Stories of Hope

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...
Your Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank succeeds in helping fight hunger in our community because of the amazing partnerships it has forged with local organizations. Westfield Group has been a steadfast corporate partner of...
Steven and Victoria lived a comfortable life. They had a three bedroom house, a big yard, and a well-paying job that was more than enough to provide for their three-year-old son. About four months ago, they gave it all...

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