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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...

2013-12-12 12:24:02

Annual campaign supports Gleaners Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan to feed those in need WARREN, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generous Michiganders opened their hearts and their pantries this holiday season, donating 13,268 pounds of food as part of the 5(th) Annual Art Van Furniture and WXYZ-TV Together We Can community food drive benefitting Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. The canned food and nonperishable food items collected at Art Van Furniture...

2013-12-06 00:20:12

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Hundreds of Ford volunteers are packing, cooking and serving meals on a Ford Accelerated Action Day focused on feeding the hungry -- Ford employees are working in MODEL Teams at more than three dozen locations in four states - Arizona, Michigan, South Carolina and Washington -- Ford and its employees participate in many hunger-relief efforts throughout the year, contributing vehicles, dollars and...

2013-11-27 20:22:31

According to the Department of Agriculture 18 million Americans households will struggle to feed their families DENVER, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - PCL Construction is donating $140,000 to food assistance programs across the country to help with Thanksgiving needs. "There is a persistent and unfortunate demand for food across the country and throughout the communities where PCL operates," said Shaun Yancey, President and COO for PCL's US operations. "We recognize the value...

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...

2012-12-07 00:20:32

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Ford volunteers are stepping away from their jobs and going to work in soup kitchens, food banks and shelters on a Ford Accelerated Action Day Ford employees are working in MODEL Teams at more than three dozen locations around Metro Detroit. Ford and its employees participate in many hunger-relief efforts throughout the year, donating vehicles, dollars and manpower to help our communities The Ford Volunteer Corps is cooking,...

2012-11-23 08:20:10

TROY, Mich., Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Suburban Collection, for the second consecutive year, is again assisting Gleaners Community Food Bank in November by accepting food donations at their dealership locations throughout southeastern Michigan. In addition to seeking food donations, the Troy-based automotive group is encouraging their employees and customers to make a financial donation to assist Gleaners' "Give a Hand for the Holidays" campaign. For every dollar raised, Gleaners'...

2012-11-21 12:24:11

Just in time for the holiday season, PCL Construction donates $150,000 to local food banks across the nation. DENVER, CO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - As families gather to give thanks for what they have and the food they eat, 18 million Americans will struggle to feed their families, according to the Department of Agriculture. Hunger continues to be a growing issue impacting communities, so to help meet this year's need PCL Construction has donated $150,000 to food banks around the...

2012-11-19 12:20:41

DETROIT, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 12th consecutive year, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and Newman's Own(®), Inc. are partnering with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to donate Ford refrigerated trucks filled with Newman's Own food products. Food banks in four regions are receiving trucks this year including Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. With this year's donation of four Ford F-550 trucks, a total of 107 Ford...