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Gleaners of Howell. Nourishing Communities by Feeding Hungry People. Artifacts. Click Here to learn about the Gleaner’s of Howell Pantry. Artifacts Cont. A personal story of acceptance and hardship in Livingston County Hunger Statistics Everything has a use

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Gleaners of howell

Gleaners of Howell

Nourishing Communities by Feeding Hungry People


Artifacts

Artifacts

  • Click Here to learn about the Gleaner’s of Howell Pantry


Artifacts cont

Artifacts Cont.

  • A personal story of acceptance and hardship in Livingston County

  • Hunger Statistics

  • Everything has a use

  • Farmers use bread products that weren’t used and exchange them for their products.

  • Any item that can be salvaged will be


Pantry system

Pantry System

  • More client dignity and respect

  • Higher client satisfaction with food, given their ability to select food items of their choosing

  • Less waste and ultimately less cost of food provided

  • Greater communities of volunteer and clients to interact; more social, supportive relationship opportunities


Common myths about howell gleaners

Common Myths about Howell Gleaners

  • Food is only provided through the pantry system

  • The only individuals that receive benefits are those that qualify

  • Food is the only item available


Sorting potatoes

Sorting Potatoes

A pallet about 5 feet high full of potatoes. I sorted the good one into about 10 pound bags. Any of the non used ones were separated into the box on the right.


Values

Values

  • All people are helped

  • The pantry is vital to Gleaner’s of Howell

  • It is a true sense of community a community coming together

  • Circle of Life


Underlying assumptions

Underlying Assumptions

  • Hunger affects us all

  • No one is turned away

  • We help all we can

  • Proud to be able to provide so much

  • Pantry as an integral aspect of the Howell Gleaners

  • Church and other soup kitchens are helped and a welcomed aspect of what can be provided


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