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 reschedules drive-thru food distribution due to winter storm

Feb 02, 2022
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is rescheduling its drive-thru food distribution scheduled for Thursday due to the...

Ninth annual Selfless Elf 5k helps provide thousands of meals this holiday season

Dec 18, 2021
Early Saturday morning the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank welcomed nearly 750 race participants to its ninth annual...

Foodbank elves will dash through downtown Akron to support local hunger relief

Dec 07, 2021
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank invites community members to bundle up and brave the cold weather to participate in...

As Foodbank launches Holiday Campaign, it looks to local community for support

Nov 16, 2021
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank kicked off its annual Holiday Campaign earlier this month which runs through Dec. 31...

Annual Foodbank Event Rallies Support for Hunger-Relief Efforts

Sep 14, 2021
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted the 14th annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Sept. 14, 2021, at...

Foodbank celebrates opening of new Stark County Campus with ribbon cutting ceremony

Jul 08, 2021
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank unveiled its new Stark County Campus in Canton on Thursday with a ribbon cutting...