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Media Contact

Raven Gayheart, Public Relations and Communications Manager
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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.


Foodbank's campaign inspires community members to come together this holiday season

Nov 05, 2015
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is hosting its annual holiday Hunger-Free Families campaign from Nov. 1- Dec. 31,...

Foodbank helps feed community members in need because of grant from BJ's Charitable Foundation

Oct 26, 2015
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank has been awarded a $30,000 grant from BJ’s Charitable Foundation to support its...

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...

Nationwide Renews Commitment as Foodbank Leadership Partner by Contributing 180,000 Meals

Aug 26, 2015
The Nationwide Foundation awarded the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank a gift in the amount of $45,000, which will...

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...