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Home of the Sparrow invites you to our Celebration of Women Luncheon!

Home of the Sparrow invites you to our Celebration of Women Luncheon on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Boulder Ridge Country Club in Lake in the Hills from 11:00am-2:00pm. Invite your mom, sisters, daughters and friends to join us for an afternoon of inspiration, laughter, and hope as we celebrate each other. Enjoy a delicious plated lunch, networking opportunities and an exciting silent auction! Mobile bidding for our Silent Auction begins Friday, April 26th, and is open to the public! Everyone is welcome to bid! (more…)

Please Join Us at McHenry County’s Human Race Fun 5k Run/Walk!

Gather your friends and family and join us for a fun 5K Walk/Run at the McHenry County Human Race on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Register today and select Home of the Sparrow as your charity of choice. (more…)

Home of the Sparrow Shelter Wish List!

Home of the Sparrow relies on the generosity and support of the community to help with our Shelter’s daily needs for our women and children. We greatly appreciate your donations throughout the year.  We have updated our Shelter Wish List, and have highlighted those items that are most urgent. (more…)

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week!  Home of the Sparrow is beyond blessed to have over 1,000 volunteers that help in many ways throughout our organization.  (more…)


To provide Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.


To reduce homelessness among women and children through creative strategies and community partnerships, resulting in lasting self-sufficiency.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors