Stories of Hope

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...
Stephanie’s husband David worked in the transportation industry for years. He had a great job; she was able to stay home and take care of their three children. They had annual passes to SeaWorld and Disneyland. If they...
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...

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