Is Gleaning For The World a non-profit organization?
Yes, Gleaning For The World, Inc., is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (View IRS 501(c)(3) notice | Download PDF | 2.8 Mb)
Is Gleaning For The World affiliated with any denomination?
No, Gleaning For The World, Inc., is an independent, non-denominational organization.
How much money is spent on administrative costs?
Gleaning For The World strives to keep costs to a minimum, using only one percent of the estimated value of the
product we donate each year for administration.
What is gleaning?
Gleaning is an Old Testament concept from the book of Ruth which refers to the sharing of one’s wealth. In Old
Testament times, people were permitted to reap the leftover grain around the sides of the field after the harvest and
give it to the widows. The gleaning concept was — and still is — one way God’s people can share with those in
What types of products do you glean?
We glean a variety of products from many sources. For example:
- Product overruns and seconds from businesses.
- Products that do not meet quality control standards (i.e., wrong color, fragrance)
- Products offered in government auctions
- Products damaged in shipping and handling that are still usable.
- Products with packaging or labeling changes.
- Medical supplies and equipment from hospitals and medical centers when they upgrade to new technology.
What do you do with the products?
We warehouse and prepare the products for shipment to mission and humanitarian aid organizations working in the
U.S. and around the world.
In what areas of the world do you work?
We will serve the poor wherever there is a need. To date, Gleaning For The World has sent shipments to many U.S. states and more than 55 countries on five continents, including:
What mission/humanitarian groups do you work with?
We partner with many organizations around the world including:
|American Health AllianceAmerican Nicaraguan Foundation
Anchor of Hope Missions
Archbishop’s House of St. Lucia
Bless The Children
Caritas Arquido Censana
Eglise da la Foundation Evangelique
|Health Care Organization for Africa
Health Horizons International
Indonesia Relief Organization
International Red Cross
Messengers Of MercyMission Caribe
Organization of Haitians
St. Andrews R.C. Church
Urbanizacion Santa Elena