Lifting up those in need, together.

Because of you…

Refuge of Hope is able to provide hot meals to hungry and hurting men, women and children in a family style setting seven (7) times every week.

Because of you…

Homeless men receive hot showers, meals, clothing and access to counseling in a safe and clean dormitory-style shelter.

Poverty, hunger and homelessness are major concerns in Stark County. With your help Refuge of Hope can continue to provide the vital services needed for those who live in dire circumstances. Please consider making a donation or becoming a volunteer today.

 

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Our Monthly Prayer Intentions

May:  For people fighting cancer.

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. -John 16:33

In 2017, You have provided:

39,736

Served Meals

6,574

Sheltered Nights

Urgently Needed Items

Please contact Scott Schnyders or Jo Ann Carpenter for additional items needed for the men’s shelter or hot meal site.

  • Shelter Needs

  • Beds & Mattresses: T, F, Q
  • Razors
  • Furniture
  • T-Shirts Sz: L, XL, 2 XL, 3XL, 4XL
  • Men Shoes
  • Meal Ministry

  • Canned: Fruits & Vegetables
  • Lemonade Mix
  • Coffee
  • Kool-Aid
  • Cream and Sugar

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The story of Shad…the unstable life of an addict.

By Jeani Brechbill independent photographer.   I started making portraits at Refuge of Hope in 2013 while working for my B.F.A at the University of Akron. I wanted to find a place where I could create honest portraits of people from all walks of life. From the moment I arrived I was greet... Read More