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.


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...

Foodbank inspires community to take action against hunger this holiday season

Nov 01, 2017
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank will host its annual Holiday Campaign from Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017. The campaign...

We need your help to ensure funding continues

Oct 16, 2017
Congress is currently working on the federal budget which includes funding for programs that support families in need....