The online food drive and partnership with Gleaners has been extended to Nov. 24.
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One in four Michigan children lives in poverty. In this season of being thankful and giving back, here are ways to help make others' holidays warmer.
The holiday season is a time of joy, and if one's lucky, of plenty. Sadly hunger continues to be a problem, with one in four Michigan children living in poverty and nearly half qualifying for free or low-cost school lunches. Some of these youngsters can only look forward to plenty of hunger pangs, but here at Patch we want to help. Patch.com has launched an online food drive, with all of its 30 Michigan sites participating. Patch is partnering with Gleaners Community Food Bank in this virtual food drive, and the goal is to raise $10,000 by Nov. 17 to help feed local families. Shop Gleaners' virtual grocery shelves. Click to get started! Follow progress of Patch's fight against hunger. Click to watch donations grow! That being said, you can…