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.


The Federal Budget and the Farm Bill: What you Need to Know

Feb 23, 2018
The Federal Budget The President recently released his budget proposal for federal fiscal year 2019, indicating his...

Foodbank hosts largest Harvest for Hunger Campaign Kick-off Breakfast

Feb 15, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank welcomed nearly 500 guests to its annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign Kick-off...

Harvest for Hunger Campaign Kick-off Breakfast encourages community to join hunger-relief efforts

Feb 07, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank will kick off its 27th annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign with a breakfast on...

Runners close the streets of downtown Akron to benefit Foodbank

Dec 18, 2017
Early Saturday morning, Dec. 16, more than 1,300 individuals and families, including several furry, four-legged friends...

Holiday giving in action at Long Haul Against Hunger

Nov 20, 2017
Join the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank as they partner with iHeartMedia for the Long Haul Against Hunger event on...

Response to Akron Beacon Journal Article

Nov 05, 2017
The Foodbank was disappointed by the article that was published in Sunday's edition of the Akron Beacon Journal, a...