BENEFITING: Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
ORGANIZER: Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
EVENT: Akron Marathon 2014
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank wrote -The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is a 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1982, which upholds a vision of a thriving community, free of hunger, connected in a sustainable food system. The Foodbank provides emergency food to 180,000 unduplicated individuals annually by partnering with member agencies that facilitate 500 different programs in Summit, Stark, Medina, Wayne, Tuscarawas, Portage, Holmes, and Carroll counties. The food distributed through the Foodbank’s network provides a critical source of nutrition for a broad cross section of our community including children, the working poor, single-parent families, the newly unemployed and the elderly.