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Love to shop?

Grab a tag! 

Each tag represents an item that can be purchased for one of our city partners. Learn more about our partners below, then click on the link in each section to browse their corresponding tags. When you see an item you would like to purchase, “claim” the tag on the form, purchase the item(s), and return the gift to the church by December 4th.

Don’t have time to shop? Let a volunteer do the work for you!

As a church, we have committed to helping our partners during this holiday season. If you’re not sure where to give, let us do the work for you! All money that we raise through the Hope Project will be used to purchase unclaimed tag items and to help our city and global partners directly. You can donate today!

Drop off items you purchased. 

You can drop-off items you purchased at two locations during weekend services: Ghent or Montrose. See details below. 

Urban Vision

Urban Vision serves in the North Akron community to share the story of Jesus one child and family at a time. Their programs include after school tutoring (SOS), Kids Club (pre-k to 5th grade), Explorers (6th-12th grade), On Your Mark preschool, and summer camp and Summer SOS

First Glance

We exist to connect students and their communities to Christ and the church through real, loving, and non-threatening avenues. We offer teenagers and young adults a safe place where they are loved, valued and ultimately, through Christ, we provide them with hope.

First Glance offers programs to students (grades 6-12) and young adults (ages 18-29) in the Kenmore Community. Their programs include a recreational night, young adults program, skate night, an abstinence program, The Connect for young parents. Their goal is to offer teens and young adults a safe place of grace and unconditional love.

South Akron Youth Mentorship

SAYM aims to move students from dependence to personal independence through application of Biblical principles, importance of education, necessity of excellence in vocational efforts, and life skills mentoring.

Rahab

Rahab offers concrete solutions to human trafficking by putting truth and love into action

Drop-in centers, street outreach, prison visits and mentoring programs engage volunteers and show trafficked women and children that they are seen them and there is a way out.

South Street

South Street is a group of individuals who are committed to living, serving, and loving on the Summit Lake community through a variety of programs like urban gardening, bike shop, The Front Porch café, church services, summer camp, after school tutoring, and open gym.

 

The Garage

The Garage helps at-risk or fringe youth in Wadsworth. Through club meetings, hang out time, teen moms and mentoring, The Garage encourages youth to think critically about their life choices and matters of faith. Their desire is that the youth find freedom and purpose through a daily walk with Jesus.

Legacies of Success

Legacies of Success is a Christian community development corporation created to help revitalize and stabilize the North Hill community by providing affordable housing and promoting homeownership.

Hospital Care Packages

We want to express our gratitude to medical professionals at Akron General this holiday season. One way we are doing this is by giving them gift packages!

Homeless & Addiction Recovery

Provide needed items for individuals currently homeless, coming out of jail, or recovering from addictions.

All Needs Met!!

Drop off to return your gifts will be on weekend services starting:

November 12th – December 4th

Ghent

Drop off in the main lobby

754 Ghent Rd. | Akron, OH 44333

 

Montrose

Drop off in the main lobby

565 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd. | Akron, OH 44333

*If you are not available to drop off at these times, you can bring them to the church offices during normal business hours:
211 N. Cleveland Massillon Rd. Akron, OH 44333