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The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is the source of food for 500 food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters and other hunger-relief programs in eight Northeast Ohio counties. Check back here regularly for updated news, event calendars, notices and other important information about how we are feeding people and fighting hunger.

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Foodbank wins NorthCoast 99 award 

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s best places to work. This is the first time the Foodbank has received the NorthCoast 99 award. “Everything we do at the Foodbank centers around our... Read More

Foodbank receives $21,000 grant from BJ's Charitable Foundation 

The BJ's Charitable Foundation awarded a grant of $21,000 to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank in celebration of BJ's Wholesale Club's 30th anniversary. The Foodbank is one of 30 food banks in the Feeding America network to be awarded a grant. The ... Read More

Annual Taste of the NFL event crowns new champion 

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosted the seventh annual Taste of the NFL at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday evening, Sept. 23, 2014. Nearly 600 guests in attendance donated funds to provide more than 700,000 meals to support those in... Read More

John & Sharon's Story 

Their first time through the doors of the Minerva United Methodist Church Direct Distribution, pride and shame almost stopped them. As healthcare aids at local medical facilities, John and Sharon spend their lives taking care of others. John, who... Read More

José's story 

José still describes himself as a newlywed, even though he's been married a year. At the Love Center Food Pantry, he is soft spoken, but when talking about his wife, Idalila, a sense of pride spreads across his face. Idalila is enrolled in nursing... Read More
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