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Kat Pestian, Public Relations & Communications Specialist
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Local community benefits from Nationwide Foundation grant to Foodbank

Sep 22, 2016
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank announced it’s the recipient of $45,000 from the Nationwide Foundation earlier this...

Foodbank asks community to take action to end hunger

Sep 02, 2016
This September, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank along with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks,...

Annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame event crowns new champion and scores donations for Foodbank

Sep 01, 2016
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted the ninth annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday evening,...

Community will tackle hunger at annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Aug 16, 2016
The 9th annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, will be held on...

Foodbank announces strategic plan aimed at providing access to food for everyone struggling with hunger in its community

May 19, 2016
Launched in September of 2014 amidst times of growth and complexity in the hunger-relief system, the Akron-Canton...