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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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Week: July 9 – July 15

Week: July 9 – July 15

We are in the middle of summer and the heat is intense. Even though it may be uncomfortable for us to work in the heat, we thank God for the hot sun that dries the peaches so we can send them to hungry people around the world! A big thank you to volunteers from Escalade […]

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Week: July 2 – July 8

Week: July 2 – July 8

Just this week!   582,000 pounds of peaches processed and drying in the field 19,163 pounds of dried peaches packed up and ready to ship 40,214 pounds of dried peaches sent to Children’s Hunger Fund A big thank you to all of our volunteers who made this week a success! Bible Fellowship Vancouver (Surrey, BC), […]

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