Events

"I came here a broken man, but the Lord has pieced me back together with a lot of help from some really good people. I am a new person in Christ…I am excited about my future!" - Darrell, Haven of Rest resident

You’ll find all of our upcoming events below. Click on any event to get more information. We are always in need of volunteers. If there is an event that you may be able to help us with, please click here to fill out our volunteer application.

March 23, 2017

Haven of Rest Ministries – Spring Banquets

Haven of Rest Ministries – Spring Regional Banquets

Together: Rebuilding Lives Through Christ

“Together: Rebuilding Lives Through Christ” is the theme for Haven of Rest Ministries regional banquets in 2017. We invite you to join us at one of our Spring Banquets.

There is no cost to attend; however, reservations are required. The banquets begin at 6:30 p.m. and we request that all attending be at least 18 years of age. At the end of the program everyone will have the opportunity to participate in our faith promise offering to help Haven of Rest continue to meet the needs of men, women, and children, who come to the Mission for help.

1st Hartville Regional Banquet
Tuesday, March 14th
2nd Hartville Regional Banquet
Thursday, March 16th
Hartville Kitchen

Medina County Regional Banquet
Thursday, March 23rd
The Galaxy Restaurant

Start: March 23, 2017 6:30 pm
End: March 23, 2017 8:00 pm

February 16, 2017 – March 24, 2017

Hope Tote

HELP HAVEN OF REST FILL 3,000 HOPE TOTE BAGS

You are invited to join Haven of Rest’s special Easter outreach ministry to needy and homeless men, women and children in our communities.

The following new, regular or large size items are being collected for Hope Totes from now until Friday, March 24, 2017:

Toothbrushes and toothpaste ♦ Soap ♦ Shaving cream and disposable razors ♦ Shampoo and conditioner ♦ Deodorant ♦ Lip Balm ♦ Socks ♦ Brush and comb ♦ Shoelaces ♦ Hand or body lotion ♦ Facial tissues

Get together with your neighbors, friends, church, co-workers, school or civic organizations to fill Hope Totes for thousands of needy individuals and households. Please do not put cash in the Hope Tote bags.

You may request Hope Tote bags to fill, or receive additional information by call Haven of Rest at 330-535-1563. Your filled Hope Totes or items for the Hope Tote bags may be dropped off at:

  • Haven of Rest’s Donation Drive Thru: 207 E. Market St., Akron
  • The Galaxy Restaurant: 5 Park Center Drive, Wadsworth
  • Word of Life Church: (Dover/New Philly area), 1260 Monroe Ave. NW (suite 5C)
  • Cappabianca’s Natural Foods Market: 4946 Darrow Rd., Stow
  • Hartville Kitchen: 1015 Edison Street NW, Hartville
  • Walnut Creek Mennonite Church: 2619 Country Road 70, Sugarcreek
  • Lifeway Christian Store: 1100 30th St. NW, Canton

Gordon Foods:

  • Tallmadge: 620 West Ave. Tallmadge, OH 44278
  • Canton: 4324 Whipple Ave N.W. Canton Ohio 44718
Start: February 16, 2017 8:00 am
End: March 24, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Haven of Rest Ministries
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
175 East Market Street, Akron, OH, 44308, United States

December 25, 2016

Christmas

2016 CHRISTMAS PROJECTS
All items used for Christmas must be new and full-sized

For “Kids Helping Kids”
Toys for children ages 0 – 12 years old
Gifts for teenagers
Games, Books, Art Supplies/Kits, Baby Items, etc.
Please do not wrap the donated toys
Items need to be at Haven of Rest no later than November 19th

For “Adopt-A-Family”
Please call Katrina Henry for information regarding a family and their “wish list”

For Christmas Gift Bags
We are collecting the following items for adult gift bags:
Toothbrush & toothpaste Bars of soap Hand lotion
Shaving cream Disposable razors Body lotion
Shampoo Conditioner Brushes
Deodorant Lip Balm Combs
Shoelaces Cotton swabs Facial tissue

For Children’s Gift bags:
Children’s body wash Children’s shampoo Small stuffed animal
Children’s toothbrush & toothpaste Playdough Small toy or puzzle
Bubbles School supplies

** Men’s, women’s and children’s hats, gloves, scarves, and socks to
anyone wanting them.

To Provide Christmas Gift Shopping to Haven of Rest/Harvest Home Residents

Gifts for Children ages 12 – 18 Watches – men & women Af/Am Dolls & Barbies
Ladies nightgowns (XL,XXL,XXL) Slippers – women & children Socks – men, women, children
Bibles, Cologne – men & women Men’s dress shirts & ties
Hats & gloves – men, women, children Toys & games Personal care items – men, women, children
Wrapping paper Individually wrapped candy

CONTACT KATRINA HENRY FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS/INFORMAITON
330-535-1563
KHENRY@HAVENOFREST.ORG

Start: December 25, 2016 8:00 am
End: December 25, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Haven of Rest Ministries
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
175 E. Market St., Akron, OH, United States

December 6, 2016

Women’s Auxiliary

Start: December 6, 2016 10:00 am
End: December 6, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Haven of Rest Ministires
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
175 E. Market St., Akron, OH, United States

December 3, 2016

Happy Birthday Jesus Party

Start: December 3, 2016 2:00 pm
End: December 3, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Haven of Rest Ministries
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
175 E. Market St., Akron, OH, United States

November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Day

Start: November 24, 2016 8:00 am
End: November 24, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Haven of Rest Ministries
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
175 E. Market St., Akron, OH, United States

November 10, 2016

Fall Open House

Haven of Rest’s

Fall Open House

Thursday, November 10, 2016

2:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Come see for yourself how the mission is changing lives every day through its Christ-centered comprehensive ministry to hundreds of people in need. Hear personal testimonies from individuals whose lives have been dramatically changed through the ministry of Haven of Rest, and face the future with renewed hope.

Tours begin at Haven of Rest’s main rescue mission building at 175 E. Market Street, downtown Akron. Ample, safe parking is available, and refreshments will be served. No reservations are needed

Mark your calendar!

Start: November 10, 2016 2:00 pm
End: November 10, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Haven of Rest Ministries
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
175 E. Market St., Akron, 44309, United States

November 1, 2016

Women’s Auxiliary

Start: November 1, 2016 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Haven of Rest Ministries
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
175 E. Market St., Akron, OH, United States

October 18, 2016

Hudson Banquet

Start: October 18, 2016 6:30 pm
End: October 18, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
8971 Wilcox Drive, Twinsburg, OH, 44087, United States

Fall Banquets

Haven of Rest Ministries – Fall Regional Banquets

Mending Wounds – Healing Hearts

Are you curious how Haven of Rest Ministries is helping homeless and needy men, women and children everyday? Plan on attending a regional banquet to find out how lives are impacted for Christ. There is no cost to attend; however, reservations are required. The banquets begin at 6:30 p.m. and we request that all attending be at least 18 years of age. At the end of the program everyone will have the opportunity to participate in our faith promise offering to help Haven of Rest continue to meet the needs of men, women, and children, who come to the Mission for help.

To make reservations call 330-535-1563 or e-mail banquets@havenofrest.org.

Wooster, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Memories Party and Conference Center, 2437-B Back Orrville Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691

Walnut Creek Regional Banquet, Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Carlisle Inn, 4949 St. Rt. 515, Walnut Creek, Ohio 44687

Hudson Regional Banquet, Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn, Twinsburg, 8971 Wilcox Drive, Twinsburg, Ohio 44087

 

Online banquet registration

Start: October 18, 2016 6:30 pm
End: October 18, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Haven of Rest Ministries
Phone: 330-535-1563
Address:
175 E. Market St., Akron, 44309, United States