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.



Local schools send 20 school buses to Foodbank to deliver busloads of donations for the Harvest for Hunger Campaign

Apr 29, 2019
On April 29, 2019, 20 school buses caravanned up Interstate 77 to deliver food donations collected for the Akron-Canton...

Foodbank asks for community support to help meet Harvest for Hunger goal with match challenge

Apr 26, 2019
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank announced it has almost reached its 2019 Harvest for Hunger Campaign goal and needs...

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank honors volunteers at annual celebration and awards first student scholarship

Apr 10, 2019
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank welcomed more than 150 of its closest friends to its annual Volunteer Celebration on...

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...