Stories of Hope

John Ruth has been a volunteer with the Community Harvest program for years and was recently named the Foodbank's Volunteer of the Year award recipient. He is technically a “sub,” but he volunteers at least once per...
So many organizations and individuals came forward to help when COVID-19 began to impact local families in our region. But when we learned of NEOMED student Poojajeet Khaira's passion for helping people in her community...
A special thank you to Burns & McDonnell for their consistent and enthusiastic support of the Foodbank!  How long has Burns & McDonnell been involved with the Foodbank? We began supporting the Foodbank three...
April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month and we surely couldn't feed our neighbors in need without the support of our community. The community's investment in local hunger-relief efforts helps fuel our vision of a...
Diane, 68, loves to be around people. Her warm personality and friendly nature radiate during conversation, even with a mask on. But surviving the pandemic, trying to stay safe and social distancing have been hard for...
Downtown Kent and Kent State University seem to be transforming and continuously evolving. Despite these economic impacts, rural Portage County and its residents continue to struggle with hunger.  Thankfully, Kent...

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