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 eight (8) 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.

Please Join Us in Prayer

Our Prayer Intentions

February: For comfort

“I remember, Lord, your ancient laws, and I find comfort in them.”
-Psalm 119:52                                          

                                                            

It is because of you that we have been able to provide:

THIS MONTH

5,519

hot, nutritious meals

858

safe, bedded nights

YEAR TO DATE

5,519

hot, nutritious meals

858

safe, bedded nights

LAST YEAR

79,558

hot, nutritious meals

13,091

safe, bedded nights

We thank God for you!

Urgently Needed Items

Please contact Scott Schnyders or U-Londa Hicks for additional items needed for the men’s shelter or hot meal site.

  • Shelter Needs

  • UPDATE REGARDING IN-KIND DONATIONS
  • DUE TO COVID-19 IN STARK COUNTY , CLOTHING DONATION ARE LIMITED TO SEASONAL ITEMS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
  • MOST NEEDED ITEMS CURRENTLY:
  • NEW Men's Underwear (Boxer Briefs any color/pattern, sizes M-XXXL)
  • NEW Socks...lots of socks
  • NEW T-Shirts (sizes L, XL, 2 XL, 3XL, 4XL)
  • Coats, Hats, and Gloves for men, women, and children (new/gently used, any style, all sizes)
  • Men's Winter Clothes (sweatshirts, hoodies, sweaters, jeans, joggers, etc.)
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Disposable Razors
  • Monetary Donations for Unforeseen Expenses
  • PLEASE CONTACT SCOTT SCHNYDERS REGARDING FURNITURE DONATIONS
  • Sofas, Loveseats, Tables, Chairs, Recliners
  • Meal Ministry

  • UPDATE REGARDING IN-KIND DONATIONS
  • MOST NEEDED ITEMS CURRENTLY:
  • Carry-Out Containers
  • Produce
  • Monetary Donations for Unforeseen Expense
  • OTHER ITEMS INCLUDE:
  • Canned: Fruits & Vegetables
  • Lemonade Mix
  • Coffee
  • Kool-Aid
  • Cream and Sugar
  • Silver/Plasticware (Forks & Knives)
  • DONATIONS ACCEPTED MON-FRI, 9-4
    Be sure to visit our "Ways To Give" page to discover other ways you can help support Refuge of Hope.

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THE DINING ROOM IS OPEN!

The coffee is hot and the dining room is warm. Today, Monday, February 15th, the dining room will reopen for dinner served at the table. Doors open at 4:30. Seating is first come, first served until we reach capacity. We begin with 55 seats for guests. Please come prepared to wear your mask as you ... Read More