Ohio food bank >> Akron Food Assistance >> Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

  • Name: Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
  • Address: 350 Opportunity Parkway
  • City: Akron, OH 44307
  • Phone: 330.535.6900
  • Website: www.akroncantonfoodbank.org
  • Contact Email: mhinton@acrfb.org
  • Counties Served: Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, Wayne
  • Basic Programs: Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Job Training, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Mobile Pantry, Non Food Distribution, Eligibility Counseling, Food Stamps, Reclamation, On-Site Agency Shopping, Farm/Orchard/Raise Fish, Utility/Heat Assistance
  • Description: The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank was formed in 1982 by a group of community leaders who made a commitment to provide emergency food to our neighbors in need. Today, the Foodbank provides food and other essential items to member agencies in eight Northeast Ohio counties: Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas and Wayne. These member agencies operate more than 500 programs like food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters and other hunger-relief programs in the neighborhoods and communities where people need food.