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.


Pardon our dust during construction at Main Campus

Sep 06, 2023
Last fall, the Foodbank embarked on an expansion and renovation project at its Main Campus in Akron. This project is...

Foodbank unites with food banks across the country for Hunger Action Month

Sep 05, 2023
This September, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, together with 200 Feeding America food banks nationwide, will...

Ohio Senate Finance Committee's substitute budget bill removes additional funding for food banks

Jun 22, 2023
Earlier this month, the Ohio Senate Finance Committee released their substitute budget bill, which removed additional...

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...