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Don’t Miss this Month’s Great Deals at our Thrift Stores

Don't miss this month's great promotional deals going on at our 7 Thrift Stores & Donation Centers! (more…)

Please Check Out our Latest Sparrow’s Link Volunteer Newsletter!

Check out our March volunteer newsletter! This newsletter highlights upcoming volunteer opportunities and all of the great work volunteers have been doing to help homeless women and children in our community! (more…)

Many Thanks to the Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers!

Many thanks to the Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers for selecting Home of the Sparrow as one of their Core Charities in 2019! We appreciate the club member's hard work in raising funds throughout the year to support local non-profit organizations in our community. Their $5,000 donation will directly support our transitional shelter, educational programs and supportive services for homeless women and children in McHenry County and Northern Illinois. We are grateful for their generous support! (more…)

Registration is Open for our Hope Comedy Benefit! Buy Tickets today!

Join us at our Hope for the Homeless Comedy Benefit on Friday, April 12th, 6:00 pm at Avante Banquets in Fox River Grove! Enjoy a fabulous evening as we raise life-changing funds for Homeless women and children in our community. Tickets are $150 each or $1400 for a table of 10. Buy Tickets Today!! (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