Stories of Hope

As the weather begins to warm, Northeast Ohio children begin daydreaming about summer’s arrival. For many, this could mean trips to the pool and fun, neighborhood games. However, for more than one in five children in...
Chris and his wife spent the past 25 years in Kansas. He worked in manufacturing, welding agricultural equipment. He also volunteered with his local VFW for many years, serving his country by serving retired veterans in...
Early in the morning, before the sun begins to rise, a semi-trailer of approximately 15,000 pounds of food arrives at Minerva United Methodist Church. About 30 volunteers are ready to roll up their sleeves to sort food...
Stacy has spent the past nine years taking care of people as a home health aide, and with her soft and thoughtful demeanor, it's clear that she fills the role well. However, even with a full-time position, financial...
Amber and her 10-year-old daughter Rylee are a great example of steady volunteers who have become an integral part of our Foodbank family. They first visited the Foodbank last fall with Rylee's travel softball team, and...
When Paul Martell retired five years ago, he began looking for meaningful ways to give back to the local community. He learned of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank through college friends and his wife and decided to...

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