The Foodbank works collaboratively with a variety of corporations, foundations, civic organizations and individual partners whose product and financial support are essential to our mission of a thriving community free of hunger. Each investment in our work supports programming, food distribution and the operations of the Foodbank. 

The Foodbank is grateful for the following Major Partners who lead the way in ensuring our neighbors facing food insecurity in our community have access to the nourishing food they need. Learn more about our Major Partner Program. 

Visionary PartnersLeadership Partners 

Leadership Partners

Akron Community Foundation
Akron Summit Community Action, Inc.
Anonymous (2)
Jon & Kitty Antalvari
Bimbo Bakeries
Buehler’s Fresh Foods
Chick-fil-A, Inc.
The Christ Foundation
Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Costco Wholesale
GAR Foundation
The Gessner Family Foundation
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Greg & Tricia Griffith
Heinen’s Grocery Store
The Huntington Foundation
Huntington-Akron Foundation
Kaulig Companies Championship
Kovatch Castings, Inc.
The Keith D. Monda Family
Nationwide Foundation
Robert O. & Annamae Orr Family Foundation
PepsiCo Beverages North America
Produce Perks Midwest
Sam’s Club
Shearer’s Snacks
Stark County Community Action Agency
Timken Company Charitable and Educational Fund

Mission Partners

Akron Beacon Journal
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank Staff
Bank of America
Bauhart Family
The Beaver Excavating Company
BJ’s Wholesale Clubs
Bridgestone Americas
The Canton Repository
The Chiron Family Charitable Fund
The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation
CVS Health
Dave, Inc.
The Paul & Carol David Foundation
Dollar General
Energy Harbor
Enterprise Mobility Foundation
Alex R. Feil & Arabella Winters
Lucian Filipschi & Patricia Buckeye
Mid-Ohio Food Collective
Fresh Mark, Inc.
Diane L. Graham
David & Susan Groves
Sandra L. & Dennis B. Haslinger Family Foundation
John Hinds
Integrated Marketing Technologies
Jersey Mike’s Subs
James & Grace Kozak
Kraft Heinz Company Foundation
Susan L. Martin
PayPal Giving Fund
Alan Pendergrass
Louise Pursley
Rand Charitable Trust
T.V.R. and K.A.R.
Ripple Effect CLE Fund
RPM3 Charitable Fund
The Samuel Reese Willis Foundation, Inc.
Sandridge Gourmet Salads
Subaru of America, Inc. & Serra Subaru
Sheetz For The Kidz
The Sisler McFawn Foundation
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton
Stark Community Foundation
Stay-Well Naturals, LLC
Kevin Tucker & Patricia Howell
US Foods
Christine & Michael Walker
Anne & Butch Wilson

Community Partners

3M Company
Akron Area Interfaith Council
The Parke K. and Josephine B. Allensworth Memorial Fund of Stark Community Foundation
Ameriprise Financial Services
The Nancy Andrews Family Foundation
Anonymous (9)
Richard & Linda Arter
Atlantic Food Distributors
Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation
James & Lisa Backlin
Ronald & Grace Barber
Barry Weidner Memorial Golf Tournament Fund
Thomas Bevan
Ken & Gerri Blum
Family of H. Peter Burg
Kenneth L. Calhoun Charitable Trust
Phillip & Debra Canuto
Case Farms
Lynn Cavalier
Cenweld Corporation
Coldiron Family Foundation
Country Pure Foods
Daisy Brand
Mary and Dr. George L. Demetros Charitable Trust
Dominion Energy
Famous Enterprises, Inc.
Fifth Third Bank
First Lady’s Charitable Foundation
Caroline Fredricka Holdship Charitable Trust
Fresh Thyme Market & Fresh Thyme Giving Tree Foundation 
Laura B. Frick Charitable Trust
Frito Lay, Inc.
Kevin & Peggy Gaffney
Christopher & Jane Gessner
The Giant Eagle Foundation
Stacey & Jeffry Gonzalez
Great Lakes Akron Freightliner
Bruce & Erica Greer
Sue Habyan
Harwood Rubber Products, Inc.
Hillman Foundation Fund of Stark Community Foundation
The Hoover Foundation
Huntington National Bank
Charles R. Jelm Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Julie & David Jendre
Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation
Garry Jurgens
Rick & Lisa Laubacher
The Lehner Family Foundation
Bill & Pearl Lemmon
Dale A. & Lucinda J.P. Leppo
Roger & Susan L’Hommedieu
Andy & Emily Little
Kristen Manes
The Maynard Family Foundation
Matt & Baily Meeker
Melany Minney
John & Karen Monacelli
Nestle USA, Inc
NJM Insurance Group
North Canton Medical Foundation
The M.G. O’Neil Foundation
Penske Logistics
David & Julie Pratt
The Ada C. and Helen J. Rank Foundation 
The Mary Ellen Riehm Revocable Trust
Ron Marhofer Auto Family
Joe & Annette Ruby
Patricia Ruddle
James & Cynthia Rudick
Douglas Saltz
The John W. and Juanita E. Sanders Foundation
Sheetz Corporate Office
Kenneth Siloac
Lloyd L. and Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation
Tim & Jennifer Smucker
Stark County Medical Society
Stark Hunger Walk
Mark Sterling
Synthomer Foundation 
T.L. Squire & Company, Inc.
William & Joan Thomas
Tire Source
The TJX Companies, Inc.
Tom & Peggy Wartko
Wayne County Community Foundation
Joseph & Cynthia Weinstein
Thomas & Cheryl Wells
The Welty Family Foundation
Barbara Wener
Ray Williams

For more information about our Partners, please contact Leslie Genovese, Director, Corporate Engagement at 330.777.7572 or