To find a food program near you, visit the Need Food page on our website. At the top of the page is a Need Food button. There, you can search available food programs by zip code. Or give us a call at 330.535.6900 to speak with a staff person.
No need to pre-register or be referred.
Yes, we’re able to serve walkups, though we do recommend bringing a cart to help carry the 26-pound box of food and a bag of fresh produce.
If you have a photo ID, please bring it.
Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to deliver food to individual homes. If you’re unable to leave your home, please call 2-1-1; they might be able to connect you with a food program near you that delivers.
Yes. Simply write on a piece of paper your name, address, phone number and how many people are in your household. Then write, “I, YOUR NAME, give FRIEND/FAMILY MEMBER’S NAME permission to pick up food on my behalf.”
Each household will receive a 26-pound box of shelf-stable food items, such as rice, beans, canned goods, soups, etc. Each household will also receive a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, and if available, bread.
No, you do not need to be a resident of Akron or Summit County in order to receive food.
Any individual/household earning below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level can receive food after completing a self-declaration of need form.