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Cooking Matters Wants to be Part of Your Summer!

Cooking Matters

In this month's newsletter you can find tons of updates from spring!

Thank you for joining us at the Spring Volunteer Appreciation Event! Try our recipe for Moroccan Carrot Salad with Lentils that we made for the event.

My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery is widely used by Cooking Matters participants as a Gleaners program in their communities.

Allie Lyttle shares her recipe for Lavender Pancakes with Fox 2 News.

The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive started on May 11th with a parade of mail trucks to a reception at Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit.

In this month's volunteer spotlight, Carolyn Archer shares her recipe for Chocolate Almond Milk and her journey from reading labels at an early age to teaching others how to do so in Cooking Matters classes!

My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery is seeking a nutrition coordinator for a full time position.

Keep an eye out for organizations and sites that would be a good place to host a Cooking Matters class!

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Spring Event & Summer Jobs

Cooking Matters

Lots of things happening this spring! Take a peek at more details about:

Volunteer Appreciation Event, May 6th, 10am-1pm

This year the National Association of Letter Carriers celebrates the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive's 25th Anniversary!

The Cooking Matters Team at Gleaners Community Food Bank has been working hard on the new Cooking Matters Michigan website! 

This month, Amy Andrews of FOX 2 News joined Cooking Matters' own Klair Urbin during Double Your Donation Day.

Fuel up to Play 60: The Detroit Lions recently teamed up with local area schools to focus on nutrition and physical activity.  The program teaches students how to stay active and eat right to make the most out of their day.

Volunteer Spotlight:  Zachary Voelkert

Gleaners Community Food Bank is still recruiting for Summer Food Service Program Meal Counters, Coordinators, and Program Monitors! The positions are seasonal full-time and begin June 5th.

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