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 brings volunteer opportunity to Westfield employees

Oct 15, 2018
Westfield partnered with the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank last week to sponsor a volunteer project for employees on...

Annual Foodbank event scores donations for hunger-relief efforts and crowns new people’s choice award winning chef

Sep 25, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted the 11th annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Sept. 25 at the Pro...

Community works to tackle hunger at annual event benefiting Foodbank

Sep 12, 2018
Who’s ready for some football?! The 11th annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, benefiting the Akron-Canton...

Foodbank hosts nearly 2,000 volunteers during 24-hour volunteer event

Sep 10, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted nearly 2,000 community members during Operation Orange on Sept. 7 through...

Foodbank asks community to take action against hunger for Hunger Action Month

Sep 10, 2018
This September, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, along with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks,...

Foodbank ensures food safety procedures

Aug 23, 2018
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank distributed more than 32.9 million pounds of food and other essential items to its...