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Charter One providing 7,000 local holiday meals in effort to help Carve Out Hunger with the Foodbank

Nov 19, 2014
The Charter One Foundation’s $10,000 donation will provide 800 Thanksgiving turkeys for area families in need. To help...

Win Dan Auerbach's childhood guitar autographed by The Black Keys

Nov 18, 2014
Win Dan Auerbach’s childhood guitar autographed by The Black Keys. The guitar is the instrument Auerbach first learned...

Call today to help our food donors

Nov 12, 2014
Now that the election is over, Congress will return to Washington to finish its remaining business. Our goal is to...

Many military families struggling with hunger

Nov 11, 2014
More than 1 in 5 local households seeking food assistance from the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, Greater Cleveland...

Foodbank inspires community to take action this holiday season

Nov 06, 2014
This holiday season the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosts the annual Hunger-Free Families campaign from Nov. 1- Dec...

Foodbank Receives $21,000 Grant from BJ's Charitable Foundation

Sep 26, 2014
The BJ’s Charitable Foundation awarded a grant of $21,000 to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank in celebration of BJ’s...