Feeding the Hungry

Join Transitions Legal for our monthly Take Action: Lunch and Learn
A special presentation about feeding the hungry by
Justin Hiller, Stewardship Administrator for
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan
October 19, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
at the Law Offices of Alisa Peskin-Shepherd
280. N. Old Woodward Avenue, Suite LL20 | Birmingham, MI 48009

As Stewardship Administrator with Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, Justin Hiller is responsible for the allocation of resources for stewardship reporting, the gift acknowledgement process, and proactively monitors and manages the needs of donors to build a complete understanding of each donor’s involvement and giving activity. Previously, Justin worked as Project Manager and spearheaded My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery, a weekly pop-up market bringing quality, affordable food to communities across Metro Detroit. With deep roots in food retail, and former Vice President for Hiller’s Markets, a family-owned business until its completion in 2015, Justin holds a core belief that hunger is solvable, unnecessary, and impacts everyone living in the metro Detroit. 

Justin received a B.A. in Mass Communications from Albion College and holds a certificate from Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in Nonprofit Management. 

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About Gleaners Community Food Bank 

Headquartered in Detroit, Gleaners operates five distribution centers in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties and provides food to 534 partner soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters and other agencies throughout southeastern Michigan. Gleaners collects nearly 39 million pounds of food a year and distributes 89,000 meals each day including providing nourishing food and nutrition education to 171,000 children a year. Every dollar donated provides three meals and 95 cents of every donated dollar goes to food and food programs [1].

[1] Gleaners Community Food Bank. “About Gleaners.” Gleaners Community Food Bank. n.d. Web. 31 May 2017. <http://www.gcfb.org/about_gcfb>