Current Events

Summer 2014


Plant Something Green


Plant – Grow – Harvest

Share your bounty.  Drop off your extra produce at the Stark County Hunger Task Force Monday-Friday from 9am-2pm at The Community Campus at Goodwill (408 9th St SW Canton 44707).


**Try to pick before completely ripe to prevent spoilage.



6.14.14 through 9.30.14


Food for the People Raffle






2nd Annual “Food for the People” car raffle

Yes, Progressive Chevrolet is giving away another car…look for details coming soon.  Sales should begin June 14th and last through the end of September.

Tickets are sold at:



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Quaker Steak and Lube


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2nd Annual Brace Against Hunger 5K Run/Walk

On September 14th, the Stark County Hunger Task Force is collaborating again with Drs. Bernard and Morgan to host the 2nd Annual Brace Against Hunger 5K Run/Walk, a Subway Challenge Series race.  This is fun for the whole family or a challenging trail race!

Sign up today to run one step at a time to help fight local hunger.  Click here to sign up!





The 2nd Annual Palette2Palate is coming alive.  The beginning of the planning process is in effect.  Please contact Mary Anne Schwartz at if you would like to become involved.

The event will draw philanthropic photographers, potters and painters to utilize their talents to help in the plight of local hunger. Over 57,000 Stark County residents need our help and the Stark County Hunger Task Force relies on its community to support over 30 pantries.  Join this artistic event and help fight hunger.

November 2014

Canvention2014: A Stark County school driven food drive

Bring your donation of non-perishables and monetary support to your local school and help support over 30 pantries within Stark County.  We currently serve free groceries to over 27,000 neighbors each month.  We need your help to do so.  Every bit counts.  Every school in Stark County is invited to join the cause.

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December 2014

Canton Symphony Orchestra’s Pops Concert – A Very Canton Christmas

The Canton Symphony will be collecting non perishables and monetary donations for the Stark County Hunger Task Force at their concert “Holiday Pops”.