Double your impact — News 5 is matching donations to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank on Thursday

Akron Canton Regional Foodbank
Posted at 10:45 AM, Jun 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 06:00:34-04

AKRON, Ohio — News 5 Cleveland is teaming up on Thursday with the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, as well as the Akron Beacon Journal and WQMX, to provide meals for local families impacted by COVID-19.

Donations made to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank on Thursday will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $32,000, thanks in part to a $12,000 contribution from the Scripps Howard Foundation, the charitable arm of News 5’s parent company, E.W. Scripps.

Double your impact by giving to the food bank on Thursday – head to to donate online or call 330-535-6900.

Every dollar donated will help provide the equivalent of eight meals to a family in need.

Tune in to News 5 at Noon and from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday for coverage and updates from the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank.