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 celebrates volunteers during National Volunteer Month

Apr 05, 2022
April is National Volunteer Month. To show appreciation for the many volunteers who serve the Foodbank every day, the...

Celebrity Cuisine brings together community to support hunger-relief efforts within Stark County

Mar 16, 2022
The Tri-County Restaurant Association and Atlantic Food Distributors are expecting 1,100 guests for the 30th annual...

Grant funding available for Summit County community gardens

Mar 07, 2022
The Summit Food Coalition is currently accepting grant applications for its NeighborFood program until April 9, 2022....

Foodbank's Harvest for Hunger Campaign kicks off with community breakfast

Mar 01, 2022
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank welcomed 350 guests to its annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign kick-off breakfast....

Foodbank invites community to join local hunger-relief efforts through Harvest for Hunger Campaign

Feb 16, 2022
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank will kick off the 31st annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign with a community breakfast...

Foodbank seeks warm-hearted people willing to freeze their bodies to help fight local hunger

Feb 10, 2022
The 18th annual Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump will benefit the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Community members...