Stories of Hope

When a family arrived on the doorstep of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church weary and looking for food, church members and community volunteers realized that though they lived in a small community, the poverty and need within...
The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank has seen an outpouring of support from the community throughout the pandemic, helping it quickly and effectively respond to the increase in need from local families struggling with...
It’s a warm summer day when we meet Carla. She’s taken two buses to get to St. Joseph's Catholic Church: an hour commute. “When I get to sit down and have a meal with the friends I’ve found here, it makes me feel good...
The Olive Garden in Canton has been an avid supporter of food rescue initiatives for 14 years. Every Tuesday and Friday, volunteers pick up frozen food donations and deliver it directly to shelters and hot meal sites in...
The city of Massillon is a small town with a big reputation. Home of the Massillon Tigers, the city has received national recognition for its high school football team for years. But this city has much more to be proud...
Volunteers are essential to the Foodbank’s hunger-relief efforts. We couldn’t do this work without them! Inspecting donated food in the volunteer center, helping hunger-relief partners in our warehouse, supporting...

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