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 Board of Directors

Jan 20, 2015
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank announced the addition of four new members to its 2015 Board of Directors: Mark...

Runners closed the streets of Akron to benefit Foodbank

Dec 20, 2014
Early Saturday morning, Dec. 20, more than 700 individuals and families celebrated the meaning of the holiday season at...

Holiday Giving in Action at Long Haul Against Hunger

Dec 09, 2014
Join the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank as they partner with 98.1 WKDD, My 101.7, Rock 106.9, 640 WHLO and 99.7 Canton’...

TODAY is the day Congress may vote

Dec 09, 2014
TODAY is the day Congress may vote on a package that will expand and make permanent our food donation tax deduction and...

Selfless Elf 5k

Dec 09, 2014
Saturday, Dec. 20 may be one of the busiest days for many families preparing for their holiday festivities—as it is the...

Charter One providing 7,000 local holiday meals in effort to help Carve Out Hunger with the Foodbank

Nov 19, 2014
The Charter One Foundation’s $10,000 donation will provide 800 Thanksgiving turkeys for area families in need. To help...