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.


Runners closed the streets of Downtown Akron to benefit Foodbank

Dec 23, 2016
On Dec. 17, 2016, more than 1,300 individuals and families celebrated the meaning of the holiday season at the Akron-...

Location changed for Foodbank's monthly free food distribution for Wayne County residents

Dec 05, 2016
Beginning January 2017, the Direct Food Distribution funded by the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and managed by...

Foodbank and Community Harvest to merge to expand hunger-relief efforts in Stark County

Nov 21, 2016
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and Community Harvest, a food rescue organization, are merging into one organization...

Local community benefits from Nationwide Foundation grant to Foodbank

Sep 22, 2016
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank announced it’s the recipient of $45,000 from the Nationwide Foundation earlier this...

Foodbank asks community to take action to end hunger

Sep 02, 2016
This September, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank along with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks,...

Annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame event crowns new champion and scores donations for Foodbank

Sep 01, 2016
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted the ninth annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday evening,...