Stories of Hope

Stacy has spent the past nine years taking care of people as a home health aide, and with her soft and thoughtful demeanor, it's clear that she fills the role well. However, even with a full-time position, financial...
Amber and her 10-year-old daughter Rylee are a great example of steady volunteers who have become an integral part of our Foodbank family. They first visited the Foodbank last fall with Rylee's travel softball team, and...
When Paul Martell retired five years ago, he began looking for meaningful ways to give back to the local community. He learned of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank through college friends and his wife and decided to...
Kim moved to the Akron area 10 years ago. She realized in order to save herself, to separate herself from her addiction, she would need a change of pace with different scenery and friends. When she arrived in Akron she...
The reception area at the Stark County Hunger Task Force, a partner hunger-relief program of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, is quiet and tidy. Volunteers are in and out helping clients maneuver shopping carts and...
Roxann and her husband were excited to welcome a new baby girl to their family of four. With her husband working full-time and his health care benefits, Roxann never anticipated needing to rely on a food pantry to help...

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