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...

Support hunger relief and local restaurants through Dine In or Dine Out to Fight Hunger

Mar 01, 2021
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank has partnered with the Tri-County Restaurant Association and Atlantic 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...

Foodbank's Harvest for Hunger Campaign kicks off with virtual event

Feb 16, 2021
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank kicked off its 30th annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign with a virtual event on...

Foodbank invites community to join local hunger-relief efforts through virtual Harvest for Hunger Campaign kickoff

Feb 10, 2021
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank will celebrate 30 years of the annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign this year....

Foodbank asks community to jingle along their favorite 3.1-miles for VIRTUAL Selfless Elf

Dec 08, 2020
The eighth annual Selfless Elf 5k run and walk, benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s local hunger-relief...