You've purchased and donated $1,304 worth of groceries to Gleaners Community Food Bank, putting us closer to our goal of raising $10,000 to help feed the area's hungry families.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Thanks to your generous donations, we've raised $1,304 towards our goal of $10,000 to feed families in your area through our online food drive. This virtual food drive runs through Saturday, Nov. 17, and is the first for the Gleaners Community Food Bank. The 30 Michigan Patch sites are proud and honored to be their first partner. Shop Gleaners' virtual grocery shelves. Click to get started! Follow progress of Patch's fight against hunger. Click to watch donations grow! Please click the shopping link above and select items from the virtual grocery shelves. When you check out, be sure to select a Patch from the drop down menu to ensure your donation is designated for that community. Thanks for your donations and support. Get answers to …
Starting today, you can purchase and donate food to the Gleaners Community Food Bank during Patch's virtual food drive. Our goal is to collect $10,000 through Nov. 17 to help feed the area's hungry families.
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- Don Wyatt
Monday, November 12, 2012
The statistics are grim, especially for children. One out of four Michigan children lives in a household with food insecurity, meaning they do not always know where their next meal is coming from. In southeast Michigan, nearly 40 percent of more than 100,000 people receiving food assistance each week are children under age 18. Poor nutrition, particularly in the first three years of life, has profound implications on a child’s physical and mental health, development, academic achievement and economic productivity. Today Patch.com, through its 30 Michigan sites including Plymouth-Canton, is launching an online food drive to raise $10,000 by Nov. 17 to feed area families. This is the first virtual food drive for the Gleaners Community Food …