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 welcomes new board members for 2019

Feb 01, 2019
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank announced the addition of three new members to its 2019 Board of Directors: Judge...

Runners spread holiday cheer through downtown Akron at Foodbank's sixth annual Selfless Elf

Dec 27, 2018
Early Saturday morning, Dec. 22, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank welcomed 1,200 race participants for its sixth...

Runners will dash through downtown Akron to benefit Foodbank

Dec 13, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is expecting nearly 1,000 community members to bundle up and brave the weather to...

Long Haul Against Hunger radiothon helps provide 468,000 meals for community

Dec 08, 2018
Community members interested in supporting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and families facing hunger this holiday...

Foodbank urges community to help give a heart-warming this holiday season

Nov 01, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s annual Holiday Campaign runs Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018. This time of year can be...

Foodbank continues to serve seniors struggling with hunger through distribution

Oct 25, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank held a food distribution at its warehouse on Oct. 25 targeted toward senior citizens...