Gleaner Day at the Henry Ford

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In Michigan, nearly 1 in 5 people struggle with hunger. That’s why Gleaner Life Insurance Society is teaming up with The Henry Ford to sponsor a “buy one get one free” ticket and food drive to benefit the Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan.

Gleaner Day: Buy One Get One Free

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Gleaner Day is Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 and is focused on helping feed families in our community. 

When you purchase an admission ticket to Greenfield Village on October 5th, you will receive a second admission ticket (of equal or lesser value) for free when you donate at least 5 nonperishable food items.

Not only will they be collecting food donations that day, but they will also be celebrating their final Fall Flavor weekend of 2013. They’ll be offering cooking demonstrations throughout their historic homes and enjoying a farmers market, too. Both Gleaners Community Food Bank and Gleaner Life Insurance will be on hand all day greeting guests and collecting food. The buy one get one free ticket admission and food drive is a great way to help out your community.

Where

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The Henry Ford (Greenfield Village)
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48126

About Gleaner

Gleaner’s Community Food Bank operates a total of five distribution centers in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties, which provide food to 558 partner soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters and other agencies throughout southeastern Michigan. Overall, they distribute more than 46 million pounds of emergency food annually. For more information, visit www.gleanerlife.org

About The Henry Ford

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The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, is a National Historic Landmark with five unique venues, fueling the spirit of American innovation and inspiring a can-do culture. Nearly 2 million visitors annually experience its attractions: Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center and The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre. For more information, visit www.thehenryford.org

Giveaway!

I’ve teamed up with The Henry Ford to bring you a chance to win 4 tickets to The Henry Ford. There are so many attractions there, like the Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the IMAX theatre, and more. To enter, follow the instructions on the GiveawayTools widget below.

This giveaway is open to Michigan residents only. Must be 18+ years to enter. Transportation is not included and is winner’s responsibility. Winner must let me know which date they will be attending, as tickets will be waiting to be picked up at IMAX desk. Good luck!

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13 Responses to “Gleaner Day at the Henry Ford”

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    Liz — September 29, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    Yes, I have, and it’s great to visit in the fall! I would love to win to go there around Halloween time.

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    Jodi DeMay — September 30, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    I have been with my family and we loved it and as my kids have gotten older I think they would love it more because they can learn the history of Detroit as well as other cool things!

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    keri szawara — October 1, 2013 at 7:07 am

    I have been there about 10 years ago. I would love to take my children back.

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    sarah hirsch — October 1, 2013 at 8:10 am

    I have been to all three and they are great family fun!

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    Stephanie Hunter — October 1, 2013 at 9:49 am

    I’ve been to HFM & GFV but never to Imax. I would like to win because I haven’t been to visit since last fall.

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    Katy @ Experienced Bad Mom — October 1, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    I chaperoned a field trip of 1st graders there once. We walked around for 2 hours, mostly looking for the closest bathroom every 5 minutes! I’d love to go back and take my time.

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    Tarah — October 1, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    I’ve been to the IMAX theater there before, many years ago! I’d love to take my boys!

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    Jennifer M — October 2, 2013 at 11:24 am

    I’ve never been. I think my children would love it and learn a lot.

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    Diane baum — October 7, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    I have never been to the I-Max but heard it is wonderful. I love the village and museum.

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    Dawn Sterner — October 8, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    I have been there, but it’s been a long time! I’d love to win because my daughter would love to go & I think it would be a great family outing!

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    Sara Grivas — October 8, 2013 at 8:04 pm

    I have gone years ago and would love to return. Because of finances I am unable to take my family. It would be a wonderful experience to return with my own adult children and grand-children!

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    YVONNE WOODSTOCK — October 11, 2013 at 4:55 am

    Yes I’ve been to Greenfield Village during a family vacation when I was a kid and I took my kids when they were growing up and that was both for enjoyment and education because I homeschooled them too.

    My 5 kids are all young adults now and I haven’t been back there in many years and would really enjoy going again as a date with my soulmate/bff love of my life husband and bring along 2 of our young adult kids as a fun outing to make more priceless memories together.

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