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 Receives $21,000 Grant from BJ's Charitable Foundation

Sep 26, 2014
The BJ’s Charitable Foundation awarded a grant of $21,000 to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank in celebration of BJ’s...

Annual Taste of the NFL Event Crowns New Champion and Scores Donation for Foodbank

Sep 23, 2014
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted the seventh annual Taste of the NFL at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on...

Community Will Tackle Hunger at Annual Taste of the NFL Event

Sep 12, 2014
Are you ready for some football?? The 7th annual Taste of the NFL event, benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank...

Foodbank Wins NorthCoast 99 Award

Sep 10, 2014
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s best places to work....

Take Action to Help End Hunger in our Community During Hunger Action Month

Aug 29, 2014
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank joins more than 200 Feeding America food banks across the nation to celebrate...

Foodbank Plans to Host 1,200 Volunteers During 24 Hours to Help Families Facing Hunger

Aug 11, 2014
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank has an ambitious goal to host more than 1,200 community members during Operation...