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 names new vice president and welcomes new members to its board of directors

Feb 01, 2023
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank welcomed new leaders to the organization. It recently named Katie Carver Reed as...

Foodbank invites community to beam signing to commemorate expansion of its Main Campus in Akron

Jan 24, 2023
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank invited community members, major investors, board members and elected officials to a...

Foodbank receives $16,000 donation from sneaker raffle

Jan 18, 2023
Northeast Ohio local shoe store, Kicks Lounge, raised $16,000 for the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank in December by...

Foodbank elves jingle through downtown Akron to celebrate 10th annual Selfless Elf 5k

Dec 17, 2022
The sound of bells could be heard jingling through downtown Akron Saturday morning as nearly 900 elves participated in...

Foodbank hosts 10th annual Selfless Elf 5k to support local hunger relief

Dec 07, 2022
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Selfless Elf 5k. Community...

Construction at Main Campus impacts parking availability

Nov 18, 2022
The Foodbank has begun work on an exciting expansion project at its Main Campus in Akron. This is the second phase of...