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Bill Ford, Mayor Dave Bing and others during ribbon cutting on new community center. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Ford Motor Opens The Doors To New Community Center In Detroit

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

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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

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

Gleaners Gets Donated Ford Truck In Time For Holidays

The trucks by were donated by Newsman’s Own, Inc. and Ford to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities In Metro Detroit

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.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2012

Gleaners volunteers (credit: gcfb.org)

Gleaners Food Bank Offers Cyber Monday ‘Deal’

While you’re online this Cyber Monday, one local non profit group is asking you not to forget those whose cupboards are bare.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011

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Compuware Opens Lafayette Community Garden

Something new and “green” is sprouting up in downtown Detroit Wednesday. Compuware is officially opening its new Lafayette community garden.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

‘Hunger Free Summer’ Campaign Begins In Metro Detroit

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2011

(credit: cskdetroit.org)

Year-End Charitable Giving Guide

Make a year-end donation at one of the many southeast Michigan charitable organizations including Community Housing Network, Gleaners and Old Newsboys.

12/22/2010

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Groups Seek Help To Serve Needy

Volunteers of America Michigan, Gleaners Community Food Bank, Salvation Army among those organizations seeking donations to help families this holiday season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2010

Gleaners’ Double Your Donation Day

Metro Detroit’s hunger and poverty problems are magnified over the holiday season.

11/29/2010

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