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Win a car and drive out hunger!

Win a car and drive out hunger!

The 2014 Food For the People Car Raffle is HERE---again!   The Stark County Hunger Task Force is proud to announce this year's Food For the People Car Raffle, brought to you by the generosity of Progressive Chevrolet. Tim and Craig Sanders have again donated a...

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Call for Artists!

Call for Artists!

Call for artists: We are looking for local professional artists to participate in our signature Palette 2 Palate art auction event. Proceeds from this event benefit our hunger fighting efforts. We are looking for a wide range of art to auction off; paintings, pottery,...

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80’s Days: Like Jeans Day, But 100% Better

80’s Days: Like Jeans Day, But 100% Better

We have been fighting hunger for 40 years! All this year we will be traveling through the decades. We are of course starting with the totally awesome decade of the 80's. One way you can celebrate with us is by hosting an 80's Day at your office. Think of it as a Jeans...

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Fighting Hunger For 40 Years

Fighting Hunger For 40 Years

   The year was 1981. The #1 song was "Bette Davis Eyes", the #1 movie was "Raiders of the Lost Ark", and you may have been still trying to figure out the Rubix Cube. 1981 was the year that our hunger fighting journey began. Even from the beginning, Stark County...

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Hunger Can Live Anywhere

Hunger Can Live Anywhere

The past year has been an especially hard one for a lot of folks in our community. Many, like Yvonne, found themselves in need of a little help. “I have a large household to feed. I have people in my house that have fallen on hard times since COVID and have lost jobs....

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Sponsor Our Golf Outing

Sponsor Our Golf Outing

With the golf outing teeing off our annual Hunger at Home Campaign, your support will help feed the 40,000 individuals a month for whom we provide free groceries through our network of close to forty pantries throughout the county. Our Backpack for Kids program feeds...

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Fairways to Fight Hunger 2021

Fairways to Fight Hunger 2021

Tee off on our hunger-fighting team While we choose between a nine iron and a wedge, many of our neighbors are choosing between basic necessities and food. When most families are hungry, they go to a grocery store; for thousands of residents in Stark County who are...

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Executive Director Job Posting

Executive Director Job Posting

We have an opening for an Executive Director. Please see the job description below or click the highlighted link. Applications must to received by March 8th. Send resumes and cover letters to starkhungerjobs@gmail.com STARK COUNTY HUNGER TASK FORCE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR...

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Full Belly, Full Heart

Full Belly, Full Heart

Can you believe the first month of 2021 is already over? February is a month where we celebrate love in all forms. This Valentine's Day give the gift of hope by donating to our Full Belly, Full Heart fundraiser. Every dollar donated allows us to provide six meals to a...

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November Is Hunger Awareness Month

November Is Hunger Awareness Month

Hunger Awareness Month rallies the community to fight hunger   What does real hunger look like? More than 70,000 of our Stark County neighbors struggle with food insecurity, but do we really see them? Can we see if a senior is skipping medication to buy food? How...

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Say “Boo” to Hunger!

Say “Boo” to Hunger!

Hey, Hunger Fighters! Join us in saying “BOO” to Hunger! We have a fun way for your organization to be involved and support the Stark County Hunger Task Force. We are asking our supporters to open the option up to their staff and coworkers to make a $5 donation to...

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Fight Hunger This Fall and Winter

Fight Hunger This Fall and Winter

We here at Stark County Hunger Task Force are dedicated to fighting hunger through the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact our services are needed now more than ever. Help us continue to fight hunger by becoming a volunteer. We have opportunities available five days a week to...

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Important Emergency Pantry Operation Changes

Important Emergency Pantry Operation Changes

 Important Emergency Pantry Operation Changes   Effective Monday, October 5th, Stark County Hunger Task Force will be moving their pantry operations back inside of the Ken Weber Community Campus at Goodwill.  Here are the important changes effective Monday,...

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Online Nutrition Workshop

Online Nutrition Workshop

Now registering for the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program, organized by OSU Extension. Participants will learn how to make tasty, healthy meals and snacks, be given tools to stretch their food budget. Participants will also receive a cookbook, grocery...

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Check Out Our Summer Newsletter!

Keep up to date on the happenings here at Stark County Hunger Task Force and find out ways you can be involved by checking out our latest newsletter. We look forward to working with all of you as we continue to fight hunger in Stark County! [button...

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Fairways to Fight Hunger 2020

Fairways to Fight Hunger 2020

  The results are in! A huge thank you to all of our golfers who joined us for a beautiful Saturday! We hope everyone had a great time and we hope to see you all again next year. The results are listed below by team captain's name:  Vought: -11 Manley: -15 Frase:...

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Calling All Hunger Fighters!

Calling All Hunger Fighters!

Our drive thru pantry is serving over 200 families a day and our weekly Backpack for Kids program is serving on average 345 children each week. As we continue to provide more emergency food in the community, we will be looking for more volunteers to help serve as many...

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Service Updates

Service Updates

Updated Drive Thru Pantry Hours and Extended Backpack Program CANTON, Ohio — Stark County Hunger Task Force (SCHTF) officials are dedicated to fighting hunger in Stark County.  With the onset of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ohio and the recent extended closure of all...

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