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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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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

  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!

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

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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Data Entry Volunteers Wanted!

We are in need of volunteers with basic data entry skills. Data entry volunteers are needed for five hours a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. Schedule is flexible. We are looking for volunteers willing to take on the following responsibilities. All...

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50/50 Night with the Canton Charge!

50/50 Fun! Join us for a night of fun with the Canton Charge! Purchase tickets through our link to be entered into a raffle to receive autographed Cavs merchandise or free tix to a future Charge game! Our 50/50 Night also falls on 1,2,3 Night, featuring $1 Hotdogs, $2...

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Give The Gift Of Hope This Giving Tuesday

It’s soup season! As the weather turns cold many of us look for ways to find comfort. It might be digging out the sweaters from the back of the closet or turning up the heat. But many of us dive into creating warm, nutritious, and filling soups to satisfy our need for...

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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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