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.


Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank partners with Stark County Hunger Task Force to expand hunger-relief efforts in Stark County

Apr 01, 2019
In partnership with Stark County Hunger Task Force, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank will offer a new, free food...

Four Northeast Ohio food banks collaborate on Week of Giving for Harvest for Hunger Campaign

Mar 25, 2019
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley and...

Support Harvest for Hunger with new apparel items

Feb 26, 2019
New this year! Help support the Harvest for Hunger Campaign by purchasing Harvest for Hunger apparel items. Showcase...

Foodbank drums up support for its Harvest for Hunger Campaign at kick-off breakfast

Feb 26, 2019
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank welcomed nearly 500 guests to its annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign kick-off...

Foodbank encourages community to join hunger-relief efforts through Harvest for Hunger kick-off breakfast

Feb 12, 2019
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank will kick off its 28th annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign with a breakfast on Feb....

Foodbank seeks warm-hearted people willing to freeze their bodies to help fight hunger at the Polar Bear Jump

Feb 12, 2019
The 16th annual Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump will benefit the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Community members...