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.


Ohio State Budget increases support for hunger relief

Jul 26, 2019
Thank you for advocating on behalf of your Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, our network of hunger-relief partners and...

Thank you for advocating for hunger relief

Jun 12, 2019
Thank you for your efforts in advocating for hunger relief. Because of your support, the Ohio Senate’s proposed budget...

Community members celebrate Harvest for Hunger's success

May 17, 2019
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank thanks community for its efforts in helping raise more than 5.2 million meals during...

Act Today to Support Ohio's Food Banks

May 17, 2019
Hunger affects the lives of 1 in 7 individuals in our area – including 1 in 5 children who don’t always have access to...

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank releases new food insecurity numbers for its eight-county service area

May 07, 2019
Despite the decade-long economic recovery, food insecurity remains in Ohio. Though rates have slowly improved,...

Call today to support Ohio budget request affecting food banks

May 07, 2019
We need your help to tell members of the Ohio House that investing in access to nutritious, wholesome food is smart,...