“After much consideration, Food Gatherers staff and board have made the difficult decision not to host Grillin’ for Food Gatherers in 2023,” officials wrote in a statement.
The premier food rescue and food bank serving Washtenaw County was awarded the United States Department of Agriculture’s Emergency Food Assistance Program Reach and Resiliency Grant.
This year, the nonprofit is asking for donations for a matching fundraiser with the Harold and Kay Peplau Family Fund, which will match up to $40,000 dollar-for-dollar.
Three Ann Arbor area Kroger stores will be accepting food and fund donations on Saturday for Food Gatherers.
Food Gatherers has canceled its largest fundraising event for the second year in a row due to the ongoing pandemic.