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.

 

Please Join Us in Prayer

Our Monthly Prayer Intentions

February:  For those out in the cold

Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” – Matthew 8:20

In 2017, You have provided:

8,362

Served Meals

1,305

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

  • Beds & Mattresses: T, F, Q
  • Furniture
  • Deoderant
  • Men's Shoes
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Shampoo
  • Body Wash
  • Pillows
  • Meal Ministry

  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Coffee
  • Cereal
  • Sugar packets
  • Canned: Green beans & Corn

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