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Need help with food?

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Call 855-560-0850 today!

Find a Food Program

To the best of our knowledge, this list of programs is up to date. Due to current health concerns, ALWAYS CALL to confirm hours OF OPERATION.

Our online database lists the nearly 600 food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters and other hunger-relief programs, which are partners of your Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Click the button below to start searching!

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If you are unable to visit a food program site, you can send someone to pick up on your behalf. Complete this proxy form and give it to the person that will pick up on your behalf to present when picking up your groceries. 

Foodbank Distributions

If you’re in need of food assistance, come to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank for food distributions on the dates below. For drive-thru distributions: please make sure to clean out the trunk of your vehicle as groceries will only be placed in trunks and please stay in your vehicle. Review our list of Frequently Asked Questions about food distributions.

Drive-thru distributions will take place on the first Thursday of each month from 1pm-3pm. Because of construction at the Main Campus in Akron, the location has changed to the parking lot behind 510 S. Main Street in Akron. Please do not line up before 11am.

  • September 7, 2023
  • October 5, 2023
  • November 2, 2023

The Keith D. Monda Family Food Pantry and Resource Center at the Foodbank's Stark County Campus, located at 1365 Cherry Ave. NE Canton, OH, is open every week during the hours below.

  • Monday – 1pm-3pm (Must visit between Friday at 2pm and Monday at 9am to place your order in advance.)
  • Tuesday – 9am-1pm
  • Wednesday – 9am-3pm
  • 2nd Saturday of each month – 9am-11am

Pop-up pantry distributions will take place at the times and locations listed below.

  • September 8, 2023, 11am-1pm
    Wadsworth Salvation Army
    527 College St, Wadsworth, OH
  • September 13, 2023, 12pm-2pm
    Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority
    1315 Gonder Ave. SE, Canton, OH
  • September 14, 2023, 11am-1pm
    University of Akron
    301 E Buchtel Ave. Lot 24, Akron, OH
  • September 20, 2023, 1pm-3pm
    Kent State University DIX Stadium
    2213 Summit St., Kent, OH
  • September 21, 2023, 7:45am-9:45am
    Mason CLC
    700 E Exchange St., Akron, OH
  • September 25, 2023, 12pm-2pm
    4209 St. Rt 44, Rootstown, OH
  • September 26, 2023, 4:30pm-6:30pm
    ASW Global
    3375 Gilchrist Rd., Mogadore, OH
  • September 28, 2023, 11am-1pm
    Stark State College Akron
    360 Perkins St., Akron, OH

Questions about SNAP?

To apply for SNAP food assistance benefits or for questions about SNAP food assistance benefits, contact your local Department of Job and Family Services at the number below.

Carroll County

Holmes County

Medina County

Portage County

Stark County

Summit County

Tuscarawas County

Wayne County

Need assistance beyond food?

Call the number below in your county.

Carroll County
Call 330-627-2571
Department of Job and Family Services

Holmes County
Call 211 or 330-263-6363
United Way of Holmes County

Medina County
Call 211 or 888-330-4211
United Way of Summit & Medina

Portage County
Call 211 or 330-297-4636
United Way of Portage County

Stark County
Call 211 or 330-491-9997
United Way of Greater Stark County

Summit County
Call 211 or 330-376-6660
United Way of Summit & Medina

Wayne County
Call 211 or 330-263-6363
United Way of Wayne County

Tuscarawas County
Call 211 or 330-343-7771
United Way of Tuscarawas County

Is your organization looking to provide food to families in need?

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank distributes food and other essential products through a network of more than 600 food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters and other hunger-relief programs. If you are an organization looking to join our network, please review the information on the Join our Partner Network section of our website.


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If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

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