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Harlan Bakeries-Gleaners Charity of Choice!

For Immediate Release    Gleaners Contact: Debbie Wilson  925-0191 ext. 117
May 2, 2011



Harlan Bakeries Partners with Gleaners As Their Official Food Donation Charity!

Indianapolis •
Local family owned Harlan Bakeries., who produces and supplies premium quality Kosher bagels and baked sweet good products all over the United States, announced that they are partnering with Gleaners Food Bank on their food donations.  This will mean hundreds of thousands of pounds of frozen and fresh baked goods will now be available to hungry Hoosiers throughout Gleaners’ 21-county service area!
“This partnership will be vital to the people in central and southeastern Indiana who seek food assistance,” said Cindy Hubert, President and CEO of Gleaners Food Bank “We are so appreciative that Harlan Bakeries chose Gleaners to be the recipient of their generosity.”

Harlan began donating product to Gleaners in 2010, during which time they gave over 120,000 pounds of bagels, rolls, fruit breads and other highly desirable bake goods.  Their partnership with the food bank will provide people who depend on food pantries a variety they would otherwise not be able to afford.  

About Harlan Bakeries:  Harlan Bakeries, LLC, is an international wholesale supplier and distributor of products for in-store bakeries and private label baked goods.  Headquartered in Indianapolis, Harlan Bakeries was founded in 1991 by brothers Hugh and Doug Harlan.  Harlan’s product line includes bagels, pies (meringue, crème, fruit and specialty), cakes, breads, granola and dry blends.  Harlan has expanded its offerings to include dry blends to the baking and food ingredient industry.  For more information, visit www.harlanbakeries.com

About Gleaners Food Bank:  Over 160,000 Hoosiers are not hungry today because Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana provides food and critical groceries to hunger relief charities.  Gleaners, a member of Feeding America (formerly America's Second Harvest), was established in 1980.  Since then the food bank has distributed over a quarter billion pounds of food and critical grocery products to over 350 hunger relief programs serving Hoosiers in need in 21 central and southeastern Indiana counties.