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.


Best practices recommended for hunger-relief programs within the Foodbank's network

Mar 20, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect our region, the health and safety of the community is our primary...

Match Opportunity Extended

Mar 20, 2020
Your Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank continues to serve our community members impacted by COVID-19, but we need your...

Larry Nance Jr. donates $50,000 to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Mar 19, 2020
Northeast Ohio native Larry Nance Jr. has joined the efforts to help put food on the tables of families in the Akron...

Governor DeWine deploys National Guard to help feed local families

Mar 19, 2020
On Wednesday, Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Adjutant General MG John C. Harris Jr., at the request of the Ohio...

Double Your Impact on COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank has received many calls from concerned community members wondering how they can help...

Call for Support in Response to Coronavirus

Mar 13, 2020
Dear Friends, At the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, it’s all hands on deck. Time and time again, we have seen the...