Donate Items

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. The donation drive-thru is completely covered from the elements. Drive-thru hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The drive-thru is closed Sunday.

Current needs

  • All-day Metro Bus Passes
  • New White Towels for Shelter Showers
  • Men’s P.J.’s – Tops & Bottoms, Various Sizes
  • Men’s Shaving Cream
  • Men’s Spray Deodorant – Regular & Large Sizes
  • Men’s Disposable Razors
  • Hair Brushes
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Snack Items for Packed Lunches
  • Hot Chocolate Mix
  •  Baby Orajel for Teething Babies
  •  Boy’s Slippers
  • New Toy Action Figures
  • Newer Gaming System for 4+ Players for Children at Harvest Home
  • Baby Powder
  •  AAA Batteries
  • Lysol Spray
  • Special Need for Men’s Day Room – 55” – 60” TV – New or in Good Working Condition


1). Women’s Day Room –  Teach Bible Study 8:00-8:30am

2). Future Story – need 1 person to Teach basic sewing skills

NOTE: Clothing is distributed according to the current season. We do not mend, repair or launder donations. Please be sure your donation is clean and in season. Underwear must be new. There is a great need in all areas for larger sizes. Personal care and food items must be new and unopened.

Your Gift of $115 helps 60 people
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