Material Gifts

"Finally, at the age of 40, I trust God with my future and I feel good about my life." - Mike, Haven of Rest resident

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:
  • Bottled Salad Dressing 
  • Beverage Mixes
  • Chicken Noodle & Vegetable Beef soup
  • Men’s Spray Deodorant 
  • Women’s Spray & Stick Deodorant
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Body Wash 
  • Sewing Thread – various colors (for Future Story)
  • Pots, Pans, Skillets – gently used
  • Men’s Tennis Shoes
  • Women’s Undergarments – colors preferred
  • Men’s Clothing – size 2X and larger
  • Children’s Pants & Shoes

 Needs Full Size Personal Care Items!


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