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

  • Canned Fruits & Vegetables
  • Pre-sweetened Cold Cereal, Instant Oatmeal
  • Fall/Winter Coats
  • New Undergarments & Socks (All sizes, men, women, boys, girls)
  • Spray Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Children’s Learning Toys for Toddlers
  • Subject College Notepads – spiral
  • Ink, Pens, Highlighters, and Mechanical Pencils
  • Ground Coffee (Regular and Decaf)
  • Pop Tarts & Other Snack Items
  • Winter Clothing
  • Size 4, 5 & 6 Diapers
  • Bar and Dish Soap
  • Kleenex
  • 8 gig or more Flash drives

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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