Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Purchase several Michigan-made brands and the company donates a portion of the price to help feed needy families.
ACO Hardware is partnering with Gleaners Community Food Bank to raise funds that will help feed hungry families in Michigan. From now through Feb. 24, customers who purchase Faygo pop, Better Made snacks and Dearborn Brand sausage – all Michigan-made products – at ACO stores across Michigan will be helping Gleaners deliver millions of pounds of emergency food to soup kitchens, shelters and pantries in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties. According to the ACO Hardware website, the company will donate 5 percent of the purchase price of each item sold to Gleaners. The ACO store in Macomb Township is located at 16752 21 Mile Rd.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
All proceeds from lemonade sales at area Panera Bread locations this Saturday will benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank.
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The following information was submitted by Panera Bread. School’s out for summer, and more than 315,000 kids who usually get meals in school are home — and hungry. To help, metro Detroiters can “cool off with Panera” lemonade for $1 on July 21 to help combat childhood hunger in our community. Panera Bread is donating 100 percent of lemonade proceeds to Gleaners Community Food Bank’s Hunger Free Summer effort. Every $1 lemonade sold on July 21 will sponsor six summer meals. On July 21, Panera associates will be manning handmade and decorated lemonade stands outside of the cafes in the following cities: Lathrup Village, Livonia, West Bloomfield, Novi, Sterling Heights, Rochester Hills, Southfield, Troy, Farmington, Dearborn Heights, …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Immanuel Lutheran's eighth-grade class will unite for their first service project of the year at Gleaners on Aug. 25.
Days before they return to school, Immanuel Lutheran eighth graders will be busy filling backpacks–but not with school supplies. These backpacks will be filled with milk, cans of fruit, vegetables, cereal and protein for the Kids Helping Kids program, which fills backpacks for children who aren't receiving meals at home. As a class service project, the students will head to Gleaners in Warren on Aug. 25 to fill the backpacks that will later be used to provide about six meals to hungry children on the weekends. Gleaners estimates there are 250,000 children who receive two out of their three meals at school in the metro Detroit area. This means on the weekends, many of them go without meals. Gleaners partners with local schools to distribute…
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Hiller's Market and Hollywood Market are teaming up with hunger relief agencies to help feed more than 300,000 children healthy meals this summer.
Local grocery stores want to make sure the 300,000 southeast Michigan schoolchildren who receive free or reduced-fee lunches during the school year don’t go hungry this summer. With the launch of the 10-week Hunger Free Summer campaign, Gleaners Food Bank and Forgotten Harvest are trying to provide an additional 2 million meals to children this summer. Every dollar raised during the summer campaign translates into eight nutritious meals for a child. The agencies have teamed up with Hiller’s Market and Hollywood Super Markets to raise funds and awareness about their summer program. Volunteers will be at various Hiller’s and Hollywood locations over the next few weekends accepting donations and handing out bracelets, balloons, stickers and …