Material Gifts

Material Gifts

Your gift-in-kind donations help Haven of Rest meet the needs of poor and homeless men, women and children. Donations should be taken to Haven of Rest’s donation drive-thru at the rear of our Client Services Center at 207 East Market St. in Akron. Drive-thru hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  The drive through is closed Sunday.

Current needs:

  • Canned & fresh fruit
  • Canned & fresh vegetables
  • Sweetened dry cereal
  • Regular & decaf ground coffee
  • New socks & undergarments – all ages
  • Men’s summer pants & shorts – sizes 28-34
  • Boy’s pants
  • New or gently used tennis shoes
  • Spray deodorants for men & women
  • New umbrellas

Personal Care Items: Toothbrushes and toothpaste, soap, shampoo and conditioner, deodorant, brush and comb, hand or body lotion, shaving cream disposable razors, lip balm, socks, shoelaces, facial tissues


Get together with your neighbors, families, friends, churches, co-workers, schools or civic organizations to fill Hope Totes for thousands of needy individuals and households.

You may request Hope Tote bags to fill, or receive additional information by calling Katrina Henry at Haven of Rest at 330-535-1563.

Please do not put cash in the Hope Tote bags.

Items to Collect: Toothbrushes and toothpaste Soap ● Shaving cream Disposable  Razors ● Shampoo and conditioner ● Deodorant ● Lip Balm ● Socks ● Brush and Comb ● Shoelaces ● Hand or body lotion ● Facial Tissues