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.


Holiday Campaign 2020

Foodbank asks community for support during the busiest time of year as it prepares for Holiday Campaign

Nov 03, 2020
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank kicked off its annual Holiday Campaign which runs through Dec. 31. The Foodbank...

Ninth annual Harvest Moon Run supports local hunger-relief efforts through virtual race

Oct 27, 2020
The 9th Annual Harvest Moon Run, benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s prepared and perishable food rescue...
Neighborhood Distribution Volunteers

Foodbank recruits volunteers as Ohio National Guard members depart

Oct 08, 2020
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is searching for dedicated community members interested in volunteering at its...

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank's largest annual fundraising event goes virtual

Sep 22, 2020
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank has announced its 13th annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame event, the...

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank selected as a 2020 NorthCoast 99 award winner

Sep 11, 2020
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for...

Act Today to Boost SNAP for families in need

Sep 10, 2020
With an estimated 41 percent increase in the amount of people facing food insecurity due to the impact of COVID-19, it...