Stories of Hope

Volunteers are vital to the work of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and its hunger-relief efforts. An excellent example is easily seen in the individuals who help operate the Community Harvest program. This dedicated...
Julia has a long history with her local senior center, dating nearly 20 years. She began as a volunteer and has served on its board of directors for more than six years. She’s advocated for its programs and services and...
The Good Samaritan Hunger Center has been serving the Akron community since 1982. Founded by Sister Jordan Haddad, a Dominican Sister of Peace, her goal was to ensure that “one day no man, woman or child would go hungry...
According to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, 4.9 million senior citizens seek food assistance across the country. The organization conducts a study, the State of Senior Hunger...
In 2018, your Foodbank helped provide 105,000 meals every day to the local community through our collaboration with nearly 500 food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters and other hunger-relief programs within our network...
National Volunteer Month allows us to show our gratitude for our volunteers and their tireless commitment to our community members struggling with food insecurity. During this special month, we enjoy highlighting the...

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