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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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Food for Thought Backpack Food Drive

November is just around the corner, which means it's almost time for Hunger Awareness Month! This year, we have pushed back our Annual Food for Thought Food Drive to November to further enhance our month long focus on our Hunger Fighting efforts. Thoughout the month...

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Finale Rallies, Friday November 1st!

It's the final week of our 8th Annual Food Fight! Last year the Tigers abruptly ended the Pups six year win streak. We are again closing out Food Fight with the Finale Rally, giving one last push to support your home team. Tigers and Pups fans, check out the schedule...

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November is Hunger Awareness Month!

In recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness month, every November, The Stark County Hunger Task Force observes “Hunger Awareness Month". In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Hunger Awareness Month is a time set aside to focus on gratitude, generosity, and...

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Food Fight 2019!

McKINLEY V. MASSILLON Who will collect the most food and win Food Fight 2019? The Pups took the honors for SIX years … 2012 / 5,300 meals of 9500 total collected 2013 / 13,284 pounds of 16,727 total collected 2014 / 16,794 pounds of 27,000 total collected 2015...

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Food Fight 2018!

McKINLEY V. MASSILLON Who will collect the most food and win Food Fight 2018? The Pups took the honors the last SIX years … 2012 / 5,300 meals of 9500 total collected 2013 / 13,284 pounds of 16,727 total collected 2014 / 16,794 pounds of 27,000 total collected 2015...

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Volunteer for Backpack for Kids!

We are looking for volunteers for our Backpack for Kids Program. We serve over 700 Stark County children each week through this program. Volunteers would be counting food items, setting up food items for packing, packing bags, stocking shelves, and taking inventory....

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Pantry Volunteers Needed!

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. We need volunteers five days a week in our pantry. Our...

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Food For Thought Food Drive

Food for Thought is an annual food drive competition between businesses to collect the most items needed for the Stark County Hunger Task Force’s Backpack for Kids Program. The food drive fosters community and thrives on the generosity of people. The Backpack for Kids...

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BrewFest with Canton Brewing Company

Tackle Hunger With Us August 2nd! Join us for a day of local craft beer and good eats! Proceeds from this event benefit Stark County Hunger Task Force programming.  Founded in 1981, Stark County Hunger Task Force at 408 9th St. SW, Canton, leads the battle against...

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Summer Backpack for Kids Program Announced

Stark County Hunger Task Force is pleased to announce the launch of their Summer Backpack for Kids Program. This will be an eleven week program, running every Friday from June 8, 2018-August 17, 2018. Backpack bags will be available every Friday from 9am-2pm at the...

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2018 Hunger at Home: April 2018-June 2018

As the number of individuals and households seeking food assistance continues to rise, the importance of the local, charitable response is more critical than ever. But in order to adequately meet the demand food assistance, and those of our growing food pantry...

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Fairways to Fight Hunger 2018

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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Spring Into Action 2018!

We are kicking of our annual Hunger at Home Campaign with an agency wide Day of Service on April 4th called "Spring Into Action". "Spring Into Action" serves to mobilize employees from businesses across the county, tackling projects throughout our pantry network....

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November is Hunger Awareness Month

In recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness month, every November, The Stark County Hunger Task Force observes “Hunger Awareness Month,” or H.A.M. for short. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Hunger Awareness Month is a time set aside to focus on...

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Food Fight 2017!

McKINLEY V. MASSILLON Who will collect the most food and win Food Fight 2017? The Pups took the honors the last FIVE years … 2012 / 5,300 meals of 9500 total collected 2013 / 13,284 pounds of 16,727 total collected 2014 / 16,794 pounds of 27,000 total collected 2015...

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Palace/Civic Center Ushering

The SCHTF has wonderful partnerships with the Canton Palace Theatre and the Canton Civic Center to usher their performances, concerts and shows. With every hour of your time, we are able to earn dollars to help battle against local hunger. We have ushered concerts...

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Food For Thought Food Drive: Business Battle!

It's a business battle! Local businesses are going to head to head collecting food for our Backpack For Kids program! We distribute over 1,500 “backpacks” a month, containing weekend meals for children in three Stark County schools. We are looking for area businesses...

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