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2012 Campaign Events

Ron Marhofer Food Drive, Oct 29 - Nov 27
All Marhofer locations will be collecting food and financial donations with a goal of providing 125,000 meals to those in need in our area. Ron Marhofer Auto Family will generously double the community's contributions during this holiday season drive. Visit for locations.

Holiday Mart & Design Showcase at Neil Leeson Décor Floral, Nov 9-10
Join us for our 1st annual Holiday Mart featuring local area artisans and event experts as we showcase a one of a kind shopping experience. Get inspired with new ideas for this season, enjoy great holiday cuisine from local caterers, get a head start on the shopping madness in a relaxed environment and support a local charity. For each donation collected, you will receive a 10% Off Coupon good for any single item.

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 10am - 9pm
Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 10am - 4pm
103 Western Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44313

Long Haul Against Hunger, Nov 16
Join 98.1 WKDD, My 101.7, Rock 106.9 and 640 WHLO for the Long Haul Against Hunger, an all-day drive by and donate event with live broadcasts from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm as we call food and funds at remote locations. Visit on-air personalities of WKDD at the Plaza at Chapel Hill on Howe Ave in Akron and WHOF at Thursday’s Plaza in Belden Village.

Double Your Dollar Day, Nov 26
The Foodbank will hold its second “Double Your Dollar Day” on the traditionally largest online-shopping day of the year, Cyber Monday, November 26. For every $1 that is donated, a generous local family will make a matching gift.

Facebook Challenge, Begins Nov 29
Like the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank on Facebook, and a generous local family will donate $1 for every new Like starting Nov 29, up to $2,500. Visit our Facebook Page, click the Like button, and encourage your family and friends to do the same!

WKSU On-Air Challenge, Nov 29-30
Support the Foodbank during this on-air membership drive for local radio station, 89.7 WKSU Public Radio.

Restaurant Week, Dec 16-22
Dine, order and enjoy – it’s that simple! At participating restaurants, order a specially selected item from the menu and that restaurant will donate $1.00 to the Foodbank.

  • Papa Bear’s Italian Restaurant
    4990 Dressler Rd, Canton OH 44718
  • Kozmo’s Grille
    37 First St NW, Massillon OH 44646
  • Wing Warehouse
    2215 E. Waterloo Rd, Akron OH 44312


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