Local places to volunteer and make a difference.
The mission of Forgotten Harvest is to relieve hunger in the Detroit metropolitan community by rescuing surplus, prepared and perishable food and donating it to emergency food providers. Contact Marci Fitch 248-967-1500 ext 125 or go to www.forgottenharvest.org
For more than 37 years, Gleaners Community Food Bank has been "feeding hungry people and nourishing our communities.” Last year, Gleaners distributed 41 million pounds of emergency food to more than 550 partner soup kitchens, shelters and pantries in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties. Contact at 111-111-1111 or visit on the web at www.gcfb.org
We bring good people & good causes together. Find a cause that lights you up. Get in touch with a nonprofit that needs you. www.volunteermatch.org
Macomb county has a huge volunteer website with endless ways to give your time. www.macombcountymi.gov/Volunteer