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.

In 2015, You have provided:


Served Meals


Sheltered Nights

Urgently Needed Items

Please contact Scott Schnyders or Dawn Bowman for additional items needed for the men’s shelter or hot meal site.

  • Shelter Needs

  • New Bath Towels
  • Wash Cloths
  • Razors (Dual Blade)
  • Socks
  • Boxers & Boxer Briefs (M, L, XL)
  • Shower Shoes
  • Meal Ministry

  • Canned Green Beans & Corn
  • Canned Fruit
  • Cereal
  • Coffee
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins

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