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Shipment to Haiti

Shipment to Haiti

Gleanings for the Hungry recently sent a sea container loaded with food and equipment such as generators to Haiti.  The shipment arrived in port some time ago and we have become aware that it is still in port.  Please pray that every hold up will be released.  Also please pray that the food will not spoil.  […]

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Week: Sept 24 – Sept 29

Week: Sept 24 – Sept 29

And so it begins!  We have gone through a time of transition, from a busy summer to our new fall season.  This week is distinctly the week of new beginnings.  We had our first team come for the season, and Gleanings has launched our first Discipleship Training School (DTS) since the fall of 2014.   The […]

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Week: Sept 11 – Sept 15 The Quiet Week

Week: Sept 11 – Sept 15 The Quiet Week

This was one of the few weeks on the Gleanings calendar that is left intentionally empty of most of our usual activities.  There were no teams, & we produced no food.  A number of our staff enjoyed a few extra days off.  The rest of us use the time to prepare for the season ahead. […]

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Week: August 27 – September 2

Week: August 27 – September 2

Lots of good news to share with you this week as our summer season comes to a close. Just this week: 30,000 pounds of sulfured and dried peach halves and 33,000 pounds of soup mix were packed, ready to go. Thank you so much to the faithful volunteers who helped make our final week of […]

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Week: August 20 – August 26

Week: August 20 – August 26

Our Abundance, Their Need Praise Him for the final 308,000 pounds of peaches processed this week! We filled 153 stacks of fruit for our last week on the field. And 22,878 pounds of dried and sulfured peach halves are in buckets, sealed, and ready to go. Thank you so much for partnering with Gleanings for […]

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Week: August 13 – August 19

Week: August 13 – August 19

This week’s numbers:  261 bins (261,000 pounds) of peaches processed 106 new stacks of peaches on the field 24,476 pounds of dried, sulfured peaches ready to ship The Container Ministry picked up a shipment this week: 2,214 pounds of raisins, 7,043 pounds of peaches, and 33,022 pounds of soup mix is on its way to […]

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Week: August 7 – August 12

Week: August 7 – August 12

Can you believe how much beautiful fruit is donated to Gleanings every week? Just this week, we processed 405 bins of peaches, which is about 405,000 pounds of fresh fruit. Another 22,851 pounds of dried fruit is packed in buckets, ready to be sent to our ministry partners across the world. Three truckloads of food went […]

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Week: July 30 – August 5

Week: July 30 – August 5

Many hands made light work, scooping soup mix to produce 1.5 million servings this week. Many hands also turned peaches this week—565 bins of peaches, totaling about 565,000 pounds of donated fruit. Many hands prepared and packed the 42,000 pounds of dry fruit that’s ready to go out to the nations. Thank you, Lord Jesus! […]

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Week: July 23 – July 29

Week: July 23 – July 29

563,000 pounds of fresh peaches and nectarines are processed. 222 new stacks of halved peaches and nectarines are drying on the field. 32,929 pounds of dried peaches and nectarines are in buckets, ready to go!   WHAT’S IN A PEACH? It’s a good question. How much nutrition does a dried, sulfured peach provide? One volunteer […]

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Week: July 16 – July 22

Week: July 16 – July 22

Volunteers always cheer with excitement when they hear the numbers:  504,000 pounds of peaches were processed this week! 207 new stacks of peaches are drying on the field! 27,668 pounds of dried peaches are packed up and ready to ship! Thank you so much for your dedication to feed the poor and needy! We are […]

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