Stories of Hope

As the community rebounds from the pandemic, families who lost everything and are trying to replenish their emergency funds, are now dealing with the cost of inflation. Increased prices for food, gas and other...
The Foodbank is grateful for the variety of donors and contributors that support local hunger relief. A unique supporter that might not be an obvious partnership, is the international logistics and trucking company,...
Peggy and Troy arrive at The Salvation Army Barberton early Friday morning before the start of the grocery distribution. Peggy and Troy are neighbors and their friendship is evident - both live alone and enjoy one...
If Joe, 63, makes one person laugh each day, he’s accomplished his mission. He’s a jolly guy, so jolly that around the holidays he dresses as Santa Claus to spread joy to children and their families. He’ll do anything...
One of the many perks of the Stark County Campus is its closer proximity to hunger-relief partners in the Foodbank’s southern region. The drive from Stark, Carroll, Holmes and Tuscarawas counties to the Main Campus in...
An exciting and unique aspect to the Foodbank’s Stark County Campus is the onsite food pantry, serving individuals and families in a neighborhood that is now considered a food desert, meaning it has limited access to...

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