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.



Encourage your local representative to increase funding for our neighbors in need in the Ohio 2020-2023 Biennial Budget

Apr 13, 2021
As our community continues to struggle with hunger while attempting to rebound from the pandemic, state government food...

Bring relief to families and food banks - Act Today

Feb 19, 2021
The pandemic and resulting economic downturn have intensified America’s hunger crisis like never before. Congress has...

Act Today to Boost SNAP for families in need

Sep 10, 2020
With an estimated 41 percent increase in the amount of people facing food insecurity due to the impact of COVID-19, it...

Support school lunches and the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act

Oct 21, 2019
In your Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s eight-county service region, more than 1 in 5 children face food insecurity....

Today is national Hunger Action Day

Sep 12, 2019
Today is national Hunger Action Day and September is Hunger Action Month, an opportunity for you to help create...

Ohio State Budget increases support for hunger relief

Jul 26, 2019
Thank you for advocating on behalf of your Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, our network of hunger-relief partners and...