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Kat Pestian, Public Relations & Communications Specialist
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Please check this section regularly for updated news, announcements, press releases and other important information about how we are feeding people and fighting hunger in Northeast Ohio.


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...

Sign a Petition to Protect Food Assistance

Mar 20, 2015
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) reduces hunger and food insecurity...

Call to Support More Food for Hungry Ohioans

Mar 18, 2015
Today, testimony will be provided in Columbus on behalf of Ohio’s food banks to increase the amount of healthy food...

Polar Bear Jump 2015

Feb 26, 2015
The 12th annual Polar Bear Jump benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank took place on Saturday, February 21, 2015...

Foodbank partners with Library to feed hungry children

Feb 26, 2015
There has long been an abundance of goodwill and kinship between the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Akron-...