in a food drive. (WWJ Photo/ Pat Sweeting, File)

Gleaners Dealing With Growing Poverty Numbers

Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit is dealing with the growing number of Michigan residents struggling in this economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011


Charity Golf Outing To Support Gleaners ‘Weekend BackPack’ Program

Local celebrities and golfers are teaming up on the course to help feed the region’s hungry kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2011

Landmark Community Church, Hazel Park

Hazel Park Church Serves Free Meals To Less Fortunate

Less fortunate residents near Hazel Park are about to get a needed boost. Beginning Sunday, a local church will be the headquarters for free daily meals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2011


Donation Will Feed Thousands In Metro Detroit

Hiller’s Markets has donated 4,000 pounds of chicken has to the Gleaners Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2011