Business & Group Opportunities


“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

~Helen Keller~


Business Partnerships

  • Provide event day volunteers for major fundraising events.
  • Team building/Corporate Service Days.
  • Host a donation drive or clothing drive at your place of business.
  • Develop internship programs for our residents to provide exposure or possible job experience in entry level positions.
  • Develop and setup employee giving or employee match program for employees to donate to Home of the Sparrow.


Group Projects- Shelter/Housing Units

  • Power washing exterior of shelters.
  • Spreading mulch and brush cleanup.
  • Clear staining play equipment, fences, etc.
  • Patching and painting interior rooms.
  • Planting perennials, planters, and vegetables.


Join Women’s Auxiliary Group

  • Help plan and put on fundraising events to benefit Home of the Sparrow
  • Recruit volunteers and build relationships with local establishments


Please call Michelle Lusmann at 815-271-5444 x24 or email her at for more information


To volunteer,  please click HERE to fill out the volunteer application.