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The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is the source of food for 500 food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters and other hunger-relief programs in eight Northeast Ohio counties. Check back here regularly for updated news, event calendars, notices and other important information about how we are feeding people and fighting hunger.

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Coffee with a Purpose 

When walking into Nervous Dog Coffee Bar, a locally owned coffee shop in Stow, it’s not evident that they have also begun to feed those in need. Their entry into the world of fundraising, known as Nervous Dog, Too, creates opportunity for support of ... Read More

2014 Harvest for Hunger Virtual Idol 

Are you the next 2014 Harvest for Hunger Virtual Idol? Individuals and groups of all ages and quantities are invited to support the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s Harvest for Hunger campaign by registering for the second annual Virtual Idol... Read More

Annual Harvest for Hunger campaign kicks off 

Community members united at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank to celebrate the kick-off of the Harvest for Hunger campaign on Feb. 26, 2014. Harvest for Hunger is the Foodbank's largest fundraising initiative and is one of the largestfood &... Read More

Kelly's story  

Sitting in the bright community room of the Arlington Memorial Baptist Church, Kelly Doolittle is sharing her story. Kelly has been a traveling minister for 18 years, and is supporting her family of four. Her husband is a landscaper, and after... Read More

David's Story 

Four rows of folding chairs are filled with people patiently waiting at the Middlebury Chapel in Summit County. Families seated are reconnecting with friends and neighbors in the warm community room. On the end of the last row is David Conley,... Read More
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