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 asks community to take action against hunger for Hunger Action Month

Sep 10, 2018
This September, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, along with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks,...

Foodbank ensures food safety procedures

Aug 23, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank distributed more than 32.9 million pounds of food and other essential items to its...

Foodbank partners with I PROMISE School to offer food pantry to school families

Jul 31, 2018
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank staff members were excited to celebrate the opening of the LeBron James Family...

More than 200 businesses collect food and funds for Foodbank's Harvest for Hunger Campaign

May 21, 2018
Community leaders, campaign coordinators and Foodbank supporters came together to celebrate the success of the 2018...

Voice your Concerns about the Farm Bill

May 08, 2018
We need your help to let Congress know that a “no” vote on the House Agriculture Committee's version of the 2018 Farm...

Foodbank releases new food insecurity numbers for its eight-county service area

May 02, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank announced the release of Map the Meal Gap 2018, the latest report by Feeding America...