Stories of Hope

Like most children this time of year, eight-year-old Brianna and ten-year-old Richard love the summer months. They can play outside with their friends, and have time to recharge before the next school year begins. But...
When the fifth graders at East Woods Elementary were assigned a Passion Project, 10-year-old Violet Tuttle instantly knew what her passion would be—feeding people. “My teacher wanted us to make a difference in what we...
Bob and Phyllis have been volunteering as co-directors of the Brunswick Food Panty in Medina, a member hunger-relief program of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, for eight years. Volunteering 40+ hours a week, Bob and...
Every Wednesday morning at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, you’ll find Dennis Moroney folding or stuffing envelopes as a key Development team volunteer. Dennis, who is semi-retired and self-employed, has been...
Standing outside the doors of the Brunswick Food Pantry in Medina County, Elba stands patiently with her walker, waiting in line for groceries with dozens of other families. Elba spent her entire life working in the...
I recently needed to pick up 100 orange helium balloons to be used as decorations during Operation Orange, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s 24-hour volunteer event. But I had a problem— 100 balloons could not...

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