I AM IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE

Call 330.455.6667 or click the button below for helpful information to get you started.
The Stark County Hunger Task Force is here for you.

I WANT TO HELP FIGHT HUNGER BY VOLUNTEERING

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. We rely on the service of our community members to help in the fight against hunger. As the need for our services grows, we are always looking for new volunteers.

I WANT TO HELP FIGHT HUNGER BY DONATING TODAY

Private contributions constitute our primary means of financial support. Our mission allows for every dollar raised to distribute up to seven pounds of food directly into the hands of local families in need.

Become a Palette 2 Palate Committee Member!

Our 8th Annual Palette 2 Palate Charity Art Auction is back in person this year! We are slated to fight hunger through this unique fundraiser on October 8, 2022 at the Cultural Center for the Arts. We are looking for committee members to help us make this year's event...

Save the Date! Palette 2 Palate is April 29th!

Join us for our eighth annual charity art auction fundraiser!

Become a Spring Event Sponsor

Hey Hunger Fighters! We have two Spring events that we are looking for a few generous sponsors for. Please see below and see which event is a good fit for your business! Interested sponsors can contact Stephanie at stephanie@starkhunger.org.  Stark County Game Night:...

Stark County Game Night

Families, couples, and enthusiasts alike are invited to Canton’s own Milestone Game Bar in the pursuit of ending hunger in Stark County. Bring your friends, family, or meet new people! Tickets are $25 a player and includes one gourmet hot dog, a side, and a...

OUR IMPACT

31,000

fed each month, network wide

1,000

backpacks provided weekly in 11 different schools, network wide

600,000

pounds of food distributed annually through the SCHTF pantry and backpacks

6 Million

pounds of food distributed annually

WE'RE PROUD TO CALL STARK COUNTY OUR HOME

Our organization’s focus, mission, vision — all of our programs, all those we serve, and all the contributions we receive stay right here in Stark County. We strive to provide free, nutritious groceries to those in need, along with a smile and a dash of hope that things will be better.

 

ABOUT USABOUT OUR PROGRAMS

OUR PANTRY NETWORK

All Saints Temple

1451 Wilbur Allen, Jr. Dr
Canton, OH 44707

Alliance Community Pantry

215 East Market St
Alliance, OH 44601

Believers Assembly Church

131 Church Ave N
Beach City, OH 44608

Canal Fulton Community Cupboard

8101 Manchester Rd NW
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Canton Friendship Center

2200 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44709

Community Drop-In Center

1492 Cherry Ave SE
Canton, OH 44707

Crossroads United Methodist Church

120 Cleveland Ave
Canton, OH 44702

Grace Fellowship

6282 Nave St SW
Canton, OH 44706

Grace United Church of Christ

2300 Cleveland Ave N
Canton, OH 44709

Faith Kitchen

2219 Mahoning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705

Helping Hands Network

126 S Main St
Waynesburg, OH 44688

John Knox Presbyterian Church

5155 Eastlake St NW
North Canton, OH 44720

Lake Township FISH

934 W Maple St
Hartville, OH 44632

Louisville Community Cupboard

930 Nickelplate St
Louisville, OH 44641

Minerva Community Outreach at St. Paul's

515 E Line St
Minerva, OH 44657

Minerva United Methodist Church

204 N Main St
Minerva, OH 44657

Mount Zion Community Church

2637 Baum St SE
Canton, OH 44707

North Canton Church of Christ

1301 E Maple St
North Canton, OH 44720

Rivertree Christian Church

7373 Portage St NW
Massillon, OH 44646

St. Barbara Catholic Church

2813 Lincoln Way NW
Massillon, OH 44647

St. Joan of Arc

4940 Tuscarawas St W
Canton, OH 44708

Salvation Army of Canton

420 Market Ave S
Canton, OH 44702

Salvation Army of Massillon

315 6th St NE
Massillon, OH 44646

Salvation Army of Minerva

301 Valley St
Minerva, OH 44657

Sherrick Road Church of God

1121 Sherrick Rd SE
Canton, OH 44707

SCHTF Community Campus Pantry

408 9th St SW
Canton, OH 44707

Team Jesus

7096 Hills & Dales Rd NW
Canton, OH 44708

The Summit

1300 Pittsburg Ave
North Canton, OH 44720

The Vine

1544 Vine St
Alliance, OH 44601

TOSM

Mobile pantry; location varies

Tuslaw Food Pantry (Chapel of the Cross UMC)

14411 Orrville St NW
North Lawrence, OH 44666

Urban Ark Ministries

715 2nd St NE
Canton, OH 44704

Zion Lutheran Church

349 Lindy Ln NW
North Canton, OH 44720

MISSION

The Stark County Hunger Task Force fights hunger in our community by providing financial, logistic, strategic, and food support to our network of local emergency food pantries.

VISION

We believe our work does more than just provide free groceries to those in need: we ease anxiety, inspire hope, and promote wellness. By alleviating hunger in Stark County, we are building a stronger community.

HISTORY

Since 1981, the Stark County Hunger Task Force has helped serve the hungry of our community. Our organization provides financial, logistical, strategic, and food assistance to a network of over 30 food pantries throughout Stark County.

A Community Thrives

  What if we all gave together? We can! Starting on July 18, our community will come together to support the essential work of our organization to fundraise for our Hunger Fighting programs. We are one of the charities participating in A Community Thrives, a...

Become a Palette 2 Palate Committee Member!

Our 8th Annual Palette 2 Palate Charity Art Auction is back in person this year! We are slated to fight hunger through this unique fundraiser on October 8, 2022 at the Cultural Center for the Arts. We are looking for committee members to help us make this year's event...

Save the Date! Palette 2 Palate is April 29th!

Join us for our eighth annual charity art auction fundraiser!