The Marketing & Communications team at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is committed to responding to media and providing the resources you need as quickly as possible. If you need to reach someone immediately or have media inquiries, please contact Raven Gayheart.

Media Contact

Raven Gayheart, Public Relations and Communications Manager
330.535.6900 or

Please check this section regularly for updated news, announcements, press releases and other important information about how we are feeding people and fighting hunger in Northeast Ohio.

You can also view our quarterly printed newsletters online as well as Stories of Hope.


Foodbank gathers community to celebrate surpassing Harvest for Hunger goal

Jun 02, 2023
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank celebrated the conclusion of the 32nd annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign by hosting...

School buses travel to Foodbank to deliver busloads of food

May 02, 2023
Today, 12 school buses and vans representing a number of school districts delivered food donations to the Akron-Canton...

Celebrity Cuisine event supports local hunger-relief efforts of Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Apr 19, 2023
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank welcomed more than 1,000 guests to the 31st annual Celebrity Cuisine on Tuesday. The...

SARTA stuffs a bus to support Foodbank and local hunger relief

Apr 14, 2023
Today, a local city bus was traveling through Stark County, but it wasn’t picking up community members; it was...

Foodbank celebrates volunteers during National Volunteer Month

Apr 10, 2023
April is National Volunteer Month. To celebrate the more than 7,400 volunteers who serve the Akron-Canton Regional...

Foodbank encourages community to support local hunger relief through Celebrity Cuisine

Apr 05, 2023
Community members are encouraged to support local hunger-relief efforts through the Tri-County Restaurant Association...