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.


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...

Foodbank launches new strategic plan, focuses on deepening its impact

Mar 15, 2023
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank debuted its new strategic plan earlier this month. The plan, Deepen Our Impact, will...

Convention center glows green for community breakfast kicking off Foodbank's Harvest for Hunger Campaign

Feb 28, 2023
The ballroom in the downtown Akron convention center glowed green this morning as more than 400 guests came together to...

Foodbank invites community to support local hunger relief through Harvest for Hunger Campaign

Feb 14, 2023
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank will kick off the 32nd annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign with a community breakfast...