Category Archives: News

  • Thank you to Jim M’Lady

    Thank you to Jim M’Lady for the donations of computers to Home of the Sparrow’s shelters!  Because of this generous donation,  we were able to create a computer resource room at the shelters for women and children to use!  

  • 8th Annual Golf Outing Results!

    Thank you to everyone who participated in the hole contests at our 8th Annual Golf Outing! Here are the results! Longest Putt (Hole #9)- Sandy Pierce, 31′ 1/2” Closest to the Pin (Hole #5)- Jeff Dickenson, 2’1” Longest Drive, Men (Hole #17)- Steve Fugatt Longest Drive, Women (Hole #7)- April Maifield First Place Foursome (26 Continue Reading

  • Thank you to our Golfers, Sponsors and Congratulations to Raffle Winners!

    Home of the Sparrow would like to give a HUGE Thank you to all our Sponsors, Golfers, Volunteers and everyone who attended our 8th Annual Golf Outing, because of all of you it was a great success!!! We would also like to say Congratulations to our two Raffle Ticket Winners!! Ryan W. who won the (4) Continue Reading


    Attention all citizens… please be on alert there has been warnings of a Zombie invasion approaching Three Oaks Recreation Area expected to hit on October 5th – We are telling all residents to sign up for the Zombie 5K Run or 1 Mile Walk. See Events tab for details… HURRY and Sign up…. You may Continue Reading

  • 8th Annual Golf Outing

    It’s not too late to sign up for the 8th Annual Golf Outing! Please join us for our 8th Annual Golf Outing happening at Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, on Monday, August 26th!   Check-in, Driving Range: 10:00am Scramble shotgun start: Noon Cocktails/Auctions & Raffles/Dinner: 5:00pm  Only $165.00 per individual or $660.00 for a Continue Reading

  • Enter to win 4 Walt Disney World Hopper Passes + $500 cash -OR- a 50” TV!

    Here’s your chance to win four (4) one-day Walt Disney World  Hopper Passes + $500.00 cash -OR- a 50” Emerson 1080p HDTV! Tickets are only $20.00 each or 6 for $100.00. The drawing will be held on Monday, August 26, 2013 at our 8th Annual Golf Outing. Winners need not be present to win nor Continue Reading

  • Save the Date: October 19, 2013

    Friends of Home of the Sparrow invites you to ‘Tailgate with Friends’ on October 19th at Pinstripes at the South Barrington Aboretum, starting at 6:00pm. Join us for some BBQ, Bacceball, Bean Bag Tournament and Some Craft Beer Tastings. Casual Attire; wear your favorite team colors! Tickets are $100.00 per person and  includes an Italian American Grill Continue Reading

  • Jim M’Lady Day at Brookfield Zoo

    On Tuesday, August 7, 2012 over 14 women and children from our shelters had a day at the Brookfield Zoo thanks to Jim M’Lady owner of M’Lady Nissan located at:5656 Northwest Highway in Crystal Lake. For many of our families, a day at the zoo is considered a luxury that they would normally never be Continue Reading

  • Annual Volunteer Service Project Day

    Harris Bank employees participated in their Annual Volunteer Service Project Day by installing new shelving in the Woodstock Sparrow’s Nest storage room and they built a rock garden for mud retention and landscaped around the property at our transitional apartments. Thank you for all of your hard work!

  • Boy Scouts Troop 347

    Tyler King from Boy Scouts Troop 347 built a sandbox and planted a Red Maple at our transitional apartments for his Eagle Scout project and badge. Thank you for making it feel more like home for the children!