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Media Contact

Kat Pestian, Public Relations & Communications Specialist
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Post Event: Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Sep 09, 2015
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted the eighth annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday...

Fight Hunger During Hunger Action Month

Aug 31, 2015
Akron, OH – (Aug. 31, 2015) – The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank joins 200 Feeding America food banks across the...

Planting an extra row makes a difference for Foodbank

Jul 28, 2015
This summer, community members can help the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank increase distribution of fresh produce to...

Special edition Leandra Drumm t-shirts now available

Jul 24, 2015
The Foodbank is proudly partnering with local artist Leandra Drumm to bring a one-of-a-kind t-shirt to you! Leandra...

More than 200 businesses help Foodbank surpass Harvest for Hunger goal

May 15, 2015
Community leaders and campaign coordinators rallied at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank to celebrate the record-...

Celebrate Earth Day by Helping Farmers and Businesses Reduce Waste

Apr 22, 2015
Right now, Congress is considering legislation that would expand tax deductions for farmers and businesses for giving...