Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford had the honors at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, opening up a new multi-service community center in the old Mercado Building in Detroit’s Mexicantown district.
How big is it? Gleaners hopes to surpass last year’s total of 1.2 million pounds of food in donations.
The trucks by were donated by Newsman’s Own, Inc. and Ford to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.
Think you can’t help because you don’t have money to spare? That’s OK — you can give your time. And in some cases, that’s an even more valuable gift.
While you’re online this Cyber Monday, one local non profit group is asking you not to forget those whose cupboards are bare.
Something new and “green” is sprouting up in downtown Detroit Wednesday. Compuware is officially opening its new Lafayette community garden.
More than 300,000 children in southeast Michigan receive free or reduced-fee meals during the school year. In the summer months, they often go without.
Make a year-end donation at one of the many southeast Michigan charitable organizations including Community Housing Network, Gleaners and Old Newsboys.
Volunteers of America Michigan, Gleaners Community Food Bank, Salvation Army among those organizations seeking donations to help families this holiday season.
Metro Detroit’s hunger and poverty problems are magnified over the holiday season.