Latest Gleaners Stories

2014-07-02 16:24:42

DETROIT, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) announced today that it is making 6,000 gallons of fresh drinking water available to Detroit residents. In addition, Gleaners has secured an additional truck load of water from Nestle Waters North America and AmeriCares to make available to Detroiters who may need it. The drinking water will be available at designated Gleaners partner agencies located throughout the city. Residents...

2014-06-23 12:25:28

In its second year, The Mars Agency and its affiliate companies will volunteer with Gleaners Community Food Bank and Summer in the City for company-wide service initiative. SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading shopper marketing agency, The Mars Agency, will spend its 2014 Global Citizenship Day with Gleaners Community Food Bank and Summer in the City. As part of The Mars Agency's Start Small initiative, the company's 300 employees will donate over 2,000 hours of...

2014-04-18 12:21:53

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the best spirit of the holiday weekend, Jim VanHavermaat (pictured) led employees of Duffey Petrosky and Embark Digital on a food drive for their local Gleaners Food Bank. The agencies exceeded their original 350-pound goal of nonperishable food items, collecting over 1,000 pounds of donated goods. The items were delivered to the nonprofit's Detroit branch on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Duffey Petrosky, a full-service marketing...

2013-12-19 23:00:58

Per Wickstrom, the CEO of leading addiction treatment center A Forever Recovery, has donated $15,000 on behalf of his organization to the Gleaners Community Food Bank. Together with a matching contribution from the food bank’s Board of Directors, the donation is enough to fill a semi truck full of food, and provide nourishing meals to 90,000 Detroiters who could not otherwise afford the food they need. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 In an effort to help alleviate hunger and make the holiday...

2013-11-20 23:23:15

Gleaners selects Billhighway's Enterprise Financial Management Platform. Troy, MI (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Billhighway, creator of cloud-based automation software that simplifies finance and fundraising operations, proudly welcomes Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) as a client. Billhighway is implementing its Enterprise solution at Gleaners, providing payment processing and integration with donor management and accounting systems. Gleaners, who will...

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  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
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