Lifting up those in need, together.

Because of you…
Refuge of Hope is able to provide hot meals to hungry and hurting men, women and children in a family-style setting eight (8) times every week.

Because of you…

Homeless men receive hot showers, meals, clothing and access to counseling in a safe and clean dormitory-style shelter.

Poverty, hunger, and homelessness are major concerns in Stark County. With your help Refuge of Hope can continue to provide the vital services needed for those who live in dire circumstances. Please consider making a donation or becoming a volunteer today.


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Our Monthly Prayer Intentions

March:  For people fighting cancer.

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. -John 16:33

In 2017, You have provided:


Served Meals


Sheltered Nights

Urgently Needed Items

Please contact Scott Schnyders or U-Londa Hicks for additional items needed for the men’s shelter or hot meal site.

  • Shelter Needs

  • Beds & Mattresses: T, F, Q
  • Razors
  • Furniture
  • T-Shirts Sz: L, XL, 2 XL, 3XL, 4XL
  • Men Shoes
  • Meal Ministry

  • Canned: Fruits & Vegetables
  • Lemonade Mix
  • Coffee
  • Kool-Aid
  • Cream and Sugar

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Pizza and game night with our residents

By Jo Ann Carpenter Last Friday evening a group came to Refuge of Hope bringing pizza, pop, and games. Our intent was to share a couple hours with our resident men on a Friday night. Oh, my!  What an amazing experience it was.  There were tables full of Uno, Euchre, Jenga, Chess, Checkers an... Read More