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.


Families facing food insecurity find help in Windham

Mar 31, 2020
Because of the dedication of the 500 hunger-relief programs within your Foodbank’s network, we’re able to effectively...

Foodbank's neighborhood distribution feeds nearly 1,300 families

Mar 27, 2020
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted its monthly Neighborhood Distribution yesterday. Typically held the fourth...

Foodbank temporarily suspends volunteer activities

Mar 23, 2020
Due to our ongoing commitment to the safety of our staff and volunteers and until further notice, we are suspending...

Best practices recommended for hunger-relief programs within the Foodbank's network

Mar 20, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect our region, the health and safety of the community is our primary...

Match Opportunity Extended

Mar 20, 2020
Your Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank continues to serve our community members impacted by COVID-19, but we need your...

Larry Nance Jr. donates $50,000 to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Mar 19, 2020
Northeast Ohio native Larry Nance Jr. has joined the efforts to help put food on the tables of families in the Akron...